Parvin Shere is an artist, poet and
musician. She formally developed her talent of paintings at the
University of Manitoba, Canada, Fine Arts Program. Her extensive
travel throughout Europe and particularly in developing countries
triggered in her a need to enlighten her audience about the dualistic
nature of this world. The oppressed has a profound effect on her work.
Her visual art has been shown extensively in Canada, U.S.A., England,
France and India. Her work is displayed in many prominent public and
private collection internationally. She has received several awards
for her paintings. She was one of five nominees honored during the
prestigious "Woman of Distinction Awards" for her contribution in Art,
Culture and Heritage in Winnipeg, Canada. She has composed CD'S of
poetry and music for UNICEF to help raise funds for underprivileged
children globally. In addition to organ and banjo, she plays the
sitar, one of the most ancient and difficult instruments. She
currently serves on the Film Classification Board in Manitoba, Canada.
flower on a cactus, a fountain splashing out from the bosom of
a burning stone, a drop of cool air on the lips of a burning
wind, a peaceful melody in a jungle of screams, a blanket of
sunlight on a shivering body in the peak of winter, a shower
of dew kisses on the parched lips of the Earth, a cloud
providing shade. This is what she is - this is what is Mother!
That who cannot be explained – but can only be felt.
A Mother is that wind on whose waves blessings float on
eternally . She is a branch that squeezes all of its blood to
nourish its flowers until the last drop of its own life is