Shastri Maharj’s solo exhibition “A Grain of Mustard” at Y Art Gallery

By ARC Magazine Sunday, November 18th, 2012 Categories: Exhibitions, Updates

The Y Art Gallery is extremely delighted to host a solo exhibition of the works of renowned artist and teacher Shastri Maharaj.  “A Grain of Mustard” is a product of new works greatly inspired from his recent trip to India.

Shastri Maharaj's Baptisim Hil

The opening reception takes place on Monday, November 19th, 2012 from 7 pm – 8:30 pm.  The exhibition runs through until Saturday 1st December 2012.

Shastri Maharaj's The Field

For more information, please contact Yasmin Hadeed at Y ART GALLERY, 26 Taylor Street, Woodbrook, PoS. 628-4165 or e-mail 

Shastri Maharaj currently works and lives as an artist and teacher in Chaguanas, Trinidad. He teaches visual arts at the Valsayn Teachers College. He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1985 at the University of Manitoba, School or Art in Canada where he majored in painting. Later, in 1990, he completed his Master of Education (MEd) from The University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus.

Shastri's work has been exhibited extensively in Trinidad and the Caribbean. Internationally, he has exhibited on numerous occasions in Germany and the United States. His work forms part of many corporate and public collections including the University of the West Indies. The National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago, which has some of his pieces in its permanent collection, will present a retrospective of his work in November to December 2005.

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