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Name  Salma Arastu

Role  Artist
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Education  Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

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Salma Arastu (born 1950, Rajasthan, India) is an Indian artist, living in North America. Arastu is a native of Rajasthan and had a masters in fine arts from MS University in Baroda. Arastu's main mediums include clay sculpture, paper mache, and print work. She has also worked extensively with calligraphy and produces greeting cards for the American Muslim community. Arastu has been exhibiting her paintings for over last thirty years in India, Iran, Kuwait, Germany and the United States, having more than thirty solo and group exhibitions. Furthermore, her work has been placed in many museums around world for example, "State Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA" and "Museum Of Modern Art, Hyderabad, India". Her exhibitions have been held in notable places e.g. "Stanford Art Spaces", Stanford University, "art Museum", Radford University, and she has earned several awards for her work.


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Selected solo exhibition

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Salma Arastu has had more than thirty solo exhibitions and even many more group exhibitions. Some of her selected solo exhibitions are following.

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  • 2006 September: Artjaz Gallery in Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005 September: The Hope Horn Gallery Scranton University, Scranton PA
  • 2005 April: Penn State University gallery at Berks campus Reading PA
  • 2005 February: Radford University Art Museum, Radford University, Radford,VA
  • 2004 May: The Art Alliance, Cornwell, Upstate New York
  • 2004 April: Gelabert Studios Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2003 April: Artjaz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003 April: Black Cultural Center, Lafayette College, and Easton, PA
  • 2002 May: Barns and Noble, Broadway, New York
  • 2002 April: Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
  • 2000 September: ArtJaz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2000 June: Sweet cream cafe gallery, Strousburg, PA
  • 2000 An Invitational exhibition of paintings and six-week residency program in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany. 15 March 2000 to the end of April 2000.
  • 1999 Reading Art Museum. Reading, PA
  • 1998 Art Gallery De Art Magic, Easton, PA
  • 1998 Art Heritage, New Delhi, India
  • 1998 A Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1997 The Gallery at Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA
  • 1997 Hub Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
  • 1993 Design Accent, Allentown, PA.
  • 1992 Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA.
  • 1992 Powers Art Gallery, East Strousburg University, PA.
  • 1991 Fine Arts Commission, Rotunda Gallery, Bethlehem, PA.
  • 1989 Springer Gallery, Allentown, PA.
  • 1989 DuBois Gallery & Display Cases Maginnes Hall, Lehigh University,
  • 1989 John's United Church of Christ, Kutztown, PA. East Penn Emerging Art 1986 Boushari Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
  • 1984 British Council Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
  • 1981 Kala Bhavan Gallery, Hyderabad, India.
  • 1979 Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi, India.
  • 1978 Azad Gallery, Tehran, Iran.
  • 1977 Art Gallery, Hotel Intercontinental, Tehran, Iran.
  • 1976 Kala Bhavan Gallery, Hyderabad, India.
  • 1975 Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad, India.
  • 1973 Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Calcutta, India.
  • References

    Salma Arastu Wikipedia

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