Roopa Dudley, born on July 6, 1972 in Karachi, Pakistan, is a Naturalized American who considers herself a Chess Painter gravitating towards Steampunk Art. She graduated from Florida International University with a BA in Humanities, Art History, and Psychology. Her paintings are painted with saturated colors and usually have a story to tell. She is a huge fan of Dark Humor and often incorporates it into her paintings in some shape or form. Her paintings are created to appeal aesthetically as well as intellectually. Several of her Paintings have been exhibited in museums in Maryland as well as a few art galleries in Annapolis, MD. She is a published Artist and an Author of A Strategic Painter – Mastermind Your Craft. Her Chess Paintings have been published in Local Newspapers, International Art Magazines, Museum Publications, Art Journals and Local Artist Magazines.