My art aims to communicate complex information and ideas to people, and create a tangible impact on them, where science provides an evidential support to my artworks and technology with art serves as a medium of expression

She started as an installation artist and her works were displayed in several galleries in Chennai, India as part of group exhibitions. 

She is also a recipient of the Chandra Ilango Art Foundation Jury Award for her works in installation art, in the year 2013.

Starting as an installation artist, I just fell in love with watercolour on one fine evening. With such simplicity and great motion, water has a way to enter into anyone's heart. Contemporary realism is my style. I love portraying the real world with a tint of quirkiness. 

- Vidya Jaishankar