ArtProv will host visiting artist Vibha Nanda and her abstract paintings in its new exhibit, “Earthen Elements.” The show will run from September 16, 2014, through October 10, 2014, with an artist reception with Vibha during Gallery Night Providence on September 18 from 5–9p.m.

Vibha is an Indian-born, Doha, Qatar-based painter and sculptor. Her dramatic canvasses depict organic abstraction, from which emerge figurative traces, cities, and landscapes in exquisite color gradients. Her ceramic sculpture relies less on color and more on linear form, some seemingly assembled from stacked rectangles and triangles into surreal, abstract forms while others invoke visions of maternal instinct and the creation of life.

Meet Vibha in person at the artist reception on Thursday, September 18, 5-9 pm during Gallery Night Providence.