'My personal philosophy is to open people's minds to the beauty of our times and the scenes of everyday life around us' - usha


On BBC World News Hangout
Watch my participation on the discussion 'What makes Art Iconic' - at 14,30 min onwards. 

It was a wonderful experience to be discussing - 'What makes art iconic' with four other illustrious artists from around the world. Invited by Mr. Benjamin Zand producer/BJ at BBC World, this  program was hosted by none other than Mr.Will Gompertz - BBC Arts Editor, and Mr. Benjamin Zand - producer/BJ at BBC World. 
I was extremely happy when Mr.Benjamin Zand referred to my painting as - 'wonderful piece of art' during the show. ( at 14.30 min) 


'Akanksha' exhibition on TV -  ETV Kannada News channel in 'Kannada Nadi ' program - on 9th March 2014.
My painting 'Veena Tamboora' is featured on this show at 0.22 min

About 'Akanksha' group show in Deccan Herald newspaper.

About 'LAYA'- Rhythms of Dance and Nature - group art show held from 3rd to 10th Oct 2013.

Andhra Jyothi Telugu Newspaper

Udaya Vaani Kannada Newspaper

About  - The Drawing Room Musings - group art show

The Drawing Room Musings' group art show was held at Chitra Kala Parishad - Bengaluru from 15th to 24th May 2011 and showcased paintings of four students (all software professionals) of my weekend art class, as well as some of my own works too. 

Our show was covered by JanaSri TV, Udaya TV, KF Channel, ACT City TV etc. of Bengaluru.    But I was unable to catch all of them on video.   
Here are the clips that Udaya TV and JanaSri TV aired about our 'The Drawing Room Musings' group art show.

Janasri TV on 'The Drawing Room Musings'. 

Udaya TV on 'The Drawing Room Musings'. 

The newspaper media had written extensively about our group art show  'The Drawing Room Musings' - most of which we could not get hold of since we were busy with the show. But here are a few of the reviews by leading Language and English newspapers, which we managed to get hold of.

The Indian Express - In the 'City Express' Bengaluru supplement.

dt - Tuesday 17th May 2011

Enaadu (Telugu daily) - Karanatak

dt Tuesday 17th May 2011

Prajavani (Kannada Daily)

Tuesday 24th May 2011.

Vijaya Karnataka (Kannada Daily)

'Fresh Paint' is an article that appeared in The 'Bangalore Mirror' Anniversary issue dated 8th June 2009. The article discussed the changing art scene in Bangalore based on interviews with Bangalore artists. Here I was the only female artist featured along with other illustrious artists like Shibu Arakkal, Gyanesh Mishra, Kalyan RAthore, Senthil J Kumar, Narasimha Hegde and Jino Korian

Close up view of the article.


 'The Banglaore Mirror' published a feature about my favourite artist after an interview - in their Sunday issue on 27th September 2009. 


English daily - 'Bangalore Mirror'  wrote a Review of 'Prathibimba'  a group art show that I was part of - along with young APSA Dream School children, and artist Sujata Tibrewala - held at the 'Rennaissance Art Gallery' Bangalore.  - date: Sunday 10th May2009.

Review of the group art show 'Prathibimba' at the Renaissance Art Gallery - Bangalore in the Telugu Daily 'Enaadu'.  date: 11th May 2009. 


The Rajasthan Pathrika  Bangalore issue feature about 'Prathibimba'  art show  dated  11th My 2009.


The Indian Express feature about the 'Prathibimba' art show at Rennaissance Gallery.  dated  12th May 2009.

                                                          The Bangalore Mirror - May 2009.

A Review on my art works  in the Sunday Supplement of the prestigeous Telugu daily 'Andhra Jyothi'.  dated 17th May 2009. 


Review in Telugu daily 'Eenadu' - on 'Body Language' solo art show at CKP -. dated 26th February 2009. 


Review by Kannada daily 'Vijaya Karnataka' on the CKP art exhibition - 6th May 2007.


Review by Malayalam newspaper 'Mathru Bhoomi' - about CKP art show date: Sunday 6th May 2007.

Malayalam Manorama - Malayalam newspaper on CKP first art show


Review by Telugu daily 'Enaadu'.  - about CKP art show - dated Friday 1st May 2007.


Review by 'The Indian Express' English daily, on the CKP art show - dated 4th May 2007. 


Art critic  Marta Jackimowicz  commented on my first ever art show I did with my friend and fellow artist Raji Chacko.  The article appeared in the english daily 'Deccan Herald'.  CKP exhibition .  dated 8th May 2007.