A sun never dies

A sun never dies, Buddha lights and Truth shines Since the beginning of time the sun never died like the real and authentic Truth, it lasts generation after generation despite the oppression, the violence or any obscurantism. The Truth is wisdom and has to be nurtured day after day. Here are my Buddhas, very afflicted […]

Artists’ residency

The artist residency is an excellent base to enjoy the Kathmandu Valley touristic spots while creating paintings and prints in a fully equipped studio. The guesthouse is a fully furnished first floor flat with two bedrooms, one dining/kitchen, one bathroom with 24 hours hot water, windows fitted with mosquitoes screens, heater during the winter. It […]

My life journey

Colours and works of art structure my life journey. Life changes, colours change ! Culture, traditions, customs, travels, encounters give different hues. Innocence I was born innocent in white colour as every child is born in one pure white colour. My journey started in a Nepali Brahman Hindu family; I was the fourth and last […]

Time wheel

Ragini theorises that time is evanescent; those people who were there in the past are no longer there today and we too will go away one day. These places will continue to exist and we will not be there. Time is mightier than all of us. Abhi Subedi ,2005

Gaijatra

The Gaijatra series of works was created in 2010 The country was in chaos. The series fully follows the ethos of the Gaijatra festival, a strange mixture of devotion and licence to ridiculise the powerfulls. The paintings parody the current political fiasco and the power-hungry politicians of Nepal. In 2019, this series of works was […]

Nature speaks

NATURE SPEAKS is inspired by Nature’s suffering and devastation. Cutting trees, dumping waste in river and sea, polluting the air endlessly with our cars all for the sake of human comfort cannot continue without consequences. Climate change is Nature’s response and the result is in the violence of earthquakes, typhoons and hurricanes.

Ashes

Loosing my lovely child Shivata completely changed my world. My creativity explores new fields planted with sadness and desire to reconnect with Shivata beyond death.

Ragini’s ‘Love Revisited’ on display

Published On:  March 27, 2019 05:05 PM NPT By: Republica The solo art exhibition ‘Love Revisited’ by veteran artist Ragini Upadhyay Grela is on exhibition since March 13 at Le Sherpa, Lazimpat. The exhibition is dedicated to all the daughters and mother of this Earth and also to celebrate International Women’s day 2019. In her art works […]

The pain of love and separation

Sewa Bhattarai Nepali Time March 27, 2019 Ragini Upadhyay calls her artwork an ‘artistic diary’, reflect her life events and yearnings. Her current exhibition Love Revisited at Le Sherpa is a visual documentation of her feelings. It showcases more than a dozen of Upadhyay’s prints, all centered around the theme of love, affection, separation, and the pain of […]

Ragini exhibits “Love Revisited” at Le Sherpa

Renowned artist Ragini Upadhayay Grela is showing her 61st solo art exhibition at the Kathmandu Art Gallery at hotel  Le Sherpa, Lazimpat on 13 March. The exhibition was opened on 13 March by EU Ambassador Veronica Cody and will continue for another month. Ragini’s art shows symbols of love Addressing the inaugural function of the […]