Raji Musinipally

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My love for art and painting started after taking some weekend painting classes when I was in high school in India. I was immediately hooked and went on to receive a Fine Arts degree in college. Since then, painting has brought me great joy over the years, alongside careers as a mom and an educator. Since moving to California, my painting styles have evolved into a fusion of Eastern and Western cultures. One week I am immersed in painting a turbaned man from India, and the next week I am inspired to paint a row of houses after visiting my kids in San Francisco.
My Indian heritage, traveling, and life in California influence my paintings which are filled with emotion. I love painting with a bright color palette to excite and engage the eye. Indian folk art, Pop Art, Impressionism and Cubism all influence my work. Every scene I see is transformed into a canvas in my mind.
I create paintings in acrylics and mixed media on canvas in a variety of styles.
After working in education for 20 years, I am currently a full-time artist. I am learning and growing every day and thoroughly enjoying the journey!
The full repertoire of my work can be viewed on my website at www.rajiartstudio.com
Follow me on Instagram @rajizcanvas to see my latest work.
I accept commissions.
Exhibitions:
2019 – Present - Silicon Valley Open Studio
2021 - JCOS Art Haus, Los Gatos, CA
- Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
Commissions:
Private Collection

Background:
B.A in Fine Arts, Stella Maris College, Chennai, India
Media Communication, Sophia College, Mumbai, India
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Masters in Educational Leadership, San Jose State, San Jose, CA
Educational Administrative Credential, San Jose, CA

Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.rajiartstudio.com
Instagram: @rajizcanvas