Chitra Ganesh is a contemporary painter and printmaker. Chitra Ganesh was born in the year 1975. Ganesh is renown for her illustrative style which draws ideas from European fairytales, figures from the Hindu and Buddhist religions, and even Indian Bollywood movies, and pop culture.
The artist earned a B.F.A. from Brown University located in Providence, Rhode Island. Ganesh went on to post graduate studies earning a M.F.A. from Columbia University located in New York City.
Ganesh works in many mediums including painting, printmaking, digital collage, photographs, drawings, animation, and murals.
In this fantastic clip we view an inspiring animated work by Chitra Ganesh:
The artist is based out of Brooklyn, New York.
Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to $50,000.
Works by Ganesh can be found in many prestigious collections including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Saatchi Collection.
In this clip we view an exhibition from the Brooklyn Museum of Art with some words by the artist:
Ganesh is a past recipient of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Chitra Ganesh’s work reminds me of the painter H. Bosch. Both artists used a great amount of detail in creating their Surrealistic works. Ganesh doesn’t seem to have a favorite medium, she tries her hand at all forms of creativity. This is a great idea! Ganesh is an excellent storyteller in any medium!