Winner of Durga Puja Art Contest 2k20- Parama Mishra
As most of you must know, WeekendTrivia hosts an annual Durga Puja contest every year and this year the contest was divided into two categories – Photography and Art. We received overwhelming response from all of you and we are immensely grateful for that.
Today we are interviewing the Winner of the Art category : Parama Mishra. You can follow her on Instagram – @parama_chitrakari. Please read on to know more about her.
Q. Congratulations on winning the Durga Puja Contest 2020. How does it feel?
A. Thank you so much . I am glad judges liked my paintings and gave positive feedback.
Q. Tell us a bit about yourself and what made you open an art page?
A. I am Parama Mishra. I am a high school teacher . I started my art page about three years ago when a friend suggested me to join Instagram
Q. Is being an artist your full-time profession or do you work elsewhere?
A. I am a high school teacher.
Q. What would you consider your biggest achievement so far?
A. I was scared of watercolours. After watching so many talented artists on Instagram, I started practising watercolour and sketching everyday . And now I just love this medium
Q. What is your favourite medium to work upon? And your favourite work tools?
A. My favorite medium is watercolor . white nights watercolor , artyshills art brushes and fine liners from brustro and classmate are my favorite work tools
Q. When you start a new piece of art, how do you get the inspiration/motivation it?
A. I always like to show the beauty of Indian culture through my artworks. The essence of our culture and traditions inspires me
Q. Who are your biggest influences?
A. All the artists I follow are my inspiration
Q. Which current art world trends are you following, if any?
A. Not following any current art world trend
Q. Apart from being an artist, what are your hobbies?
A. Apart from being an artist I love to read . Satyajit Ray and Sarat Chandra Chatterjee are my favorite authors.
Q. Please share your experience with different brands/projects you have worked with?
A. I use different brands of watercolors and papers . watercolor brands like white nights , sennelier , thetinttray , camlin , fabercastle .Papers – brustro and arches
Q. There are a lot of shoddy people on social media who either try to discredit others or stalk them. How do you deal with such people or negativity in general? Does it bog you down or affect your mental peace?
A. I simply ignore such kind of negative people
Q. What are your future plans for your page and profile? Are you happy with the way it has shaped up?
A. I would like to learn new techniques and mediums. There is so much to learn through internet and platforms like Facebook , Instagram , youtube skillshare which help artists like me to grow more
Q. Lastly, any word for our blog? Thank you for your time!
A. I Really liked your blog . looking forward to participate in your next challenges . Thank you for this opportunity
Thank you for participating in our contest and team WeekendTrivia wishes you all the best for all your future endeavours