Welcome to Laasya Art

Contemporary & Traditional Indian Art

Laasya Art is a leading Indian art gallery in Palo Alto (San Francisco Bay Area), dedicated to the promotion of contemporary and traditional Indian art. We showcase a highly curated collection of original paintings by both emerging and established Indian artists, each selected by our founder, curator and resident art advisor Sonia Nayyar Patwardhan. Whether you are a seasoned collector or looking to buy Indian art for the first time, we offer art advisory services as well as the ability to commission custom paintings.


Sonia Patwardhan of Laasya Arts is what I was looking for in an art professional. She is very knowledgeable, willing to spend a lot of time and helpful in educating someone with limited knowledge of fine art. Sonia is also well-connected with art circles in India and has the ability to find appealing art styles from a wide variety of artists. Her pricing is also very reasonable compared to more established art galleries, and she can find art that is comparable or similar to other sources. I have personally bought art from her and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for fine art and wanting to get educated about it.

Rajiv P.
Los Altos, San Francisco Bay Area

Sonia of Laasya Art has a deep understanding of art. It is apparent when she talks about the paintings she sells that is more than a business for her. She is passionate about promoting the artist, understanding their art forms and finding the right match between the painting and her client’s needs. She is very professional. I also like her website which has a very interesting collection of young upcoming artists that are very creative in the way they are using traditional Indian art forms with modern techniques.

Aparna D.
San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area

While I am always looking to add new contemporary paintings to my collection, I am particular and looking for quality at a fair price. Sonia hosted a reception for an Indian artists, and I was blown away by the paintings. Sonia helped me pick a piece that was a perfect addition to my existing collection, and she also encouraged me to sit with my decision before I bought (the time away from the painting only made me more eager to have it in my home). Sonia has amazing taste, and her dedication to supporting Indian artists is inspiring. If you are looking to add to your existing collection – or looking to start collecting – and especially if you have not yet incorporated pieces from Indian artists in your collection, I urge you to seek out Sonia at Laasya Art.

Dee C.
Washington DC

We had a wonderful experience with Sonia Patwardhan of Laasya Art while choosing art for our home. Sonia’s collection was extensive and beautifully curated with art for all tastes by some of India’s most famous artists. This is really hard to find, especially in the Bay Area. Sonia was patient and thoughtful in understanding what we wanted and helped us choose the right pieces for our home without any pressure. I highly recommend a visit to Laasya Gallery if you’re looking for unique art from the Indian subcontinent.

Shikha Malaviya
Los Altos, San Francisco Bay Area


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