Sneha Bhavsar Art
Multimedia painting and crafts
Sabine Street Studios
Sneha Bhavsar is a Houston based visual artist working through multiple disciplines to highlight our human connections - across history, cultures and continents. Her paintings, installations and handicrafts employ folk art motifs and culturally based textile patterns to explore cultural heritage, rituals and folklore. Sneha is greatly inspired by the connection between art and community. Her artwork integrates materials contributed by community members, creating an instant connection between an individual and her artwork. Through her creative process Sneha continually investigates and envisions the ways in which our seemingly invisible human connections can become more visible. Ultimately, her work offers an opportunity to contemplate our shared human experience which extends beyond our immediate environment.
Sneha has committed her professional and personal pursuits to cultivate an appreciation for cultural diversity. Sneha has been awarded commissions from the City of Houston, Houston Endowment as well as commissions from private organizations and individuals across the US. Most recently she was the recipient of two grants, for a civic art installation and an interactive art exhibit highlighting the journey of Houston area refugees.
Sneha has intertwined her love of creating art with her aspirations to serve her community. She launched the Kind Cards initiative, which engages youth in promoting compassion by distributing postcards with original artwork and messages of kindness to neighborhood residents. In addition, she has been an advocate for public art education, organizing a charity art auction benefiting 8 local Houston schools with high quality, afterschool art education.
Sneha currently serves as a Board member for Compassionate Houston and is a member of Compassion Through the Arts. She has also served as Vice Chair of the Culture and Arts Board in the City of Bellaire and Houston Children Give Back.