Featured Artist Neela Pushparaj

Enjoy the lovely portfolio of Featured Artist and watercolorist Neela Pushparaj. You can see more of her work by visiting her website.




Dr. Neela Pushparaj is a retired Pathologist who has been doing watercolor paintings for more than fourteen years. What started as an escape from the morbid specialty of pathology very soon evolved into an avid avocation.


Fruit on the Vine


She has attended du’ Cret School of Art in Plainfield, NJ, on a part-time basis and also participated in several workshops conducted by nationally renowned artists such as Barbara Nechis, Frank Webb and Pat Billeci.




Most of her paintings have been shown in galleries in the Hudson Valley as she worked there for over ten years. The Heritage Art Gallery and the Two Thorne Gallery at St. Francis Hospital were the main venues for her art work.


Forest Fall


She was also instrumental in starting the gallery at St. Francis Hospital. Her work has also been shown at the Madison Gallery, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ and Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, NJ.


Cactus Garden


Neela is a member of the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts in Summit, NJ and the Kent Art Association in Kent, CT. Neela’s work has been accepted at juried shows at the Kent Art Association, NJCVA and the Heritage Art Gallery. She has won awards at the art show run by the Friends of the Newburgh Library, Newburgh, NY. Her work is also on view at the Atlantic City Medical Center, Tower building, Radiology suite.


My Cup Runneth Over


“Painting is an integral part of my life. It is an expression of my joy in everything I see.”


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