Rina Naik

Rina Naik is a fine artist from Plainville, MA. She holds a certificate in drawing and painting from RISDce and an MFA in Interior design. She teaches at both Endicott College and Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education. Ms. Naik has participated in numerous shows and has received awards of merit and excellence. Her work can be found in private collections. She was awarded the best emerging artist award at the Art Providence Holiday show in 2018. She is an active member at numerous local art associations like Concord Art Center and Monotype Guild of New England and IMAGO Gallery, where her work is shown regularly. She is also an artist member at Attleboro Arts Museum.

“As a professional artist rooted in both the art and design fields I seek to inform my visual practice with multi disciplinary knowledge. My body of work consists of paintings and small experimental sculptures. I work in many mediums but particularly enjoy working in oils and cold wax. I love the process of making art. My paintings are colorful abstracted landscapes rooted in New England. I seek to paint my emotional and sensorial experiences. These experiences in nature influence my textures and color palette, of which are used both symbolically and psychologically to further enhance the artworks’ emotional stance. My studio practice is deeply informed by my Plein air work. I employ it as my way of getting to know a place’s color, light, texture, topography, smell, and atmosphere. It’s a process of falling in love with the place!”

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Rina Naik is a fine artist from Plainville, MA. She holds a certificate in drawing and painting from RISDce and an MFA in Interior design. She teaches at both Endicott College and Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education

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