Directors

Shailendra Bhatt

Founder Director
Jaipur
An art critic and scholar of the temple tradition arts like Sanjhi, Mandna, Utsav Chowk, Aarti Design and Flower Installation which exist for a period around 350 years, he has inherited this art from his forefathers, who were amongst the six Goswamis of Lord Chaitanya. Having 30 years of working experience with leading MNC’s world wide as finance & accounts professional, expert in “strategic turnkey management”, he has a clear understanding of organization and strives to identify issues before they become problems.

Mahavir Pratap Sharma

Director
Jaipur
He is the most versatile and experienced events person in Jaipur and plans and executes everything that he takes on and he exudes a passion in art and whatever he does. After schooling at Xavier's and college in Jaipur, he went to the US and worked in the international trading market for 6 years. He has in these last 23 years successfully founded or co-founded many start ups. At present he is Chairman and Co-founder at RAIN (Rajasthan Angel Innovators Network).

Dinesh Kukreja

Director
Jaipur
On the surface, he is an extremely accomplished financial leader at United Multistate Credit Cooperative Society Limited with 14 years experience in the marketing and financial markets, which consistently ensures the long-term sustainable income to poorest of poor member of credit cooperative society. He considers himself a “portfolio surgeon” who takes a portfolio, drafts it and starts working on it and produces healthy, enduring results.

R B Gauttam

Director
Jaipur
An alumnus of Sir J.J School of Arts, Bombay, a modern Indian painter and President & founding member of the Progressive Artists Group of Rajasthan (PAG). Besides these he is a recipient of ‘Kalavid’, which is State's highest honor given for exceptional contribution towards the advancement of Art, Veteran Artist Honor by All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, Lifetime Achievement Award by Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy, Tableaux Design award of Rajasthan Govt., Kala Sadhak Honor by Sanskar Bharti and several state and national awards.

Siddharth Agarwal

Director
Jaipur
He is a renowned art collector and promoter. His passion for art can be seen with his association with the JAS. He is also the Director of SILKASIA, which is amongst India's leading Manufacturer, Exporter of Apparel & Home Furnishings for 4 decades now & is known for its commitment for high quality & technology savvy. He strives to follow its mission to be leading worldwide in the field of Art and Textiles.

Sharad Maithel

Director
Jaipur
Ar. Sharad Maithel is the Founding principal of M A Architects and has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Involved in projects, covering most of the building types including residential, retail, mixed use, office, institutional, commercial and industrial, his idea to collaborate and work with foreign architects on some prestigious projects across India, has brought the practice commendable reputation and recognition. Having graduated from the prestigious Sir J.J. College of Arts, Mumbai, Sharad is a registered architect with Council of Architecture and a member of Indian Institute of Architects and Institute of Indian Interior Designers. He leads a team of more than 75 people with design studios in Jaipur, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Neeraj Rawat

Additional Director
Jaipur
Being a Part time art promoter during his employment he is now giving full time to Art Promotion. He is Doctorate in ‘Retail Management’ and alumnus of Griffith University, Australia and member of the Advisory Board to IBMT, Bangalore. He has 12 years of corporate experience in a highly competitive environment at international level and around 15 years of teaching & training experience in Asia Pacific region. Was honored Community Leadership Award by ILD-RIICO in 2013.

Soanali Misra

Additional Director
Jaipur
An avid traveller, reader and a freelance Graphic Designer by profession, she has been doing branding and communication design projects for more than 15 years. Her association with art goes back to her childhood, where she learned nuances of art by observing her father, who was an eminent artist from Jaipur. In her varied work career of 25 years, she has been actively associated in curating shows and events.