Allow us to introduce Mary Ermina Rodrigues, a name synonymous with artistic brilliance. With a career spanning over three decades, Mary has not only been a proficient commercial artist and portraitist but has also dedicated herself to educating others in the realm of art for an impressive 34 years.
Throughout her journey, Mary’s dedication and talent have been widely recognized. In 2009, she was honored with the prestigious Vidyaramgam Award, a testament to her unwavering commitment to the world of art. More recently, in 2022, she was bestowed with the Kala Chathur Award, further cementing her status as a significant figure in the art community.
Mary’s artistic prowess knows no bounds. In 2023, she achieved an incredible Guinness World Record for her remarkable Gandhi Padam on long canvas. This masterpiece not only showcased her exceptional skills but also demonstrated her ability to capture the essence of history through art. Additionally, the same year, she accomplished the URF World Record for her mesmerizing mud drawing on long canvas, highlighting her versatility as an artist.
Her commitment to the art world goes beyond her own creations. Mary is an active member of various art organizations, including the Kerala Chithrakala Parishath, AICP Gallery, Varakoottam, Varamughi Lady Art Commune, Indian Art Community, and Thapasya International Art Foundation. These memberships underscore her dedication to fostering artistic communities and promoting the importance of art in society.
Participation in numerous exhibitions and art camps has allowed Mary to showcase her talent to a broader audience and connect with fellow artists. Her journey is not just a personal one; it’s a testament to the transformative power of art and education. Mary Ermina Rodrigues continues to inspire and captivate with her remarkable artistic journey.