CONTACT:

For pricing, commission or other questions, please email Meera Agarwal: meera1412@yahoo.com

Thank you for visiting & for your interest!

 

Meera's art is inspired by nature, memories of her native, vibrant India and world travels. Self-taught, Meera has been painting for three decades. She primarily works with oil, acrylic & mixed media. A three month youth expedition to China with Raleigh International was a turning point in her life, encouraging her to quit her accounting job in Dubai and enter the field of corporate communications in the U.S. Even as she switched gears/countries, her art practice was a source of inspiration and later began pursuing it full-time as a working creative. Meera also volunteers to teach art in a local enrichment program for underserved teens, conducts workshops and teaches painting in local after-school programs.

"My story is definitely a tale of two states (of mind) - my life as an American and my Indian roots. Influenced by all life experiences, I paint as a response to a spontaneous reaction, an emotion or sheer beauty of a subject, and that's reflected in my choice of diverse subjects, styles, techniques and composition. Invariably some paintings tend to have a connection to the verve and vibrancy of India. With my art, I aim to evoke an emotion, a memory, strike any chord or just intrigue the viewer." 

 

Meera's paintings are routinely juried into prominent exhibits in the tri-state area. Her paintings are in home collections globally spanning the US, Canada, India, the U.K. and Australia. Whether it’s starting a new painting or teaching, Meera believes in approaching it with the same openness, excitement & curiosity of a beginner. 

About Meera Agarwal

Previously a tech public relations specialist in the Silicon Valley, Meera is pursuing a second career as an artist and art instructor. She volunteers with many local non-profits - Port Chester Carver Center, Rye Arts Center & India cultural center. Chennai (India)-born Meera holds a Bachelors in Management Studies from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India, and a Masters in Corporate & Public Communications from Seton Hall University, New Jersey.

RECENT PRESS/FEATURES:

2021

News12 Coverage of RyesAbove Public Art

Butterfly Sculpture Project in Rye Uplifts Community

July 12, 2021

Rye Record - A Metamorphosis for Downtown

My butterfly sculpture Ripple & Rise featured

June 25, 2021

News12 Coverage of Together ApART 

ArtsWestchester exhibit explores artists' experiences in 2020

My Ripple Painting on view until Aug 1, 2021

Appreciation Video made by art patron 

Amanda Gorman potrait

Feb, 2021

A Kolam for Kamala

Byline article for Seema Magazine, Jan 19, 2021

2020

Seema Weekly - Oct. 25, 2020

The Art of Kolam (Images at the end of the list)

Seema Magazine - July 2020 

South Asian Art for Black Lives Matter

Paintings Featured - Sisterhood and Solidarity 

Seema Magazine  - June 2020

As we celebrate Pride, Let's commit to being better humans  - By Seema Kumar

Art Featured - Enough! (By Meera Agarwal for BLM)

https://www.instagram.com/seemanetwork/

RyemarkableMoms - March 2020

Women's History Month - Local Artist Feature

2019

MyRye.com - Painters on location coming in September, August 2019

https://myrye.com/my_weblog/2019/08/painters-on-location-event-coming-in-september.html

Rye Arts Center Artist Feature - Plein Air (Painters on Location) - September 2019

Rye, NY

MyRye.com - Painters on Location - August 2019

Meera Agarwal at Lilly Pulitzer - May 2019

Arts Westchester

Discover beauty of small at ‘Inside Small’ exhibit in Cos Cob 2019

https://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Discover-beauty-of-small-at-Inside-Small-13911566.php#photo-17582981

Greenwich Free Press - 50 Fierce Artists make small the New Big, May 2019

https://greenwichfreepress.com/around-town/arts/50-fierce-artists-make-small-the-new-big-at-the-inside-small-art-exhibit-at-the-greenwich-botanical-center-gallery-123463/

Unity Magazine - Women's History Month, March 2019

Reverent Tableaux of Landscapes & Traditions - Featured Artist 

(See images at the end of this list)

 

Greenwich Arts Society's 102nd Annual Juried Exhibit

Arts Westchester

Greenwich's First Indian Contemporary Art Exhibit

Junctures & Constellations Bendheim Gallery Opening - Feb 2019

Patch Greenwich, CT

Greenwich Sentinel, February 2019

https://www.greenwichsentinel.com/2019/02/11/contemporary-indian-art-exhibit-opens/

Greenwich Time, February 2019

https://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Art-exhibits-and-other-things-to-do-in-Greenwich-13621059.php

Greenwich Patch, January 2019

https://patch.com/connecticut/greenwich/greenwichs-first-ever-indian-contemporary-art-exhibit

2018

Rye Patch - Fall Fantasy at The Ferguson Library (Stamford Art Association)

https://patch.com/new-york/rye/calendar/event/20180912/407543/meera-agarwal-juried-art-opening-fall-fantasy-the-ferguson

Rye Hamlet Hub - Small Works Exhibit & Fundraiser

Greenwich Time, May 2018

Art to the Ave 

Rye Free Reading Room, May 2018

SOLO EXHIBIT - KALEIDOSCOPE

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