A Textile Design graduate from NID, Isha is currently pursuing her MA at the Royal College of Art, London. She enjoys a very organic and hands-on method of working, often integrating and exploring a variety of materials and processes. A large part of her work features structurally manipulated and intriguing tactile surfaces. She has showcased her creations and won an award in Textile Practices at The India Story, Kolkata. One of her stints also included launching a capsule clothing collection called 'Pavoe'. Challenging opportunities always inspire her, as they let her channel her nervous energy into her creative process.
Rhea Gupte is a photographer and visual artist. She enjoys creating with subjects which are unpredictable in their form and movement, making clouds and ink some of her favourites to photograph and then digitally manipulate. Her recent experiments have a minimalistic and surreal visual style with soothing and almost edible colour palettes. The aspect of day dreaming is important to her work as is being a storyteller. When not creating, Rhea spends her time reading manga, watching anime and indulging in long conversations with loved ones.
Praveen Yarramilli is an artist and designer based in Mapusa, Goa. He considers his work to be a statement against the information overload that has come to disrupt and dominate every aspect of our lives. Through his minimal style of expression and his love for rich colours, he brings to the fore only what is essential - without compromising its aesthetics or originality. Holder of a Master’s degree in Design Thinking, Praveen’s other interests include history and the evolution of humankind.
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.
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.
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.