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If I am asked to describe myself in one sentence then it is "Art is my life". As a child I was always curious to learn beadwork , embroidery orknitting from my grandmother. I cultivated a hobby of painting through fabric painting 24 years ago, in India. I have a bachelor's degree in commerce. Along with that I did home science, which also taught me how to integrate art in my daily life. My parents as well as my art teacher inspired me to paint and with their motivation I always kept my hobby of painting alive. After moving to the States I learnt 'One Stroke' painting and oil painting. Now, I mostly work with oils and acrylics on landscapes and inspirations from nature. Recently I have also started glass painting, and 3D Art on pots. I feel that art is everywhere around you, you only need to learn to appreciate it. I hope to continue learning to live through my passion for art.
A Software Engineer by profession and self-taught Artist by passion, Giri Pottepalem has been into arts since his childhood. With no formal training in art, he believes he inherited this skill from his Dad who was also his inspiration. Art took a back seat in his life as career and family took the precedence. However, without regretting the past, he made art a part of his life now.
Giri’s journey of art began as a hobby in his childhood, later transformed into a passion. But, it’s only recently he started to experience it solely from his heart. He has done numerous artworks in various media; pencil, ballpoint pen, ink, sketch pens, watercolors, and oils. He also does illustrations, and sculptures with soaps & clay. Realism is his approach to art and he is not satisfied until his work looks beautiful to him. Beauty, richness and skill are the main aspects that he always looks for, in art.
In one word art means, soul to Giri.
I am a business analyst by profession and artist, art teacher by hobby. My journey to art has started with my first oil painting in 1995.This painting not only unleashed my artistic talent but also gave me a path to build my childhood interest into passion. Since then I kept the passion alive by creating own art work using different media and teaching kids at my own art school. I find greatest joy in teaching and get utmost satisfaction by sharing the essence, happiness of painting, and spark the imagination in kids. I get inspired by an artwork which touches my heart with a great feeling of joy every time I see. My major work is using oil colors on canvas, 2D/3D painting using clay on canvas. Hope this beautiful artistic journey continues forever...
Visit my blog at www.geetarts.com
I am a self-taught artist and a Software Engineer by profession. Being surrounded by an artistic father and mother has taught me the passion for capturing beautiful things. Life took hold over the next 15 years which took me away from it. Re-discovering this passion has been very exhilarating and liberating for me. I am really enjoying my artistic endeavors which has also made me see the beauty around me with new eyes. Losing myself in my art gives me the ultimate satisfaction.
Were it not for the Kalakrutiama , my artistic attributes would lay dormant My background in environment engineering makes me a natural with landscape art and florals that I am exploring in pastels and water colors. My interaction with this group has inspired me to explore and pursue art, so much so that now I can not stop painting.
I have been painting from a very young age. I began as a realistic painter, over the years became more impressionistic and now find myself moving towards semi abstract work. My inspiration comes from life around me, nature, city life, suburbs, people, seasons, colors and moods. I work primarily in acrylics, watercolors and oils.
Today, I offer high quality fine art instruction to adults and children that teaches students how to "see and read" paintings. The curriculum (designed by me) includes the use of several media - pencil, charcoal, soft pastels, oil pastels, watercolors and acrylics. Adult students and children create paintings in several genres including still-life, flowers, the figure, landscape, portraiture, and cartooning. I teach in group and private lessons. I teach all mediums and all genres of art.
I also conduct Paint Alongs for adults and children throughout the year. I am an active member of several local art societies and organizations and have participated in many group and solo shows. I create and sell artwork through group and solo shows, galleries and my professional blog http://priti-fine-art.blogspot.com/ and facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Priti-Lathia-Fine-Art/
Please drop in online to see more of my work.
Pablo Picasso once said “Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up”
My website: http://www.kavitagohil.com/
I am an artist by heart and also carrying passion for teaching Arts, Crafts and Maths. Since childhood I have been passionate for arts & mathematics and It’s my father, a professor in Agriculture University, who sowed the seed-of-love for arts & design in me. As I completed my Masters in Mathematics, the passion & understanding of design & sketching also grew. I always believe that Maths & Arts go hand-in-hand. To bring-out the hidden talent within students, I teach sketching, painting, crafts & dance to adults & kids of all age groups. I run classes in Norwood-Walpole area and also an instructor at Academy of Creative arts in Burlington.
While in Boston, I joined Intense Art classes at Museum of Fine Arts under artist Carmella Yager. To further pursue my interest with digital-media & graphics-design, I attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design for web-design course.
My interest areas of work are semi-abstract, still-life and 3D painting with acrylic, oil, charcoal and oil pastel. I also express my art with web & graphic design. I am an active member in local Art-groups and has been participating and presenting my work at various exhibitions and charity events.
Working with children is my passion. I help children bring out their imagination and creativity through art.
I live in Nashua, NH. For the past 20 years, I have held many different positions, from teaching to school administration. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Master’s Degree in Fine Arts and a Teaching Certificate for New Hampshire. Currently I am a teacher for the Nashua School District.
After working with children in the classroom all day, I teach art to children after school. Some might think I'm crazy, but children are imaginative and creative and I love their energy! We have so much fun together as we draw, paint and interact.
I am also a local artist and participate in art events and shows. I work mainly with oils, acrylics and pastels. Over the weekends I keep myself busy doing organized paint nights, children art birthday parties and painting customized art for clients.
My website: http://www.kalakreations.com/
After working in a corporate environment as an engineer for more than 20 years, I decided to embrace art as my full time profession couple of years ago. Art is a foundational part of my life, and I feel fortunate to follow my passion and spend time experimenting with it.
I studied fine arts while I was in school and collage and I primarily work with oils, acrylics and watercolors. I provide bespoke art and design, custom art consultation, art classes for children and adults and paint-together sessions for teens and adults. My art work has received numerous awards, and has been exhibited at various charity events, solo and group art exhibitions in both India and the US.
An artist residing in Chelmsford with a passion for real flowers and leaves has been creating paintings and other things using pressed real flowers, acrylics, water colors and other mixed media items. She also paints floral, Landscapes, Seascapes, Still Life.
In her own words "My mom introduced me to art and taught me to love and appreciate art."
Her Artwork has been a part of many solo and group Art Shows, Juried shows at various Art Galleries,Library shows, Lowell Art Walk and Chelmsford Art Walk(2012).Her Art Work has also been a part of "Doors Unhinged!". Her work was available for sale at Revolving Museum, Lowell.
Her Art work has been honored with different awards that include: Second place in “Lowell Art Walk 2007,” First prize award in mixed media in the Fourth of July art show 2007, and an honorable mention award in mixed media category in the Fourth of July art show 2008 and others ...
She has been actively involved with different Art Organizations like ALL and Chelmsford Art Society at different levels. She has been a Board Member of the Chelmsford Art Society from last many years. She also organized Art projects for kids at "Essence of India" event for two years. Speaking of Art, she is also involved with Theatre groups and loves to act. She also teaches Art classes , summer art camps and painting workshops for adults at different locations.
In her own words "I love Art and for me Art is life !!!"
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I am an oil painting artist and love to paint colorful florals and landscapes. I really enjoy exploring different, mediums, crafts and techniques. I am a Finance professional and recently took a hiatus from my corporate career to focus more into my art and further my art journey.
You can find my artwork at: www.rohiniartworld.com and www.facebook.com/RohiniArtWorld