Originally from Kolkata, India, Neerja holds a M.F.A. from School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University. She is currently residing and working in Brooklyn. She is working on a body of work investigating the absurdities in trying to quantify an unquantifiable experience. Her work was recently featured in the NE #110 issue of New American Paintings journal.
Neerja Kothari worked in the Cheney studio.
Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…