NEWS T’burg’s Wali Cultivates Her Own Aesthetic Garden

Arthur Whitman

Intimate, idiosyncratic approaches characterize a great deal of contemporary abstract painting and drawing. Freed from the heroic imperatives of historical abstraction, recent artists have felt free to cultivate aesthetic gardens on their own terms. Neither revolutionaries nor populists, they persist, often as artists’ artists working in isolation from broader currents of contemporary art and popular culture... Read More

Syracuse University Alumni Association, An Artistic Homecoming for Achala Wali ‘75, 

Chris Velardi 

An ongoing exhibition at Syracuse's Everson Museum of Art spotlighting hometown artists represents something of a homecoming for Achala Wali '75. Wali's complex, layered drawings—including several new pieces—are featured in "Surface Densities;" she is one of six local artists selected to have work displayed as part of the Everson's CNY Artists Initiative... Read More