TANYA MOMI, Mask, Print, 11 x 14, $300
TANYA MOMI, INDIA/U.S.A.
Tanya has had the opportunity to meet people from many different walks of life through her salon. She has donated countless artworks to many charities and non-profit organizations. Tanya brings people together through her art. Tanya Momi is an inspirational artist whose work is diverse enough to fall into several categories including realism, cubism, abstract and social realism and spiritual art. Tanya’s medium is Oils and Acrylics and Sketch.
Her work is greatly influenced by her own life experiences. Tanya was born in India and graduated with Bachelors in Fine Arts from Chandigarh in 1982. She got married and moved to the United States. After 9 and half years of abuse in her marriage, she divorced him and never looked back. Busy raising her 2 kids and establishing her business in Silicon Valley since 1989, she didn't paint for 22 years. She was encouraged by close friends to start painting again. After she started her second career, she was able to find herself through her artwork. Her painful journey became her own inspiration.
first series she worked on was about the pain and suffering of a single, divorced woman. The paintings series include, “When Friends Turn Their Backs”, “Wounded”, “Beaten but not Broken”, “Stop the Pain”. Being that the suffering of women and people all around the world was her inspiration, Tanya paints to help people ease their suffering.
As someone that is very passionate about the message behind her art, Tanya has had the opportunity to connect with many people. She has spoken at the White house about women empowerment and leadership.Tanya’s Art is distinctive and controversial. Since she started her “second career”, she has shown her work in India, Beverly Hills, Toronto, London, Portola Valley, Los Altos as well as other local groups. Triton museum and MUNU museum. Composing the future exhibit Bankhead Theater Livermore Ca. Hong kong & London.