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04.26.2017 | Music & Art | Free

April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Categories: Family-Friendly, Misc, Music, Visual Arts


Meet St. Louis artist Sukanya Mani and enjoy local musicians Roger & Bill in the lobby of the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. Sukanya Mani – Artist Statement: As an immigrant I am constantly building bridges between where I come from and where I live today. This body of work is an exploration of contemporary life through the lens of multiple ancient art forms- Ancient Indian and Australian Art telling a modern American story. I am interested in portraying nature, people and contemporary objects in a very simplistic format. I call my paintings “graphic stories.” These are non intimidating pieces of art that multiple generations can identify with. I integrate “Warli” an ancient Indian art form where simple geometric and organic shapes are used to represent more sophisticated structures. I also add Australian aboriginal dot art in various colors to add artistic patterns and abstract compositions to my paintings.

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