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Artist StatementAn envoy of scrtachboard art for support of wildlife and preservation of culture
Arpitha Parthasarathy, PhD is a trained artist, jewellery designer, hand embroidery, fabric painting, yoga teacher and a Biomedical Scientist
She has been making paintings for her passion since the age of 3 using various media. She was trained in water color and oil on canvas from India and learnt the ancient form of traditional India art (Mysore art/Tranjore art). She is currenly focusing on scratchbard art.
Arpitha, is a resident of Maryland and uses her extensive creative abilities and skills to continue her passion for Fine Art. She enjoys making her own scratch board when time permits and loves the ampersand white and black board medium with either water color or clayboard inks. Her passion for the nature and aesthetics and portraits has been of current interests through scratchboard. Her art was displayed at Zenith Gallery’s 20th year celebration in March 2015, Washington DC and she is a member of the Delaplaine Art Gallery, Fredrick.
2014 - She is an active member of International Scratchboard Society and her art was juried to be considered as an Active ISSA member She has been elected as the Exhibition – Director for of International Scratchboard Society, 2015 and is looking forward to the exciting show in Maryland to popularize Scratchboard Art