Hemu Aggarwal


Painting, Digital Arts 10 Followers Member since 2019

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Petaluma CA, United States

Member since Oct 15, 2019
Last modification date : Feb 22, 2021

My paintings are a reflection of my brain, how it functions, and how it views the world. "Creativity can not be killed only copied"-Hemu Aggarwal

Presentation & Biography

The winner of 2nd place. Contemporary Art Gallery Online (CAGO) competition 'Color' November 2015.

Hemu Aggarwal's work captivates the viewer with its visual beauty, harmony, vibrant colors, intense depth, and fluidity of motion. Her work intrigues, tell stories, and create mood, all at once.

Hemu earned her Master's Degree (MFA) in graphic design from City College of New York, NY. She has extensive experience in designing record album covers for artists such as Tom Jones, Mantovani, Engelbert Humperdinck, Frijid Pink, Marmalade, Brotherhood of Men, one of the last albums of the Beatles, singles for John Lennon and Yoko Ono, and some more. She worked on many packaging designs such as Buddy L Toys, G. I. Joe, Weebles, Welch's Jam, Kleenex, etc.

She established her creative design firm in New York State, AQ Graphics, Inc., and ran it successfully for over 25 years. She designed many Hip-Hop albums, including Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five's "Message" album, The Sugar Hill Gang, Positive Force, Treacherous Three, Crash Crew, Sequence, Quincy Jones, Joey Travolta. She also designed a series of collectors' records of the 50s and 60s, including a few famous artists such as Dionne Warwick, Ritchie Valance, Dion, Del Shannon, and the Everly Brothers. 

Artist's statement: "I have a thousand ideas in my head, and I am continually experimenting with different subjects, styles, and techniques. My passion is creating various textures and then painting with Acrylic colors over the rough surfaces or experimenting with various tools and filters in digital techniques. My style includes contemporary realism and abstract expressionism."

2019 - The winner of 4th place. Contemporary Art Gallery Online (CAGO) competition 'Planet Earth' November 2019.

2019 - Earned a Special Merit Award for the digital art "Microenterprise" by LightSpaceTime, online international competition.

  2019 - Special Recognition Award for the digital art "Radiant" by LightSpaceTime, online international competition.  

2018 - Juried exhibition at Occidental Center or the Arts, Occidental, Ca

           The artwork was selected and used for the promotion of the show.

2017 – Juried exhibition at Occidental Center or the Arts, Occidental, Ca

            The jury accepted two paintings; both were sold.

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Education

1966-1968 Master's Degree New York City, New York, United States
Hemu Aggarwal

The artist at work