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Rowie Hopes To Get Into Business With Her Art Of collage

Rowie Hopes To Get Into Business With Her Art Of collage
Rowie Lal with her collage which won her the People’s Choice Award during Hilton Art Exhibition.
August 15
08:31 2015

Rowie Lal, an aspiring artist, hopes to take her art of collage to a different level and tap into the tourism and export market.

Ms Lal developed her passion for collaging at the age of 16 where she develops collage board.

“My first collage was my life goal board. Years later after many collaging experience, I discovered my rare talent of making my own visions,” she said.

With the help of personal development books this was the go for that drove the artist within her.

She laughed and said: “As Picasso once said:  “Everything you can imagine is real” – and that’s been my motto ever since.”

Ms Lal’s work was given due recognition during the Hilton Art Exhibition this week where she was awarded the People’s Choice award.

Ms Lal said she wanted to create and art was in her blood and she just had to tap into it.

She said: “It was my first Art Exhibition and I was very, very excited and grateful.

“I saw how people were very moved by my art pieces and that bought a tear to my eye, I would say that it made me happy. I was very happy.”

 

Art Business

Ms Lal hopes to take her art to a different level and she knows business is the way forward.

She currently is operating her own business on online and social media platform.

“I have set up my own company and I’m taking small steps at a time to move up,” she said.

“I also want to understand the market locally and the tourism industry to venture out into is area.”

Ms Lal is thinking big and wants to expand and share her work around the world.

“The potential is huge and also for export using Facebook to go into different markets around world such as China, Middle East, Europe and US.”

 

Background 

Ms Lal comes from a family of artists as her dad was an artist himself.

Growing up in a family of five, she said she found her passion at a very young age.

She said: “I found passion for art through colours and the story or even stories they brought out of the art itself!

“It really moved me. It was the first and the only thing I ever loved doing and never had doubts about whether it would work or not.”

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