(India 1968 – )
58.3 x 90.8 cm sheet
Minakshi was born in 1968. She lives in Ganjad, in Maharastra and is from the Varli tribe. She started her education at the age of fifteen. She is not married. She usually paints on the walls of Varli houses at the time of marriage. She has exhibited her work in Udaipur, Dehli, Bhopal, Masuri, Sikandrabad, Bombay, Poona, Trivandrum and invariably travels with the work. She paints with a grass blade and rice paste and poster colour on paper and cloth. Traditionally the Varlis paint on the wall.
India Songs, AGNSW, 1993, pg. 42.
Victoria Lynn, India Songs: multiple streams in contemporary Indian art, Sydney, 1993, 42, 43 (colour illus.), 54. no. 44
India Songs, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Apr 1993–09 May 1993
Indian Folk Paintings and Textiles, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 May 2004–04 Jul 2004