Shivangi Art School was a venture started by Ms Anju Chaudhary in 2001. Dehradun was in need of a professional Art school and that was what drove her to make this dream turn into a reality. The school is named after her daughter Shivangi, who Ms Chaudhary feel is her best critic and admirer.
"Unleashing her creativity on the canvas isn't the only thing that Dehradun based artist Anju Chaudhary does while dabbling in colours with her brush rather a whole new world of liberty gets created for this feisty painter when she's playing with her favourite tools" [Hindustan Times 2013]
Born in the year 1962 in UP, she is the daughter of Additional Registrar UPCS.
She completed graduation in Painting and Post Graduation in Psychology from R.G. College, Meerut University. She was Secretary of psychology Department in the year 1981-82.
Apart from painting she loves to read Indian Literature. In her free time she likes experimenting with glass painting.
She is the great mind behind 'Shivangi Art School' named after her daughter who is her best critic. She has trained students for colleges like NIFT, NID and Architecture. Her students are from all walks of life and age with each having a common Love for Art. She is also planning to start sculpture classes in her school soon. She is presently teaching Art and Craft at the Coveted 'The Asian School, Dehradun'.
Other than running a school, she has her own brand 'AARATRIKA' and exhibits her painting at many places in Dehradun. AARATRIKA has designer handmade silk dupattas and Sarees, hand painted dining table mats, coasters and fashionable handbags for college girls and office goers.
You can reach her at Anjuchaudhary229@gmail.com for enquiries.