Fine original paintings for acquisitions, large work for corporate rentals and leases. Custom originals created as public art. Contacts at https://www.chitrafineart.com
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Art Installation, Custom Artwork, Decorative Painting, Mural Painting, Texture Painting, Corporate Art Rentals, Corporate Art Leases
Certifications and Awards:
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting (Honors), 1993 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois USA
M.B.A 1007, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois USA
Chitra Ramanathan’s paintings arrived on the art scene in 1995 when various art galleries on Broadway, New York City invited the artist to exhibit in solo and group exhibitions.Noticed by art critics including Manhattan Arts for the works’ unique style and rendering of colors. Numerous originals by the artist have been acquired by individual and businesses including corporate commissions.
The abstract paintings compare the emotion of happiness as cyclical and fleeting to ephemeral garden blooms. Combined with an expressionistic style, the concept is influenced by the Impressionist Movement particularly Claude Monet’s paintings.
The often large-sized canvases are treated with fresh bright colors and intricately interwoven texture materials executed with rapid brush strokes. The results exude freshness and deemed them suitable for all venues. The expansive scale and multi-paneled works have had commissioned venues display Chitra Ramanathan's paintings as public art installations.
The artist’s working process, including large installations evolves continually with each developing piece being infused with new art materials. The luminous surfaces are treated with primarily acrylic mediums or mixed media, often dense with collaged imagery and cutting-edge techniques learned through educational avenues such as art conferences. Her experience serving as committee member (Committee for Diversity Practices, 2007-2010 and Services to Artists, 2003-2006) of the College Arts Association, New York, and professional artist residencies at organizations in France and Italy in recent years have been compelling factors.
Chitra Ramanathan’s paintings and biography have been featured in various magazine and book publications including Askart.com, the Internet Movie Database (IMDB), International Contemporary Artists, Vol 1. available on Amazon.com, the Indianapolis Business Journal, Luxury Real Estate Magazine and others.