Farhana Akhter

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Selected Exhibitions

2013 Miami River Art Fair, Paul Cabezas Gallery, Miami, FL

New York - London, House Gallery, London, UK

Infinite Possibilities, Elena AB Gallery Tribeca, New York, NY

ASC Projects Inaugural Show, Gallery 304, New York, NY  

Melodies of Earth and Sky, Spanish Benevolen Society Gallery, New York, NY

The 2013 NYC Mom Show, Chashama 461 Gallery, New York, NY

Fantasy of Color, West Park Art Gallery, New York, NY

Dream and Allegory, West Park Art Gallery, New York, NY

Beauty and Paradise, West Park Art Gallery, New York, NY 

2012 Infinity Mode, West Park Art Gallery, New York, NY 

2011        Heaven and Earth, West Park Art Gallery, New York, NY

        The Nurture Matrix,  Thomas Werner Gallery, New York, NY

2010  Season and Color, Gallery 220, New York, NY

 Spring Blossoms, Alternative Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 New Beginnings, Global Fusion Art Space, Garden City, NY 

2009 "Long Island Artist Open Studio", Hempstead, NY 

2008  "Abstract 2008", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY 
 
 "Harmony of Elements", Noho Gallery, New York, NY 
 
 " Metamorphic Gestures", Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY 

"Black Renaissance", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

 Kundalini Rising, Vault Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 Santa Fe Art World Online Gallery

2007 "Exhibit for Peace and Justice", Second Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

 "Abstract 2007", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2007     "Double Take" at Jeannie Tengelsen Gallery, Dix Hills, NY

2007     "Kundalini Rising" at Vault Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

2007     Solo Exhibition, Sapphire Gallery, New York, NY

2007     "Healing Power of Art" competition winner, Manhattan Arts Online Gallery

2007     Two Person Show at Sapphire Gallery, New York, NY

2007     "30th Annual Juried Exhibition", Salmagundi Club Gallery, New York, NY

2007     "Her Story 2007" competition winner, Manhattan Arts Online Gallery Exhibition

2006     "Personal Touch", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2005     "Abstract 2005", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2005     "Green Dreams", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY 

2004     "Abstract 2004", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2004     "Green Dreams", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2004     "Revelations", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2003     "Abstract 2003" Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2003     "Blue Dream" Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2002     "Studio Art", Studio Group, New York, NY

2002     "Savage Beauty Arts and Crafts", New York, NY

Bibliography
            

2007     Marie R. Pagano, "Abstract 2007", Gallery & Studio Magazine, Nov-Dec 2007/Jan 2008           

2006     Maureen Flynn, "WSAC Artists Explore the Sense of Touch", Gallery & Studio        Magazine, Feb.-Mar., 2006

2006     Byron Coleman, "Several Artists Explore the Possibilities of Postmodern Abstraction", Gallery & Studio Magazine,
            Feb/Mar 2006

2005     Marie R. Pagano, "Green Dreams Bring Beauty to the West Side Scene", Gallery & Studio Magazine, Nov-Dec 2004/Jan 

2004     Lawrence Downs, " A Mixed Bag of Revelations at Broadway Mall", Gallery & Studio Magazine, Apr/May 2004

2004     Stuart Leslie Myers, " Abstract 03: The Best and The Brightest", Gallery & Studio Magazine, Feb/Mar 2004

2004     Robert Vigo, "The Blue Hour Celebrates an Evocative Hue", Gallery & Studio Magazine, Nov-Dec 2003/ Jan 2004

Awards & Collections


2007      "Healing Power of Art", Winner of Best in Painting, Manhattan Arts International

2007      "Her Story", Winner of Best in Painting, Manhattan Arts International

               Numerous private collections throughout United States, Canada and Bangladesh.

Career-Related Experience

2008     Founder/Director, Global Fusion Art, New York.

            Founded a collective group of multicultural artists and communities committed to

            support cross-cultural understanding through various art forms including visual,

            performance, language and multi-media.  The initiatives are event based, raising

            awareness of the global community and promote individuals and organizations

            that provide humanitarian services across the world.
2008     Phoenix Gallery 50th Anniversary Gala Silent Auction, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

2006     Co-Curator, "Personal Touch", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY

2005     Art Salon, Jonathan Shorr Gallery, New York, NY

2004     Co-Curator, "Revelations", Broadway Mall Gallery, New York, NY


Professional Memberships


2008-present     Santa Fe Art World
2007-present    Manhattan Arts International - Juried Membership

2007-present    Art League of Long Island

2003-present     West Side Arts Coalition


Education

 

2004         Art Students League of New York, Professor Harry Hodes

1992-1995 B.S., Psychology/ Arts & Humanities, University of Maryland,

                        College Park, MD.

  

  

  

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