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Anand Kamdar

Anand Kamdar was born in Mumbai, India in 1988. Having grown up in the city, which is called to be ‘the city of talents’, his love for ‘Art’ grew enormously. Throughout his life, Anand has always been fascinated by the world and the various associations/relations in the context of Art. Naturally, he was drawn towards Art. The interest was cultivated during his teenage years when he joined Vikrant Karia Institute of Art, Mumbai, India where he pursued his training in Applied Art and further developed when he opted to take his Bachelors Degree in Applied Art from Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, India.
 
After completing his Bachelors and Masters Degree as well, Anand delved even more into his Art practise, which involved study of Graphic Design and Typography, Lettering & Calligraphy as the subjects of his specialization together with other subjects of Fine Art. The works of Anand talk about his diversity & his ‘all rounder’ ability/talent on various fields viz: Graphic Design, Typography/Type Design, Lettering, Calligraphy, Pencil sketching, Charcoal painting, Oil painting etc. He uses the simple practise of burying his natural complete self into his work in order to voice the natural self out to the world. It is as simple as collaboration between the natural artist and the natural world. Anand cherishes this connection with natural world. He feels that the artistic exchange between the world and the artist opens up many opportunities.
 
Working as a Fine Artist too, Anand has also given his paintings on display at art galleries that have been ‘Abstract’ in nature. His works are purely based on ‘Abstract Expressionism’ handled with sponge and ink on paper & acrylic on canvas. He has been a successful exhibitor of MumbaiArtFair 2018 held at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai. He has been associated with organizations related to Type Design and Calligraphy like Aksharaya located in Mumbai, India. He has also done a paper presentation on Type Design/Typography at the International Typography Day 2011 held at Ahmedabad, India.

 

Profile

Graduate School/Institute (Bachelors, B. F. A.): pass with first class at Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, India with specialization in Typography and Calligraphy.

Post Graduate School/Institute (Masters, M. F. A.): pass with second class at Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai, India with specialization in Typography and Calligraphy.

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1) Institution name: VIKRANT KARIA INSTITUTE OF ART, Ghatkopar, Mumbai, India.
Designation: Assistant Art Teacher & Designer.
Work experience: June 2006 – almost till 2010, guiding/teaching students for entrance exam preparation for CET/CAT (Commercial Arts/Fine Arts), NATA (Architecture), NIFT (Fashion Design), NID etc., also done various educational designing work like book designs, content for website etc. of the institute.

2) Company name: Geeta Techno Systems Pvt. Ltd., Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India.
Designation: Sr. Executive (Creative Design).
Work experience: August 2012 – April 2013.

3) Company name: SKYTES (Brads International Pvt. Ltd.), Santacruz, Mumbai, India.
Designation: Sr. Executive (Creative Design).
Work experience: May 2013 – August 2013.

4) Company name: SHANTI JUNIORS, Lower Parel, Mumbai, India.
Designation: Sr. Executive (Creative Design).
Work experience: May 2014 (on contract basis for 18 days).

5) Institution name: D. A. V. INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India.
Designation: Art Teacher & Designer.
Work experience: June 2014 – September 2017.

6) Institute name: SILICA DESIGN INSTITUTE, Vashi/Thane, Navi Mumbai, India.
Designation: Faculty (Art Educator).
Work experience: November 2017 - till date, guiding/teaching students for entrance exam preparation for CET/CAT (Commercial Arts/Fine Arts), NATA (Architecture), NIFT (Fashion Design), NID (Interior Design) etc.

 


EXHIBITIONS/DISPLAYS  

1)    Displayed paintings at WEST10 ART GALLERY, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India.
2)    Exhibitor in Mumbai Art Fair 2018, Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai, India (stall no. 25).

 

WORK CONTOURS

Designing related (PRINT MEDIA only):

-    Advertising media’s design:
Identity design (symbol, logo, monogram, mascot), Stationery design (visiting card, letterhead, envelope), Press ads, magazine ads, brochures, pamphlets, leaflets, catalogues, folder’s etc., hoardings, shop banners, posters, stickers, kiosks, bus panel’s, bus stop panel’s etc media’s.

-    Innovative media’s:
CD stickers/covers, CD inlays, book/dust jacket, book covers, display stands, illustrative panels, packaging design, Calligraphic/typographic T-shirts design, wedding card/invitations design, Book cover titles design & other such design related jobs.

Artist work:
Portrait painting (pencil, colour pencils, charcoal, crayons, water colour, poster colours, oil paints, mix media’s etc.), painting on canvas with oil paints (landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, abstract etc.), wall paintings & etc. and other artist related works (depending on kind of job).

Currently working on paintings on ‘Abstract Expressionism’,
Tool/Medium: Sponge/Brush & Acrylic/Ink, Surface: Paper & Canvas.


GRAPHIC DESIGN SOFTWARES KNOWN
CorelDraw, Adobe Photoshop.