Avani Patel, is an Indian born artist who immigrated to Pennsylvania with her family at age 11.
Avani holds a BA from Penn State and an MFA from Temple University (Tyler School of Arts). Her paintings, based on Indian music and performance, invites the viewer to wander through a universe of colors and patterns in motion.
Patel’s artwork has been exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, Dubai, Chicago, Portugal, Panama and Mexico. Avani was invited in 2005 by America Embassy in Panama to hold workshops in schools and art centers. She resides in Brooklyn,NY and works as a free-lance teaching artist.