Born, raised, and trained in traditional art in India, Guna Hebbar moved to the United States more than 30 years ago. “Art has been a lifelong passion and I have been painting I remember engaged in drawing, painting or doing some types of art my entire life”.
Guna paints diverse subjects in various media in oil, water color, acrylic, charcoal and other media in both plein air and in her studio, portraying a variety of subjects such as landscapes, flowers, Indian folk-art paintings, sculptures, and yoga inspired art with her unique perspective. Utilizing classic and contemporary techniques, she recreates nature’s beauty in her paintings by expressing bold colors with her unique style.
She has exhibited in several solo shows as wells as juried group shows in India and the United States and won several awards. She has been featured on TV shows, taught art to various levels of students, and deeply involved in local art community where she serves on board of art organizations including Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association, Central Coast Art Association.
A multi-faceted and driven individual, Guna worked in corporate jobs in nutritional science, taught nutrition in colleges, is a certified nutrition educator, certified yoga instructor, and has owned/operated her own multi franchise fitness facilities.
We are also on Facebook Copyright © 2017 - Salinas Valley Art Gallery : All rights reserved