Delhi abstractionist – Art residency in Spain
Abstractionist Abhijit Pathak gives tuition to school children to sustain his art practices. Pathak has recently won the Can Serrat Art Residency for Spain and is among artists and writers to visit Barcelona. Pathak is delighted to be picked out amongst many. Pathak graduated in painting from Banaras Hindu University and did his Master's from Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi. In 2010 while he was doing his MFA at Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi he won the Lalit Kala National Award. He also has a diploma in music. The versatile artist likes to experiment with acrylics and mixed media and draws his inspiration mainly from indigenous sources. But above all, he creates large canvasses that are built and woven around the matrix of fabric upon which he paints. Using a range of techniques, colours and media his work also include visual elements, incidents, issues and imageries.