About the Artist

Work Experience and Lecture Presentations
– Art Instructor at the elementary, middle and senior high levels in the Clarence Central Schools in Clarence, NY. Instructor of painting, drawing, art history, photography, ceramics, sculpture, graphic design, video, and computer art.
– Instructor of Art History at Niagara County Community College.
– Lecture and slide presentations at area colleges, art organizations and the New York State Art Teachers Convention.

Publications
– “Princesses and Princes” published in a national Art Education journal Arts and Activities; September, 1999 “I Offer you my Window,” published in Arts and Activities; April 1996

Education
– State University College of New York at Buffalo
– Masters in Art Education
– Bachelors in Art Education Punjab University, India Bachelor of Arts

Geeta currently resides in Williamsville, NY and continues painting daily.

Solo exhibition at the Arts Council in Buffalo; “Incarnations” October 2002-November 2002

Solo exhibition at HSBC Center, Buffalo, NY; “Recent Works” February 1999

Solo exhibition at the Adams Art Gallery, Dunkirk, NY -“Rituals” April 1998

Solo exhibition at the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University; NY- “Ancestral Linkages” November

1993-January 1994

“The Future is Today”; Invitational exhibit at the European Museum of Art; Clarence, NY; Spring 2000

9th Annual Regional Artists Exhibition-Regional 2000 at Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Fall 2000

National Juried Competition at Impact Artists’ Gallery, Buffalo NY; October 1999

“1999 Invitational”, El Museo, Buffalo NY, May 1999

“Convergence ” ’99, Carnegie Art Center, Tonawanda, NY; January 1999

“Fragments”, Agora Gallery, New York City; Junel997

“Heart/Mind Reflections,” Agora Gallery, New York City; November 1995

“45th Western New York Exhibition”, Albright Knox Art Gallery; Buffalo, NY; Summer 1994

“Paths and Byways,” invitational show at the Kenan Center;Lockport, NY; Summer 1994

“44th Western New York Exhibition”, Albright Knox Art Gallery-; Buffalo, NY; Summer 1992

“Art and the Woman Artist,” international exhibition at Clary Miner Gallery; juried by Barbara Haskell,
curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; 1991

“National All on Paper;” juried by Barbara Haskell, of the Whitney Museum of American Art; 1987 “Area Artist Collection Exhibits,” Member’s Gallery of the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; 1988 to 2002

Honors and Awards

Woman of the Arts Award for 2008 – received in June 2008 in Buffalo, NY
First Place Award at the Women’s National Exhibit, February 2008
Award of Excellence at the Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit – May 2004
Award of Excellence at the Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit: May 2003
Listed in Who’s Who Among Americas Teachers; 2002
Award of Excellence at the Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit; May 2000
Award of Excellence at the Niagara Frontier Art Exhibit; May 1997
Second place Award from the Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society; Spring 1996
Selected for Who’s Who Among International Professional and Businesswomen
First Place, Annual Amherst Society of Artists Exhibit; 1992
Jurors Special Mention Award, International Exhibit “Art and the Woman Artist;” 1991
Recipient of WNED-TV Mini-grant for the use of video technology in teaching art
Recipient of awards at the former AAO and Clary Miner Galleries
Painting selected for Catalog Show of Western New York Artists; 1986
Recipient of a New York Foundation of the Arts grant for media studies to Clarence Central Schools