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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...