Show 154 - 70
Samir Mondal
Show 153 - 23 Anniv - Rinascimento Janmaantar
Alessandro G X Vaishali Ss
Show 152 - Luminescence
Sahaya Sharma Kapur
Small is Beautiful
Group Show
SHOW 140
Figuring It Out
21st Anniversary
Group Show
SHOW 135
21st Anniversary
Group Show
SHOW 136
21st Anniversary
Group Show
SHOW 137
Mumbai Gallery Weekend
21st Anniversary
Group Show



JAMAAT is now 21!

This has been an amazing journey . Started with a passion for art , but no knowledge of the commerce of it . Started as a tribute to my Dad , Jhamat , who exposed me to the arts at the age of 6 . Hugely encouraged by my husband Jamal . God surely protects the innocent , as JAMAAT took off right from the beginning .

This is not just a gallery , it is a "Gathering" , like the name says in Urdu . I wanted it to be more than just a white cube displaying art . I wanted it to be interactive . Where the outside came in and the inside was visible out . A place for exchange of thoughts , ideas and dreams . A place of debate , discussions and solutions . A place to come , look at your leisure and enjoy. A place where the door is open to all . This was my dream .

The artists I have shown , have always been those whose works I have admired . Not only from Bombay , but all over the country . And from Sri Lanka , Bangladesh, France and the USA . From established artists to new artists . From paintings , sculpture to installations and photographs . From 2009 , we have shown the Masters of traditional Indian Art . Masters whose works are in Museums in Japan , France , Australia , UK and the USA

We have hosted plays , music recitals , book launches . Held art workshops for underprivileged kids . English language classes . Specialised workshops on different art forms .

My biggest joy is when I discover a new artist. Expose them , guide them , and watch them develop and grow . So many of my "babies" are now stars in their own right.

My biggest delight is guiding a fresh first time art buyer. Seeing their eyes light up with passion.

JAMAAT has impacted our lives hugely. Not just mine , but also my husband Jamal and our kids , Priyanka and Karan. Just being surrounded by art all your working hours is beautiful. Add the people you meet , not just the creative and crazy artists but also excited buyers , you becoming personally involved with these people. They become your friends. The places you go, the people you meet , the way you think , the way you see and hear the way you do things , what you are involved with , we have all changed.

The path I see before me is to continue adding new dimensions to JAMAAT.

My aim now is to expose and educate more and more people to the Fine Arts. Have talks , discussions , debates. Get people to interact with artists. Get artists to open up about their work.

Time and the almighty will show the way.

It is so personal and heartfelt. God bless and much love.

National House,
Tulloch Road,Apollo Bunder,
Opp Bade Miyan, Colaba,
Mumbai - 400 039

tel : 2282-0718 | office@jamaatart.com

Jan 2020

Part of the MeckRai Group