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News feature in Kannada Prabha paper
News of Leena's caricature of Irrfan Khan bagging the third place in the Bollytoons Caricature Contest conducted by The Cartoonists' Combine at Mumbai was featured in the February 21st issue of Kannada Prabha paper.
To read the article , please check out this link -> The article
Caricature of Irrfan Khan in the third place at the Bollytoons Competition at Mumbai
Caricature of Audrey Hepburn Featured in Stuff India Magazine
Leena's Caricature of Audrey Hepburn is featured in the 'Wall Art' section of Stuff (India) Magaizine's February 2016 issue.
Audrey Hepburn's Caricature was done in 2015 and is mixed media work ( Pen and Digital)
Click here to view the article -> Stuff India Magazine - Wall Art feature
Caricature of The Beatles figures in the 'Big Bad List of Epic Music Posters' as curated by Cupick
The love for music is universal. We set out to find amazing artwork celebrating music and musicians that have defined eras, topped the popularity charts and in general brightened up our day. This compilation of posters that spans genres and time periods is a tribute to great art that is often overlooked. It’s also an opportunity for us to shine light on some brilliant artists behind these beauties.
To view the entire list , please check out this link -> Epic Music Posters
Featured in Cupick's 'Big Bad List of Emerging Illustrators, Designers and Visual Artists from Bangalore
“There is no line between fine art and illustration; there is no high or low art; there is only art, and it comes in many forms.” – James Gurney
Art in India is gaining new forms.It’s the beginning of a period of metamorphosis. At the helm of this change are many a talented artists determined to make their mark and to boldly go where no man has gone before. With social media taking art to a wider audience, artists are being imparted recognition resulting in a welcome shift in the popular art scene.
We wanted to explore the rising talent across India and so we have compiled a list of upcoming artists, starting from Bangalore. (This list is no particular order and may not be exhaustiv .
To see the Artist's entry , please check out this link -> Bangalore's list of Artists
Featured in Polka Cafe's list of top 101 women illustrators in India
Women in India have always thrived in creative fields since the days of Amrita Sher-Gil and Homai Vyarawalla. And you will agree with us when we say that there is no better time to put them in the spotlight than now. Contemporary India is more than ready for art that is new, fresh and different and these women are right there in the forefront. We couldn't stop admiring the fabulous, detailed and futuristic work that they are putting out and we can't wait tell you all about them. In this article we shift focus from other rigmaroles of the world, to Indian woman illustrators (not in any particular order) who are making a name for themselves in the national and international art circuit.
To view the entire list , please check out this link -> Top 101 Women Illustrators in India
Chaplin Lines Exhibition @ Piramal Gallery, National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai
The Caricature of Charlie Chaplin by Artist Leena Swamy is one of the 200 artworks that have been selected for the Chaplin Lines Exhibition to commemorate the legend of satire in filmdom on his 125th year of birth as well as the 100th year of his screen appearance.
This exhibition is going to remain open between 11 am and 8 pm from 25th June to 27th June at Piramal Gallery, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Nariman Point, Mumbai
To see the Artist's entry , please check out this link -> Caricature - Charlie Chaplin
Interview in Deccan Herald - Metro Life
An interview with Artist Leena Swamy appeared in the May 20th 2015 issue of Deccan Herald - Metro Life.
To read the entire interview , please check out this link -> Strokes that Speak
Caricature of Marilyn Monroe featured in thebeautifulindian.com
A beautiful young lady who loved one of Kaleidostrokes designs, so sweetly blogged about it!!!
For the entire feature, please check out this link -> Caricatured Marilyn by thebeautifulindian.com
Kaleidostrokes at the Bangalore Comic Con 2015
A terrific 3 days at the Bangalore Comic Con 2015. Check out the complete album of Live Caricatures done by Artist Leena Swamy at the event.
Caricature of Pt. Ravishankar figures in Polka Cafe's curated list of Quirky Music Posters
Kaleidostrokes' Caricature of Pt. Ravishankar made it to Polka Cafe's compilation of interesting music related artwork that is available on Cupick.