Manjari Sharma (b 1979) is an internationally published photo-based artist born and raised in Mumbai, India and based in Brooklyn, New York. Manjari's artwork is rooted in the study of relationships, personal mythology and experience. Amongst being in various private collections, Manjari's work can be found in the permanent collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and has been showcased in group and solo shows both in the United States and worldwide.
Manjari was awarded 1st place for The CENTER's Curator's Choice award 2014 and her work was selected for an honorable mention for the Santa Fe Prize in 2012. Manjari's works have been selected by Review Santa Fe and featured by Griffin Museum and Photolucida Critical mass top 50. Manjari has been awarded features in various magazines print and online. The School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Rubin Museum of Art, AsiaSociety Museum and The School of Visual Arts are amongst a few places that Manjari has been invited to lecture and teach.
Manjari's images have appeared in print with magazines such as Monocle, Forbes India, Vogue India, Geo and Nueva Luz and her online features and interviews include CNN, Los Angeles Times, New York Times Lens blog, Wired Raw File, Nikon Asia, NPR, Time, PDN, Huffington Post, CNBC, The Times of India group and Leica, China to name a few.
Manjari holds a bachelors degree in Visual Communication from S.N.D.T University, Mumbai and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Still Photography from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to her fine art shows and speaking engagements Manjari accepts a limited number of commercial commissions and assignments and is available to travel worldwide. Manjari is represented by ClampArt Gallery in New York City and Richard Levy Gallery in New Mexico.