Manjari Sharma (1979, born and raised in Mumbai, India) makes work that is rooted in portraiture addressing the issues of identity, multiculturalism, and personal mythology. Manjari’s work has been awarded, published, and exhibited internationally.
Manjari’s series ‘Darshan’, a photographic re-imagining of Hindu deities have garnered her wide critical acclaim, and her work has been recognized in print and online by The New York Times, Vice Magazine, CNN, LA Times, The Huffington Post, and NPR to name a few.
Manjari has guest lectured at institutions like The School of M.F.A, Boston, The Rubin Museum of Art, Asia Society, and The School of Visual Arts and her work can be found in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Carlos Museum, Emory University, and Birmingham Museum of Art amongst various private collections.
- Bridging the Personal to the Universal