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Exhibitions, festivals & events

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ContraCommon Juried Exhibition at Bee Cave


Juried Group Exhibition

APR 22 – JUN 3

Artist Reception: Sat May 4, 4-7pm CT

@ Contracommon, 12912 Hill Country Blvd. F-140, Bee Cave, TX 78738

Malti is one of 12 artists selected for Undercurrent, a juried regional exhibition. Through the unconventional, sometimes confounding compositions and environments, these artists grapple with self-discovery and offer fresh perspectives on shared experiences. Learn more

The Other Art Fair

Indoor Fine Art Fair

May 9 – 12

@ Dallas Market Hall, Market Center Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207

Art for everyone. Juried in to this prestigious, international fair, Malti will be displaying her newest pieces in her FIRST INDOOR ART FAIR, showcasing 130 independent artists with immersive installations, performances, DJs ++. Get 20% off on tickets with 20MALTI Learn more

Wimberly Arts Fest

Outdoor Fine Art Festival

APR 27 – 28

@ Water Point Resort, 13401 Ranch Rd 12, Wimberley, TX 78676

Malti is coming to Texas Hill Country in April. Find her at booth 62 amongst artists, artisans and musicians from around the country, plus a car show and food trucks. Learn more

Golden Ticket

Juried Group Exhibition

mar 7 – May 3

Artist Reception: Fri Apr 12, 6-8pm CT

@ Downtowner Gallery, 231 E Main St #160, Round Rock, TX 78664

See Malti’s Over the Bridge and The Floating City in this juried exhibition showcasing artists from across the wider Austin area.

Art04 Studio Tour

Open Studios

APR 20 – 21, 11-5pm CT

@ Studio H, Thornton Road Studios (Stop2) , 2309 Thornton Rd, Austin, TX 78704

The artists in Austin’s 78704 neighborhood invite you to share in our process of art-making as we open up our studios to the public. Join Malti as a guest at Kristy Darnell Battani’s studio. Learn more

Bayou City Art Festival

Outdoor Fine Art Festival

Mar 23 – 24

@ Sam Houston Park, 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002

Booth #504. Juried in from 1000+ applications, Malti will be pitching up her tent & displaying her newest pieces in her FIRST ART FESTIVAL IN TEXAS. This international award-winning festival showcases the finest art from across the US & around the world, plus features incredible performing arts. Learn more

I Am An Artist

Group Exhibition

Jan 11 – Mar 1

Artist Reception: Fri Feb 16, 6-8pm CT
@ Downtowner Gallery, 231 E Main St #160, Round Rock, TX 78664

See Malti’s Sunset Over Florence in this juried exhibition showcasing artists from across the wider Austin area.

Beyond Academia Conference

Arts & Culture Panel Speaker

February 22, 1-2.15pm PT

@ Online via Zoom, UC Berkeley

Join Malti and other esteemed Art & Culture professionals with PhDs discussing their career paths beyond academia .

The American Dream TV Viewing + Art Party

Viewing + Art Party

Sat Feb 10, 6-9pm CT

@ Julie Ahmad Contemporary Art Gallery, 2311 Thornton Road UNIT K, Austin, TX 78704

Julie & the Gallery are going to be featured on the Emmy-nominated TV Show, The American DreamJoin for the screening plus a Q&A. Then enjoy an exhibition of over 10 local artists in the community accompanied by DJ Lady Wonder spinning vinyl beats, mingling with the artists and great vibes. Learn more & get tickets

The Big Ass Group Show

Group Exhibition

Jan 13 – 26

@ Vaughn Gallery, 2307 Thornton Rd Suite 112, Austin, TX 78704

Join the artist for the Opening of this group show on Jan 13 at 6pm and the Closing on Jan 26 at 6pm. Malti’s Beyond the Archway will be on view at this trendy gallery in Austin.


