Folk Colors of India | Sunanda Sahay
June 10 - September 3, 2010
Gallery Reception: Thursday, June 17, 6-8pm Lower Gallery Sunanda Sahay's exhibition of traditional Indian Madhubani paintings richly illustrates Indian epic poems in colorful and cultural detail representative of the Madhubani School of Painting. Still practiced in the villages of the Himalayan foothills in India, Madhubani paintings incorporate dense, arching and bright strokes of primary color to represent themes of social customs or mythology, and are typically painted by women only. Sahay presents a visually stunning collection of work honoring the traditional Madhubani style and her own roots in the Mithila region.