Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Carmel, Indianapolis Hosts the Artist Chitra Ramanathan's Colorful Textural Paintings for a Solo Exhibition from June 4 through 30, 2005

Released on = June 20, 2005, 8:01 pm

Press Release Author = About the Artist Chitra Ramanathan

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = Barnes and Noble Inc. is currently hosting an exhibition of paintings by the artist/painter Chitra Ramanathan. Chitra's recent public art commission involved creating two 4' by 6' conceptual paintings for the MGM Mirage Group for permanent display in their Cafe Bellagio in Las Vegas. Ramanathan is best known for her mixed media conceptual abstract large-scale acrylic paintings.

Press Release Body = The exhibition showcases a total of eight pieces from Chitra's body of conceptual mixed media acrylic paintings on the theme of universal happiness, in her signature style.

Chitra Ramanathan has held solo and group exhibitions of her paintings on Broadway, New York since 1995, following a major one-person exhibition at ARC Gallery/Educational Foundation, Chicago in 1994. Many of her paintings are with private and public collections around the United States and in Europe.

An academically trained professional artist, Chitra holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Painting with honors, and a Masters degree in Business Administration both from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Several online galleries feature
her biography and images of her colorful, primarliy large mixed media acrylic
paintings in her signature style.

Currently, Chitra Ramanathan is an Art Center Faculty (Painting) at the Indianapolis
Art Center, a Services to Artists Committee member of the College Art Association of
America, NY, an artist-member of the Indianapolis Arts Council, and member/volunteer
of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

To view images of Chitra Ramanathan's paintings and biographies visit:

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Contact Details = About the Artist Chitra Ramanathan
10445 Stonegate Drive
Fortville, IN 46040

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