Caroline Jariwala is a painter, visiting lecturer, exhibitions organiser and community artist.
Jariwala’s intensely coloured paintings describe a personal interpretation of Italian Renaissance art with Hindu iconograpghy.
Since qualifying as a teacher in 1990, she has worked on projects in schools, art galleries and community venues. Her experience covers a wide range of art forms, such as illustration, batik, mural and mosaic.
Since 1986 she has exhibited nationally in solo and group exhibitions.
Jariwala’s work features in databases and directories, ALISS, Birmingham Education Arts Forum, Directory of Cultural Contacts (Arts Council), AAVAA (African and Asian Visual Arts Archive), AXIS and The Art House.
2006 – 2007 Developing Arts for Health, Staffordshire University
2002 – 2004 SNVQ Visual & Applied Arts Practice (Level 4), South Birmingham College
1989 - 1990 Certificate in Education (in Further Education) Thames Polytechnic, London
1985 - 1988 Fine Art BA (Hons) South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education, Cardiff
1984 - 1985 Foundation Course in Art & Design Hounslow Borough College, Middlesex
2008 Painted Prayers: Healing Waters Riverhouse, Walton on Thames
2007 Painted Prayers from the Gospels Derby Cathedral
2005 - 2008 Painted Prayers 20/21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe touring:
Hartlepool Art Gallery
Alfred East Gallery, Kettering
Hitchin Museum & Art Gallery
Kingston Museum, London
2001 - 2002 Captured Moments Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham
1999 Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston
1997 The Green Room, Manchester
1995 Mirror, Mirror… Rochdale Art Gallery
Splash of Colour Darwen Leisure Centre, Darwen
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery
1992 City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent
1991 Bhownagree Gallery, Commonwealth Institute, London
Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2008 – 2009 Reference Gallery, Paris
2008 Indian Inspirations Bharatiya Vidyu Bhavan, London
2007 Birmingham Open Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
New at DACS Kowalsky Gallery at DACS, London
2004 Mandala Raga Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan
Rainbow Wolverhampton Art Gallery
1998 Eastern Eyes Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
1996 Six of the Best Mid Pennine Art Gallery, Burnley