Janavi Mahimtura Folmsbee 

Was born in 1987 in Mumbai, India. She currently lives and works in Houston, Texas. 



B.F.A.  In Painting & Drawing : The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (S.A.I.C) Chicago IL.  U.S.A.  July 2008.



OxBow, Michigan: Summer 2008.


2015    Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Samara Gallery, Houston, U.S.A

2012    KunstRai, Art Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2012    RAW Art Rotterdam, Art Fair, Rotterdam, Netherlands



2017‘Waves of Wonder’ A 1400 sq ft Mural, 8080 Main St. Houston, Texas.

2017  ‘Houston Charactered away’ Launch HTX Mural for Houston First.

2016- 2017 Local Foods,  indoor art installation, Downtown Houston.

2016 selected to paint two NFL Riddell Helmets for the 2017 Houston Super Bowl by the Superbowl host committee of Houston.

2016 Collaboration with Roche Bois Bois on Mah Jong line.

2016  ‘Rail to the Sea’ A 5000 sq ft Mural, commissioned through Leadership Houston Class XXV and selected through the Houston Arts Alliance. Wall is located at 1505 Sawyer St, Houston Texas. In the Washington Ave Arts District. 

2016 ‘Light by night, day for hey’ mini mural through up art studio and the Houston Arts Alliance: located at Airline and Dyna Dr. In Houston, Texas.  



2012   Solo Show at Artist Village gallery Beijing, China.

2012   Solo show atCanvas Art International Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2012   Solo show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Hirji art gallery: Mumbai, India

2010   Solo Exhibition At The Museum Gallery Mumbai, India “PERCEPTUAL PERCEPTION”.

2008   Viewing of Works At L’Vista, Mumbai, India. Exhibition on anatomical sketches and paintings.

2006   Solo Exhibition At Henry Thames “Anatomy in a conceptual world” Mumbai, India.

2006    Solo Exhibition At L’Vista“Reality” In Mumbai, India.

2005    Solo Exhibition ,Jumerah “Fall Of Anatomy” Dubai, U.A.E. 



2017    Serrano Gallery, COLORE, Houston, U.S.A. 

2015    Samara Gallery, "MISINFORMATION IS AMMUNITION", Houston, U.S.A

2015    The Mariagio Collective, Group show. Houston, U.S.A

2014    Who are we? COCA, Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle, U.S.A

2014    The Gig Harbor Museum in Washington, U.S.A 

2014    National rocky mountain water media competition, Golden Colorado.

2014    Show with DE ART XPERT, Dubai U.A.E 

2014    27th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper , Louisiana, U.S.A 

2014    show for the cancer society of Houston,Houston,Texas, U.S.A

2010    Auction for Hope For Haiti, Mumbai, India

2008    Auction At OxBow: Saugatuck Michigan, U.S.A

2006    Michigan Art Gallery Chicago, U.S.A