Batik and tie dye artist Mathangi Sundararajan will be teaching her craft and will hold an exhibition in Mountain View.
Sundararajan has been involved in the art of batik since 1968. Around that time in India, batik, a dyeing technique that uses wax, took a new shape as an artform and Sundararajan had the opportunity to work with famous batik artist of the time. She teaching the techniques ever since, in India as well as the United States, Brazil, and Puerto Rico, and even wrote her master’s degree thesis on teaching the artform in Puerto Rico.
Sundararajan has published articles on the craft of batik and organized exhibitions of own art pieces and that of her students.
Her new set of batik paintings titled “The Grandchildren in Puerto Rico for Vacation” exhibited at The Community School Of Music and Art in San Francisco in July.
Exhibition: Through Aug. 13. Mohr Gallery, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. (650) 917-6800.
Class: Saturdays, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8. Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. (650) 917-6800. Register:www.arts4all.org.