Sosa Joseph (b. 1971)

Sosa got her Diploma in Painting, Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts, Kerala, andPost-Graduate Diploma in Painting, M.S. University, Baroda. The artist investigatesthe emotional and spatial qualities of her environment and that of her personal life,blurring the boundaries between the two in works that have great visual impact.We confront the artist’s world of reality often crossed with fantasy. An addeddepth is proposed by the sensuality suggested by movements and textures. Thevisibility of layering underscores the importance of the painting process itself, whilethe mixing and re-mixing of her colors, enables her to achieve subtle chromaticand textural nuances with thin layers of paint.She has held solo exhibitions, The Common, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke,Mumbai, 2009 and ‘Tenacity of theMoon’ at Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, 2005. Herwork has been included in group exhibitions at Schneider Museum, Oregon, USAIntimate Revelations, Schneider Museum of Art, Oregon, USA and Open-eyedDreams, Durbar Hall Art Center, Cochin, 2006, Panchatantra, Kashi Art Gallery,Kochi, Triva Contemporary Art Gallery, Trivandrum and Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi,2007.

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