Love in the air 2008

Modern lovers with modern gadgets Love in the Air was created in 2008, a beautiful year that brought great love and hope into my life. Love is such a bright light that always brings hope and peace, and romance to feel once again alive. This love expression has become so easy with new tools of […]

Ragini’s Odyssey 2001

Art journey in the social reality This series is the result of my observations and meetings with real people in the context of a young democracy. Nepal had its first multi-party elections in 1991 and several untested leaders took power. I observed all kinds of attitudes, hopes, courage, and emancipations and fed this observation into […]

Corona tears

The pandemic viewed by an artist Corona tears were created in 2020 after covid 2019. as an artist I feel, the pain we human beings has given to animals and nature! It is the result of the pain and suffering of animals that are returned back to us as corona tears. It is our KARMA […]

Art Talk at Daniel High School, Madison (Connecticut, USA)

Read what they have published In late March, Daniel Hand High School was pleased to host internationally acclaimed Nepalese artist and philanthropist, Ragini Upadhayay Grela. She gave two presentations to the student body during her visit to Daniel Hand. She spoke with students about the transformative power of art and the power of individuals to […]

Struggle for Democracy

History in the making People Power works series, I created in 2006, when the people of Nepal, were in street for democracy in Nepal. I believe that nothing is more powerful than the public voice. This series shows the struggle of the public of Nepal to get democracy in Nepal. The mixed-media works have expressed […]

A moment with an artist

Skye Gallery presents a unique opportunity with Nepalese artist Ragini Upadhyay Grela BY EMILY OLSON ON MAY 14TH, 2020 The work of Ragini Upadhyay Grela, a Nepalese artist and a printmaker, is currently showing at Skye Gallery in Providence. Grela’s work revolves around religious tolerance and women’s space in Nepali society and depict the need for peace, […]

The long CV

RAGINI UPADHAYAY (Artist/Printmaker) Former Chancellor, Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (2014-2018) Nepal’s First Woman Chancellor at Art Academy President, Shivata Love Foundation, Nepal https://shivata-love.org Member, BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation (BPKF) Former President, Women Artists’ Group of Nepal (WAGON) Former Director, Artist Proof Gallery, Nepal. Web: www.ragini-art.com Email: ragini_art@me.com EDUCATION 1982 Graduated in Fine Arts from […]