Anika Mittal is a New Jersey, USA based artist and crafter, born and raised in India. She completed her textile designing education from India. She is a multi talented artist. She works in Indian folk arts- Warli and Madhubani, Mandala art, Zentangle, Acrylic, Pouring art as well as in decoupage crafting and resin art.
Her paintings are very much inspired with the daily life and the nature.She does Indian folk art Warli and Madhubani paintings. Her folk paintings are revolved around the daily village life. In these paintings she beautifully presents daily chores of life with very fine details.
Her work is also influenced by the contemporary art. She studied acrylic painting techniques at DuCret School of Art, NJ. She applies the strengths of her medium to achieve the finest finish for her art pieces. She is also a experimental artist. Every time when she finds any interesting new art, she works hard on that and tried to get it to the beginner through perfection. She also works in Zentangle, Pouring art, Dot Mandala, Resin arts.
She is also a Depoupage crafter. She carries Calambour SIFA Decoupage Course certificate. She creates beautiful boxes, daily use things like clocks, key holders, paintings and more with Decoupage art. She also created a craft supply brand AnRa Crafts.
She also uses her art for social causes. She was a active instructor at hickory corner library, NJ. She is also a volunteer member of WWAC, West Windsor ,NJ. She participated in Art All Night, NJ exhibition. Her work got selected in a juried art show at WWAC, NJ. She also participate in craft fairs and exhibitions.
Anika never hesitate to experiment with while conserving the essence of the art form. In her words-
Art is a never ending learning process. Every time creating a new art piece you learn and teach yourself at the same time. Painting is a process to discover yourself. An artist’s work represents what he is. Every piece that I create has a story behind -discovery of thoughts, observation of colors and process of development that lead to get the finest piece of art and crafts.