Asha Shetty

Updated: Jul 8



Asha is a self-taught artist from Mumbai, she turned her passion for art into a full-time profession in 2016. She is known for her aesthetically pleasing works of graphite and colours depicted in paintings that represent traditional as well as spiritual facets of India.



Her work encapsulates heritage and culture that portrays a varied range of subjects. Her oeuvre predominately includes paintings of the divine as well as feminine forms, while primarily working with acrylic on canvas to render life-like portraits and landscapes using rich tones.


She is known for her intricate work with ink and pencil sketches, as well as for her work with watercolours. Apart from holding regular exhibitions of original pieces, she is also a freelance artist undertaking commission works.



Since the success of her maiden exhibition in Mumbai, there has been no looking back. She has received recognition for her work from artists, celebrities, and professionals, motivating her to exhibit her art across several cities and galleries in India. Her artwork has been nearly sold-out in the 14 exhibitions that she has held so far. It also led her to go back to her studies and learn more about art through a wide range of courses from renowned art schools in Mumbai.


Mumbai Art Fair (Mumbai), India Art Festival (Mumbai), Global Art Fair (Mumbai), Spandan Interflow (Shimla) and Manthan (Baroda) are some of the prominent places where Asha has exhibited.


Unveiling our rendezvous with Asha Shetty


A. How many years you have been in the field of art and why?

Started in 2016 as a hobby and in the process art became a great solace for my soul and spirituality. My first exhibition was in December 2016 and after that there is no looking back. Have recently concluded an exhibition at Jehangir for a charity in June 2022 and it was my 16th show in 5 and half years.

 

B. What media you have been using so far?

Acrylic on Canvas , Watercolour and pencil/ink


C. What media you are planning to explore in the future?

Oil on Canvas


D. What kind of uniqueness you spotlight using your art?

My colours are more of a warm palette which connected well with the audience. I also focused on the eyes which are the soul of my paintings that brought a uniqueness as it made my work more alive.


Thanks Giving

The E Today is thankful to Asha Shetty for her valuable time and even to Mr. Hiral Shah, The Chief Editor; who has jalso set up an one-of-its-kind global platform The Indian Gallery for promoting art along with Anjali Kaur Arorawho is well known for her talk show ‘The Anjali Arora Talk Show’







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