Born in Lucknow, India and graduated in Design from Bangalore University, Aatmica had a keen interest in experimenting with colours from early childhood. She started expressing her interest in art by making greeting cards from the age of eight. A self-taught artist who expresses her thoughts using natural forms, textures, geometric shapes, patterns and a wide array of colours! She received her first appreciation at High School level, followed by Certificate Of Appreciation for Painting by Monomanini- Creative Art Organisation, State Government of Odisha. She loves to participate in National and International painting competitions, where she has won 9 awards so far! For instance: Bangalore City Merit Award 2018- Prafulla Dahanukar Art Foundation, Mumbai Special Merit Award for Outstanding Art 2018: Abstract Category- Light Space time Gallery, USA Her work regularly features in Art Collections and Exhibitions as Editor's Pick/Curator's Choice/Featured Artist, and is appreciated by various acclaimed artists. The recent appreciations came from Bangalore based renowned Artist Mr. Milind Nayak for her painting- The Maha Kumbh ; and by Madam Sara Arakkal(Owner of famous Sara Arakkal Gallery and Sir Yusuf Arakkal's wife) for her painting- India-A Miracle of Unity She has participated in over 25 exhibitions, both Bricks and Mortar and Online. These include exhibitions with Gallery Sara Arakkal, Mahua Art Gallery, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath and Artfinder(very selective international online gallery). Her work regularly features in newspapers like The Times Of India and The Hindu Also, in India Talent Magazine, India and Women In Art 278 magazine, USA She has clientele from India, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, Switzerland and USA. She lives and works in Bengaluru, India
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