Holding onto more of the traditional art forms hand craft and painting is an important aspect of my practice. 

Adornment Collection

Paintings documenting the cultural, historical and spiritual significance of Indian adornment.  Daya collaborated with dancer Manisha Solanki (@pranavadance), animating the paintings to enhance the visual stories tying together two forms of South Asian art; painting and Bharatnatyam.

Experimental Canvas 

Interconnecting narratives and visuals inspired by the past and present painted on to different surfaces and reusing various materials. 

Portrait Series

A contemporary approach in conveying traditional Indian Fashion through painted portraits of Bollywood characters and designers such as Sabyasachi Mukherjee.  

Couples Portraits

Bollywood Couples Wedding Portraits. Featured in Asiana.