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Event Details : Kota Neelima, a well known painter and author, is hosting her solo exhibition– “First Cause” which explores the first nature, first choice and change, first rain and sun, and the first day of Creation. The medium of the paintings is oil on canvas, the style is impressionist-abstract and derives its inspiration from different forces of nature. The works centre round the question of the Upanishads that asks what is the cause of the universe by knowing which all can be known and all can be explained. The paintings like `First Cause,’ ‘First Day,’ ‘Valley of Karma,’ depicts the effects of the First Cause can be seen throughout the world in various manifestations.
About the Artist : Kota Neelima has been a journalist for 18 years, starting her tenure in the profession while studying at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Neelima is also an impressionist abstract painter who has studied painting techniques at the Arpana Caur’s Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi. She works beautifully through the medium of oil on canvas. Neelima held her first solo exhibition of paintings in 2006, second in 2007 and third in 2009 in Delhi. The 2009 solo show titled Neutral Witnesses was held in Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.
At present, Ms. Neelima is Political Editor at the Sunday Guardian. She has also authored two books of fiction on life in rural India which were published in Riverstones (2007) and Death of a Moneylender (2009) and the third one is expected 2013.