“Being an artist inclined to paint flora and fauna, I wanted to explore and expand my aesthetic experience to depict architecture using the medium of watercolors. I continue to be intrigued by the skill behind beautiful heritage buildings – built across India and the world. Expressing my imagination via heritage structures provides a dynamic range to my work. Great architecture can stimulate one’s emotions as we look beyond the practical purpose for its existence. “Minarets” have been on my mind for some time. The conical and dome shaped roofs involve a mix of Indian and Roman architecture, and blend seamlessly with the colour yellow – thus completing the frame I had in mind.” – Manita Singh
Manita completed her Bachelor’s in Fine Art from Govt. College of Art, Chandigarh, Punjab University. Specializing in Applied arts, she has done many commissioned projects for various organizations including the American Embassy, WHO and many private set ups. She exhibited her work at the ‘All India Women’s Conference’ at the Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi in 2006. She is an art educator and has taught in various schools across the country. She also conceptualized the art syllabus for children in the elementary level – thus nurturing their aesthetic skills in an academic setting.