The Reliance House Gallery in downtown Norwich hosted its First Friday event on April 5, featuring artist Gail Gelburd, professor and chair of the Visual Arts Department. Gelburd's exhibit, "India: Between People and their Prayers," is on view in gallery at 40 Broadway. Gelburd has travelled extensively in Cuba, Japan, China, Tibet and India in search of an understanding of these complex and diverse cultures. Through her writings, curatorial work and photography, she seeks to capture the key elements that define those cultures. Gelburd has a doctorate in contemporary art and teaches Asian, contemporary and African American art at Eastern.