Pooja Jain is the founder president of IFAA, International Fine Art Academy; India’s First online art education system. She earned MFA in Fine Art from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, USA and a BFA in Fine Arts in from Indira Kala Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Institute of Professional Studies Indore, India. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in the United States, Italy and India. Pooja Jain’s work has been featured in India’s most widely read newspapers and media channels. In 2010 she was awarded a scholarship to study in Italy by The Academy of Art University. Apart from her art background, she works for various NGOs as an adviser to promote online education.
Ritu Lahoti (Indore, India) makes paintings and drawings with a conceptual approach by which she tries to develop forms that do not follow logical criteria, but are based only on subjective associations and formal parallels, which incite the viewer to make new personal association. Her paintings are characterized by the use of forms that we found in different currency notes. Ritu completed MFA and BFA in fine arts from Raja Mansingh Tomar Music and Art University (government institute of fine arts Indore, India.) She had awarded by Vakankar state award in 2011-12. Meera Kala Award in 2013-14. Ritu’s work was selected in 54th national exhibition of art, New Delhi. She had exhibited his works in various group shows in India. Apart from that she also drew various children book illustration and caricatures.
Aditi Trivedi makes paintings and conceptual artworks. By exploring the aerial view and relating it conceptually with birds painted in miniature style. Her paintings are combination of abstract style and miniature style. Aditi is MFA in fine arts from Raja Mansing Tomar Music and Arts University, Government Institute of Fine Arts Indore. She earned BFA in fine arts from Government Institute of Fine Arts, Indore. She has been a part of various group shows all over India. Her work was selected in state awards 2012. She is also interested in modern and classical dance and has earned VID in Kathak Dance.
Aarti Sharma, a Post Graduate in English and Education gave up her regular school teaching career to pursue what she felt was more close to her heart- Colours. She has done Foundation Course in Fine Arts from IFAA, and is presently working as full time artist. Artwork by Aarti Sharma, as she puts it is “an exploration of hidden inner values in the external world”. Simple and routine, almost unnoticeable life cycle of natural things inspire her. Nature in its glory is the main subject of her landscapes, still life and abstracts. She loves to use bold and bright colours in her artwork. She is presently residing and working from Ambala Cantt (Haryana, India).
Opika Sharma, Diploma in painting, is presently working as full time artist.
Basant Soni with a mission to work as an “Eco friendly Artist’ developed concept of “Organic art” using Only ingredients of our Mother Earth such as waste of plants & trees-dried flowers, leaves, petals, twigs, grass, roots, fibers, barks of vegetables etc. The Bark of Palm-Tree selected as painting surface. Passed basic Exams viz Elementary & Intermediate Grade Drawing Exams from J J School of Art, Mumbai. He continued his Art journey in school, collage & even during job career following the footsteps of his father Sunder Lal Soni, a renowned musician & artist. Some of the Solo shows by Mr. Soni are Contemporary Art Gallery in Ahmadabad,(Gujarat), Rani Durgawati Exhibition Hall, Jabalpur, Pritam Lal Dua, Art Gallery, Indore,(MP), Anand Mohan Mathur,Sabhagrah, Indore,(MP). A Special Show by ‘Reliance Time Out’ & ‘Diamond Books’ on behalf of ”India Book Of Records” at DB Mall, Bhopal (MP) Tarang Auditorium ‘ MPEB’ Jabalpur. Some of his achievements Best Award on work‘ Bhagna-Awashes’ by MP Kala Parihad, Vasundhara Mitra’-Award at International Film Festival on ‘Saving Biodiversity’ at Indore by Kirloskar Brothers Ltd. , ‘Organic Art’ endorsed in India Book Of records & Book launched on 12 Jan 2012, AIR broadcast special Talk on ‘Organic Art’ in 2010 & 2011 in Jabalpur,(MP) and Chhattisgarh, Organic art published/displayed in various media channels and Magazines & Newspapers throughout the country