Women of Color: Healing America

Chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic through art, now in its sixth month

August 2020

Black Lives Matter

The cities of the US erupted in protests against the pandemic of racial injustice in July 2020

Your Breath Counts: Vote!

This painting brings together three major experiences in the US during 2020: racial pandemic, Corona pandemic, and the hope of change that voting brings.  Fighting for breath is a common thread that runs through all these major events.

June 2020

We the Women

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of two events that affected women’s lives significantly: the women’s suffrage in 1920 and the pandemic in 1918. Women voted and wore masks then. History repeated itself in 2020.

May 2020

Heroes Work Here!

April 2020


One World: Alone, Together

March 2020


Snorkeling

Manisha and Drew

Sikkimese Man in Traditional Attire

Photo reference: Shyamal Dutta

Lucille


Hendrix


Pink Roses


Immigrant's Altar

Stars, Chakras, and Stripes: US-India flag, Krishna playing the flute, Indonesian batik fabric

Koki's Daughter and Family


Karen's Children


Koki's Grandson


Amani's Grand-Daughter


Friends

Meeta's Grand-daughter, Vivika and her friend

Nahed's Grandchildren


Nahed's Grandchildren


Dipika's Daughters


Gayatree's Daughter


Naga Elder

Indigenous Tribe of Nagaland, North East India.

Photo reference: Shyamal Dutta

Japanese Cherry Blossom Dance

At National Harbor Cherry Blossom Festival 2019.

Holi Diversity - Indian Spring Festival


Shanti's Bharat Natyam Dance (Cosmic)


Shanti's Bharat Natyam Dance (Circle)


Shanti's Bharat Natyam Dance (Walk)

Bharat Natyam Dance, India

Shanti's Bharat Natyam Dance (Squat)

Bharat Natyam Dance, India

Butterfly


Kensington Concert Friends

Kensington summer concert: Blue Book Value Band

Bhamini's Mother

Based on Bhamini's memory of her mother 

Amy: Seeing Eye to Eye

Amy  with a Lemur in Madagascar

Giggling Teens

Teens from Mizoram, India

Photo reference: Shyamal Dutta

Idu Mishmi Woman 

from Arunachal Pradesh, India

Photo reference: Shyamal Dutta




Exuberance!

Awarded Honorable Mention, Rockville Art League, 2019


Daughter's Wedding, May 2018

First Prize, Women's Club of Chevy Chase, 2019


Great Grandmother


Girl Power!

Mid-Atlantic Regional Art Show


Orchids in a Crystal Vase

Awarded First Prize, Kensington Labor Day Art Show, 2017 


Red White and Blue

Awarded Honorable Mention, Kensington Labor Day Art Show, 2018

Joy!

Awarded Second Place, Creative Expressions Art Show, Montgomery Art Association, 2019


Hummingbird in her Nest


Amanda: Red, White and Blue


Amanda: Mountainside


Thinking of Ghana


Read! 


Guarding the Vatican


Grumpy Neighbor


Oslo