About the Artist: The Mumbai-born Vaishali Rajapurkar waited to finish her formal education with a BA in Psychology, before indulging her creative side. Upgrading her painting skills with formal training, she also trained under various renowned artists. Vaishali has been painting professionally for the last 18 years. She is the proprietor of an art gallery in Pune called Paint Box Art Gallery, where she teaches art and conducts other art-related activities and workshops such as art appreciation, Tanjore painting, pottery, and so on. She is also an associate at Art Lane. She has participated in nineteen group shows in Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, London, Goa, Bangalore, Jaipur; and nine solo shows. She is the recipient of several awards as an artist.