The world is slowly being immortalized by the vivid and bold strokes of Indian-American abstract expressionist Vikash Jha. A renowned genius of unmatched artistic prowess and an infectious joie de vivre, Vikash is loved for his distinct style, which boldly marries the East and the West’s striking colors.
Vikash Jha was born and raised in India. As a child, he had the eye for great art, which his non-conforming parents gladly implored him to explore. The contemporary artist ventured in pursuit of colorful happiness – attending a prestigious art school every weekend.
Unbound by borders, he nurtured his love for art by immigrating to the United States. Vikash studied under specialized programs in the esteemed Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His learnings emboldened his drive and inspired him to further perfect his craft.
“Over my formative years, my first close-hand experiences with both western and eastern cultures gave me the understanding and appreciation of bold expressionist techniques of many western greats, as well as transcendental visual expressions interwoven in my own personality.”
Blending these have allowed him to develop his unique approach to content, individualistic style, and painting techniques.
His distinctive art style has elevated Vikash Jha to unprecedented heights. His ingenious and brilliant use of color has likened him to Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and Robert Rauschenberg’s lauded talents. Reminiscent of the greats, Vikash’s cross-cultural imageries and multilayered painting techniques effortlessly transport viewers into a place of contemplation and meditation.
His work has been noted to evoke feelings of joy, vitality, and awe – sending individuals to a haven of hope and tranquility. “Art is my Nirvana,” he passionately states. “I believe it could be the same for each one of us, guiding us through life’s crests and troughs. My happy place is a creatively engaged mind with thoughts about the interplay colors, mediums, messages, and emotions.”
Vikash Jha’s ability to give uncontainable life to a blank canvas and versatility in employing a wide range of materials in his work has gained him the recognition of being a true master of his field. His skillful blend of western and easter influences in his craft continues to stand equal to no one.
Since his beginning in 2017 as a professional artist, Vikash Jha’s stellar reputation has only grown. His popularity has left a vibrant trail of paint in internationally regarded exhibitions and private global placements. As one of the leading contemporary artists today, Vikash’s work has been welcomed into juried shows at the Sotheby’s Fine Art Auction House and World Trade Center – Oculus, New York City (NYC) and countless NYC galleries and venues.
This summer, the list grows with an upcoming show in MvVO Art Show 2021 at the World Trade Center, NYC, with another international show, currently under consideration.
A free spirit with purpose, unbridled energy, and a unique artistic background, Vikash Jha paints the world in the East and the West’s colors. He plans to run deeper into this path half a decade from now, continuing to welcome art enthusiasts and aspiring artists into his radiant and untroubled world.
Stand witness to the perfect marriage of eastern and western culture. Learn more about Vikash Jha and stay updated on his upcoming shows by following the critically-acclaimed contemporary artist on Instagram, Facebook, Linked In, Pinterest, Twitter, and his official website. To browse through his brilliant collection, visit him on the virtual channels: Artsy and Chairish.