Rashmi Pitre studied ANCIENT INDIAN CULTURE (Philosophy) from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai for 5 years- B.A. with Hons. Degree.
and has a Diploma in Original Philosophy of Buddhism from K.J. Somaiya Institute of Religious Studies, Mumbai.
She has also studied the Ancient Indian Language used on inscriptions and in Caves known as ‘ Brahmi ‘.
She is a Professional Theatre Actor and has acted in Commercial and Experimental Plays in English, Hindi and Marathi for 6 years.
Rashmi Pitre has her paintings exhibited in India, Canada and the United States.
She has developed a unique concept by coordinating her PAINTINGS WITH HER OWN ENGLISH POETRY on Canvas.
Themes on Nature, spirituality and life are usually seen in her work. Her paintings are mostly abstracts.
Rashmi Pitre developed a unique concept of “paintings with her own English poetry” on Canvas. She has been doing this since many years and have exhibited in many galleries in India and abroad.
EXHIBITIONS– To mention a few –
–the CYMROZA ART GALLERY, BREACH CANDY, MUMBAI. 2015, 2016
–GALLERY BEYOND, FORT.
–CHATAK SHOW -NEHRU CENTRE ART GALLERY, JULY 2015.,
She has done more than 40 shows in India in Art Galleries like the Gallery Beyond, Fort, Cymroza Art Gallery, Breach Candy, Nehru Centre, Artist Centre, Pradarshak Art Gallery, Artist’s Centre, kalaghoda, Coomaraswamy hall, Moksh Art Gallery, The Leela Art Gallery, Leela Kempinski, Andheri east, etc .
Exhibitions including the INDIA ART FESTIVAL, and other exhibitions in Bangalore n Hyderabad.
In CANADA, Rashmi’s painting was selected for the poster of International Women’s Art Exhibition, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA during the time four of her paintings were exhibited .She did similar shows in Canada. Her paintings were also displayed at the Davis Art Gallery, WORCESTER, UNITED STATES. Exhibition in the Davis Art Gallery – Worcester. Show Title- ‘The Quest for Inner Peace’ , seeks to show “an exploration of Asian art through Western eyes.”
Her work was exhibited in 377191 WALL, Group Show in association with the KASHISH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2015 in Mumbai at the GALLERY BEYOND, FORT– 24th May to 27th June, 2015.
Rashmi Pitre’s recent SOLO ART SHOW at the KIPO’S LOUNGE, BANDRA ,supported by Blendcraft, BMW n MINI COOPER has been Covered in the STARDUST Magazine, June 2015 issue
She has been ‘Guest of Hono’r for Art Exhibitions , ‘Chief Guest’ at Campaign Launches, Store Launches ,Art Exhibitions etc, She has been a Speaker at various Inspirational Programs arranged by Rotary Clubs and Talk shows also in Schools-Colleges, Corporates. She writes in the CSR journal as Celebrity Guest author about Corporate Social Responsibility.
Rashmi ‘s English Poetry book is launching soon.
She has written over 200 English Poems .She writes on love, life, spirituality and also poetry on different types of Wine. She writes English poetry on some of her paintings as her unique concept ‘Painting with her own Poetry’. These poems are not from her book.
About 15 Best Actress Prizes in top State and National competitions for her Acting in Theatre Dramas.
Over 60 prizes including first prizes and Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in State and National level Painting Competitions.
April 2017– The MAYOR OF MUMBAI’s AWARD for unique Contribution in the field of Art awarded by the Mayor Mr. Vishwanath Mahadeshwar ji and Mrs. Rashmi Tai Thakeray ji at the Mayor’s Bungalow, Mumbai.
Feb, 2017- The Khoobsurat Jewel of India’s BEST ARTIST PERSONALITY (female) AWARD in the presence of the Mayor of Thane and Industry Celebrities
The ‘ GOLDEN ACHIEVER AWARD’ for Individual Contribution in the field of Acting and Painting- 2015-16
The ‘ SPANDAN SOCIAL AWARD’ for Contribution of Artists in Social Cause.
the Enhance group’s ‘SPANDAN BEST PAINTING AWARD’ for Best Painting (
Painting with Poetry) at the International Painting Exhibition and Art and Craft Festival at the P.L. Deshpande Art Gallery, Prabhadevi .2016
The ‘HUMANITY FIRST FOUNDATION AWARD’- for her contribution in Social Cause- 2015-16
—BRAND AMBASSADOR and A SOCIALITE —-
Rashmi Pitre is the Ambassador for WOCKHARDT FOUNDATION’S- PEACECHOCS- a brand which sells chocolates to spread peace ! Part Proceeds of the sale goes to NGOs.
Rashmi is also the Little Hearts Ambassador—- for the Wockhardt Foundation’s Little Hearts Initiative – to carry out congenital heart surgeries free of cost for the under-privileged children.
Rashmi is the Hon. Patron of PAWS- Plant and Animal Welfare Society, Mumbai.
She is on the ADVISORY BOARD of Small Screen Magazine.
She is also working for NGO ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’
She writes a column in the CSR journal as Celebrity Guest author about Corporate Social Responsibility.
Rashmi Pitre works for some NGOs for Animal Welfare and Environmental Awareness and many more and also with Rotary Clubs.
She’s a well- known Television and a Page 3 Celebrity.