Subodh Kerkar





Artist Profile

Subodh Kerkar received his initial art education from his artist father, Mr. Chandrakant Kerkar. By the time he was 15 years old, Subodh could paint masterly watercolor landscapes which he exhibited in local galleries in Goa. Subodh was a student of merit throughout his high school education and took admission at medical school at the age of 18. As a student, he was a regular illustrator and cartoonist for local and national newspapers. After completing his medical studies in 1983, Subodh ran his own hospital for 6 years in Goa before giving up his medical profession for his passion, visual art. In 1991 he worked for Dale Carnegie Syndicate in Germany illustrating management books with 100 silent cartoons. For the last 20 years Subodh has been a full-time practicing artist experimenting with different media. He lives and works in Goa, India and is the Founder and Director of the Kerkar Art Complex, Calangute, Goa, founded in 1992.

Website: www.subodhkerkar.com