Thursday, September 28, 2006


Srivi is a writer, illustrator and visualiser. She did her Bachelors and Masters from Stella Maris College, Chennai, India and majored in creative painting, Art history and graphic design. A gold medalist with a commitment to the visual arts and children's association with visual art, Srivi has illustrated several fiction and non-fiction books for children.

She has also worked as an art, dance and social studies teacher for a year, interacting with children at various levels. She enjoys discussing issues and ideas with children and working in the areas of creative thinking and problem solving. She is currently pursuing her masters in Arts in Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education and is focused on the areas of developing media for children and using art as a means for creative thinking in Children.

Srivi is also involved in doing workshops for children and believes that greater interaction with children gives artists opportunities to evolve in more joyous and thoughtful ways. Srivi has recently been judged as second-runner up in the prestigious Oxford bookstore e-author contest for five of her short stories.

"Katha happens to be one of my best experiences, especially working as an illustrator," says Srivi.

She maintains a website, as well as a blog about illustrators.

For Katha, Srivi has illustrated ...
Mamang Dai's "The Skyqueen"
Kalki's "Parthiban's Dream" translated by Gita Rajan.


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