Born: New York, New York
Lives: San Bernardino, California
Sant Khalsa (b. Sheila Roth) is an artist, educator and activist living in the Santa Ana Watershed. Her artworks develop from her inquiry into the nature of place and the complex environmental and societal issues present and visible in the landscape of the American West.
Ms. Khalsa was cited in Forbes Collectors (September 2006, Vol 4, No 8) feature article, Hidden Gems of Photography by Weston Naef, Curator of Photographs at the Getty Museum, as an artist worthy of collectors attention in the current photo market, and also by art curator and critic Kim Beil in Art Ltd. (January 2007) article Powers of Ten as one of ten contemporary Los Angeles photographers who are . . . earning their place in history and giving compelling shape to the future.
She is Chair of the Art Department and a Professor of Art (Photography and New Genres) at California State University, San Bernardino where she is one of the founding faculty of the Water Resources Institute (WRI). Her artwork is represented by Acuna-Hansen Gallery in Los Angeles.
- Sant Khalsa: Paving Paradise - Views of the Santa Ana River
Michael Brandman Associates, San Bernardino, California
- Sant Khalsa: Trees and Seedlings
Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
- Sant Khalsa: Seedlings
Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
- Sant Khalsa: The Santa Ana River
CSUSB Water Resources Institute, San Bernardino, California