About Artist

I am Ramesh Aundhkar born artist as my father was also an Artist.I got my initial training in Art at Sangli in KalaVishwa Mahavidyalaya & completed final & post graduation from J.J. I am a well trained & groomed Artist from Asia's First Ever Art school,Sir of Art,Mumbai.I am Gold Medalist & Fellow of Sir J.J. School of Art. I paint in all mediums like Acrylics,Oils,Pastel,inks & Watercolors,on Canvas,board & paper.I have expressed myself through Abstract method & through Figurative method also. I have assisted Prafulla Dahanukar for her many Murals in Mumbai.I have worked with Weavers' Service Centre,National Vocational Institute & Symbiosis Institute of Design Pune. I was Art Columnist for Loksatta Marathi daily & Lokprabha Marathi weekly,wrote many articles on Artists for Marathi annualas also.Now also I contribute to various Art publications inEnglish & Marathi. I held many Solo & group exhibitions & participated in prestigious exhibitions.Many Awards,honours & recognitions have been earned by me.I have been praised by leading Art critics of Times of India, Mumbai & Hindustan Times Delhi,whenever I exhibited in these cities . My paintings are in many private collections like Wipro group[Azim Premji]-10+ paintings,Salgaonkar group-5+ paintings,Skypack-5+,are few to be mentioned. Few paintings are in Public collections & many paintings are in various personal collections in India & abroad.Details are given below of all above mentioned claims. After Retirement from Symbiosis Institute of Design in 2016 working as Freelance Artist , Visiting Faculty & Art Writer.



    S.S.C. : 1970 - Pune Board.[Art and Drawing]
    B.F.A. : 1984 - Mumbai University with Art History and English
    Journalism : 1985 - S.N.D.T University (Short Term)


    G.D. Art (5 Years Diploma): 1976 - Sir J.J. School of Art Mumbai.
    with Portrait, Composition, Graphics,
    History of Art and Aesthetics

    Post-Dip-Art- Ed :1978 - Sir J.J. School of Art Mumbai
    with Art Education, Graphics, Poster,
    Still-life, Psychology & Education



    1983,1988,1995,1998 - Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
    1985,1993 - Bajaj Art Gallery Mumbai
    1992,1996 - Taj Art Gallery Mumbai
    1991,1992 - Kala Mela -Delhi & Mumbai
    1993 - Grindlays bank Art Gallery Mumbai
    1995 - Shridharani Art Gallery Delhi
    2001,2013 - Walk in Art Gallery-Oberoi Hotel,Mumbai
    2002 - Leela Art Gallery,Hotel Leela Mumbai
    2004 - Art Entrance Gallery-Kala Ghoda Mumbai
    2019 - Kala Mela by Lalit Kala Akademi at J.J.campus,Mumbai
    2019 - World Trade Centre- "ARTIVAL"Art fair


    1980,1981,1982,1985,1988,1992,1993 - Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
    1990,1991,1992 - Ravindra Bhavan Art Gallery ,L.K.A.Delhi
    1991 - Russian Cultural Centre ,Mandi house ,Delhi
    1991,1992,1994 - Kala Mela -Delhi, Mumbai
    1991 - Garhi Studio Art Gallery Delhi
    1992 - Artists" Centre Mumbai
    1996 - Logos,Nigeria.Affordable Art
    1999 - Shriram Centre Art Gallery Delhi
    1992 & 2001 - Artists' Centre Mumbai
    2001 - Juhu Art Gallery Mumbai
    2016 - Atria Mall-Worli Mumbai by ICAC & World Art Hub-Ravindra Mardia
    2019 - J.J.Alumni Group Show at Jehangir Art gallery Mumbai
    2019 - D.D.Neroy Art Gallery Mumbai
    2019 - Art Fair at Nehru Centre ,Worli Mumbai


    1980 - Young Artists' Expo - 80 by Society for Art Appreciation Mumbai at Jehangir art
    1982 - 5th Monsoon Show by Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai
    1985 - Weavers' Service Centres' handloom Year Art Exhibition at Delhi,Mumbai,Chennai
    & Calacatta
    1988 - Fundraising Exhibition of Bombay Art Society at Jehangir Art gallery Mumbai
    1991 - " Encounter II " at Adhitam Kendra, by Hindustan Times & FORE New Delhi
    1991 - Kalakumbh International Exhibition by USSR at Russian Cultural Centre Delhi
    1992 - Lalit Kala Academy Research Grant Awardees' of 1991 Travelling Show at Delhi,
    Chennai,Lacknow & Bhuvaneshwar
    1992 & 2001 - Artists' Centres' Jawhar & Sawarde Art Camps & exhibitions at Artiets'
    Centre Mumbai
    1993 - "In search of Talent"by Wadhera Art Gallery Delhi
    1997 - "50 th Independence Year of India Celebration" Show by National Gallery of
    Modern Art Mumbai/Delhi


    Lalit Kala akademi -Delhi
    All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society [AIFACS]-Delhi
    Sahitya Kala Parishad - Delhi
    Bombay Art society - Mumbai
    Art society of India - Mumbai
    Bharat Kala Parishad - Hyderabad
    Mahakoshal Kala Parishad - Raipur
    Government Museum & Art gallery - Bhuvaneshwar
    South Central Zone Cultural Centre - Nagpur
    Artists' Centre - Mumbai
    Directorate of Arts' State Art Exhibition - Mumbai

Award & Recognition


    Gold Medal: 1978 - Sir JJ School of Art Mumbai
    Fellowship: 1977 - Sir JJ School of Art Mumbai
    Cash Award: 1978 - All India Art Exhibition, Delhi
    Cash Award: 1981 - All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad
    Research Grant : 1991 – Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    Merit scholarship throughout the student career.


    National gallery of Modern Art - Mumbai
    Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    Nehru Centre “Discovery of India”, Mumbai
    State Lalit Kala Academy, Hyderabad
    World Ritual Museum, Mount Abu


    Bharat Forge-Pune, Wipro & Data-Pro-Bangalore,
    Mumbai- Natwar Group, Emhasis, Skypack, 20th Century Finance,
    Empire Complex, Hotel Oberoi. Panjim-Salgaonkars,


    A.H.Premji, Arvind Parikh, Anil Kapoor, D.Salgaonkar,
    Dilip Kulkarni,P Mankar,S.Mirpuri, M.Gandhi, Pandit,
    K.Alex,Jairath, Kalyani, R.Bhandare, Palande,
    M.Bhagat.S.Malhotra, S.Bahel, Mrs.Nath, V.Dhumale.
    Also in many private collections in India.


    Greece, USA, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Japan, China,
    and South Africa.


    • Attended many FDPs at Symbiosis Institute of Design from 2006 to 16.
    • Attended Typography & Calligraphy workshop at J.J.Applied Art-Mumbai.2010
    • Artist Camp organized by Artist’s Centre Mumbai at Jawhar-1991
    • Artist camp organized by Artist’s Centre Mumbai at Sawarde -2001
    • Audio visual Aids Workshop at Chennai by ATI-1991
    • Audio visual Aids Workshop at Kolkata by CSTARI-1984


    Loksatta Marathi Daily,Mumbai Covering Art activities of Mumbai ( 1983-1988 )
    Lokprabha, weekly Mumbai, Lokmat, Nagpur.
    Dipawali Issues Chinha,Akshar.Mumbai
    Maharashtra Gaurav, Govt.publication.


    • Life Member of: Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    • Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
    • Artist’s Centre, Mumbai
    • All India Fine Art and Craft Society, New Delhi

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