Usha Shantharam, Bangalore Member Since May 2008 Artist 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
Painting makes me to discover the world around me and myself again and again.
I paint extensively on various subjects, in various styles, in oils and acrylics on canvas. I just love to paint.
2009 - Jan 4th to 24th, group show at Jodhpur at - 'Palette Symphony of art Gallery'.
2009 - Feb 1st to 8th, solo show called 'Body Language' at Chitra Kala Parishad Bangalore.
2008-2009 - Dec 29th to Jan 10th, group show at Calcutta at 'GC Laha Centenary Fine Arts Gallery'.
2007 Dec 3rd to 5th solo show at 'Trinity Woods and Acres' community. Sarjapur Bangaore.
2007 May 3rd to 5th joint show at Chitra Kala Parishad -Bangalore
2008 - Consolation award for the 'Kala Sangati' all India art competition held by 'Scribble artists association' Hyderabad.
2007 - My paintings 'Green earth and red oil' and 'Water Lillies or Oil' were submitted for a US art project called' Peak Oil", and both were selected and published in the Sept-Oct issue of the 'GalleryFront' art Magazine USA.