Shivali Sharma

Hi friends i am shivali sharma from Agra and a blessed mother of two kids.I did my Phd in Botany and then B.Ed ,at one stage of my life i wanted to be a teacher but life of a mother is not planned so after becoming a mother my priorities changed but for sure i am a teacher at home and its a full time job but my inclination towards art and creativity never changed.

For me being a mother is a very responsible job too i do believe in words that says “ Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own”, It teaches you to be responsible and how to tackle with every situations and to deal with crisis too.Motherhood is one of the most challenging and creative jobs anyone can do.

Mothers expertise in multitasking job so apart of playing this role i am an artist too and I love painting since my childhood,all thing started when i was doing my textile designing diploma(before marriage) where I learned baatik, tie & die, block printing, different types of designing and paintings on sarees. From there Madhubani paintings attracted me, and my journey started. Madhubani is an ancient art originated in Indian villages where women folks use to express their thoughts ,hopes and dreams through their brushes similarly when something heart touching comes to my mind i love to express through Madhubani painting,what i really liked about this art there is lots of freedom and you can do lots of experiments with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks and what it makes and looks so different and vibrant because here we use natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns.I have put stalls in many community based events and my work was appreciated by lot of people and that motivated me to expertise in my work and exhibit my best pieces to the people.

Before wrapping up wanted to add that motherhood never stop your creativity in fact it enhances your creativity, when you feel like quitting, think about why you started and this will give you motivation to move on being a mother too. Choose your own canvas and create your happiness.