Begging Buddha

AMRITAJ002 Amrita Jha, Painting


30 × 22 in

Acrylic on Paper

Amrita Jha A highly accomplished artist, Amrita Jha received a Young Artist Scholarship from the Indian Government. Her paintings range from light-hearted scenes of daily life, to religious and philosophical images, and frequently deal with women’s issues and identity in the surrounding highly patriarchial society. Her painting, "Tiger", was on the cover of the September 2014 issue of Marg, India’s most influential magazine of the arts. Her paintings have been in numerous exhibits and art festivals in India and the US. Tula Goenka at Syracuse University has filmed an interview with Amrita.