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Usha Shantharam

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Panche
Panche, 2009 Acylic On Canvas 20"X16" © copyrighted usha shantharam
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Coy Bride, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20 X 16 X 2 Inches © usha shantharam
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Golden Age 1, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20"X16" © usha shantharam
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Golden Age 2, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20"X16" © usha shantharam
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Gully Cricket - sold, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 12"X16' © usha shantharam
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Lead Kindly Brother, 2010 Acrylic On Canvas 16"X12" © usha shantharam
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Laughing Girls, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20"X16" © usha shantharam
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Reminiscing, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20"X16' © usha shantharam
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Boy on Bike, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20"X20" © usha shantharam
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Hot Deals, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 24"X30" © usha shantharam
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Quick Facts
Lives in
Bangalore
Works in
Bangalore
Statement

Arists statement:  ‘My personal philosophy is to open people’s minds to the beauty of our times and the scenes of everyday life around us.’-usha   

Art Shows:

 

-2016- ‘Black and White’- themed group art show at Venkatappa Art Gallery – 14th to 23rd Oct 2016.

 

-2015 – ‘Gajamukha’- group art show at Reves Art Gallery Bangalore 19th to 30th Sept.

-2015 – ‘Exprima Frais’- group art show at Reves Art Gallery – Bangalore – 26th July to 5th August.

 

-2015- ‘Akanksha2’- mega group art show at CKP Art gallery and museum – Bengaluru- 15th to 19th April.

 

- 2014-  'Akanksha' group art show with 50 women artists celebrating Women's Day at Chitra Kala Parishath - 8-10 March.

 

- 2013-   ‘LAYA’ – Rhythms of Nature and Dance – group art show at Chitra Kala Parishath.Art Complex. Bengaluru- 4th to 10th Oct 2013. 

 

   -   2013 – ‘Melange’ group art show in aid of the ISPTD ( Indian Society for Performers and Teachers of Dance) 13th Sept to 10th Oct at Sublime Art Gallery Bengaluru.

 

-         2012 – 23rd to 27th March ‘ArtWave’ group art show by 35 artists at

Chitra Kala Parishad – Bengaluru.

 

 

-         2011 – Group art show ‘The Drawing Room Musings’- along with her students of art class. - 16th May to 25th May at Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad. Bengaluru.

 

-         2009 – Nov 8th and 9th Group display of paintings at ‘The Bangalore Club’ – Bengaluru.

 

-         2009 – May 3rd to 13th, ‘Prathibimba’ two person show  along with the children of ‘APSA Dream School’ at ‘Renaissance Art Gallery, Bangalore.

 

-         2009 - Solo show ‘Body Language’ at Chitra Kala Parishath, Bangalore, from 1st to 8th February.

 

-         2008-2009 – Traveling Group shows at Jodhpur ('Palette Symphony of art Gallery Jan 4th to 24th '); Jaipur,(14th March to 24th March); Calcutta('GC Laha Centenary Fine Arts Gallery' Dec 29th to Jan 10th); and Goa, as member of the ‘Scribble artists association’- Hyderabad.

 

-         2007 - Solo show – The Indian Scene’ - at the ‘Trinity Acres and Woods’ Community gallery -8th&9th  December.

 

-         2007 – 3rd to 6th May, ‘Art Works’ – Two person show at ‘Chithra Kala Parishath’ Art complex at Bangalore in May. 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements

 

-2016 – Conducted 2 day workshop 30th and 31st July at Reves Art Gallery on ‘How to paint a Flower Vase Still Life from a real life setting’.

-2014- Conducted workshop 13-14 Dec at Reves Art Gallery. ‘Learn to paint a still life in acrylics’.

-2014- Painting ‘Sridevi in Mr. India’ featured on ETV Telugu channel by the popular Actor Sridevi herself.

- 2014- Painting called 'Shree420' featured in 'Elle' Magazine in April issue.

- 2014- Featured in 'Indian Talent Magazine in their February issue.

-  2013 – Participated by invitation - Live discussion on BBC World News Hangout – about ‘What makes Art Iconic’ on 5th June.  Show was hosted by Will Gompetz BBC Arts Editor and Benjamin Zand Producer/BJ at BBC World.

- 2013- Painting called 'Dance of Mahishasura Mardini' described as 'wonderful piece of art' by Benjamin Zand director/BJ at BBC World News Hangout.

 

- 2013-  Painting called 'Dance of Mahishasura Mardini' described as 'wonderful piece of art' by Benjamin Zand director/BJ at BBC World News Hangout.

-         2010- 10th Feb –  Juror of ‘Abstract Art’ competition held by The Bishop Cottons Girls College – Bengaluru.

-         2010 – 5th Feb - Awarded ‘Woman Entrepreneur in the field of Art’ by the students of Bishop Cottons Girls Collage during ‘Entrepreneurs Week’.   

-         2010 – 17th and 18th January - Participated in the ‘Art and Social Media’ Workshop – Bangalore.

-     En plein air’ art camp at Lal Bagh – Bangalore, as member of ‘Bangalore Art Forum’.  

-         2008 - Finalist –for Nationwide Art competition –Kala Sangati – Hyderabad.

-         2007 – Her paintings ‘Green Earth and Red Oil’ and the ‘Water Lilies’ were selected by the US based Gallery Front.com Art organization for their ‘Peak Oil’ project and published in the Sept-Oct 2007 issue of their Art Magazine.

-         2005 - Participated in ‘Chitra Santhe’ at Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishad.

-         1998 –Participated and organized ‘Rajasthani miniature painting’ workshop by renowned artist Shri Uma Shankar Sharma.