NEW YORK CITY (TIP): A young budding artist Deepti Kulkarni showcased her art at the Consulate General of India here on Friday December 12, 2014. The theme of her art was women’s rights and their empowerment.
The event opened with the lighting of the lamp and welcome remarks of Consul General Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, followed by an Introduction of the artist by Anil Bansal, Founder of Indus American Bank and AICC President.
Speaking about her art and the exhibition at the Consulate, Deepti said, “I believe that everything can be perceived as an Art. As software professional, developing great code is definitely a science and logic but at some point, writing a better code can be perceived as an Art. People management is an Art as well. I strongly believe that “Art has a great power of love and expression” and so I’ve tried to put forward the social issues that a woman in society faces through my latest series ‘Women’s Rights and Empowerment’.
The exhibits were eloquent expression of the adverse situations a female faces. Harassment, abuse, violence were beautifully expressed in the several paintings in the exhibition.
On the occasion she presented her award winning poem on “Save Girl” which touched the heart of every one in the audience.
Deepti gifted the Indian Consulate her artwork “The Rise” that symbolizes the Rise of a Woman.
Ambassador of India to Trinidad and Tobago Gauri Shankar Gupta, who happened to be in New York, congratulated the artist for her fine work and encouraged people to support her work to raise social awareness.
Deepti Kulkarni is a software engineer by profession but has always been an artist at heart. A self-taught artist and painter, she has been assiduously practicing art for several years. Her more recent exhibition was at the National Organization for Women in New Jersey. Her art has been featured in various art magazines in India. There is a lot of fire and mettle in the young artist who seems destined to make her mark in life.