Padmakar Santape, born
1973 in Nagpur in the western Indian state of Marahashtra
and the early signs of his artistic talent was recognised
through the BFA in Painting which he gained in 1988.
His work has been honoured through several solo shows
including Taj Art Gallery and Designscape Gallery, Mumbai
and at Bank of America, New Delhi. Rice paper overlaid
over oil is one technique that he uses to particularly
good effect and the depth and originality of his work
has won him many admirers.