Prenita is a self-taught artist with a degree in Psychology from the Delhi University. She had her first solo show in 2005. Her paintings have been exhibited across numerous states in India and they adorn the homes of art collectors and art lovers across the world.
Her art is a joyous celebration of nature and the simple pleasures of life they bring. Her explorations with colours, textures and in particular, sharing this skill set with diverse groups of people, is what brings her true joy.
She takes the viewer into landscapes of her imagination, many of which are reimagined spaces of her childhood, when nature grew with joyous abandon and fireflies lit the sky. At the same time, quick line drawings with pen and watercolour bring her back to the present moment as she fills up journal pages with sketches and musings of subjects that surround her.
The colour and spontaneity in her art is inspired a lot by the work she has done over the last ten years as an art facilitator and resource person for adults with disabilities. Her unique style and vibrancy of watercolours gave her the prestigious opportunity to illustrate ‘While the Birds Still Sing’ a book by world-renowned author, Ruskin Bond.
In addition, she has compiled a journal titled “Notes from my Garden” that hold many of her sketches and writings. She recently finished illustrating a short story co-authored by UK based professionals working in the field of health and mindfulness for children.
Reading, cycling, music and gardening remain some of her favourite activities when not in the studio. Her two pugs accompany her on foraging jaunts, happily sniffing out potential sketch worthy materials from fallen leaves to drying seeds.
Prenita is presently working towards a solo exhibition scheduled for April, 2021 at the Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi.