Anu Vittal is a prolific painter and poet of South Asian origin. Her vivid imagination combined with her passion for colors, bring to life artworks that aim to inspire creativity in all who view them. She likes working with mixed media and uses varied materials from sarees, wood chips, glass, dried foliage and jewellery to add textures to her works. She also incorporates poetry into her paintings which brings a third dimension to the visual creations.
She is the former President of the Mississauga Art Society, which is the oldest art group in Mississauga , established in 1955.She also serves on the board of non-profit organizations such as Access and Sampradaya Dance creations as she believes in giving back to the community at every opportunity.
Select Group Shows:
2011: ArtExpressions, Gallery, Dubai UAE
2011: Arttrax Gallery, Mississauga
2011: ArtEscapeAnua Gallery, Mississauga, Canada
2010: ArtExpressions Gallery, Dubai UAE
2009: Novotel, Mississauga , Canada
2009: Mississauga Central Library, Mississauga , Canada
2008: Bedroom Series, Impressions Art Gallery , Toronto , Canada
2008: Emergence, The Gladstone Gallery, Toronto , Canada
2008: M!M!M! Canadian National Exhibition Place , Toronto , Canada
2008 - 2009: Port Credit Library, Port Credit , Canada
2007 - 2010: Mississauga Art Society Annual Shows, Mississauga , Canada
2004: Art Expression Gallery, Dubai .
2011 : Global Bazaar, Toronto, Canada
2010: Dislocation @ Telus Mosaic, Living Arts Center , Canada
2010: Haiti Earthquake Fundraiser, Canada
2009: Women in Faith - A pathway to Peace, St.Jude Church , Oakville , Canada
2009: Annual Gala to raise funds for SARCC of Peel Region , Canada
2008: South Asia Calling, Toronto , Canada
2005: SAVAC annual exhibit, Toronto , Canada
2004: Kalaniketan - South Asian Art Show, Dubai .
2011: Board of Director, Sampradaya Dance Creations
2011: Board of Director, Access
2011: Festival Director, Mosaic Festival
2008: Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award
2007 - 2010: President of Mississauga Arts Society
ArtTrax Gallery, Port Credit , Canada
ArtescapeAnua Gallery, Mississauga , Canada
Indian Rice Factory, Toronto, Canada
Global Bazaar, Toronto, Canada
Art Expressions Gallery, Dubai , UAE