Gautam Patole


Gautam started his professional career as a photo journalist, with his works featuring in many publications including Newsweek and Time Magazine. He is now a renowned charcoal artist, exhibiting at prominent galleries across India with his works being collected by many notable people such as Dilip Piramal, Pooja Bedi and Sushmita Sen. He was one of the founding members of ArtDesh and is recognized as a leading figure for arts promotion in Mumbai.



Reena Vaishnak Naik


Reena is an eminent artist and former HR professional. She has a master's degree in Business Administration as well as a master's degree in Labour Law and Welfare. She is an ISO certified internal auditor and has been a recipient of many awards and accolades for her achievements at work. After a successful career in the world of HR, she found her calling and decided to pursue her passion for Art on a full time basis. Her expertise in oil painting and understanding across many mediums of arts and crafts, combined with her corporate experience, is the ideal combination for the Foundation to achieve its goals.


Yash Kohli

Yash is a prominent curator, arts promoter and writer. She was the Editor of the award winning magazines CHIC and Model Magazine. She has contributed articles to numerous publications and had her book launched by the late Prime Minister of India, Shrimati Indira Gandhi . She has curated several shows such as International Institute of Fine Arts and CNBC’s first ever televised art show and is currently involved with numerous projects for the Modi Group.