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About Artist

Born and bought up in Nainital, I believe that Nature inspires me to paint. After completing my high school, I moved to Delhi to complete my graduation, eventually getting up married and settling down in the city. I have closely observed the quaintness of the mountain life and the bustle of the metropolitan. Art is my way of finding lost peace and patience in a busy city life wherein I can transform my emotions into vivid colours on a canvas. My paintings range from the traditional art style of Madhubani and Kalamkari to evocative modern landscapes. They are detailed in the intricacies of life and nature. When I am not working on my canvas, I teach at a Public School in Delhi and my wish is to turn my passion for art into a full-fledged career.

Academics

    1987 Bachelors in Art from DSB Constituent College, Kumaon University, Nainital, with 2nd Division (1st Division in Drawing & Painting)
    1989 Diploma from Manava Bharati Teachers Training Institute, New Delhi, with 1st Division (Art & Craft)
    1990 Bachelor in Education from Maharshi Dayanand University, Haryana, with 2nd Division
    2017 Master of Arts from Dr C.V. Raman University, Chhattisgarh, with 1st Division

Exhibitions

    I was responsible for making huge props, paintings and crafts for various exhibitions and occasions as the Arts Team In-charge during my time at Mother's Pride, New Delhi.

Award & Recognition

    1996-2001 Art Team In-charge at Mother’s Pride, New Delhi
    1987 First Position in Poster Competition from Bal Bharti Public School, New Delhi
    1987 Second Place in Fevicryl Painting Contest, New Delhi
    1988 Certificate of participation at Creative Art Work Shop held at Bal Bhavan Society, National Training Resource Centre, Ministry of Education Project, Govt. of India
    1988 Consolation Prize in Toymaking competition organized by NCERT, Delhi
    1988 Merit Certificate for Art & Craft from Manava Bharati Teachers Training Institute, New Delhi
    2001 Distinguished contribution at Annual Day from Mother’s Pride, New Delhi
    2001 Awarded Certificate of Excellence in Art & Craft from Mother’s Pride, New Delhi

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