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.

Artwork

A few of my works are presented here. Many more may be shown later. Come back, please. Ashes series Nature Speaks series Gaijatra series Love in the air series People’s Power series Time Wheel series Ragini Odyssey series A Sun never dies series

Where it starts

My life has been art and art has been my life. I have never stopped transforming my thoughts and emotions into pictures that narrate many stories. I initiate them, and the spectator has to complete them. Ragini Upadhayay Grela I witnessed two revolutions in Nepal. The first established the multi-party democracy and the second replaced […]

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 […]

Nepalese art in Walhorn

“Kunst ist nicht für den Künstler da, sie muss den Menschen etwas geben“. Diese Lektion lernte Ragini Upadhyay-Grela früh von ihrem hinduistischen Kunst-Lehrer. Sie beherzigt sie bis heute. Nach unzähligen Einzel- und Gemeinschaftsausstellungen in aller Herren Länder sind ihre Arbeiten derzeit und noch bis zum 14. Oktober in der Walhorner Kunstgalerie „Atelier I.S.“, Heidestraße 39, […]

NAFA will die in its childhood

Currently, Ragini Upadhayay Grela is the Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts. She talked with Amarendra Yadav of The Rising Nepal on issues relating to her organisation and Nepali art as well as the government plan to merge the academies related to art and culture. Read the full article

Art & Soul – Ragini Upadhayay

“Life is a journey that puts you through despair and contentment in equal measure. It’s your attitude that decides how long both will exist,” shares famed Nepali artist, Ragini Upadhayay and the first woman chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). She also says that success isn’t about what you accomplish in your life, […]

Ragini’s Wishes… on display in China

Artist Ragini Upadhyay Grela’s artworks symbolising climate change and ecosystem among others are on display in the exhibition series ‘Wishes…’ at Wang Xiao Hui Museum, Suzhou, China. The 60th solo exhibition of Upadhyay Grela features 52 works created using different mediums like water colour, colograph, etching, painting and more as per a press release issued […]