Richa Raj is a self taught artist from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Her grandfather , who was a wonderful artist , inspired her to be an artist. she was just 9 years old when she made her first serious painting. Since her childhood , she used to look at her grandfathers art and would always dream of painting like him some day. He supported , motivated and gave her tips all the time that would help her improve her skills. Her artwork focuses on nature and spirituality , as she is a nature lover and a spiritual person. After completing her post graduation in English honours , she was keen to learn more about strokes, colours , colour mixing and different types of paintings , which indeed was her initial step into the field of art. Her father , who is also an artist taught and inspired her too. Being a self taught artist she had to face many struggles , which indeed helped her learn a lot. She loves to play with acrylic , oil and pencils. She believes that her learning power and observation are her biggest strengths.
As an upcoming artist she has always faced many challenges , as many people question the talent of self taught artists considering the fact that they don’t have any experiences , but inspite of all the challenges all her paintings are loved by art lovers and people who have great knowledge of art.