October 9, 2019

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Wendy Rodrigues

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Sheela Sharma – “Foot and Mouth Painter”

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Imagine living life without your hands, it would be next to impossible to live our daily lives and function as we normally do. However, “foot and mouth painter” Sheela Sharma proves that you don’t need your hands to be creative. Sheela Sharma is an artist from Lucknow, India. She lost …

Imagine living life without your hands, it would be next to impossible to live our daily lives and function as we normally do. However, “foot and mouth painter” Sheela Sharma proves that you don’t need your hands to be creative.

Sheela Sharma is an artist from Lucknow, India. She lost both her arms and her right foot in a train accident at the age of 4. Having to grow up without limbs, Sheela had to face a lot of criticism and discrimination. She loved to paint and began to use her toes and mouth to paint but was discouraged by people who found her way of painting peculiar. Sheela was resilient and continued to follow her dreams of becoming a painter. Some of her recent work has been featured in an exhibition by artists with disabilities titled ‘The Gifted’.

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Sheela likes to paint themes based on nature, women and Indian Gods and Goddesses. Her work is intricate and she pays special attention to the color scheme and dimension. The process is difficult but Sheela does everything independently including mixing the colors, cleaning the paintbrushes and moving canvasses all by herself.

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