Behind The Frame

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K. Vilvanathan

K. Vilvanathan

Artist and Lecturer of Art, Vilvanathan's works are about exploring emotions in relation to the what we see around us. He expresses these emotions in a riot of colours, the way emotions are – raw, strong, wilful. He comes from the viewpoint that one sees what one wishes to see depending on how he relates to the object. His works therefore let you arrive at your own conclusions of what art is to you. To see artworks by K. Vilvanathan, click here

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Gayatri Deshpande

Gayatri Deshpande

Artist, art teacher, mother to an 18-year old, Gayatri's art vocabulary is mainly abstraction. Her acrylics and oils carry a depth and colour range that is her identity. She seeks freedom with imagery. Her leanings towards abstraction helps her achieve this. She is an alumni of the esteemed art school in Pune, The Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya. She loves teaching art and has also exhibited at many group and solo shows across the country. To see artworks by Gayatri Deshpande, click here

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Dr. Kusumlata Sharma

Dr. Kusumlata Sharma

Dr. Kusumlata Sharma is a national award-winning artist. Her series on creation named Srishti has been the talking point in the near past. She is one of the women artists making major headway in taking women's art to the next level. Her works while delicate leave plenty of room to explore the stories contained in the mixed media presentations she puts together. She has several shows and art camps to her credit. To see artworks by Dr. Kusumlata Sharma, click here

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Shantala Palat

Shantala Palat

Shantala's works are a journey into the unpredictable world of the human psyche and what lies beyond. Her works seem largely inspired by nature, composite animal paintings of the Indian Mughal miniatures and childhood animation films, My Little Pony and the Walt Disney productions. Shantala works the colours like a magician. Acrylics, gouache, watercolour, colour pencils and, pen and ink render out in bright bursts of colour evoking curiosity and emotion. To see artworks by Shantala Palat, click here

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S. Karthika

S. Karthika

Young artist Karthika is a nature bird. She presents what she sees, as she sees without entering into any psycho-analysis of it. Clean strokes, fresh yet muted oranges and greens hold fort allowing her subjects to live in her works, true to their actual life outside of the canvas. Karthika's success is her steady hand and her keen observation skills. To see artworks by S. Karthika, click here

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