Times of Youth: For those who don’t know about you and your work, can you tell us a little about yourself?
Suraj Patel: I’m Suraj Patel, full time Mumbai based artist from India. I am just in love with colors. I create colorful, bold and vibrant abstract paintings.
Times of Youth: How would you describe your work to someone who has never known about it?
Suraj Patel: My work is all about colors, texture and feelings. I do abstract paintings in acrylic. Painting is like meditation to me. I am always attracted to texture. I love to create different surfaces using various tools, mainly palette knife. I never think before painting. I just start with fresh colors and positive energy that creates beautiful and engaging piece of art. If somebody gets engaged with my paintings and feels happy, that is success to me.
Times of Youth: What sparked your initial interest in arts?
Suraj Patel: It started from school days. I was good at drawing and painting. My drawing sir is my inspiration and he encouraged me to carry on my passion.
Times of Youth: At what age did you start doing all this work? Has your family always been supportive of this choice of career?
Suraj Patel: Since childhood I am engaged in drawing and paintings. From last 15 years, I am professional artist. I always got positive support from my family and friends.
Times of Youth: Which of your projects are you most proud of and why?
Suraj Patel: I have created lots of paintings and participated in many exhibitions. I am proud of each and every single piece of art created by me. I started a new series” Painting a Day”. From last two month I am creating small piece of art every single day. It’s very challenging and very special to me.
Times of Youth: Where do you see yourself in next 5 years?
Suraj Patel: Well, I want to see myself in each and every part of world reaching out to as many people as I can.
Times of Youth: Any message to your fans or followers via TIMES OF YOUTH?
Suraj Patel: Keep loving and keep supporting me in my creative journey.
Times of Youth: Do tell us how fans can contact you to share their appreciation/feedback/suggestions.
Suraj Patel: You guys can contact me on my Website: https://www.surajfinearts.com Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Painting-a-Day-by-Suraj-Patel/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SurajFineArts Email: email@example.com