Sunanda Sahay, an Acton resident, has been painting in a traditional artform of Bihar, popularly known as Mithila/Madhubani art, for the last 20 years and has held exhibitions, workshops, demos, artist-in-residency, talks etc at several museums including MFA, PEM, educational institutes like Harvard University, Wellesley college etc and various other community places. She has learnt and has been practicing several other styles of Indian folk and Tribal art forms like Kalamkari, Warli, PatChitra etc.
Sunanda is the board member of Acton Historical society, former chair of Acton-Boxboro cultural council, Volunteered at Acton PIP and English at Large. Sunanda has been the recipient of several Grants, awards and accolades from the state, various towns and Indian community. Her website is http://colorOfIndia.com
She talked to Lokvani about her artistic journey and why she is supporting the IndiArt competition.