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Artist Ayuesh Agarwal


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Biography


Ayuesh Agarwal b.1991 is a contemporary painter and teacher, currently based in Hyderabad, India. He is also the founder and director of Samsara Academy of Art - India's First Atelier.
He is interested in opposing ideas creating harmony on the canvas primarily capturing the contrast between the literary and the abstract. The literary being, the world we are living in represented by figures and objects on the canvas and the abstract is the individual psyche – the world of the soul. He is always experimenting with the process of painting, various materials, textures, and paint applications in search of the innovative trying to incorporate contemporary and modern ideas with classical techniques.
He grew up interested in video games and animation. And at the age of 21, worked as a game designer and artist. His motivation to be a better artist led him to seek training at various ateliers which marked a unique turning point as he fell in love with the traditional process of painting. He graduated from Barcelona Academy of Art in 2019 but also studied at the Florence Academy of Art and Los Angeles Academy.
Ayuesh’s works have been exhibited internationally in the US and Europe, including Sotheby’s. He has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards and his work is in important collections in North America and Europe including the European Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona. Most recently, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Portrait Society of America, USA.
 






Education
2016 - 2019 Barcelona Academy of Art  Barcelona, Spain         
2015 - 2016 Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art California, USA
2013 - 2014 Florence Academy of Art Molndal, Sweden    
Collections
Museo Europeo de Arte Moderno, Barcelona, Spain
Art Renewal Center, NewYork - USA
Juried Group Exhibitions
2020 Mod-Portrait International Exhibition [...]

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