Usha Shantharam

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