Rajul moved to Japan in 2012 after retiring from her first career in healthcare. She trained extensively across Oil, Sumi-E/Nihonga, and Acrylic for 7 years between the Tokyo Campus of Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Professional/Studio workshops. She now lives between the US and Singapore with her family.
Her works have been shown in national and international juried shows, including the Tokyo Tower International Art Fair, the XIII Florence Biennale, the 29th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) Exhibition, the ION Orchard Gallery in Singapore, the Ueno No Mori Art Museum (Royal Art Museum) in Japan, the National Art Gallery and the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno.
She has received numerous awards for her work including artistic excellence awards by the Circle Foundation. Her creations have been long- and short-listed on awards with the Visual Artist Association in the UK. Honorary mentions and other finalist awards as part of international juried online shows have also recognized Rajul’s work over the past years.
Spotlight and Studio Visit Magazines have featured Rajul’s work and she has written about the Japanese Are of Kintsugi in online publications for White Enso and the Friends of Museum of Singapore.
She is also the co-founder of Purple Octopus Art, LLC, an art publishing company, and founded “Canvas Connections”, a Women’s Artist Collective in Singapore.