Gallery Reception: Gowri Savoor "Where Do We Go From Here?"

Where Do We Go From Here? celebrates 10 years of Savoor's arrival in the US. The show explores our understanding of a sense of place, and the myriad ways in which we map, chart and document our environment to better understand our planet, while attempting to define geographic and cultural identities. 

Gowri Savoor is a visual artist who create sculpture, painting and performs the Indian art of Rangoli. Born in Manchester, England, she was educated in Manchester and Leeds, and moved to the United States in 2007. Savoor has exhibited in the U.S., the U.K., and internationally. She has work in several public collections, including the Manchester Dental Hospital (UK), The Children’s Center in Flowery Field (UK), Johnson State College (US) and Housing Vermont (US).  Grants include Arts Council England Professional Development Grants, Creative Industries Awards, the Vermont Arts Council Creation Grant and the Vermont Community Foundation. Recent projects include exhibits at the Shelburne Museum, VT, the McLean Project for the Arts, VA, and the Bank of America Plaza, Charlotte, NC. Savoor also works towards bringing art to the community, and believes passionately in the power of participatory, community art events. She has been a teaching artist for over 15 years and is the co-founder and artistic director of Vermont's River of Light Lantern Parade.