Kasmira Mohanty

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Digital and Commercial Artist


I began my artistic career in the photographic industry as a studio photographer and master darkroom printer. I was driven to expand my artistic vocabulary in 1992 when a friend of mine exposed me to Photoshop. This was before most people knew what a jpeg was. Photoshop was a revelation to me, as important as the introduction of the metal paint tube was to the Impressionists. It would completely change the direction of my artistic goals and aspirations. Today my digital prowess is not limited to Photoshop, but also includes Illustrator.  Between the two I am able to indulge my artist desires that are often inspired by pattern, color, graffiti and street art.


Although the majority of my work is brought forth using digital means, I have not abandoned traditional methods. Some of my favorites include ink, watercolor, acrylic, printmaking, photography and spray paint. When the mood strikes or a project requires it, I scan hand-rendered elements into the computer and experiment marrying them with digitally created imagery.


I have found over the years that my artistic style and experimental nature have been beneficial in creating my personal and commercial work. I think in today’s day and age, the two are no longer mutually exclusive. I'm a happy to see to that my preferred medium is finally beginning to gain traction in the art world, but I still see a long road ahead.  I'm hoping that by continuing with my work that more boundaries will be broken.


One of the most satisfying use of my talents is when I have an opportunity to use my art to help raise money annually for causes close to my heart.  I've enjoyed donating my work to help benefit art education, Parkinson’s research, animal and wildlife protection. 




EXHIBITIONS

2017


"Imagined: New Dimensions in Digital Art"

South Street Gallery- Greenport, NY


Provincetown Art Museum

Provincetown, MA


Hale Hall Gallery

Farmingdale State College- Framingdale, NY

2016


"Portraits by Many Hands"

Long Island Children's Museum - Garden City, NY


"The Versatility of Street Art"

Main Street Gallery- Huntington, NY


"Slide Slamming: A Long Island Collaboration"

Patchogue Arts Gallery - Patchogue, NY


"Slide Slam"

Islip Arts Museum- Islip, NY


Annual Art Auction Fundraiser

"Auction on Main"

Main Street Gallery- Huntington, NY


East End Arts 5th National Juried Exhibtion

"The Gallerist, The Artist, The Critic and The Kid"

Honorable Mention

East End Arts Gallery - Riverhead, NY


South Street Gallery

Benefit for 88.3 WPPB Peconic Public Broadcasting

South Street Gallery - Greenport, NY


Dan Welden Studio

Third Annual Print Parade Exhibition

Dan Welden Gallery - Sag Harbor, NY


East End Arts Juried Exhibtion

"The Contemporary Portrait"

Honorable Mention

East End Arts Gallery - Riverhead, NY


Invitational Show (Four Person Show)

“With Eyes Shut”

Main Street Gallery – Huntington, NY

 

Corporate Exhibition

Dealertrack Technologies– Lake Success, NY


East End Arts Juried Exhibition

“COLOR”

East End Arts Gallery – Riverhead, NY


East End Arts Members' Show

“Out of Your Mind”

East End Arts Gallery – Riverhead, NY






  


                                          


 

2015


"Artie Techie" Juried Show

SECOND PLACE

Main Street Gallery – Huntington, NY

 

"Patchworks"

Patchogue Arts Gallery  - Patchogue, NY


2014        


Solo Public Installation

Riverhead Town Hall – Riverhead, NY

 

Solo exhibition

Fabbrica  - Hicksville, NY

                        

Group exhibition – Sparkboom

Artspace – Patchogue, NY

                        

Group exhibition – Personal Best

Main Street Gallery – Huntington, NY

 

Group exhibition – Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Competition

The Art Association of Oswego Galleries – Oswego, NY

  

2013                 

Group exhibition – Origins

East End Arts Gallery - Riverhead, NY


2011                  

Group exhibition – American Mosaic Exhibit

Mills Pond House Gallery – Smithtown, NY

 

2009                  

Solo exhibition

Suffolk Community College – Selden, NY

 

Group exhibition – The Artist Next Door

Mills Pond House - Smithtown, NY

 

Group exhibition - 10x10 Show

South Street Gallery – Greenport, NY

                          

Long Island Arts – on-line exhibition

Longislandarts.com

 

2008                  

Solo exhibition

Taste Gallery – Sayville, NY

 

2000                 

Group exhibition

Viridian Gallery – New York City, NY