Born in India, Manika Srivastav is an artist with a truly global perspective. She has lived and shown her work in Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East.
Her chosen medium is oil and mixed media on canvas, which she uses to create a dialogue between the viewer and the art. Vivid colors portray the myriad emotions and experiences from her wide ranging travels and interactions with people from different parts of the globe.
Her art can be called reactive, as she gets her inspiration from issues and happenings around the world.
Her latest works have a more organic feel due to her usage of a variety of materials with different acrylic mediums.