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Shraddha Kaje

Assistant Professor

Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Applied Arts & Crafts, Akurdi, Pune, (Year 2009 till date)




Born in 1984, Shraddha Kaje has always been fascinated by the world of Art. Photography, travelling, exploring new places, interacting with people, playing guitar, painting etc has been her constant interests and areas of development and learning.

After the successful completion of her secondary & higher secondary education in Amravati, she pursued Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Art from Chitrakala Mahavidhyalaya, Nagpur, Subject of Specialization - Illustration, 2007, passing with first class.  She also completed her Master’s Degree from Department of Fine Art, R.T.M., Nagpur University, Nagpur, Subject of Specialization - Illustration, 2009, first class. She has been registered for PhD on 17th January 2014, Place of Research - PGTD of Fine Arts, R.T.M., Nagpur University. Also she is been qualified for ‘Assistant Professor’ in the Subject of Visual Art, December 2014 under the UGC NET examination.

With dedication in teaching and instructing at D. Y. Patil Institute of Applied Art, Pune, accounting to 9 years of direct class room as well as 2 years of design industry experiences respectively, Shraddha has been a committed personality specializing in delivering quality instructions in a variety of subjects, courses including Drawing & Design, Introductory and upper level courses in Communication Design, Drawing, Fundamental of Design, Colour, Theory of Visual Communication, Theory of Communication design to all college classrooms & various other topics pertaining to Design disciplines.

Shraddha has been an award winner in various concerns. To name a few, she has bagged the Govt. Award for Best Campaign, G.C.M. Nagpur in 2007, Gold Medal - M.F.A. from all the Departments of Fine Arts, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur in 2009. She has also participated in ‘SEVEN WINGS’ Group Exhibition of Paintings at Ravindranath Tagore Art Gallery, Nagpur, 2008 together with ‘Painting & Photography Group Show’ at Yashvantrao Chauhan Art Gallery, Pune in 2012. Also she has attended many seminars, workshops & conferences at various cities in Maharashtra.

In addition to all of above, Shraddha indulges her soul constantly for Art. Working as a Fine Artist too, she has been constantly working with Acrylics on canvas, Inks on paper, creating paintings that have been abstract as well as semi abstract in nature. Her passion & love for Art has kept herself constantly glued towards creating new paintings hereby creating a space full of opportunities for her Art.

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