This being a group show of four emerging artists. Emerging Artists are : Ms. Vrushali Prakash (artist based in Ahmedabad), Ms. Simple Mohanty Pani (artist based in Delhi), Ms. Aashima Jain (Based in Delhi) and Ms. Anula Thakur (based in Noida)
About the artist Ms.Vrushali Prakash : Breathing life into canvas since 1990, artist Vrushali Prakash has waltzed with painting as a full-time career. Professionally trained at Sir J.J School of Arts, Mumbai, from 1985 – 1990, she has exhibited her work at various art shows.
Apart from painting, she loves to cook and travel. This series was inspired by her own extensive travels across India, covering the forests of Satpura, Tadoba-Andhari, Ranthambore, and Gir, as well as the pristine Himalayas. Through these works, she hopes to evoke in viewers the milieu of emotions that touched her as she played in the lap of nature.
In the words of Artist Ms.Simple Mohanty Pani : ""My passion for art since childhood made me try to capture the fascinating beauty of nature- whether azure skies, the play of light and shade on foliage, or the multi-hued iridescence of flowers- on paper. Starting with water colours, my first love due to the translucency of the medium, I have found it equally exciting to venture into oils, acrylics and pen & ink on canvas, at ease with both brush and spatula.
As a creative artist, I have been deeply touched by the beauty, balance, rhythm, resilience and vibrant colours of nature and natural cycles, which naturally manifest themselves in the bustle of human life & culture as well. Hence I am drawn towards subjects that reflect these- they could be flowers, water bodies, animals
, still life or people in the midst of any or all of these. The human subjects in my works are generally organically connected to nature. When I paint these, my aim is to try to get to the very soul of the appeal of the subject, the beauty that moved me in the first place and to capture its vitality & life force on canvas.
The style and strokes of my works are closest to the impressionistic genre, although rooted in representationalism. The works of greats like Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh and Amrita Shergill
inspire me no end. Although I have been painting and sketching from a very early age, I started professionally exhibiting my works relatively recently. An assistant professor in Political Science by profession, I teach at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University
. If anything, my liberal arts education has whetted my appetite for and appreciation of painting and my artistic passion enables the juggling of both careers.
I have exhibited my works in several group art shows in Delhi including those by Lalit hotel's Art Junction, RPR gallery, CSOI & AIFACS.
In the words of artist Aashima Jain :
Being an Artist & Graphic Designer bynature & in heart, A Geographer & Geo-Information ciences student by Education, with this great knowledge, I enjoy playing with colors, making diifferent textures, as it shows in my poured acrylic paintings & Encaustic works. This process allows me to express freely, creating magic both on paper & canvas spaces.
My inspiration comes from believing in consciousness & spiritual doings, which helps me to understand the process of knowing oneself and others around me. With this deep knowledge of earth nature and human behavior, we only understand the beliefs that one lives & creates for future generations. Not only with art one is expressive but also shares a part of their soul withanother human. It is an evolution of our species that takes placewith time.Would love to share my work, my passion which is admired by the beauty surrounding us in this gifted beautifulworld. Live in peace and love.
Artist Anula Thakur :
Anula Thakur has been painting and drawing in various mediums including acrylic, water colour, pastels, as well as ink for 30 years, She is self-taught and has taken classes more recently to learn new techniques. She has also found photography to be an effective medium of expression. In 2017, Anula was awarded for her works in photography at the Habitat Center, New Delhi.
A native of Delhi, she has worked as a teacher. Now she produces painting commissions alongside various freelance art work out of her private studio in Noida. She also offers art classes for eager art lovers.
Each painting for me is an adventure. A blank canvas allows much to manifest. It narrates emotion of the subject, through from and texture relying greatly upon color harmony and composition. I paint the things that move me, and hope that I am able to translate my perception to art form and share these impression with others. I work and sometimes rework a painting until I see some idea developing and taking shape. I use colour to capture the mood and essence of my subjects. I find a tremendous sense of grace exists within the world that surrounds us. I pause to notice this and I hope my art, on canvas and paint reflects life as seen and imagined.
This show's opening reception on 24th November had a very elegant guest list attendance of people from different wakes of life such as Mr. Eduardo Sanchez - Embassy of Spain, Mrs Galla Sanchez - Beauty Pageant organizer, Ms. Chand Bakshi, Ms. Sabina Grover, Ms. Silvee Bakshi, Mrs. Aruna Sethi - Sr. Vice President of Regional Council - Indo American Chamber of Commerce, Artist Vrushali Prakash, Mr. Talwar - Art Consultant and Art Collector, Artist Aashima Jain, Artist Simple Mohanty Pani, Artist Anula Thakur, Fashion Designer - Ms. Carla from Spain, Socialite and Kaftan Designer - Mrs. Aruna Makhija… and several others.
Special Thanks to the management of HOTEL ITC SHERATON, SAKET mainly.. General Manager - Ms. Benita Sharma, Resident Manager - Mr. Rishi Mattu, F&B Manager - Mr. Kavra, Mr. Abhinav and others.
Art Curator and show organizer - Mr. Vikram Sethi recently won the Business Eminence Service award 2017 in February 2017, for the best art curator of 2016 (he also had won the Bharat Nirman award 2015 for the best art curator) and he has the ability to bring together a lot of talented ,emerging artists and helps in promoting them. This show is on display from 24th November till 4th December 2018 in Hotel ITC Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi . This show has been supported by Hotel ITC Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi and and Media Powered by Asian News Channel India Pvt. Ltd. / News Age Pvt. Ltd. / News Global e-TV Networks Pvt. Ltd. and World News 24x7 Pvt. Ltd.