Asha Ganpat is a NYC-area artist born in Trinidad and Tobago of the West Indies. Ganpat has shown at institutions such as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Exit Art, The Noyes Museum, The Queens Museum, The Jersey City Museum and the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Her work was cited as one of NYC’s top 10 art installations of 2012 by Complex Magazine. She is an alumnus of Aljira's Emerge, Gaia’s Wonderwomen, the NJBAS, Chashama North, Trinidad's Alice Yard residency, and recently spoke at the Asia Society. Ganpat is a professor of sculpture at Montclair State University, a curator, and co-founded Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ 2005 - 2008.
Asha Ganpat presents The House in the Forest. Visitors are invited to play in the glow of the house or hide in it's shadows. Ganpat's panopticon installation is a blank slate for the viewers' imaginations and invites them to come even closer.