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Anuradha Thakur

Ahmednagar, India 44 Followers

About Artist

Anuradha's tryst with tribal people started in her childhood in Maharashtra, which metamorphosis into paintings at a later age. She has since created several series of paintings based on tribal people, She has travell...

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Anuradha's tryst with tribal people started in her childhood in Maharashtra, which metamorphosis into paintings at a later age. She has since created several series of paintings based on tribal people, She has travelled extensively to remote parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur and Nepal (Different tribal places in India) to gain insight into the lifestyle for her work. She has sensitively brought out simplicity, transparency, contentment in life and Celebration of life using black on white canvas with earthen colours. It's appreciable that she has shown different textures to express minute details, emotions and depth in her paintings. On the other hand she has added subtle earthen colours to subdue the black giving the painting a delicate feel.

Anuradha Thakur is one of those Indian artists who have captured the core of India's tribal people in all their spirit and purity. Watch her while painting & get a glimpse of her work-style.

Link to TedX Talk https://youtu.be/nUBKMyxsViA

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  • About Artist

    Anuradha's tryst with tribal people started in her childhood in Maharashtra, which metamorphosis into paintings at a later age. She has since created several series of paintings based on tribal people, She has travelled extensively to remote parts of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur and Nepal (Different tribal places in India) to gain insight into the lifestyle for her work. She has sensitively brought out simplicity, transparency, contentment in life and Celebration of life using black on white canvas with earthen colours. It's appreciable that she has shown different textures to express minute details, emotions and depth in her paintings. On the other hand she has added subtle earthen colours to subdue the black giving the painting a delicate feel.

    Anuradha Thakur is one of those Indian artists who have captured the core of India's tribal people in all their spirit and purity. Watch her while painting & get a glimpse of her work-style.

    Link to TedX Talk https://youtu.be/nUBKMyxsViA

    Indian Artist Anuradha Thakur - Working on Her Painting!

    Anuradha Thakur is one of those Indian artists who have captured the core of India's tribal people in all their spirit and purity. Watch her while painting & get a glimpse of her work-style.

  • Academics

    G.D. (Art), A.T.D.



  • Exhibitions

    2015 ‘’ Punjab Art Council and We group ‘’ National Award for painting, Chandigarh
    2015 CVM National award for painting, Vallabhnagar, Gujarat
    2014 Ankur Sahitya Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Dr B. P. Hiwale Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Abhiruchi Gaurav Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Warnecha Wagh Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Kavi Anant Fandi Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2008 Award in All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune.
    1992 State award for research paper on Student Qualitative Development
    & Behavioral Changes through art as a medium.
    1983 A.T.D. (1st in state)
    1982 State Art prize in State Art Exhibition

  • Award & Recognition

    HONOURS


    2015 ‘’ Punjab Art Council and We group ‘’ National Award for painting, Chandigarh
    2015 CVM National award for painting, Vallabhnagar, Gujarat
    2014 Ankur Sahitya Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Dr B. P. Hiwale Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Abhiruch Gaurav Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Varnecha Vagh Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2013 Kavi Anant Fandi Award for the book Anubhutinchya Spandanrekha
    2008 Award in All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune.
    1992 State award for research paper on Student Qualitative Development
    & Behavioral Changes through art as a medium.
    1983 A.T.D. (1st in state)
    1982 State Art prize in State Art Exhibition

    CAMPS

    2014 International Art Festival, Jaipur
    2013 10th National Art Festival at Gangtok, Sikkim. Organized by Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
    2011 “Artists in Residence” by Pegasus Foundation at Hyderabad.
    2009 National Artist’s camp, Karnataka.
    2008 International Artist’s Camp Mystic Village, Pune.
    2007 National Artist’s Camp, Pune.
    2006 “Women for Women-Healing Brushstrokes”
    An Art Camp involving 25 women artists from Bangladesh,
    India, Pakistan, South Africa & Sri Lanka.




    ACHIVEMENTS
    - Twelve paintings from “Song of nature” series have been selected for CRY calendar 2012 & Greeting cards. (2012)
    - One painting from the “Festive Rhythm” series were chosen to represent India in CFM calendar featuring artists from 12 different countries. (2010)
    - Illustrations done for Oxford University Press, UK, ( 2010).
    - Illustrations done for ‘Hesperian Foundation’ California,(2005)
    - Conducted orientation for Primary Teachers based on new syllabus.
    - Arts and Craft Training program for Anganwadi Teachers
    - Number of Art and Craft workshop for children in Maharashtra.
    - Picture project for books to bring awareness about watershed project, repairing of hand pumps and health care for rural population.
    - Workshop in Arts and Craft for adolescent girls in 70 villages in Paithan Taluka, Maharashtra.
    - Compiled a book on greeting cards by motivating children ‘create the cards’.
    - ‘Rangoli Chitre’, book on Rangoli, compiled with the design created by ladies was brought out.
    - Designed the covers and illustrations for many books in India & abroad.
    - Action Research on drawing grade exams was accepted by Maharashtra State education Research & Training Board(1994)

    ARTICLES PUBLISHED
    - Column in daily Loksatta for 3 years.
    - Write ups on Art in daily Sakal , Loksatta , Tarun Bharat and Gavakari,
    - Series on ‘Women and Sahitya Sammelan in daily Kesari

    COLLECTIONS
    - Prime Minister Office, New Delhi
    - Mr. Bernard, Gallery Myriane, Paris
    - Park Hyatt, Hyderabad,
    - Novotel, Hyderabad
    - Dr. Abhay Bang’s Institute ‘Search’.
    - Capt. B.R. Vijayendra, Director, Ficus Pax Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.,
    - Rajul Bodhana, ‘ Geeta International’, Hong Kong.
    - Niranjana Shah, U.S.A.
    - Larson & Toubro, Ahmednagar
    - Cummins College of Architecture, Pune.
    - Wall murals for ‘Malpani Balabhavan’ Sangamner, Maharashtra.
    - Firoza Godrej, Cymroza Art Gallery.
    Many other collections in India and abroad.

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