About Artist

Ruchi Agrawal born in May 1975 had inborn inclination towards arts, which nurtured with time and support of her parents and later her husband and her son. An admirable arts students with meritorious and artistic academic record comprising D.T.D 1992, B.Com 1994, and DFD 1995. She has also simultaneously been giving tuitions and teaching arts for more than 25 years to young grooming talents.

Her life companion guided and inspired her to take this talent forward along with their son Mudit encouraged her to complete her Masters in Fine Arts. After a travel group show “blue Butterflies” organised by the Studio 16 gallery, her work travelled all over the world where her paintings were recognised and appreciated.

Ruchi finally took up to plan her solo exhibition in 2012 in showcasing her work at Pritamlal Dua Gallery Indore. People from art fraternity attended it and Ruchi received the much-deserved appreciation. She has been taking part in many group shows and solo shows as well since then. Her works can be viewed in numerous private collections worldwide. She is very devoted to work thus, opening new horizons each day on the journey of her life.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

2008: M.A (Fine Arts) from DAVV Indore {Merit Holder}

1994: Bachelor of Commerce from DAVV Indore

1994: Diploma in Fashion Designing from Women’s Polytechnic, Indore {Merit Holder}

1992: Diploma in Textile Designing from Women’s Polytechnic, Indore {Merit Holder}

EXPERIENCE

Teaching Art and Craft for more than 25 years.

Conducted workshops arranged by The Daly College, Indore for the exchange students from Italy, Germany, Australia and other countries.

Handling Folk Art workshops in Agrawal Samaj, Maheshwari Samaj, Rotary Club and many more.

SOLO SHOWS

2012   “Anadya” at Pritam Lal Dua Kala Vithika, Indore

2013   “Anadya” at Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal

2014   “Anadya” at Pritam Lal Dua Kala Vithika, Indore

2015   “Anadya” at Pritam Lal Dua Kala Vithika, Indore

2015 “Anadya” at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

2016  “Anadya” hosted by The Daly College, Indore

2017 “Anadya” at Pritam Lal Dua Kala Vithika, Indore

2018   “Anadya” at DABH Airport, Indore

2018   “Anadya” at Icon Art Gallery, Hyderabad

2018   “Anadya” at Lalit Kala Academy, Ahmedabad

2018   “Anadya” at Kala Academy, Goa

2019   “Anadya” at Nehru center Mumbai

2020  “Anadhya” at AIFACS , Delhi

PARTICIPATION

2014   Padma Shree Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Vakankar Smrati, Ujjain

2014   National seminar on “Composition of Colours”

2016   Raja Ravi Verma Adranjali by Artist Guild of M.P. at Bharat Bhavan

2016  Padma Shree Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Vakankar Smrati, Ujjain

2017  Rajya Rupankar for Khajuraho Art Festival

2017  Painting selected by Artmart for Khajuraho Art Festival

2017   Paining selected for Nari Pratibimb by Dainik Bhaskar

2017  “ Rang Ameer” for Ustad Allaudin Khan

2018  Kalidas Samaroh , Ujjain

2019  Paper presentation at National Seminar

2019  Paper presentation at National conference “UDGAM” at SVVV, Indore

2020  Paper presentation at a multi disciplinary international congress, “Sanmantrana” at SVVV, indore

GROUP SHOWS

2011   Travel show by Studio 16 Gallery, Texas, USA

2013   The Nature Volunteers, Indore

2014   NGO Anant Aman, Indore

2015   “Adi-Anadya”, Ahmedabad (Duo Show)

2015  “Rang Jashn” by Art and Heart, Indore

2015   “Joy of Colours”, Indore

2015    Central Mudeum, Indore

2015   “Celebrating Womanhood” by Artmate, Indore

2015  “Expression of Women” by Art and Heart, Indore

2016   “Horizon” at Swaraj Vithika, Bhopal

2016   “Wings of Colour” at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur

2016    Art Exibition at The Daly College, Indore

2016   “Celebration of Womanhood” by Artmate, Indore

2016   “Abhudaya- Art Lounge”, Indore

2016    “Symphony for Cancer Foundation”, Indore

2016   “Art-e-fair”, Ahmedabad

2016    Exhibition hosted by Yeshwant Club, Indore

2017    Show hosted by the Yashwant Club, Indore

2018   Show hosted by Abhikruti Foundation, Indore

2019   Turning Point 2 at Bhopal

2019   Turning Point 2 at Devlalikar Indore

2019  Gov. Maharani Laxmi Bai girls college Indore

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

2011  Kala Sadhna Samman- Bhumika Sansthan, Bhopal

2014  Devi Ahilya Nari Gaurav Alankaran- Satkar Kala Kendra, Indore

2014  Consolation price for painting in national seminar on “Composition of Colours”

2016   Launch of “Anadya”- art meditation colouring illustrations book

2017  Painting selected for Nari Pratibimb by Dainik Bhaskar