The Bombay Art Society Art Complex, Opp. Rang Sharada Hotel, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai 400050

Highly Qualified and Eminent Faculty Members 

Drawing & Painting Classes (Basic and Advance) Faculty

In order to provide better learning experience with exposure to the profession, practicing and distinguished artists from the art world are part of our eminent faculty members. Their diverse backgrounds, wealth of knowledge and vast experience provides the students an impeccable edge in terms of learning art and facing the professional art world without fear!! Meet you eminent and highly learned Faculty members!!
Principal, Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Narendra Vichare

G D Arts, MFA  (Applied Arts), Eminent Artist
Retired professor
Sir J J Institute  of Applied Art, Mumbai

Prof. Narendra Vichare is a senior Artist and an Art Educator, having taught department of Applied Arts, Sir J J Institute of Applied Art for 35 years; he was class In-charge and guide for Master of Fine Arts and Ex-Supervisor for Ph.D. students at RTM Nagpur University, Maharashtra. He was appointed by the Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Maharashtra as a Referee for the MAHARASHTRA RAJYA CHITRAPAT MAHOTSAV for 4 times. He has received numerous prestigious awards such as ‘RAJYA PURASKAR’, The Best Teacher Award in Higher Art Education for the year 2004-2005, by the Govt. of Maharashtra and The Best Teacher Award certificate of appreciation for the work in education field by The University of Mumbai for the year 2003 and 2004.
Prof. Vichare will be presenting demo/lecture during The Bombay Art Society’s Art Class course 

Faculty Mentor, Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Sunil Vishnu Redekar
G.D Art, Dip.in Interior, A.T.D.
Eminent Artist, Curator, Consultant, Film maker
Founder, The Chitarri Art Gallery

Sunil Redekar, a practicing artist has played various roles in his 20 years career span as an including artist, art teacher, curator and art gallery founder; he has inspired students and assisted them to develop creative self-expression through various art forms and media during his teaching tenure. He has designed syllabus modules and established course goals. With his experience in wide areas of art field, he has conducted careful and conscious research into the field of visual art and its common pitfalls. He has founded and successful run Chitaree Art Gallery in New Mumbai from 2010 to 2015.   He understands the need of artists, the demand of art market, the uncertain market conditions, and society’s limitations about art awareness. He is master in many areas of visual art field and champions the cause of it to help budding artists to manoeuvre through difficult terrain of visual art world.  

Guest Faculty Mentor, Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Prakash Bhise

G D Art, Dip. Ed, BFA(Bridge), MFA
Eminent Artist
Retired professor
Raheja School of Art, Mumbai

Prof. Prakash Bhise is a retired professor of painting at the LS Raheja College of Arts. He taught drawing from nature, painting – figurative and non-figurative for advance and diploma, man-made object, life-study, history of art, and pictorial design as a special subject at LS Rehaja School of Arts for 28 years. He was the jury member for central government scholarship CCRT. Prof. Bhise is a practicing artist and recently held an exhibition at Art & Soul Gallery, Mumbai on ‘Golpitha’, a poetry book by celebrated poet Padmshree Namdev Dhasal.  He has also received State Art Exhibition Award, Maharashtra State in 2004

Guest Faculty Mentor
Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Surendra Jagtap
G. D Art, MFA, Dip.Ed
Eminent Artist, Principal,
J K Academy of Art & Design,Mumbai

Prof. Surendra Jagtap is a senior practicing artist based in Mumbai. He is the current principal of J. K. Academy of Art and Design. His paintings are known to be momentous; they create drama by his colors and compositions imparting a unique expression. His economical use of lines displays his innate understanding of his subjects. He is at ease with both oils and watercolor and has demonstrated his expertise by painting live extensively in art institutions.
Surendra Jagtap has had several exhibitions in India and Abroad.

Guest Faculty Mentor, Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Anil Abhange

G. D Art, Dip.Ed, MFA(By research).
Eminent Artist and Professor
Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Nasik

Prof. Anil Abhange is a practicing artists and lecturer at Chitrakala Mahavidyalaya, Nashik. He is First Class First with Distinctions in Order of Merit – 1994 and Dip. A. Ed. from Sir J J School of Art – 1995 and MFA in Fine Art (by research); he is an accomplished senior artist with mastery in portraiture, landscapes, and creative paintings. He has exhibited in prestigious art galleries. He has an illustrious career as an academician with numerous live demonstrations in art camps and institutions all over India.

Guest Faculty Mentor
Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Ganpat Bhadke
MFA, Dip.Ed
Eminent Artist
Professor at Govt.Art College,Nagpur

Ganpat Bhadke is a practicing artist and an art educator based in Maharashtra. He has embellished reputed Art Galleries all over India with his works such as Jehangir Art Gallery, Lalit Kala Akademi and Nehru Centre Art Gallery. He has demonstrated his expertise in drawing and painting at Abhinav Kala Mahavidhyalaya, Pune, Thane School Of Art, Thane and L. S. Raheja School Of Art, Mumbai. Currently, he teaches art at Govt. Art College, Nagpur.

Guest Faculty Mentor, Visual Art Knowledge Centre: Art Class
Prof. Shrikant Kadam

G D Art, Dip.Ed, MFA
Eminent Artist
Ex. Professor, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Art

Shrikant Kadam is a critically acclaimed practicing international artist. In his illustrious career he has been part of numerous solo and group exhibition in India and abroad. He has been honored by Children Friends Circle of India, Pune in 1995, 1996, ‘Abhyudaya Sanman’ Kalavart Nyas Ujjani, (M.P.) in 2003 and ‘Chitrakar Pant Jambhalikar Smruti Puraskar’, Kalapushapa, Sangli in 2012. He has been part of charity auctions such as Charity Auction Show, Annual New England Gala, England supporter of American Indian Foundation (AIF) organized by Asian Art Gallery, Chennai in 2014-15 and ‘ART FOR SKIN’ Auction by Rotary Club of Pune. Shrikant was art faculty at Bharati Vidyapeeth Pune.

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