Rashmi 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 has mastered the art of Calligraphy.
Rashmi Pitre’s paintings are exhibited in India, Canada and the United States.
Themes on Nature, spirituality and life are usually seen in her work. Her paintings are mostly abstracts.
EXHIBITIONS– To mention a few –
- -Painting Exhibition at the India Art Festival 2019 at Nehru Centre, Worli. Mumbai – 17th to 20th Jan, 2019
- – Group Exhibition at the Taj Art Gallery, Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba. Mumbai – 6th Dec to 9th Dec, 2018
- -Solo Exhibition at the Jehangir Art Gallery – 17th to 21st October 2018
- –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 , has been Covered in the STARDUST Magazine, June 2015 issue
Rashmi Pitre’s English poems are on the theme of Nature and Life. Please visit the ‘Poetry’ page to read her poems and know about poetry performance shows.
–Recent AWARDS —
Many prizes including first prizes and Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in State and National level Painting Competitions.
Selection for Award – 2019 INTERNATIONAL ART PRIZE – Italy. (Professional Artist Catagory)
December 2018- Humanity First Foundation Excellence Award
April 2017– The MAYOR OF MUMBAI- Government 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’ 2015-16
–The ‘ SPANDAN SOCIAL AWARD’
–the Enhance group’s ‘SPANDAN BEST PAINTING AWARD’ at the International Painting Exhibition and Art and Craft Festival at the P.L. Deshpande Art Gallery, Prabhadevi .2016
The ‘HUMANITY FIRST FOUNDATION AWARD’- 2016
Actress and Painter Rashmi Pitre will do a Live painting and also will conduct an Art Therapy Session at this ActFest 2019- an Actor’s fest for the actors!
Paintings bought by clients for their offices and apartments and images of Portraits of clients and their friends on canvas bought by them for personal use and gifting..
Few images below —
Painting on Canvas – Size- 2.5 feet x 10 feet, bought by the Oppo Mobile Company, Mumbai. Take a view of the painting in their office in Mumbai.
Painting on Canvas- Size- 4 feet x 3 feet, bought by the Oppo Mobile Company, Mumbai. Take a view of the painting in their office in Mumbai.
Painting on Canvas- Size- 2.5 feet x 8 feet, bought by the Oppo Mobile Company, Mumbai. Take a view of the painting in their office in Mumbai
Painting on Canvas- Size- 4 feet x 3 feet, bought by the Oppo Mobile Company, Mumbai. Take a view of the painting in their office in Mumbai
Painting with Poetry- Size- 6 feet x 3 feet by Artist Rashmi Pitre bought by a client from Worli, Mumbai. Take a view of the painting in his home facing Worli Seaface.
Painting with Poetry- Size- 4 feet x 3 feet, bought by a client from Gujrat. Take a view of the painting in his bungalow.
Portrait of Boxing Icon Mary Kom on Canvas auctioned and sold in Mumbai at an event graced by Mary Kom with her husband.
Portrait painting of Boxing Champion Mary Kom auctioned and sold in Mumbai at an event graced by Mary Kom and her husband in the presence of other esteemed guests.
Portrait in charcoal by Artist Rashmi Pitre for a client.
Charcoal Portrait for a client by Artist Rashmi Pitre
Portrait in charcoal on canvas, of a couple from Oman, Muscat by Artist Rashmi Pitre.
Portrait of a Client Couple from Mumbai by Artist Rashmi Pitre
A Wall Mural / Wall Painting Art- size- 30 feet x 10 feet by Rashmi Pitre for an office at Mumbai
● Painting Exhibition at the INDIA ART FESTIVAL 2019
Dates- 17th to 20th Jan, 2019
● Group Show at the TAJ ART GALLERY, Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba. Mumbai. Dates- 6th Dec to 9th Dec, 2018.
● Solo Exhibition at the JEHANGIR ART GALLERY, Kalaghoda , Mumbai. Dates- 17th Oct to 21st Oct, 2018.
Rashmi Pitre paints for MERCEDES BENZ- INDIA !
Rashmi Pitre did a live painting at the Mercedes Benz showroom in Kalina – Santacruz , Mumbai on the occasion of their new model, Mercedes E-220 launch in the presence of their esteemed guests , dignitaries and invited customers, celebrating the World Ocean Week June 2017 !
‘Painting with Poetry for Social Cause’ 2016–
Rashmi Pitre does live Painting with her Poetry on Canvas at the Rotary Club’s Annual Event at Nehru Centre Auditorium, Worli during the Concert of Legendary Singer Anup Jalota ji.
The Painting was auctioned at the event and 50% of the amount was given as charity.
Producer Ms. Kavita Barjatya and Director Mr.Kaushik Ghatak at Rashmi Pitre Group Art Exhibition at Andheri Event.
Famous Singer Mr. Abhijeet Bhattacharya and Rashmi Pitre standing near Rashmi Pitre Paintings at the Opening of Art Exhibition at Coomaraswamy Hall Art Gallery, Kalaghoda
Live Painting on Canvas by Artist Rashmi Pitre alongside Singer Shibani Kashyap singing her favourite number at INIFD Fashion Show at CIDCO Vashi. The Painting was presented for Charity .
Solo Exhibition at the Gallery Leela Kempinski, Andheri. Mumbai
With Ace Badminton Champion P.V. Sindhu @ Express Towers, Mumbai
At Art Desh Art Gallery