Supria Karmakar Biography

Raised in England and of East Indian heritage, Supria Karmakar has displayed an inclination to artistic creation from her childhood to her adult years. Inspired by diverse life experiences born of Eastern and Western cultures coming together, Supria uses the encaustic mixed media, as well as the altered book mediums as avenues to work out the narratives on life.  These mediums are the perfect ‘vessel’ for her work, as they unfold stories, contain depth, intrigue, vibrancy and the unknown.

Supria Karmakar is a resident of Elora, Ontario.  She is a member of a number of artist groups and galleries, including the Elora-Fergus Studio Tour in Centre Wellington.   Her work has been published in the Multicultural Calendar 2009 – “Reflections of Joy” published by the Multifaith Action Society, BC, Canada and in the “World Religions Today” by John L. Esposito, Darrell J. Fasching, Todd Lewis and Paul Bowlby.  Her artwork has been shown in numerous commercial and public galleries across the province, in Canada and the United States of America.  She currently works as a full-time artist, facilitator and clinical social worker, providing encaustic collage and altered book workshops; as well as, creative wellness services to companies.