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Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth : 12th June 1973 (Nasik)

Education : Diploma in Applied Art (1993) from Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune, First Class First, Standing third in the Order of Merit.

Experience : Freelancing as an Illustrator and Painter.

Designed a unique correspondence course “Kalakalpa – Art by Post” which includes separate modules in Drawing and Painting, Landscapes and Portraits.

Organized several “Working with Masters” workshops in which internationally acclaimed artist Shri Ravi Paranjape was invited.

Co-authored and illustrated two art instructional books in the series “Methods and Techniques” – Colour Pencil and Pastel. A new book on graphite pencil techniques is currently under production.

Richly illustrated Sulabh Ramayan and Sulabh Mahabharata authored by noted children’s Writer Late Shri Raja Mangalvedhekar. The illustrations done for this book were independently exhibited in the Sir J J Institute of Applied Arts, Mumbai.

Recent Shows : Exhibited works in a group show called “Sagun – Nirgun”, October 2009 at Bal Gandharva Kaladalan, Pune as a part of Shri. Ravi Paranjape Amrutmahotsav Samiti celebrations.

Exhibited works in the show titled “Voyage of Colours” at Nehru Centre AC Gallery, Mumbai in October 2008.

Participated in the Art Fusion Shows 2007, 2008, 2009, organized by Nehru Center, Worli, Mumbai.

Exhibited works as a part of Representational Artists of Pune, March 2007.

© 2009 Gopal Nandurkar
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