Category Archives: Kitsch

A Helmet for Chris

I met Chris Venter at the Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2018 in Goa. I was painting custom helmets for Royal Enfield at their art stall. Chris stopped by and we got talking. He talked about how much he loved India and how much he was looking forward to his travels exploring my country. He expressed […]

Nazar Battoo’s for the KIAL Bangalore airport

My work has more often than not had an element of good luck/ keeping the faith/warding of evil. So it is no surprise that my dearest friend – Meghna Vakada – asked me to paint three  Nazar Battoo paintings for her swanky new cafe Barley and Grapes Cafe at the Bengaluru International Airport. It has […]

The Fusion Projects – Custom Helmets for Royal Enfield

Continuing my collaboration under The Fusion Projects with motorcycle company – Royal Enfield, I was in Goa for three gorgeous days last week. It was hot and humid but oh so much fun. It was for The Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2018 – an annual community driven event in Goa in the third week of […]

The Fusion Projects – Old Delhi Motorcycles

I met Bobbee Singh of Old Delhi Motorcycles last year at the The Royal Enfield Rider Mania 2016. I had gone to Goa to hand deliver the tank I painted for Royal Enfield as part of a collaborative effort for The Fusion Project. You can read about the project with Royal Enfield here – The […]

The ArtByAarohi online shop is now open!!

This has been a long time coming. But as they say – Better late than never… www.artbyaarohi.com/shop (Note: Almost everything on this online store is one-of-a-kind or limited edition. We are offering free shipping within India on all products except some large furniture items) I want to say thank you. Thank you so much for […]

Creative Gaga – May/Jun 2014

Thank you Pragya Bharti for the product feature in the May-June 2014 issue of the Creative Gaga Magazine. I have long admired this magazine so it feels wonderful to be in featured in it. Though I am not totally convinced about the title to the page – ‘Spend Thrift’. But I understand it’s a regular […]

Main mast dikhri na?

I got a call from Rutika a few weeks ago asking if I could custom paint a small box for her sister. Now with school exams, shifting schools, the new school schedule, various formalities, the coming holidays AND other pending commissions, I was not really sure if I could. Though truth be told I had […]

The Sunday Standard Magazine – Mar 2014

This article was published a while back in March 2014 in ‘The Sunday Standard Magazine‘ but between school exams and year ending madness, I forgot to post it. Actually, I never got around to reading it. Now with school holidays, I have some time to breathe… Thank you Pallavi Rebbapragada for the wonderful write up. […]

‘Swishing’ Skirts

I have learnt much from my maternal grandmother (nani). A large part of who I am is because of her. What she taught me about drive and commitment at age 8 is something that makes me – me! I grew up with my nani making clothes for me and I learnt the basics at her […]