(PRINCETON, NJ) -- On Friday, September 22 at 6:30pm, artist Anandi Ramanathan will be the featured speaker for the “Inside the Artist’s Studio” series at Princeton Makes in the Princeton Shopping Center. Anandi, a member of the Princeton Makes artist cooperative, is a watercolor/acrylic artist who specializes in painting florals and illustrations.
Anandi is known for her unique greeting cards, floral-themed home décor and other art products, sold in multiple stores, reflecting her signature style. Also a passionate teacher, she will share insights about her artistic practice and creative process during her presentation.
“My work is inspired by nature and my travels. I like to observe and capture the beauty of this world in my works, sometimes realistic, sometimes animated,” said Anandi. “I also love to guide my students in workshops and give them a glimpse into the mesmerizing world of watercolors.”
This month, Anandi is the featured artist at Princeton Makes which is celebrating its second year of existence. Her work is highlighted in the retail space and her in-store studio. The “Inside the Artist’s Studio” talk series, part of the cooperative’s programming initiatives, offers the public a monthly opportunity to learn about and from its creatives. The event will begin with a reception, with light refreshments, at 6:30pm. Artwork by all cooperative artists will be available for purchase.
Princeton Makes is a cooperative comprised of 35 local artists who work across a range of artistic genres, including painting, drawing, stained glass, sculpture, textiles, and jewelry. Customers will be able to support local artists by visiting their in-store studios and by shopping for a wide variety of art, including large paintings, prints, custom-made greeting cards, stained glass lamps and window hangings, jewelry in a variety of designs and patterns, and more.