Oorothumkandy Ramesh

Born in 1962, Ramesh studied fine arts at the prestigious Madras College of Arts & Crafts. After moving to Auroville in the 90’s he offered his talents and skills to the Pavillion of Indian Culture in Bharat Nivas and to the schools. Most recently he helped to manage the Gallery…

Lili

Lili's is a playful approach to making and being. Working in a wealth of materials and contexts, her art ranges from sculpture and woodwork to painting, illustration and performance art inspired and supported by her background in fine art, theatre, dance and equestrianism. Recently returned to Auroville after graduating with…

Nathalie

Nathalie Painter, Illustrator, Author, photographer, sculptor. Born in Paris, Nathalie moved to India at the age of 7 when her family came to live in Auroville in the early days, as devotees of Sri Aurobindo and Mother. Growing up in Auroville has brought on a profound sense of exploration, adventure…

Marco Feira

Two grey/green eyes, one nose quite big, one mouth, few original teeth, but only two ears, 1m 79cm height, no special peculiarities visible except two big mustaches recently added. After I finished the Art School in Italy, I started to travel in Asia, I never stopped to paint, but I’m…

Rolf Lieser

Born: 17 April 1954 in Trier, Germany. I studied Vis.Com./Arts in Germany and worked as Graphic Designer in Advertisement Agencies. After coming to Auroville in 1981, I continued design work including book publications, exhibitions and graphics. Since 1984, I worked in various art-forms: - Oil Painting (with exhibitions in Auroville,…

Murthy

My work and passion for the past twenty five years have been focused on understanding the sculptural aspects of South Indian culture. I am Murthy Nadesan and I am a recipient of the National Award for Mastercraftsman, New Delhi. I learned stone carving from a master sculptor, Sri Raman, from…

Ok (Lee Ok Jeong)

Okjeong Lee Art comes from what is around you. It is not something far away. It is right here. Waste is part of what is right here so how can it not be part of everyday aesthetics and art? There needs to be a paradigm shift in thinking about art.…

Miki

While living and working in Auroville, Miki is an active member of Janaka House, painting in the Tanjore, Tibetan styles,using natural earth and mineral pigments. A memory of this trans-cultural flavor is present in her art in acrylic on canvas, fused with personal identity and mythology.        …

Marie-Claire Barsotti

Designer? Painter? Sculptor? I never liked labels as they fit you in a box and the goal of this Sadhana is to free ourselves from any limitation so that the reality of who we really are can reveal itself. The only thing I know, is that being in this creative…

Maria Grazia

The Path of Silk: The Art of Quilting. Coming from a background of theatre, I settled in Auroville in January 1984. For my work in theatre and dance, manual work has always been essential. So I was cultivating hobbies like painting, batik and patchwork. Today quilting is my canvas on…

Kratu

I am Italian. I expressed myself as an expressionist painter and explored painting from the mid-sixties to the mid-eighties. Since then I turned to ceramic sculpture, I try to express the plasticity of faces and dynamic movement of bodies.             contact: e-mail: kratu2007 [at] gmail.com landline:…