have been painting since the last 25 year. The medium I
have been working on is rice paper on canvas. I feel the
medium has a great effect on the texture. It appears as
the though water colors, ink and mixed media used are
sucked into the rice paper giving depth and transparency
to the paintings. I use squares to make it appear
the years I have moved from brighter to lighter colors
from gross to subtle aspects of paintings.
The scriptural writing from Sanskrit or
forms an integral part of my work, AUM is the primordial sound
from which the whole universe has been created .
My art is reflective above the systems and cycles that are fundamental
to our lives. I find that we tend to organize our ideas and behavior
into systems that are known as patterns. The patterns I use in my art
reflects my perceptions of the course of my life as well as human
behavior. These patterns are often used upon simple geometric forms
Circles, squares, spirals, lines etc. are so basic. They frequently
show up in my artwork. I use them to create rhythm. Itís the play
between rhythms and ideas that interest me. By using these basic
elements I am able to create an art that builds a framework of my
Over the years the patterns I have used have evolved considerably. I
now approach patterns almost like I approach colors. I search
for the right match to the form. I am more concerned with the rhythms
of the painting.
My focus has always been abstract art. I am attracted to its total
freedom of formulation. Abstract takes more than seeing Ė its takes
contemplation. To see beyond what is seen.
Itís amazing to note how you invent yourself with
each new body of work. I want the work to be in a state of becoming,
to be open to receive the unexpected.
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