Tuesday, December 24, 2013

My Life is a Miracle...


ArtWorks by Ruks, Thats me ...

  Rukshana Hooda is a Semi Abstract Artist from Sir J. J. School of Art and Sophia College, Mumbai, India and would like to discuss art with interested people, Curators, Art Lovers, Art Collectors, Art Critics, Art-Inclined People, anyone who Loves Creativity & works of Art, exhibitions, biographies, views, events...!!!

For those who wish to know about Semi-Abstract ~ A Semi Abstract Painting is pertaining to or designating a style of painting or sculpture in which the subject remains recognizable although the forms are highly stylized in a manner derived from abstract art. 

 Thats me....                                          


 


Artist : Rukshana N. Hooda
painter visual artist

A qualified designer from the Sir J.J. School Of Art and Sophia College, Mumbai,
Rukshana N. Hooda lovingly called
‘ruks’ by friends and family has been dabbling in art for the past 24 years.   Before she found her own in the world of canvas and colors Rukshana has worked for Resham Creations as a Designer, freelanced with Laxmi Vishnu and as an honorary Teacher for Art/Craft/Calligraphy with The Fidai Institute, conducted classes for students for The Elementary and Intermediate Art Exams.
 Rukshana, a mother of two, despite an undying passion for the arts gave way to the rigors of her motherly instincts and left her brushes to rest, only to reinvent herself after nearly a quarter of a century. Overcoming an uncertain beginning, the overwhelming response to her paintings on fabric, canvas, thick cartridge etc, inspired her to start off with a new collection of miscellaneous paintings depicting her passion, her mind and her talent in her own style.

her work, her inspiration…

Rukshana derives inspiration for her work from nature and the world around her, nature in its own self has always absorbed her expression in its beauty, its serenity and its solitude that transcends feelings beyond mortal boundaries...... Human forms, seemingly shapeless boulders, wonderful clouds and green landscapes that transform on paper, plates, canvas, marine-ply, teak, etc. For Rukshana beauty holds no form, she endeavors to capture and create its essence on her easel....

Rukshana creates in an assortment of genres, from free flowing abstractions’, contemporary landscapes, soulful etches (charcoal), humanoid forms, Warli art to more traditional Moghal-Art & historic depictions.

her dedication

 For ‘ruks’ her family has been the biggest inspiration and it is her two children and her loving husband who continue to support and encourage her to go on.

Thoughts and words from the Artist...MY LIFE IS A MIRACLE... 








Thoughts and words from the Artist...

Was working @ Resham Creations as a Designer,
@ Laxmi Vishnu as a freelancer,
@ Searock as a Front office receptionist,
As a Teacher for Art /Craft/Calligraphy in an Orphanage
And in a Health Spa too……!!!! (named Zahra)

Was a Home Maker for many years, till My Kids pushed me to Painting after seeing a little Sketch i created on the last page of their Home work book & well that did it...Started Etching, Sketching, Painting, experimenting with various textures and colors...!!!

...Am influenced and inspired by the Books i read, like The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, Many Lives Many Masters by Dr Brian Weiss, KRISHNA, The God who lived, Translated by Bhawana Somaaya and many many more, the more i read the more inspired I am…
...Wish i could eradicate bride burning, dowry deaths, female infanticide, bribery, unnecessary killings, arrest Global warming, stop felling of trees, stop killing animals and birds, Love and Preserve nature, Love thyself, Your Beautiful Surroundings This Mother Earth, which is so Amazing so inspiring, so beautiful, cherish it hence all of that is displayed somewhere in my Artworks.
I am still a child, Learning, un-Learning and re-Learning, that Quest for knowledge will forever remain.....
I also Love Music, and am totally lost in there which also inspires me to paint..
My Art Works are Semi Abstract, are eco-friendly and they speak volumes about nature and environment. My Medium is Mainly Charcoals, with Texture and Acrylics on Recycled eco-friendly Handmade Paper, or Stretched Canvas.
Its very unfortunate that in Our Beautiful World, there are fights, killings, assassinations, bloodshed, all in the name of The Creator  and We are HIS Creation.
Education is part of Life and before I reached the Modern Education System I never knew the world is divided according to Color, Race, Religion, under the same sky, sun, moon and on the same planet !!
We are each like individual fish, swimming in a watery world, separate yet connected to each other as the great ocean of consciousness flows through us, so why the discrimination...!!!!
I feel my Paintings depict new Beginnings, a chance to re-live in the beauty and bask in the glory of nature...!!!
Beauty has no form still I try to capture and create it on my canvas...
"I feel very blessed to have this opportunity to express myself through paintings. I love it when people say my artwork enhances their lives.”
" Lines from an Art Critic : Her subject is never a story but a lyrical and takes you in a world of fantasy which is sublime in nature.
This little canvas, is my book, i am no orator, no writer, no poet, hence i express...WITH MY BRUSH....
--  i feel, Painting is my Life, which has helped me to understand myself better.
I was born to be an Artist, it was my Destiny!!
With art we can speak to each other as human beings all over the world; regardless of the language we speak in our daily life, art is a universal thing – it binds people together, it creates bonds between people from all over the world, it expresses feelings that we wish to share, gives us insight into life
This little canvas, is my book, i am no orator, no writer, no poet, hence i express...WITH MY BRUSH.... 
--  i feel, Painting is my Life, which has helped me to understand myself better.
I was born to be an Artist, it was my Destiny!! 
With art we can speak to each other as human beings all over the world; regardless of the language we speak in our daily life, art is a universal thing – it binds people together, it creates bonds between people from all over the world, it expresses feelings that we wish to share, gives us insight into life. Whilst Viewing My Art-works turn on all your senses and let life make its impact on you...  

Then came along another  Group Art Show  ~ "Amalgamation" bet. 24th to 29th May 2013. at The Viewing Room Art Gallery. Colaba, Mumbai Inauguration by the famous Lyricst and Writer Javed Akhtar jee.. 
But it almost coincided with my surgery...poor health and aching stitches but i managed to be present at the inauguration...
Some Miraculous energy pushing me all the way...











Artists Statement : " I prefer to fill my canvases with my love, emotions and energy so viewers can enjoy it for many years later even when i am gone and also Wish to be remembered as an  Artist who always SMILED...!!!"