Exhibitions & projects

  • Dec 6 – Jan 6: ‘Deck the Walls’ Group Exhibition @ Ardest Gallery, The Woodlands TX
  • Oct 19 – Nov 19: Group Exhibition @ SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco CA
  • Oct 19 – Nov 19: San Francisco Open Studios, San Francisco CA
  • Oct 29 – Nov 5: Sausalito Art Festival Juried Auction, Sausalito CA
  • Oct 14 – 15: Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, Half Moon Bay CA
  • Sep 2 – Oct 13: Art on the Alameda, Group Exhibition @ Ameriprise Financial, San Jose CA
  • Jul 1 – Sep 30: Group Exhibition @ Nirvana Soul, San Jose CA
  • Sep 16 – 17: Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival, Santa Clara CA
  • Sep 9 – 10: Mountain View Festival of the Arts, Mountain View CA
  • Aug 26 – 27: Palo Alto Festival of the Arts, Palo Alto CA
  • Aug 10 – Sep 12: Solo Exhibition @ Fox Tale Fermentation Project, San Jose CA
  • Jul 5 – Aug 10: Solo Exhibition @ Coffee & Water Lab, San Jose CA
  • Jun 21: Summer Solstice Inner Sunset Art Walk @ Solful Dispensary, San Francisco CA
  • Jun 3 – 20: Lost in Color, Solo Exhibition @ Visual Philosophy, San Jose CA
  • May 2 – 30: Lost in Color, Debut Solo Exhibition @ Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery, San Ramon CA
  • May 20 – 21: Silicon Valley Open Studios 2023 @ Maker Nexus, Sunnyvale CA
  • Apr 5 – 30: SVOS Sunnyvale Preview @ Nexus Maker, Sunnyvale, CA
  • Mar 6 – Apr 30: Silicon Valley Open Studios (SVOS) Mountain View Preview @ Mohr Gallery, CSMA, Mountain View, CA
  • Apr 3 – 28: SVOS Los Altos Preview @ Los Altos Library, Los Altos, CA
  • Feb 23, Art Auction for SF-Marin Food Bank, STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco CA

Deck the Walls

Group Exhibition

Dec 6 – Jan 6

@ Ardest Gallery, 25200 Grogan’s Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

See Malti’s newest painting, Ethereal Passageways. This group show at Ardest Gallery (won 2nd place in Houston Chronicle’s Best of the Best 2023), features all 10×10″ works by Texas artists. RSVP to opening

SFOS Exhibition

Group Exhibition

Oct 19 – Nov 19

@ SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA 94103

See Malti’s With Love From Berlin alongside 300+ artworks. The SFOS Exhibition celebrates the abundant creativity of the region and provides a preview of participating SFOS artists. The exhibition will host a number of in-person festivities, including ArtLaunch, the SF Open Studios kick-off celebration on October 19, followed by the Opening Weekend from October 20-22 and a collector event on November 8. 

San Francisco Open Studios

Open Studios

Oct 19 – Nov 19

@ Virtual visit to Malti’s new home studio in Austin, Texas

RECENTLY MOVED. While I can no longer participate in SFOS in-person due to the move, I’m thrilled to open my virtual studio doors to you! Visit my newly set-up home studio virtually in Austin, Texas. Schedule your visit

Learn more about SFOS at artspan.org/sfos 

Sausalito Art Festival Juried Auction

Art Auction

Oct 29 – Nov 5

@ Online Auction (bid now)

Malti has been selected as one of just 100 artists to be part of this exclusive event. The Sausalito Art Festival Foundation has juried artists from around the nation, and is proud to exhibit this body of work from artists who are rich in awards from leading festivals near and far. It’s your opportunity to explore works of art from the best festival artists around, from the comfort of your home. Learn more

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin

Art Festival

Oct 14 – 15, 9am 5pm

@ Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Find Malti at booth #147, near the Safeway Family Funzone (between Correas & Miramontes) at one of America’s Most Iconic Festivals. Enjoy an idyllic autumn weekend browsing and strolling among colorful, well-stocked booths and meet 275+ of America’s top artists and craftmakers showcasing their latest work. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on one-of-a-kind gifts.

Group art show 'Art on the Alameda: Local Artists Unite' featuring local San Jose-based British Indian artist Malti B Lee, creating artwork featuring architecture and flowers

Art on The Alameda

Group Exhibition

Sep 2 – Oct 13

Opening Reception: Fri Sep 15, 6 – 9pm
@ Ameriprise Financial, 1905 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

This group show will feature Malti’s works alongside 3 local Bay Area artists: Catrina Sida, WBaet & Ruthie Yamada. View by Appointment. See Malti’s newest pieces at this exhibit

Group art in local café

Group Exhibit

July 1 – Sep 30

@ Nirvana Soul, 315 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95113

Sit down in this local favorite with a delicious drink from the friendly barista, enjoy the artwork on the walls and absorb the hustle and bustle of downtown San Jose. Malti’s Beauty and the Beast features in this group show of local artists.

Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival

Art Festival

Sep 16 – 17, Sat 10am – 6pm, Sun 10am – 5pm

@ Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95051

Find Malti at booth #63, by the lake. Santa Clara’s biggest party returns to Central Park. Browse over 160 arts and craft vendors, sip and savor fine wine, craft beer and international food favorites. Enjoy continuous fantastic live entertainment on two stages, including local community groups and live bands. There will be kids activities and much more

Solo in downtown San Jose

Solo Exhibit

August 10 – September 12

@ Fox Tale Fermentation Project, 30 E Santa Clara St #120, San Jose, CA 95113

A mix of Malti’s large and small original paintings and fine art prints on canvas are on view in this wonderful local small business. Make sure to stop by, grab a specialty beer and fermented food plate while enjoying the art on the walls. Don’t forget to share a selfie with the art! 

Mountain View Art & Wine Festival

Art Festival

September 9 – 10, Sat 11am – 7pm, Sun 10am – 6pm

@ Mountain View Ameriprise Financial, 1905 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126

Malti will be returning to Mountain View in September! Voted “Best Festival in the South Bay” multiple times by readers of Metro and still hitting on all cylinders better than ever, this year’s spectacular 51st annual festival promises to be a “Festival Like No Other” more than ever.  Read more

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Art Festival

August 26 – 27, 10am – 6pm

@ Booth #619, University Avenue (between Cowper & Tasso Streets), Palo Alto, CA

This high-quality festival, hosted by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce, attracts 250 fine art & contemporary craft displays, Italian Street Painting Expo, Kids’ Art Studio, specialty areas, stage & street entertainment, gourmet food, fine wines & micro-brews. Can’t wait to see you there!

Art in your local café

Solo Exhibit

July 5 – August 10

@ Coffee & Water Lab, 603 Saratoga Ave #40, San Jose, CA 95129

Enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the artwork on the walls. 6 of Malti’s original paintings are on view in this local café.

Summer Solstice
Inner Sunset Art Walk

Art Walk

June 21, 5 – 8pm

@ Solful Dispensary, 900 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122
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Napoleon's Garden, artwork from Malti B Lee, overlaid with text: 'Lost in Color, solo exhibition from Malti B Lee, June 3 to 20, 2023, Artist Reception on June 10, 2023 from 11am to 5pm at Visual Philosophy, San Jose, CA

Solo Exhibition @ Visual Philosophy

Solo Exhibition

June 3 – 20
Opening Reception: Saturday June 10, 11am – 2pm

@ Visual Philosophy, 1065 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
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Lost in Color, Debut Solo Exhibition

Solo Exhibition

May 2 – 30
Reception: Sunday May 7, 3 – 5pm
Closing artist meet: Monday May 29, 12 – 4pm

@ Lindsay Dirkx Brown Art Gallery
San Ramon Community Center, 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA

Malti explores nature in global cities through this exhibition opening May 2, 2023 … Read More »

Silicon Valley Open Studios

Open Studios

May 20 – 21

@ Maker Nexus
1330 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, (SVOS site #397)

​Come say hello to Malti at her very first open studios. This is a chance for you have a cup of tea and a biscuit, and chat to Malti about her work, her journey and find out what she’s been working on… Read More »

SVOS Artist Preview

Group Exhibition

April 5 – 30
Reception: Friday April 14, 6 – 8 pm

@ Maker Nexus
1330 Orleans Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

​Malti B Lee’s ‘Midnight in Sevilla‘ will be on exhibition alongside dozens of Silicon Valley artists… Read More »

'La View En Sarcelle', original artwork by California-based contemporary British Indian female artist, Malti B Lee, created in acrylic on stretched canvas of red and teal poppies against a teal hued abstract background with a detailed line illustration of Notre Dame in Paris, France,

SVOS Artist Preview

Group Exhibition

March 6 – April 30
Reception: Saturday April 8, 3 – 5 pm

@ Mohr Gallery
Community School of Music & Arts, Mountain View, CA

​Malti B Lee’s ‘La Vie en Sarcelle’ will be on exhibition alongside dozens of Silicon Valley artists… Read More »

'La View En Rouge', original artwork by California-based contemporary British Indian female artist, Malti B Lee, created in acrylic on stretched canvas of orange red poppies against a red hued abstract background with a detailed line illustration of Sacre Coeur in Montmartre, Paris, France,

SVOS Artist Preview

Group Exhibition

April 3 – 28

@ Los Altos Library
13 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, CA 94022

​Malti B Lee’s ‘La Vie en Rouge‘ will be on exhibition alongside dozens of Silicon Valley artists… Read More »

  • Art Auction for SF-Marin Food Bank

    Art Auction: February 23 – 26, 2023 @ STUDIO Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA Find two ‘Lost in Colour Minis’ from Malti B Lee donated to to raise money for San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Bidding at the auction will start at $50.  The art auction is being hosted by STUDIO Gallery, San Francisco.…

    Art Auction for SF-Marin Food Bank


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