Diya Sengupta, on Instagram the_vagabond_artist, is an illustrator originally from India, in particular, Bombay. Having grown up in a very closed-minded environment where the only sector considered to advance socially is engineering, Diya was lucky enough to grow up in a very open family that allowed her to develop this great passion since she was a child. After studying graphic design at university, she began to dedicate herself full-time to the world of illustration.
Although she has not yet found her own aesthetic, her art is constantly evolving. Her works are considered by her as poetry and their interpretation is rather subjective.
Diya Sengupta publishes her work mainly on social media because she considers it a great way to convey it and at the same time to find inspiration. Through her works, the Indian artist wants to convey to the viewer a part of her, the more private part of her, and connect it with the works. Her dream is to create a series of illustrated books working with famous artists in the field.
Her illustrations tell mainly about the female world and all the intimacy within it. She tells everyday scenes of any woman’s life, from the moment she wakes up to the end of the day. The colors used to follow different color palettes, depending on the project. In fact, some of these works follow a very bright list of colors, with a strong preference for strong contrasts and purple, while other projects are more likely to reality as if they were paintings of what Diya sees.