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About

Originally from India her journey with colours and design started in New Delhi where she completed a 3 year Diploma in Textile Design. While in India after finishing her course she gained some experience of free hand painting on silk and chiffon sarees which was like creating an art on a large canvas!
Ruchi travelled around the world with her husband and explored different landscapes and cultures like Greece, Italy and Japan to name a few. In 1994 she moved to Australia with her husband to start a settled life and family. The amazing Australian landscapes and ocean and the rich and colourful textiles of India have been the main source of inspiration for her artworks in terms of colour and the softness and transparency of chiffon. Ruchi mainly works with acrylics, washes and sometimes ink. She believes art is a way to express feelings and emotions that we feel towards people, nature and this beautiful earth that we live on. Ruchi has been exploring with acrylics as she believes they are very versatile and easy to work with in terms of creating textures, depth and blending techniques. Ruchi believes in spontaneity and free flow of strokes. Each piece is started with some visual understanding of its flow and direction and as it progresses it takes its own path and slowly develops its own character, story and depth. Ruchi has been painting full time for the last three years and her paintings have been well received by Private collectors in Australia and overseas.

Education

2012 – 2013 Diploma in Surface design (International school of colour and design, North Sydney)
2011 – 2012 Cert IV in colour and Design (International school of colour and design, North Sydney)
1988 – 1989 1 year diploma in Fashion design
1985 – 1988 3 year diploma in Textile Design

Exhibitions

Textile Exhibitions - New Delhi INDIA
2017 - Lindfield art show
2017 - Oakhill college art show
2016 - St Thomas art and craft show
2016 – Lindfield Art Show and fair
2015 – Pymble Ladies College Art Show
2015 – Balmain Art Show
2014 – Pymble Ladies College Art Show

Influences

My colour palettes are heavily influenced by Australian coastline, nature and bushland and my affiliation with Indian textiles.

91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Print
$850
62cm (W) x 77cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$680
100cm (W) x 100cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$1,780
121cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$1,900