Focus Areas: Landscapes, Nature, etc.
Artworks by Shalmali Puthraya
About Shalmali Puthraya
Inspired and fascinated by art and nature since my early childhood days,I have always dreamt of being an artist. But as an IT graduate I spent a large part of my career as an IT professional but always knew I had my calling in the field of art.
Born and brought up in Udupi and currently based in Bangalore, I’m a self taught artist exploring various mediums, subjects and style.
I work with all mediums like oil colors, acrylic, water colors, Pencil, Charcoal and digital medium. I also work with digital mediums for various design projects. I have worked on several projects for paintings for wall decor, conceptual art, wall paintings, poster designing.
I take up commissioned orders for varied custom requests for paintings as home decor, portrait orders, both in physical and digital mediums. I have exhibited my art on various platforms in national and international art exhibits and art fairs which has helped me reach several art enthusiasts art lovers.
I have had the good fortune of practising and learning art under various master artists over the period of time and I also work as a freelance art teacher.
I have the experience of working as a freelance artist since the year of 2016 and as a full time professional artist since the year 2021. I have participated in several art exhibitions and art events in various national and international platforms which has helped me reach several art enthusiasts and art lovers. I also work as an art teacher and have more than 30 super enthusiastic students learning to love drawing and painting with me along my journey of art.
Art events and exhibits
Below are a few art exhibitions that I have been part of, to name a few.
2022- Chitrasanthe Bangalore
2021- ‘Exploriea 2’ in Chitrakala Parishat Bangalore
2021- ‘Colours of Independence’ by Bombay Art society
2021-‘SHE’ woman’s online Art exhibit
2020- Widecanvas 2020 international online art exhibition
2020- Akanksha online art exhibit
2019- Chitrasanthe at open street festival Mysore
2019- Several corporate art exhibition at Manyata tech park, Infosys, Bosch, Bangalore.
2018-. Chitrasanthe Bangalore
2018- ‘Artyatra’ corporate painting exhibition held at Infosys Bangalore
2018- Artcancare charity event at Venkatappa art gallery
2018- ‘Akanksha art exhibition at Chitrakala parishath
2017- ‘Chitrakala sangam’ group show at Chitrakala parishat
2017- ‘Artyatra’ corporate painting exhibition held at Infosys Bangalore
2017- Akanksha art exhibition at Chitrakala parishath