Foundation for Indian Art and Education is a registered, not for profit foundation, established in Goa and dedicated to support visual art and education in India. We are an autonomous body of experts in the field and welcome your active participation. and education in India. We are an autonomous body of experts in the field and welcome your active participation.

Our Trustees

Vivan Sundaram

Visual Artist

New Delhi

Vivan Sundaram, born 1943. Studied painting Baroda and London in the 1960’s. Since 1990 he has turned to making artworks as sculpture, installation, photography and video.
He has read more


Art Historian & Educationist


Raman Siva Kumar, known as R. Siva Kumar (born 3 December 1956), is an internationally noted contemporary Indian art historian, art critic, and curator.
In 2010, in his interview read more

Vasudevan Akkitham

Visual Artist & Educationist


Vasudevan Akkitham was born at Kumaranallur, Kerala in 1958. He completed his Diploma and Post Diploma from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda.
In 1988 he read more

Arti Atul Kirloskar

Artist and Farmer


Arti Kirloskar is the Convenor of Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival, an environment film festival being run in Pune and 20 other cities for over a decade. Due to the read more

Ratnottama Sengupta

Art & Film Critic and Writer

A National Award winner for her Writings on Cinema, Ratnottama Sengupta is a natural writer with keen understanding of Cinema and Visual Art.

A Journalist since 1978, she has read more

Indrapramit Roy

Visual Artist & Educationist


Indrapramit Roy studied printmaking (BFA) at the Visva-Bharati University of Santiniketan and painting (MFA) at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M.S. University of Baroda, India.
Subsequently he was read more

Ravikumar Kashi

Visual Artist & Educationist


Ravikumar Kashi is an artist who works in different mediums such as painting, sculpture, photography and installation. His works combine or cut across defined expectations from these mediums. read more

Sanchayan Ghosh

Visual Artist & Educationist

Santiniketan (W.B.)

Born:1970, Kolkata, India. Lives and works in Santiniketan, India.
Sanchayan Ghosh secured Masters in Fine Art-1997, Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kala Bhavan,Visva
Bharati University- 1995; currently works as an read more

Sanjiv Mirchandani

Visual Art Promoter


Sanjiv Mirchandani is a VisualArt Promoter who has been actively working in Goa by organizing workshops by art experts, artist talks, artist camps and art residencies .
He has also read more

Aira Mirchandani

Co-Founder, Naree Artisans Movement


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Naguesh Sardessai

Art critic & Educationist


Naguesh Rao Sardessai is an artist, cartoonist, art commentator, teacher and social observer.
Participated in several noted group shows in Goa and other parts of India.Been a part of read more

Anjali De Sa

Psychologist & Special Needs Educator


Anjali teaches children and adults with special needs. She works on individual intervention programs for persons with learning disability, intellectual disability and autism. read more

Soumik Nandy Majumdar

Art Historian & Educationist


Soumik Nandy Majumdar teaches History of Art at Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan. Besides teaching and researching on art and art-history, both traditional and modern, he has been actively read more

Advisory board

Prof.Jogen Choudhury

Visual artist & Educationist


Artist and activist Jogen Chowdhury born in 1939, Faridpur, Bangladesh. He joined as a teacher in the Painting Dept.
Kala Bhavana after leaving the post of Keeper read more

Gulam Mohammed Sheikh

Visual artist


Born 1937.
Taught art history, 1960-63 and 1967-81, Professor of Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University of Baroda, India 1982-1993.
Visiting Artist, Art Institute of read more

Sadanand Menon

Art Educationist


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Abhay Sardessai

Editor Art India


Abhay Sardesai has been the Editor of ART India, the premier art magazine of India, since November 2002. Under his editorship, the magazine has developed a Culture Studies-oriented approach and read more

B.V. Suresh

Artist & Educationist


BV Suresh, an art teacher and a practicing artist, is continuously negotiating the visual fields of the contemporary - that includes everything, from art practice to our immediate surroundings. He read more

Avijit Mukul Kishore

Filmmaker & Cinematographer


Avijit Mukul Kishore is a filmmaker and cinematographer based in Mumbai. He studied cinematography at FTII, Pune, and holds a bachelor's degree in History from Hindu College, Delhi. He works read more