Suhita says: My body of work varies widely in subject, but it all ties back to a single, underlying aim: to view and to capture the world around me as a traveler would; to see both the everyday and the exotic with wonder; and to look deeply at both the old and the new. So whether I'm capturing a row of bikes parked outside a movie theater, or a cacophony of colorful fish at the aquarium, I try to get right to the heart of the moment, and to quickly, almost calligraphy-like, capture its essence.
I work quickly, and I work everywhere. My whole studio setup is always on my
shoulder: my bag with a couple of sketchbooks, pen and ink, a tiny watercolor kit and some brushes. Some of my works take just a few minutes to create, others a couple of hours, but never longer. I work almost exclusively on location because I believe it brings an immediacy to my work. I like my work to be accessible and not too precious, something almost anyone can relate to. I also like the fact that my medium challenges the notion that a sketchbook is just a repository of ideas that go on to become artworks: in my world,