Ranjini, a native of Richmond, Virginia, first started singing at the age of five. She was classically trained in the Indian school of music by her mother. Dancing came to her almost as early as singing did. Since she was six, she has been trained in an Indian dance art form known as Bharatanatyam. She's no stranger to the stage, having performed in Canada, India, and throughout the United States. But she didn't just want to stick to the Indian arts. On her own, Ranjini learned how to play the piano by ear until her parents decided to formally seek out a piano teacher. Ever since, the piano has been Ranjini's primary instrument. She also plays an Indian stringed instrument called the veena (an ancestor of the sitar). Growing up, listening to artists like Brian McKnight, Stevie Wonder, and Whitney Houston, among others, she naturally gravitated towards pop/R&B in developing her own vocal style. Dealing with the pressures from Indian society to follow a more practical career path, this girl decided to follow her heart, her love for music. Defying all odds, she fell under the mentorship of Quincy "Q" Patrick, CEO of QwiLite Entertainment, who has composed hits for some of the hottest names in the music industry: Alicia Keys, Usher, Joe, Luther Vandross, Babyface, and countless others. "Q" has taken Ranjini's artistry to a whole new level. At the pivotal age of nineteen, she decided to put her college career at NYU on hold to whole-heartedly pursue her dream as a recording artist. After honing her craft as a singer, songwriter, and performer, Ranjini's sweet, sultry voice combined with that authentic Indian flair, puts her in a league with the hottest female artists of the new millennium!! For Bookings, DJ drops, and additional information contact NOLA at email@example.com
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Dear Artists friends,
International artists Network will be publishing an excellent catalogue in year 2010 which will include following excellent creative works from artists around the world.
1)Paintings in all media 2)Sculptures in all media 3) Graphic prints in all media
4) Installations and innovative new media 5) Photography 6) Any other visual art
One copy of catalogue will be sent to each selected / participating artist
Our previous catalogue in 2007 has become a collectors item and Korean art buyers had purchased more than 80 paintings by directly contacting artists from our catalogues which gave all contact detail of each artist.
Every artists’ full contact address will be printed on each page so that art buyers or art galleries may directly contact artists to buy their artworks or invite them for exhibition
It will be a four colour offset printed catalogue of approx.A4 size.
Artists will have to pay Rs.10000 ( USD 200 ) for one full page for the same.
This amount is only for entry into catalogues.
For participating in 10th Indian art exhibition in Jakarta in 2010 fee will be Rs.20000 per painting.( If selected) This exhibition in Jakarta is open only for Indian artists. Artists who are selected for exhibition and who pay a fee of Rs.20000 per artwork will be included in the catalogues without any additional fee which is Rs.10000 for artists who are just get selected for catalogues only
Only excellent creative works will be included in catalogues and no artist will be included in catalogues just because they are ready to pay the said contribution.
WHAT IS THIS CONTRIBUTION FOR?
Cost of printing a high quality catalogue will be substantial but the remaining amount will be utilized for promotion of artist for one full year on internet.
All artists will be promoted through internet for one full year to 20000 email addresses of Art galleries / Art buyers / Artists / art critics / artists and art lovers from all over the world , gathered over a period of last 5 years. Our website of International artists network will be utilized for the same.
Last date for sending entries will be 31st December 2009.
Please be a member here in a group specially created for those artists who want to send their entries for catalogues.
International artists Network
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