The main theme of Raj Rana’s work is the consideration and observation of the kinetic energies within and around nature’s figurative forms.
By focusing on a purity, elegance and balance in his marks, he seeks to emphasise the texture and complexity of his chosen subjects – resolving into paintings that convey a spacious, lyrical sense, where motion and stillness are one. Raj works primarily with watercolour with occasional touches of gouache and ink.
Graduated from University of Creative Arts, Maidstone, Kent. BA (Hons). 1995
Awarded Certificate of Excellence from University of Creative Arts. 1995
Winner of the SERICOL Bursary for printmaking. 1995
Prints exhibited at The New Contemporaries Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan. 1995
Shortlisted for the Ken Bromley Cover Competition, 2016
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