Artist Statement

The Artist

For Seema , working with Fabric and Paints , has been her childhood passion. Born in India and raised by talented parents who helped her dreams come true. Her BSC in Home science was received by AMU University in India. Subsequent to that, she attended Post graduate program in fashion and textiles and worked as a faculty. Seema has painted on various surfaces such as canvas ,glass, textiles and so on .In 1998, her solo exhibition of glass paintings received excellent reviews and was profiled in the local newspapers .In 2004, she owned a textile company called Seema& Shafaq which specialized in garments with chikan embroidery from India

     Today, she presently resides in Port Coquitlam, Vancouver B.C., where she renewed her love for art. Seema has started to hand paint on silk clothing and accessories as  Seema’s Jardin de Fleurs. Flora ,fauna  and the  colours of her surrounding  come to life on luxurious and shimmering silk painted with  liquid dyes .Her work involves strict attention to detailing, which is for the pleasure of the wearer .Every day, Seema finds an opportunity to learn and try different techniques such as ebru ,an ancient Turkish art which involves water marbling  , the art of felting and mastering it by spending hours of work ; her art has been well accepted and appreciated in and around Canada , U.K. and USA.

She is an active member of The Blackberry artist society ,New westminister arts council, Arts connect.tv,West Vancouver arts council & North Vancouver arts council.