"Inspire and Empower" - Featured Artist – Devina Sharma
Every artist has a muse that influences their work. Whether it’s a situation, an object, a person, a feeling or just your simple everyday surroundings. To master the art of creating something exceptional out of the conventional is a unique skill. One of the prime qualities of respectable art is the aesthetic aspect of it. Giving things that go unnoticed by us, a twist is an exquisite talent.
Aesthetics is what gets us, as viewers, hooked onto art. Even though we might interpret it through a different lens, we are all unified by the visually appealing trait of it. Something about finishing a tiring day at work or school and looking at the gorgeous talents that our world has to offer evokes a feeling of bliss and admiration within us.
Devina Sharma is one such gifted artist with the ability to capture our ordinary environment and turn it into a wonderful work of art. She is of Indian origin and is currently based in India. Looking at her work makes us curious of the mechanisms and methods that are put behind these paintings. She specializes in watercolor painting. Her paintings depict different aesthetic sceneries. They range from flora and fauna to the buzzing beauty of man-made cities. She captures what our eyes can’t comprehend.
She puts her soul and passion into her work. Every stroke of brush reflects her drive for following her heart. She doesn’t necessarily follow any particular art trend and goes with what is inside of her.
Connecting with her audience holds utmost importance to her. Each and every painting is a result of her emotions being portrayed on paper with colors. Emotions and feelings connect people despite all their differences. People could disagree on each and every aspect of their lives yet somewhere their feelings are the universal language of human love, empathy and care and her work captures this in its best form.
Social Media is a very powerful tool in today’s day and age. Connecting with friends to starting small businesses, this tech wizard has given us it all. For Devina too, social media platforms were a big medium of developing and booming her career.
The feeling of being able to hold on even when all the forces of the world seem to be pushing you down is one of great achievement. Likewise for her, the fact that she never gave up and kept following her passions despite all the hurdles is a pride in itself.
Art is a means to influence people. She believes in the power of art to constantly affect and change lives and her main message to other artists is to keep on inspiring people through their work. In her view art can be of great help to a student. It is a way to foster positive energy and develops creativity. Art gives peace and it also develops the human mind to think extraordinarily with different perceptions. It gives a student the tools to find their passion, grow and excel in it and influence lives.
Devina’s own art brings her joy. Seeing her own growth throughout the years and learning from where she may have slipped is her biggest inspiration. After all, who may be the best teacher than your own past self.
We at ARTOZE encourage and highly appreciate such actions where artists come forward to stand along with the other fellow community members to share their experiences, views and knowledge through "Inspire and Empower", a series By the Artists, For the Artists in association with ARTOZE Gallery and Exhibitions.