Janani Narayanan started art
at a very young age. Growing up, as a kid she self taught painting and
did art work at school and during her vacations. After moving to Bay
Area, Northern California in 2001, she joined Sagi Art Studio in Sunnyvale
to learn art formally. Ever since, what was just a hobby became her
passion. Her medium of art is OIL on canvas and the technique used is
smooth elegant blending. She seeks her inspirations from the nature,
flowers, Antelope canyons, Volcanos of Hawaii, Sand dunes of Death Valley.
Janani also paints abstract subjects from nature. Streaks of Light and
Shadows, is a series featuring the antelope canyons. Being
an Indian dancer, she incorporates the Indian myth and dance into her
paintings. Panchaboothams - Five forces of nature, Gestures in Sand
dunes, Offerings of Lava, Indian weave are some of her works. Recently
she exhibited her art work at PAL, Paloalto.
Apart from being an artist,
Janani is a South Indian Classical Dancer . As a dancer she teaches
and performs Classical dance in and around Bay Area. She has a school
in Sunnyvale where she conducts her classes for kids and adults.