“As the music reaches its crescendo so do the brush strokes and before you realize there is a canvas of colors before your eyes. That’s Vilas Nayak for you!”
Vilas is a self-taught artist from India who started painting at the age of 3. He worked in Bangalore for about 6 years as a human resources officer before quitting his lucrative corporate job in 2011 to pursue his passion for art. Finalist of India’s Got Talent season 3 and winner of ‘EC live quotient Most Innovative Act Award’ 2012, he is currently one of the most sought after speed painting artist in the world. His performances on Asia’s Got Talent on AXN and Got Talent World Stage Live have caught attention of millions of art lovers across the world. He has performed at some of the biggest events in India and 23 other countries. He has performed in some of the most prestigious events like – United Nations General Assembly, Singapore President Star Charity show, Asia’s Got Talent, Asian Achievers Awards in London, NBA half time show for Legend Tim Duncan, Heart of Asia conference Amritsar, PM of India Narendra Modi and Japanese PM in Varanasi, Honorable President of India Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Ex President of India Abdul Kalam, Indian Armed Forces, ISRO, International Film Festival of India, Numerous International and National television appearances and many more.
Vilas responds to the current happenings around the world by his beautiful art works that give out a message of peace and harmony in the world. He actively participates in various fund raising events and by auctioning live art works till date he has raised over 85 Lakh INR for various causes like treatment of cancer patients, Education of kids, Differently abled people etc. He is actively involved with India Inclusion Summit which is an inspirational platform that brings awareness and drives action on ground towards inclusion of people with disabilities at Corporates, Schools, Policy making bodies, NGO’s and Parent Associations. He loves performing for kids and as a part of Know your star initiative he has been performing for and inspiring kids at rural villages to dream big.
Apart from entertaining the audience Vilas Nayak believes art can create social change and hence his art works often talks about Peace & harmony in the world, Being thankful, Crime against women, Child Labour, Communal Harmony and many issues that plague our society today.