Sri Rao Art

Iowa City, Iowa · 25 Sales


Sri Rao Art

Iowa City, Iowa 25 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars

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Sri Rao


Announcement   Sri Rao is a contemporary fine artist from Iowa City, Iowa. Sri paints with a focus on truth and beauty in painting. Sri has been in juried shows throughout the midwest since 2005.
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Sri Rao is a contemporary fine artist from Iowa City, Iowa. Sri paints with a focus on truth and beauty in painting. Sri has been in juried shows throughout the midwest since 2005.
To follow and comment on her work, please visit and LIKE her facebook page

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5 out of 5 stars

Anonymous on Nov 10, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

I can't wait to put this calendar on my desk. It's beautiful.


Hello! Welcome to my shop, I am delighted you are here!

I am Sri, currently living in Iowa City with my husband and 2 boys. My art journey started when I was really young. I was encouraged by my school and my parents to pursue art. I used to draw portraits when I was little. Fifteen years ago, I started painting with watercolors and painted many floral pieces. My focus was big floral pieces 22" x 30". I sold several to different collectors through gallery and art shows. About 5 years ago, I started experimenting with acrylics. Acrylics and watercolors are exactly opposite in the way you paint. After overcoming the initial block in the technique and methods used in acrylics, I fell in love with the medium.

Today, I paint with both acrylics and watercolors. I find both mediums fascinating and they both help me paint the way I feel and the way I want my subject to be portrayed.

I recently started a "Mini Iowa" series. These are small acrylic paintings that are then coated with resin varnish to a beautiful colorful finish. These make excellent addition to your decor. They are small and can be hung or set in a fireplace or bookshelf. They can also be combined to form a unique display.

As I was born and brought up in India, the culture plays a important role in my artwork. Colors are important to my culture, color is associated with happiness. I find myself loving colors and want to bring them to my paintings. I feel happy when my paintings are colorful.

I also create polymer clay, resin and beaded jewelry. If you are interested, please check them out here -


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Last updated on October 22, 2015
Thank you for the time you've taken to view my passion, my art. Please feel free to comment on all you see.

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I appreciate prompt payment, so please don't purchase items until you are ready to pay for them, it really helps the process go better. On all in-stock orders (non-custom) if you need to cancel after ordering but before shipping, I will refund your purchase price within 24 hours of your request to cancel.

You can also choose to exchange for another painting in my store. Once the painting is received and the money settled, I will ship the exchange product to you.
On all prints it may take up to 2 weeks to ship them based on if the immediate availability of the prints. Original artwork will ship within 3 to 5 business days.
If you cannot wait that long, please let me know and I can expedite my process as best as I can.

Shipping on custom orders will be specific to each order and I will always try to include your estimated time frame, including shipping, within your custom listing. If not, please refer to the section below for custom artwork for the standard turnaround time.
Refunds and Exchanges
If you would like to return the product after you received it, you can do so and get the refund money minus the cost of shipping both ways and any other cost incurred as a result of selling this item to you. The money will be refunded after the product is safely returned to me.

For custom items, I will offer a 50% refund, or store credit in exchange for the return of your UNUSED item. If this is a custom artwork, I will resell the image to someone else.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom Artwork:
If you ordered custom paintings through my store, I will need a minimum of 2 weeks to create the artwork and then 3 to 5 days to ship them. If you need it prior to this timeframe, please let me know and I will do the best I can.

Custom artwork using images provided by other people:
You agree by purchasing a custom artwork from me that I have the right to use the images that you have provided to me for the custom listing, and I retain all rights to any artwork created by me regardless of the imagery used. Furthermore, I have the right to reproduce and sell any artwork created by me in my studio, including reproductions of custom artwork.

I really appreciate your interest and the time that you are taking to browse my store. If you have any questions about my store or just anything in general, please convo me.

Thanks for your support!

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Last updated on Jul 16, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Gift wrapping and packaging

If your purchase is a gift for someone, please add a note to your order and I will include gift wrapping for free. I will also not include the purchase receipt with the shipment.

Expedited Shipping

If you require expedited shipping, when you purchase the item, please add a note to your order. I will let you know what additional payment is required for expedited shipping. Once the additional payment is submitted, the order will be expedited.