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 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.
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.
Jyotirmayee is a letterer and illustrator from Odisha. With a passion for typography and calligraphy, she has developed a distinctive style of illustration merged with letters. Her art and products revolve around life and wellness with a focus on promoting self-love and self-empowerment. Striving for beautiful visuals and attention to detail, she draws inspiration from botanical drawings, organic patterns and textures, and bright and beautiful interiors.
Madhav Nair is a rarity. In a world where most artists are trying to come up with the next punch line in a long-running conversation, he seems to have left that pursuit altogether and chosen a path of his own. The result? A heady mix of colours, creatures and commentary that has found expression in a wide variety of canvas – from public murals and zines to editorials and album covers. Based in Bengaluru, he trained as a visual designer at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology. As striking as his art is his love for kappa pazham (red bananas) which he considers to be nothing short of a national...
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.