A Self-Taught Art Prodigy from Sopore
SOPORE, Dec 5: Taskeen-Un-Nisa, an 18-year-old artist hailing from Sopore, the Apple Town, has emerged as a multifaceted talent in the world of art. Having attended Delhi Public School Baramulla and currently enrolled in GHSS Sopore, Taskeen’s artistic journey is unconventional yet remarkable.
Drawing inspiration from art legends like MF Hussain, Picasso, Amrita Gil, Afremov, and many more, Taskeen’s portfolio boasts thousands of artworks that have garnered acclaim from both critics and customers.
Speaking to Kashmir Despatch, Taskeen shared her artistic evolution. “I’ve had a passion for sketching since childhood. Without formal art school training, social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube became my classrooms,” she explained. Taskeen started painting in 2020 and has since found solace and fulfillment in her craft. “Every stroke, every letter in my work carries a piece of my soul. Art is my sanctuary,” she expressed.
Being deeply connected to Kashmir’s natural beauty, Taskeen finds inspiration in nature and the artistry of letter shapes. “My art carries a mystical message that resonates with the soul,” she mused.
Acknowledging her support system, Taskeen credited her parents, especially her mother, as her pillars of strength. “My mother’s support molded me into who I am today. She’s my role model,” she acknowledged.
Taskeen’s artistic prowess has earned her accolades, including participation in the National Art Camp 2022 and recognition as one of Kashmir’s top 10 artists by a reputed news portal. She sells her creations through social media platforms, primarily Instagram.
Looking ahead, Taskeen aims to pursue Fine Arts after completing her Higher Secondary School to hone her skills further and establish herself as a professional artist. To aspiring artists, Taskeen advised, “Study, understand the essence of art, and let it become a part of you.”
Taskeen-Un-Nisa’s journey exemplifies passion, determination, and the power of self-expression through art.