Meera Agarwal is a New York-based artist pursuing a post-corporate second career as an artist and art instructor. Self-taught, Chennai-born Agarwal has been painting for three decades and works with oil, acrylics and mixed media. Her paintings are both representational and abstract inspired by nature, her native India and travels. She aims to evoke an emotion, a memory, strike a personal chord or just intrigue the viewer.
The Pushkar Camel Fair is an annual five day camel and livestock fair held in the town of Pushkar in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is one of the world’s largest camel fairs. Apart from the buying and selling of livestock, it has become an important tourist attraction.
“Goa is different from other parts of India as it’s a nice way to dip your toe into the cultural and social aspects of the country without feeling overwhelmed. It’s a chic and chill locale where you can feel comfortable: flip-flops to heels, sarong to sari, bathing suit to a casual coverup.”