Get-hooked March 4, 2018
Sunitha Thrippanikkara, the painter who captures nature from a wheelchair
Sunitha Thrippanikkara is a painter from Kerala, who uses a wheelchair to move around.
An exhibition of her paintings opened this week at the Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan in Thiruvananthapuram. The exhibition is titled ‘Colours of Hope’.
Sunitha was diagnosed with muscular atrophy at a young age. She was always interested in the arts. She decided to become a painter.
She is a nature lover, with a passion for painting beautiful landscapes. Sunitha says she finds peace when she paints.
Her work has also been displayed in galleries across India and Singapore.
Sunitha is also the program coordinator of Freedom for Limited Youth (FLY). The organization works for disabled people.
FLY was started by Sunitha’s brother Ganesh Kumar. It motivates people with disabilities to achieve their dreams.
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