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Shan Re

Born: 1960

Hometown: Bengaluru

Based in: Bengaluru

Shan Re is a contemporary Indian artist and a master of abstraction with thought provoking mysterious layers and complex textures. She explores unknown and unseen dimensions invoking inexplicable emotions. Shan creates a magical language through her colours and textures.

Shan has explored various mediums like drawing, painting, installation and poetry. Her intense curiosity is the reason to evolve as a powerful abstract artist with an enigmatic representation of pious colours and hidden emotions.

Shan also organizes art and wellness workshops to create awareness about the importance of mental health and psychological immunity. She strives to create awareness on mental health through visual arts and having a positive conversation about emotional well-being and highlighting the role of art as therapy.

She constantly believes in sharing her resources, time, knowledge. She recently published an adult colouring book called “Creative Meditation with Colours” to encourage people to start small, with colouring, to help cope with difficult situations.
Shan is associated with many fundraising charity auctions and supports
important causes. Shan says, “Helping charities has been a priority of mine and I have many fond memories. I feel fortunate to be an artist, to be able to support many causes even during my struggling days.”
Her works are in prominent public and private collections. Shan lives and works in Bangalore.


SELECTED RECENT COLLECTIONS

- Maharajah Srikantadatta Wadiyar, Royal House of Mysore
- JW Marriot at Golfshire, Bangalore
- Ritz Carlton hotel, Bangalore
- Embassy Boulevard, Bangalore
- Shangri-la Hotel, Bangalore
- Brigade Tech Park, Bangalore
- Woodrose Club, Bangalore
- ITC Infotech, Bangalore
- RMZ EcoSpace, Bangalore
- Embassy Golf Links Business Park, Bangalore
- Bhoruka Power Corporation, Bangalore
- ING Vysya Bank, Bangalore

 



Shan Re In The Studio

MY THOUGHTS FLOW IN DARKNESS...I TRANSFORM MY TRUTHFUL MELANCHOLYINTO A TRANQUIL AND HEALING ENERGY...PUSHING THROUGH THE EXTREMEAND ROUGH WEATHER, EMBRACING ALL THE STORM...FLOURISHING AND THRIVING WITH ENDURANCE PERSEVERANCE... AND STRENGTH...BLOOMING IN ADVERSITY WITH RESILIENCEIS A PATH TO DISCOVER YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL.

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More About Shan Re

Question IconWhat inspires you?

Everything I create comes from a source beyond my conscious awareness. I always tried to perceive life beyond logic and I feel that every creative act is a work of magic.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

Colour is the vital force and a symbolic language through which I create my narratives. Colour evokes a psychic vibration in me and unlocks my creative flow. Spontaneity is the key factor in my work and my colour palette is very instinctive. Colour in my paintings is not just a visual sensation; it holds stories and communicates with you on a deeper level.

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

My art is mainly about repainting life in changing hues, and expressing multiple layers of life in metaphors. It is a silent soliloquy to recapture my subconscious and access higher dimensions of life.


Credentials

Education

Chembur Fine Arts

India, 1990

Exhibitions

Mayinart show at American Club

Singapore, 2023

Rotary art show for charity

India, 2023

Enchanted India, Los Angeles

United States of America, 2021

If walls could speak

Singapore, 2020

Gesalt, Galerie d'Arts, Los Angeles

United States of America, 2019

Art Expo New York

United States of America, 2019