selected reviews

"Natasha Shoro's art is about Identity. Raised and traveled in several cultures, she sifts through her various aesthetics to come up with an art form that best describes her search as a modern woman, largely American and Pakistani. Constructing layer upon layer of beautifully hand painted wall hangings of primed and unprimed textile, Shoro sculpts delicate fabrics that catch the light and casts shadows, shimmers, and slowly move in a sensual dance, accompanied by the rhythms of jewels and sparkling trinkets. Reminiscent of Indian saris and Eastern Femininity her art emerges solely from her own unique being and not from any particular art movement. In her special way, Shoro shows us that we each have our own identity, formed from our sensitivity to our individual human gifts."

Roberta Carasso, Ph.D. July 2007


"Natasha Shoro creates visual poems that consist of richly layered textured surfaces with delicate drawn lines. The result is at once engaging and calming."

Mike McGee, Professor, Art History, CSU Fullerton


"Her art embraces both realistic and abstract form in a wide variety of media... She constantly pushes herself to tackle new projects and media." 

Dr. Joanna Roche, Professor of Art History, CSU Fullerton

Nimra Khan, Friday Times, Mapping the Self, August 2016

M. Saeed Kureshi, Exhibition Floating Projections, August 2016

Joanna Roche, Artillery Magazine, 2016

Roberta Carasso,  Artscene, April 2016

Marjorie Hussain, Art Now Pakistan I A Journey Of Self-Discovery Natasha Shoro 2015

Meher McArthur, KCET Artbound, November 21, 2013

Suzy Casey, Rita Goldberg, Karin Schnell, The Art Lover’s Cookbook, 2010  

Roberta Carasso, Coast Magazine, Personal Identity, November, 2007

Jessica Brunner, Daily Pilot, Interpreting life's experiences January 12, 2007

Daniella Walsh, Orange County Register, November 24, 2006

Shamim Akhter, Daily News, January, 2006

Sabahat Muhammed, Newsline, January, 2006

Marjorie Hussain, ‘Identifying the Identity’, Dawn Gallery, December 31, 2005

Roberta Carasso, ‘Finding Herself’, Irvine World News: Connections, November 23, 2005, p. 8.

Fullerton Observer, ‘Spatial Identity: Natasha Shoro, Mid-October 2005, p. 12.

Roberta Carasso, ’Making Sense’, Irvine World News, March 24, 2005.

Roberta Carasso, 'Three's the Charm at Marion Meyer Gallery: Art Waves', Laguna News Post, August 1, 2002.

Peggy Blizzard, ‘Natasha Shoro’s Work is a Clash of Identities’, Irvine World News, July 18, 2002, p. B3.

Marjorie Hussain, Dawn The Review, September 16-22, 1999, p. 15.

Muna Siddiqui, ‘An Adventurer in Color’, The News on Sunday, July 12, 1998, p. 5.

Razeshta Sethna, ‘Colors of the Soul’, The Friday Times, January 23-29, 1998, p. 20.

Huma Khawar, ‘Gallery Galore’, Woman’s Own, January, 1998.

Mehreen Elahi, ‘Art World 1997’, Woman’s Own, 1998, p. 41.

Lena Moosa, ‘A Festival of Color’, Newsline, January 1998, p. 94.

Razeshta Sethna, 'Dreaming in Technicolour', The Friday Times, 1997

Shazia Akbar Abbasi, 'Art and the Exuberance of Youth', The News International, 1993

Marjorie Hussain, ‘The Saga of Women Painters’, Tuesday Review, March 2-March 8, 1993, p.19.

Hameed Zaman, ‘Natasha’s Paintings Represent Sindhi lifestyle’, Dawn International, January 15, 1993

Zainub Masud, ‘Shoro: Sharing the Waves’, News International Midweek Magazine, February, 1993, p. 14.

Tahira Raza, ‘Windswept Waves and an Ethnic Essence’, Woman’s Own, 1993.

Mueen Faruqi, The Herald, March, 1993, p. 153.

Nilofur Farrukh, ‘Dancing Silk’ Newsline, January, 1993, p. 203.

Sultan Ahmed, Dawn Tuesday Review, June 9-15, 1992, p. 23.

Mona Ghayur, ‘A Career in Graphic Arts’ She Magazine, 1992, p. 6

Nazneen Safa, Annual Fashion Collection, 1992, pg 46-52