Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that Kajal Zaveri has been chosen for the gallery’s Artist Showcase for the month of July, 2016.
Kajal Zaveri is a San Francisco - Bay Area based artist, originally from India, who now since the last many years, calls California home. She is primarily a self-taught artist and specializes in abstract and semi abstract oil paintings. With an MBA in finance she worked in various corporate positions for a long time, until she took the plunge into pursuing her true passion and switched careers to become a full time artist, since the last 5 years.
Her painting style is a mix of abstract and semi abstract portrayals in rich, lush colors. Her work is colorful, free flowing, and expressive and falls in the realm of Abstract Realism, where she lets her observations, encounters and memories of places and experiences, act as a point of departure for abstracting for a more representational and modern composition.
Her art comes from a happy and positive place. She is inspired by her personal life story of growing up in colorful and vibrant India, her various international travels, and her life now in beautiful California. The colors and styling of her pieces evoke a sense of gratitude, joy, amazement, and wonderment that she feels every day and aspires to share with her viewer. The subject matter in her current body of work is largely inspired by nature; this could be the boundless horizons or the wide uninterrupted landscapes, the beauty of the changing seasons, coastal towns, rolling hills, wildflowers blooming proudly by the side of a busy road, and many such wonderful, special encounters. She also loves going through travel and Photography magazines to get a flavor of the different cultures and colors of the world.
She tries to share this story of something familiar and known, with a fresh, modern rendering, yet keeping it abstract enough for modern sensibilities. Since the viewer doesn’t know of her particular point of inspiration, it is her hope that when they view her work, it ignites their own fond memories of special places and times, and entice nostalgia and dreaminess and a sense of commonness and shared experiences.
She is fortunate enough to have her work well received in the short time that she has been working as a full time artist. Her work is currently featured on the home decor store chain, Williams Sonoma Home, and various other online galleries. Her art can also be found extensively in private collections throughout the United States and Internationally.
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FREEMONT, CA – July 15, 2014 / - Kajal Zaveri is pleased to announce that three of her abstract pieces have been accepted into a juried group art exhibition titled “Summertime Fun Recycling”, to be held at Expressions Gallery in Berkley, CA from July 19th to Oct 3rd , 2014. The three pieces chosen were, “Wide Open”, “Soft Summer” and “A Clear Day”, all are part of her abstract landscapes work.
The gallery show, through different mediums of art, brings together 60 International and local artists, to address the issues of global warming, climate change, vanishing species, pollution etc. and what we can do about these environmental threats to our lives by recycling, re-purposing, developing and using clean energy, and increasing our consciousness about these rapidly emerging threats to our planet.
This show has sponsorship by the City of Berkeley, given the importance of issues being addressed, and also to acknowledge the work of the various artists in the show and to welcome Evelyn Roth, who is an eco-arts pioneer from Australia.
The artist reception will be held on Saturday, July 19th, from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM, and the exhibition is open from July 19th to October 3rd, 2014. The Expressions Art Gallery is located at 2035 Ashby Ave, Berkley, CA. Additional information about the gallery and the show is at their website at www.expressionsgallery.org
About the Artist:
Kajal Zaveri was born in India and currently resides in California. She has worked in various corporate positions for many years, however since the last few years, she has been pursuing painting as a full time career. She is largely a self-taught artist who enjoys the lack of rules in art, which makes her work free flowing, uninhibited, bold and colorful. Her medium of choice is oils and her painting style is a mix of abstract and semi abstract portrayals of nature, with a fresh, modern rendering, of something familiar, and known, yet abstract enough for modern sensibilities.
Her artwork resonates with celebration and joy. The subject matter of her work is largely inspired by nature; this could be the boundless horizons or the wide uninterrupted landscapes, the magnificence of the deep, blue, ocean water, the beauty of the changing seasons, towns dotted along the unending coastlines and ocean fronts, and many such wonderful, special encounters that she has on a daily basis and gets to translate onto canvas. The colors and styling of her pieces evoke that sense of gratitude, joy, amazement, and wonderment that she feels every day and that is what she aspires to share with the viewer. Her work can be found at various private collections, both is the USA and internationally.
FREMONT, CA – February 17, 2012 / -- Kajal Zaveri is pleased to announce the acceptance of her abstract style oil painting “Confidence” in a Juried art exhibit titled "Local Talent, Hidden Treasures", held at the Olive Hyde Art Gallery in Fremont, CA. Her image titled "Confidence" is part of her ‘LifeScapes’ Series, and is a visual representation of her innate passion and drive to attempt, enjoy, achieve, and succeed, in her relatively new journey as an artist.
The theme of the juried gallery show is an attempt to showcase local artists from all over the Bay area, which includes both internationally, esteemed and established artists, and emerging artists. 27 artists have been invited to showcase their talent this year and they have been selected for their originality and creativity with works ranging in mediums from photography, painting, and sculpture. With such an eclectic mix of artists, styles and mediums, the artwork ranges from the serious to the whimsical.
The artist reception will be held on Friday, February 17th, from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM, and the exhibition is open from February 17th to March 17th, 2012, Thursday through Sunday, from noon until 5:00 PM. The Olive Hyde Art Gallery is located at 123 Washington Blvd, Fremont, CA. Additional information about the show is at their website at http://olivehydeartguild.org
About Kajal Zaveri
Kajal Zaveri was born in India and currently resides in California, since the last 15 years. She has an MBA, and has worked in various corporate positions over the years. However, since the last few years she has switched careers to pursuing her passion and being a full time artist.
Her work as an artist is inspired by her own life experiences and her desire to share a part of herself, her culture and life experiences with the rest of the world. Her goal is to share her world and capture the mystery and beauty of everything within and around us. She is thankful for the bounty, beauty and the blessings around her, which inspires her to dream big and bold. It is her hope that through her art she can entice nostalgia and dreaminess, while sharing a part of her own journey. This has always made her approach her paintings with intuition, awe and respect
She is largely a self-taught artist who enjoys the lack of any rules in art and painting, which makes her work free flowing, uninhibited, bold and colorful. Many of her works are part of private collections, both locally and internationally. Her website is: http://kajalzaveri.crevado.com
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