Bhama Sridharan got her M.E. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore in 1990, and a Masters from McGill University Canada, in 1992. She has worked for 16 years as a software consultant/engineer for various IT companies. She has a passion for the pure sciences, and in order for children to discover, experience and enjoy science, she has been running a science club for children for the last 12 years. Here children meet to conduct science experiments on their own, so that they learn to love and appreciate science. Currently she is working with Dream School Foundation, an NGO working with government schools, with an aim to spread her passion and energy to the science and math learning of the underprivileged children.
For Bhama, painting is a hobby that she takes very seriously. She has done a number of paintings in oil and acrylic. Currently the medium she finds most challenging is water colours, and has spent the last 2 years trying to master the subtleties and nuances of this fascinating art form. She specializes in sceneries also enjoys doing water colour portraits of family and friends. She has completed an online art course on Art Forms in Coursera. She has been regularly participating in Chitrasanthe for the past 4 years, the annual art festival conducted by Chitrakala Parishad.