Nayanaa Kanodia

“ My paintings intend to make you feel that you are watching a snapshot of life at maximum preposterousness, exuberant and bursting with energy. My work delights the viewer with its whimsy yet contains the most important social messages of our lives.”

An economist turned painter, born in 1950 in Maharashtra this self taught artist is a brilliant colourist with a strong individualism in her work. Her work is characterised by the air of whimsy, flat bright polished surfaces and the extraordinary plethora of intricately worked details and patterns.

Nayanaa has held innumerable shows in India and abroad and her paintings are in the collection of major art collectors and corporate houses all over the world. She has attended Art Camps in India, London, Sweden, Italy, Moscow, Greece, Bangkok and Cambodia. She was chosen from all the artists of The Commonwealth Countries to have a solo show in London.

Musee International D’Naif Art in Paris permanently displays her paintings. She has exhibited and demonstrated her painting techniques in Victoria and Albert Museum in London.Impressed with the social messages being conveyed in her paintings, a consortium of schools in Los Altos, U.S.A. is using her work as a medium of instruction to their students. She is associated with many charitable societies, gives talks and conducts workshops and presentations on art in various organizations and universities.


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