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About The Studio

The Ravi Paranjape Studio is founded with a mission to cultivate and nurture the design based culture.

Set in an exquisitely designed outdoor and indoor space, The Ravi Paranjape Studio is a distinctive offering of the Ravi Paranjape Foundation.

Located in the heart of the Model Colony in Pune, India, 'The Ravi Paranjape Studio' houses Raviji's art collection.

The Studio also provides one-of-a-kind platform to the community to express and educate through art.

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About Paranjape Studio
About Paranjape Studio

Artist Ravi Paranjape

Artist Ravi Paranjape is an eminent illustrator, painter and a writer based in Pune, with over fifty-five years of illustrious artistic career.

Ravi Paranjape was born in 1935 in a culturally rich town of Belgaum in an artistically oriented family. After completing education and apprenticeships he began a career as an illustrator, advancing through employments at well-known publication houses and studios in Mumbai. Within no time Ravi Paranjape's ever evolving artistic style made an impression in the world of communication arts in India and abroad. Having earned the name and confidence he soon established his own art studio in Mumbai. Artist Paranjape's self-developed technique of architectural perspective rendering turned out to be the turning point in his career.

In spite of having an enormously rewarding career as a commercial artist his heart was set on his innate passion for painting without boundaries. Ravi Paranjape's remarkably well-received debut show instantly established him as a painter. His progressively successful shows strengthened his desire to devote to painting. With an encouragement and an unconditional support of his wife Smita he answered to the calling and migrated to Pune in 1990 to paint full time at his beautiful home studio. Moving to Pune also presented him an opportunity to relish his penchant for Hindustani classical music.

Ravi Paranjape was approached by a leading Marathi news publication in Pune to write a short series on Western renaissance painters who impacted the history of art. The series became so popular that it was later published as a book called 'ShikhareRangaReshanchi'.
Writing became a new-found medium of expression for Ravi Paranjape. He authored several books and articles on art as well as political & social topics. His revolutionary thought of integrating the 'Design Based Culture' in the social structure has been applauded by the authorities and thinkers alike.

Ravi Paranjape has received numerous prestigious awards for his artistic and literary accomplishments including 'Communication Arts Guild (CAG) Hall of Fame' honoring his lifetime contribution to the commercial art, Dayawati Modi Foundation's and 'BhairuratanDamani Award' for his autobiography 'Brush Mileage'.

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Studio Events

01 Oct 2017

 The Ravi Paranjape Studio team has started "Sketch Club" from 1st October 2017 on every Sunday. 

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24 Jan 2016

An interesting and interactive session for the architects and the professionals working in the field of design was organised on 24th...

09 Jan 2016

Ikebana - It is a Japanese art form of arranging elaborate and intricate, yet minimalistic arrangement using flowers, leaves, stems ...

03 Dec 2015

An exhibition of beautiful paintings by eminent artists Ravi Paranjape, Gopal Nandurkar and Rahul Deshpande which was held from 3rd ...

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The Ravi Paranjape Studio

1-Rutika Apts., 1098/5-A Model Colony,
opp. Model Colony Post Office,
Shivajinagar, Pune - 411016, India

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