Her intense metier blends architectural design, human form, and the spirituality of urban landscapes. Her works first debuted in August 2017 in a highly lauded show “Parulscape” supported by Sotheby’s India at Delhi’s iconic state-owned art centre, Bikaner House.
India’s leading digital magazine on art, Platform commented on her show to state that “the narrative of Parul Sharma’s photographs transcend the realm of objectification and plays with space”.
In the past three years her works have been exhibited and shown in various group shows across India.
Forbes magazine marked its 10th anniversary in India by inviting her to shoot ten photographs to capture the changes and freedom won in India over ten years.
In one incredible midnight, photographing the incredible life and times of the nude Naga Sadhus, India’s most esoteric secret group of itinerant wandering mystics who confluenced in the millions on the banks of river Ganges in the holy city of Allahabad to celebrate “Kumbh”.
Commenting on her work, the doyen of India’s art commentators and a legendary curator in her own right Gayatri Sinha said that Parul’s photographs “reveal the spectacular demonstration that faith exercises in the Indian subcontinent”.
“Mystic India” will open at the Museum Marino Marini in Florence, December 2019 and "One Midnight at the Kumbh" will open at the Gallery Mandarine in Paris, March 2020.
This coffeetable book is due to be
out in April 2020.
In the upcoming Yamuna project, she seeks to capture the mythos of India’s rivers.
Her work on the devastating pollution that has engulfed some of these sacred water worlds will feature in an exhibition at the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi in early 2020.
In her media avatars, Parul worked for 15 years as spokesperson for Rupert Murdoch owned Star TV, India’s largest media conglomerate.