Title : Water Story
Size : 15" x 15"
Medium : Acrylic ink and pencil on arches paper
Signature position : Bottom left
Year : 2008
A gold-medalist from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai (BFA, Painting, 1986) Kiyomi Talaulicar moved to the USA in 1988, attained an MFA (Painting, 1993) at East Carolina University where she won the Gravely Foundation Scholarship and the Liquitex Excellence in Art Award. Followed by more Juror’s Awards and Honors at various national exhibitions held in North Carolina, Minnesota, New Mexico and Wisconsin in the United States. She was awarded the Jerome Foundation / Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota Scholarship in 2001-02.
Her works appear almost Zen like - tranquil, yet intense. These serene objects often reminiscent of the past reflect the painstaking efforts in their creation. She works on paper and canvas and her style saddles both figuration as well as abstraction.