Dr. Deepa Chandran Ram
Dr. Deepa Ram, born in Trivandrum, India, is an acclaimed poet, writer, painter, lecturer and Scientist. She did her schooling and studies in India, and secured her phD in Chemistry. Later, she migrated to Australia where she currently works for Deakin College, Deakin University, Geelong. She lectures Chemistry to undergraduate and graduate biomedical students from around the globe, and actively engaged in research on Carbon nano fibre composites.
Poetry, music and painting was in her veins right from childhood, although she pursued Science as her profession. She was selected as one among the five best International Poet of 2016 by the World Union of Poets and has innumerable publication of poems in many global anthologies including The World Poetry Book and The World Peace Anthology. Her poems were recited in British radio podcasts and her own publication of poetry with painting is under progress. She is also a vocalist and Veena player. Dr Ram has a rich sense of metaphors and imageries both in her poems and paintings. She was deeply attracted to Australian Aboriginal paintings of captivating spiritual flavour as she set root in Australia. She specialises in dot paintings with rich colours and enchanting visual images where she also infuses other tribal arts, mandalas, zen tangles and fractal art. Recently she participated in an International exhibition conducted by Alliance Francaise in India and is preparing for her participation in Index exhibition, World Trade Centre Dubai to be held in March 2018.