Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Thinking Over Coffee

'Thinking Over Coffee'
Soft pastels on Tinted paper,
15 x 20 inches

My painting 'Thinking over coffee' has been selected for exhibition in Camel Art Foundation's All India Annual Art Exhibition 2014 which opens on Jan 5th, 2015 at Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai. My gratitude to the organizers and the jury.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

My Trip To China

Just back from Qingdao, China, where I was invited to attend the opening of the China International Watercolor Biennial Exhibition 2014.
It was an excellent trip and my very first trip abroad. The exhibition was very well organized with so many fantastic and inspiring selection of works. Got an opportunity to meet a lot of wonderful artists from different countries and exchange our thoughts on watercolor.



Friday, December 5, 2014

My participation in China Qingdao International Watercolor Biennial 2014

I feel honored to have 4 of my works included in the China Qingdao International Watercolour Biennial 2014. This event is organized by China Ministry of Culture Art Department, China Ministry of Culture Bureau for External Cultural Relations and Qingdao Municipal People’s Government and co-organized by Chinese Artists Association Watercolour Art Committee.
The exhibition will be held at the Qingdao Art Museum from Dec. 12th ,2014 till Feb 28th, 2015. I’m also very grateful to the organizers for the opportunity to attend the opening ceremony personally. Looking forward to meeting some wonderful watercolour artists from around the world!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sunday Plein air painting

Sunday at Lalbagh,
Watercolor, 10 x 14 inches

Whenever possible, I go out on Sundays to paint outdoors (en plein air). Painted this one yesterday at Lalbagh Botanical Garden.
The below ones were painted from my earlier tip to the same place...

A photo of me painting on location, courtesy one of my friends from our outdoor group