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Ms. Akshita  Lad is an award winning artist.  Her passion for art and design has evolved over the course of her life.

Born in Mumbai and now based in Dubai, Ms. Lad’s love for aesthetics was nurtured in her childhood during family holidays spent visiting museums, where she fell in love with the works of great masters like Da Vinci, Monet, Michelangelo and Rembrandt.

After obtaining a degree in Business and Finance from Boston University's School of Management, Ms.Lad  worked in the real estate industry, gaining valuable experience in residential, commercial, and hospitality developments. She also earned a certificate in Interior Design from the Florence Design Academy in 2004, further honing her skills in design.

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In 2018, Ms.Lad  decided to follow her heart and pursue her love of art, joining the prestigious Lotus Educational Institute in Dubai to study painting and drawing. Since then, she has developed a unique style that reflects traditional methods of painting with modern appeal and relevance. Her works showcase a natural affinity for colors and textures, with every piece conveying a sense of inclusion, positivity, joy, and happiness.

Akshita's vast range of works includes portraits, landscapes, and abstract expressionist paintings, with a style that is strongly influenced by the Renaissance and Impressionist Masters. Her paintings display a depth, elegance, and beauty that has garnered widespread acclaim and attention from art lovers and galleries alike.

Ms. Lad  is very inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsburg quote on how she would be liked to be remembered as "Someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability”.  With this in mind,  she paints almost every day and is very dedicated to mastering her craft.   

Lad's passion for creating positive change extends beyond her artistry.  She believes in the collective power of feminine energy to heal, nurture, and create positive changes in the world.  She is dedicated to empowering girls through education and advocating for the protection of nature and animals.

Her paintings reflect these thoughts and feelings, making her an artist whose works are not only beautiful but also meaningful and impactful. ​

Awards & Nominations

  • Award Winner - Botticelli International Prize, 2024 (Italy)

  • Award Winner-Contemporary Art Collectors Harmony for Humanity:The Global Consciousness Art Prize 2023

  • Award Winner  - International Prize Pegasus for the Arts, Italy - 2023

  • Nominated Best Emerging Artist Icons , Dubai, UAE (Magzoid) - 2023

  •  Art Ideal Cover Finalist Distinction, Circle Foundation for the Arts   -  2023 

  • Artistic Excellence Certificate for “Vibrant Sky”, Circle Foundation for the Arts   – 2023

  • Artistic Excellence Certificate for “Spring”, Circle Foundation for the Arts   – 2023

Shows & Exhibitions :​

  • To Get There With a Woman, November 10th – November 24th, 2024 – Venice, Italy

  • The London Biennale Of Women in Art , Sept 25th – Sept 29th 2024 – London, England

  • The Gallery Steiner - Soft Impressions, June 3 - June 29th, 2024 - Vienna, Austria

  • Espacio Triplea, May 16h – May 23rd, 2024 – Madrid, Spain

  • Intersecting Origins – May 11th – May 24, 2024 – Dubai, U.A.E

  • Abstruse, Suan Art Gallery, May 4th – May 31, 2024 – Mumbai, India

  • Art Expo New York, The Gallery Steiner, April 4 - April 7, 2024 - New York, U.S.A

  • Sakku Art Galler, Echoes, The Warehouse, Feb16-Feb 22, 2024 - Dubai, U.A.E

  • Suan Artland Gallery, Voyage 2 - Jan6 - Jan 20th , 2024 - Mumbai, India

  • Red Dot Miami Art Basel Fair Dec 6-Dec 9, 2023 - Miami, Florida, U.S.A

  • Women in Art Fair Oct 11 – Oct 14, 2023 – Mall Galleries, London, U.K

  • Suan Artland Gallery, Nov 2 – Nov 4, 2023 - Taj Mahal Hotel,- Mumbai, India

  • The Power of Color Oct 10-21st, 2023 - Montecarlo, Monaco

  • Art Be a Part Charity Sept 29, 2023 – Dubai, U.A.E

  • Artio Gallery Sept 14-21st, 2023 - New York ,NY, U.S.A

  • Artio Gallery Sept 1 – Sept 15th, 2023 - Toronto, Canada

  • Meam Museum August 25- 27th, 2023 – Barcelona, Spain

  • Suan Artland Gallery July 8 – July 23 2023, Dubai, U.A.E

  • Bedia Art Gallery - Summer Hues Group Exhibition, June 14th - 19th 2023 - Dubai,U.A.E

  • Diarbid - June 3rd - June 17th, 2023 - Dubai, U.A.E

  • Galeria Azur - June 9 – Sept 15, 2023 – Berlin, Germany

  • The Gallery Steiner - May 30th - June 26, 2023 - Vienna, Austria

  • Flux Review Exhibition May 18 – 27th 2023 – London, U.K

  • 20x20 Visions March 16-30th 2023 – London, U.K

  • Art Expo New York March 30- April 2 2023 – New York, U.S.A

  • Colors Art Show March 7-15th 2023 – Dubai, U.A.E

  • Saatchi Art Gallery Oct 2022 – StartArt Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K

  • Art For Collectors, Sept 2022 – Group Show with Senior Indian Masters at Anantara Hotel, Dubai, U.A.E

  • Le Carrousel du Louvre, Sept 2022 – Focus Art Fair, Paris, France

  • World Art Dubai, March 2022 – World Trade Center, Dubai, U.A.E,

  • Saatchi Art Gallery Oct 2021 – StartArt Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K​

  • Royal Arts Prize July 2021 – Royal Arts Prize at La Galleria in London, U.K

  • Winter Show October 2020 - The Royal Arts Gallery in London, U.K

  • World Art Dubai October 2020 – Akshita made her art debut at World Art Dubai

Platforms

  • SINGULAR ART

  • ARTSY

  • SAATCHI ART

  • ARTSPER

  • STARTART GLOBAL

Artist Biography

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