Shreyasee Konar was recently awarded the prestigious The Pride of India award by Cherry Book Awards, in association with Digital Golgappa. Read below to find out her inspiring story and why she was chosen for this coveted title.
Who is Shreyasee Konar?
Recently declared as Asia’s Top 100 Influential Woman 2021 and Top 30 Female Entrepreneur To Look Out For in 2022, Shreyasee is a Global Award Winning Artist. She has won 25 International Awards and 49 film screenings across India, UK, USA, France, Canada, Nepal, Japan, Pakistan, Netherlands, Turkey and Italy. She has been declared KYE Global X Entrepreneur 30 under 30, Best Dynamic Personality of the Year 2021, TOP100 Women Icon 2021 and Iconic Indian 2021. She is the founder of Creación, a Global Online Exhibition open to all artists irrespective of medium. She recently became the honourable member of Indian Women’s History Museum. Additionally, she has been featured in various International and National media publications. Through her abstract works, she intends to create an alternate universe for her audience. She would love to collaborate with like-minded brands and expand in areas of her core strengths: Brand Development, Creative Visualization and Colour. She abides by the quote ‘Creativity takes Courage’ by Henri Matisse. (For complete list of awards, refer to website – www.shreyaseekonar.com)
Why does Shreyasee Konar deserve The Pride of India Award?
Although she has been indoors during the pandemic, her work has been on a world tour. Introducing Shreyasee, a global artist and ambassador winning audience’s hearts with her unique creative style. She has earned 16 International Awards and 48 film screenings across India, Japan, UK, USA, Canada, Italy, Pakistan, Nepal, Netherlands, France and Turkey. She specialises in abstract art and has been previously featured by the affiliates of American networks like NBC, FOX and CBS. Her breakthrough film was an abstract representation of her own life beautifully put together in the form of simplistic animation. One of her proudest achievements is becoming the honourable member of the Indian Women’s History Museum, and contributing to the league of modern woman achievers.
She is the founder of Creación Exhibition, a platform for artists across the globe irrespective of medium. The first season of the exhibition was a huge success, bestowed with works of 13 exceptional artists from India, DR Congo, Columbia, Russia, USA, Egypt and Canada. The second season launches very soon with the theme ‘Peace’, aiming to create a positive impact in these tumultuous times.
‘Art is my expression’, ‘Creativity takes courage’ and ‘The show must go on’ are some of the quotes she goes by in her interesting journey.