Ideas of home and the physical and psychological transformation of space are expressed in a site-responsive installation created with thousands of woodblock printed paper plates.
Born in India and a dermatologist by previous profession, Abhidnya “Abhi” Ghuge creates work that draws inspiration from Indian henna designs and the microscopic world to reflect the current cultural landscape of the United States. A multidisciplinary installation artist, Ghuge uses printmaking techniques on paper plates to create site-responsive installations.
Currently an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Tyler, she has exhibited her work in solo and group shows throughout the United States, and her work can be found in collections in India and the United Kingdom.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.