Arathi Dharani (b. 1963) despite her postgraduate degree in engineering and years spent working in the electronics industry in India, it was her move to Indonesia that ignited her passion for art. Immersed in the rich artistic and cultural environment of the country, Arathi began exploring drawing and painting. Figurative paintings have a remarkable ability to evoke a wide range of emotions, stirring a sense of harmony, beauty, and nostalgia within viewers. Inspired by Southeast Asian art and culture, as well as Japanese culture. Each piece she creates is a testament to her unwavering passion and her dedication to exploring new styles and techniques. Every day, she passionately endeavours to produce something new, pushing the boundaries of her artistic expression