Pulkit is a visual artist whose surreal and atmospheric composite artworks have made everyone sit up and take notice. An advertising professional by day, Pulkit loves experimenting with images. It’s an exercise that has slowly but steadily crystallised into an expression of alienation, loneliness and loss. Moody, haunting and unforgettable, his creations have been featured in numerous national and international outlets including Adobe India, Stubborn Magazine, Subfoldr and CNN Turkey. Pulkit counts Joseph Müller-Brockmann, Armin Hoffman, Storm Thorgerson and Andrei Tarkovsky as his biggest inspirations.
A Mumbai-based illustrator, Pratap hails from the scenic southern coast of Maharashtra. With a degree in Applied Art from the B. S. Bandekar College of Fine Art, Sawantwadi, he considers drawing as his core skill around which he brings his illustrations to life. He loves to try out different styles and techniques and explore the possibilities therein. And when it comes to picking the right tools, he lets the artwork at hand do the choosing. Nothing inspires Pratap more than his daily life and the experiences it holds.
Rohan is a bonafide nature and wildlife enthusiast. A graduate in animation from the Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune, he is a keen observer who loves exploring and illustrating all things wild. From 9gag and Bored Panda to Colossal and Creative Gaga, his playful take on birds and animals has got everyone buzzing. He sincerely hopes that his efforts will make a difference when it comes to wildlife awareness and conservation. Rohan’s other interests include photography, football and trance music.
A painter and illustrator based in Mumbai, Deelip Khomane’s contribution to Indian advertising has been nothing short of legendary. In a career spanning over three decades, his illustrations have been featured in ads that have won accolades globally including at Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show and the London International Awards. When not busy with commissioned projects, Deelip likes to express the artist within through new forms and media. Deelip’s creations have been showcased at numerous venues over the years including two solo shows at the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery.
Left to himself, Janil wouldn’t mind being on the road every single day of the year. Having honed his skills at the National Institute of Photography, he is always in search of that perfect wide landscape shot. It’s a quest that has taken him from the stark stretches of Ladakh to the coast of South Africa. And he’s still not done looking. His current favourite photographers are Michael Shainblum, Jan Erik Waider and Lukas Furlan. He’s based in Mumbai where he works as an Art Director.
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.