Subodh Maheshwari, corona Member Since October 2011 Artist Statement “In the threshold of life, my present is the window to the past and a key to the future.” Subodh Maheshwari was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, which is a state in North India. This is also where she learned folk art and classical music.
Her art is a fusion of Eastern symbolism and Western composition influenced by Rajasthani and Mogul art, and it is accented by Hindi and Sanskrit passages. Highly individual in style, her works have been described as emotional, mysterious, personal and humorous. “My paintings give me space to feel and express my visual delight in color, shape and form.”
Subodh Maheshwari M.F.A has participated in many shows nationally and internationally including the Fourth Cosmopolitan Exhibition in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Among the numerous honors she has won is the Regional Fellowship Award at the University of California, Irvine, when she was earning her Masters degree in Fine Arts.
Subodh paints on commission, and teaches classes in art to children and adults, Weekdays and Weekends including evenings. She gives private and group lessons, and workshops of different mediums and subjects. . She judges art shows, lectures and gives demonstrations, as well as teaches healthy creative cooking, and Hindi language classes.
“I get great pleasure and satisfaction in teaching my talents and experience to my students and I am very proud of their achievements’.