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Artist Sandhya Sharma


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://Sandhyasharmafineart.com

  • Year Born: 1964

  • Sandhya is the product of contemporary art education. She has aquired her skills through distant learning programs and Atelier training.

  • Sandhya's experience as Professor (Pol. Phil) and as a journalist accounts for her ease in teaching classical methods and in workshops.

  • Price Range: $600.00 - $2,500.00

  • More info on Sandhya Sharma's FASO Connect profile




The Artist Says:


For me, painting is to record a meaningful moment of beauty that enriches our lives by leaving its mark along our journey through places, times and lives.



Collectors Say:


Art Collector Jennifer Rice, Washington DC, on acquiring 'La Marsa Dawn - 1 and 2', "Sandhya's artistic gift is a blessing to many and now I selfishly have a taste of it to enjoy in my own home. Every day I am enjoying the paintings. I have a permanent place for these in my living room so guests can enjoy them too."



Other Artists Say:


Cheryl Movelhi, Artist and Art Instructor, Tunis, "Sandhya's work is beautiful. I love how effectively she captures the effect of light in her images!"



Biography


Sandhya Sharma is a plein air and studio artist and holds Diploma in Painting and Drawing with Honors and Merit Certificates in figurative work and portraiture from London Art College, UK.
She has also trained at the Florence Art Academy, Sweden, under the guidance of Cornelia Hernes and Stephen Bauman. To further her understanding of figure painting and portraiture she trained at the Royal Drawing School, London, and progressed phenomenally under the tutelage of famous British Artist, Martin Yeoman. She was Atelier trained by Magomedov Makhatch at the Roubtzof School of Plastic Arts (Russian Cultural Center), Tunis.
Sandhya likes to paint from life and en plein air (painting outdoor from Nature) and is a juried and award winning artist for plein air events in Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, and Colorado. She has been in juried shows held by MAPAPA (Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters of America) and MFA (Maryland Federation of Arts). Her paintings are in private collections in several countries. Recently, she won ‘Best of Drawing’ Award in the 9th Plein Air Salon (Plein Air Magazine, May 2020) for her portrait of the Street Tailor of Abidjan. 
Her preferred medium is Oils, while she also works in pastels, water media, and pen and ink. She has painted in North and West Africa, India, Nepal, many European countries and the US. She has been teaching Drawing and Alla Prima Painting in her Studio since 2011 when she was based in Tunisia. Since 2018, she is in the US and runs her Studio and Classes in Bethesda (MD). 
Sandhya is a member of the Oil Painters of America (OPA), American Impressionists Society (AIS), the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA), the American Women Artists (AWA), American Watercolor Society (AWS), Maryland Federation of Arts (MFA), Montgomery Arts Association (MAA), and she is Founding Member of the Figurative Art Convention and Expo [...]

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