The 2nd place winner of Contemporary Art Gallery Online (CAGO) competition 'Color' November 2015.
Hemu Aggarwal earned her Master’s Degree (MFA) in graphic design from City College of New York, NY. She has extensive experience in arts field working for creative design firms in N.Y.C. for over 10 years. Her assignments include designing record album covers for artists such as Tom Jones, Mantovani, Engelbert Humperdinck, Frijid Pink, Marmalade, Brotherhood of Men, Ted Health, Frank Chacksfield, Will Mitchell, one of the last albums of the Beatles, singles for John Lennon and Yoko Ono and some more. She worked on many packaging designs such as Buddy L Toys, G. I. Joe, Weebles, Welch’s Jam, Kleenex, etc.
She established her own creative design firm in New York State, AQ Graphics, Inc. and ran it successfully for over 25 years. During which she designed many Hip-Hop albums including Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five’s “Message” album, The Sugar Hill Gang, Positive Force, Treacherous Three, Crash Crew, Sequence, Quincy Jones, Joey Travolta, and many others. She also designed a series of Collector’s records of the 50s and 60s in which a few famous artists such as Dionne Warwick, Ritchie Valance, Dion, Del Shannon, and the Everly Brothers were included. She worked extensively on re-make of the entire Chess Records Catalog which included artists such as: James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Chuck Berry, Benny Goodman, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, The O’Jays, Etta James, Charlie Parker, Flamingos, Bobby Womack, etc.
She says 'esthetics is a major consideration in designing each piece. The focus is to create paintings that have visual beauty, harmony in colors plus interesting composition. I am especially interested in creating variety of textures by using all kind of instruments. My work is mostly stylized, modern and or subjective'.
Her work has been displayed at: Waldorf Astoria New York, N.Y; The Exposure Award at The Louvre Museum in Paris, France; The People’s Choice Vox Populi Award in Paris, France; and Costambar Gallery, Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Her work was included in the national exhibition in India and received honorable mention.
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Hemu Aggarwal joined Fine Art America on May 9th, 2014.