Dita Devi is a painter and poet from Hollywood, Florida of ancestory of India. Her paintings focus on the celebration of people of color, through embracing their heritage and history. She uses chanting and prayer within sacred sites to evoke the natural formation of color in the backgrounds of her paintings as a concept of asking for blessings from the land, and allowing the land's expression into each piece. As a poet, her work incorporates concepts of social justice and care for our planet. She strives to encourage people, through art, to change their own actions and take responsibility for the ways we treat Mother Earth.