Sujata Achrekar has worked hard in the last two decades to firmly establish an oeuvre that is leaving a stamp in the Indian Art World.Most of her creations revolve around a single figure that occupies centrestage, that of a Brahmin Boy yet she has constantly experimented with textural surfaces and strong colours to create an original compelling style of her own.
In her recent body of work Sujata has rendered the Brahmin Boy with a softness that was not there in her earlier work. This reflects a growing maturity and awareness. Juxtaposed with the Brahmin Boy are mythological depictions of various Gods and Goddesses representing the unfolding of a journey. The outer and inner jorney symbolically becoming "One" in a blissful meditative state.
In Sujata's own words -
"To seek, to search, to secure is but a necessity which eventually results in evolution"
Evolution is a symbol of progression, to evolve is to grow and growth is always considered an integral part of the life cycle.Being an artist is part of this evolution. The style of painting, subject matter are all depicted to suggest the ultimate truth of life.
The combination of search, solitude, segregation and soul has resulted in beautiful imagery and the creation of an absorbing subject matter. A subject -which not only transforms the evolution of thoughts but also skillfully absorbs the onlooker which in turn completes the process to begin anew.
Sujata Achrekar graduated from the Raheja School of Art, Mumbai, India in 1992. She has had four solo shows of her works as well as several group shows. She is of the leading emerging artists in the Indian contemporary art world.