Viraj Mithani is a contemporary artist and educator. His practice floats between painting, print, drawing and sculpture. They are morphed with dichotomies that include abstraction versus representation, traditional versus progressive, organic versus technological and the epic versus the everyday. His work has been exhibited at numerous venues. Selected exhibitions include: Dalarnas Museum (Falun) in Sweden, Hammond Museum in New York, Sullivan Galleries and Gene Siskel Film Centre in Chicago and Clark House Initiative in Mumbai. Mithani graduated with a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently lives and practises in Mumbai.
An alumnus of the J. J. School of Art, Shradhha takes the palette knife to acrylic colours and creates landscapes that are at once stunning, vivid and magical. With her work being showcased at Mumbai’s Jehangir Art Gallery, she’s all set to take things to the next level. As for what inspires her the most, it’s a long drive that takes her closer to nature, and her next creation.
An Applied Art graduate from the L. S. Raheja School of Art, Bandra, Prashant is one of the most promising new voices in India’s graphic design scene. Inspired by dreams, failures and nature, Prashant prefers using vectors and watercolours to bring his bold yet minimal designs to life. When not working on his next project, he’s usually found in the neighbourhood park working on his cover drive – just like his icon Rahul Dravid.
Arvind Sundar entered the world of art when he encountered Jackson Pollock’s ‘Autumn Rhythm’ while on a trip to the USA post his graduation. And he hasn’t paused ever since. An alumnus of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Cincinnati, Arvind primarily draws inspiration from three movements in art history: Russian Constructivism, Minimalism and Indian Tantric Paintings. His current practice revolves around the exploration of grids and geometry. In a world dominated by grids - from the stock market and Google Maps to architecture, city planning and the very screens that we keep staring at endlessly - he is a storyteller with the...
Ramesh Nannware earned his BFA from the J. J. School of Arts where his portraits brought him numerous awards and accolades. After being a part of several award-winning ad campaigns, he is now back to doing what he does best: portraits that capture the various hues of India. Ramesh’s work has been featured in numerous shows and venues all over the country, including the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery. He considers Russian realist painter Ilya Repin as one of his biggest inspirations.
Tarini is a Fine Artist and Curator based in New Delhi. An alumnus of Pratt Institute, New York, she takes inspiration from folktales, vases and reflective materials. Her intricate line drawings are inspired by the rich detailing in Japanese art; from the storytelling of geishas to the beauty of woodcuts. Through her work, she explores themes of human intimacy and the taboo of body-consciousness. In 2017, Tarini had her first solo show at India International Centre, New Delhi.