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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 holds her doctorate in International Relations and after working for several years in teaching, journalism and book publishing, has been studying Fine Art for past  14 years. In 2014 she earned the London Art College (LAC) Diploma in Painting and Drawing with a distinction and a Certificate of Merit in Life Drawing and in 2016 earned the LAC certificate in Portraits. 
To Sandhya painting is to record a moment of beauty that enriches our lives by leaving its mark along our journey through places, times, and lives. Her preferred medium is oil though she also enjoys working in watercolours, soft pastels, and pen and ink.
 
Born in Indore, India, Sandhya received her early art training at home and then at the Bharati Kala Mandir, Ujjain. After following a successful career as a journalist and editor she went back to studying Fine Art at the Magomedov Makhatch's Atelier at the Russian Cultural Centre, Tunis, Tunisia. There are multiple influences on her work as she studied largely from books, online courses and DVDs. This was interspersed with attending Summer/Winter School at the Florence Art Academy, Sweden,  Royal Drawing School, London, and workshops of several award winning artists like Paul Weaver, Stephen Bauman, Cornelia Hernes, Matt Smith, Martin Yeoman and more. 
 
Sandhya enjoys painting landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and still life as well as figures and portraits. For two years (2012-2014), Sandhya was the Instructor for the IWG Tunis Painting Group at her 'Atelier A 02', Route de La Marsa, Tunis. From 2014-2017 she taught classical drawing and alla prima painting to a select group of young artists at her 'Atelier Sukriti' in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire. Presently, she lives in Bethesda, Maryland, and teaches Classical Drawing and Alla Prima painting at her Studio. She is Member of the Oil Painters of America (OPA), the Mid-Atlantic Plein [...]

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