Category Archives: Happy Happenings

Sakshi’s Joy Foundation

Last year in September I had the chance to paint a commissioned portrait that was effortless to paint but the hardest on my emotions. I cried for two straight days and then just took a break from painting memorial portraits. But god works in mysterious ways… Binu, Sakhis’ mother asked if I would be able […]

Déjà Vu – Solo show 2023 – wrap up

I have just wrapped up my solo show Déjà Vu, of works inspired by nature at ‘The Bangalore Room’ here in Bangalore. It was two days of absolute delight – not just because I sold a few works but because I met so many people. Some I knew and some I met for the first […]

Déjà Vu – Artist statement

As you all know I have just concluded my solo show of nature-inspired artworks a couple of days ago. I thought I would share the artist’s statement here with you… “Welcome to my new collection, Déjà Vu, a wild place in the heart where illusion and reality converge. These works showcase my journey through time, […]

Déjà Vu -solo show 2023

I am thrilled to be having a show after quite a few years.  Covid-19 and its aftermath sort of threw life out of gear. But I am determined to make this year count! This show is a departure from the work I usually paint – it’s all inspired by nature and is botanical art. The […]

Varanasi Kettle

Ritu a longtime client and friend messaged to say she wanted a kettle that depicts the spiritual side of Varanasi. This one was right up my alley as they say. I had done a post on my trip to Kashi a few years ago and I knew just what to depict.  The kettle is done […]

Khagen Mahanta

Khagen Mahanta Approx.12×12 inches Acrylics on board papered with brown paper. . This is my tiny tribute to the legendary Khagen Mahanta. He was a singer and composer of folk and traditional music of Assam. Known as the “King of Bihu”. His Bihu songs, Borgeet and other folk songs remain popular in Assam. The artist, […]

Dr Indira Hegde

Dr Indira Hegde Approx.12×12 inches Acrylics on board papered with brown paper. . This is a portrait of my friend Saritha’s mothership. Yes, that is what Saritha calls her 🙂 I have never met aunty in person but I have seen posts about her on Saritha’s social media feeds. We did connect on a video […]

Ms. Khan

Mrs. Leela Khan Approx.12×12 inches Acrylics on board papered with brown paper. . I stumbled upon an image on Instagram and saved it. Lovely face and lovely light. The green frames of the spectacle were the deal clincher. I did not really pay attention to who it was as it was meant to be a […]

The Three Grand-kids

The Three Grandkids 24×24 inches Acrylics on canvas Sometime mid last year I got a lovely message from Kiranmayi. She wanted to know if I would be free to paint a combined portrait of her children and their cousin for her mother’s 70th birthday this Jan. Now even if I did not have time, I […]

CARE – Dog Paintings

If you are a regular reader then you know that I love dogs. I don’t have any pets because I don’t think it is fair to keep them unless you have enough space for them to run and exercise. And I live in an apartment complex with fairly strict rules. Mind you – I have […]

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