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dipalle is an artist, writer, performer, story teller and creative educationist working intimately and intuitively with children of all ages. She has been an award winning interior designer, architect &  furniture designer for almost 2 decades.

Since 2001 she has dedicated her life to education through the arts and her own art and writing.

  • Born     1972
  • 1999    Sans Tache Gallery Mumbai , Group Show
  • 2000    Kala Ghoda’ ART festival , Group show
  • 2000    Off Beat Café gallery, Bowling Co Mumbai and performance art. Solo
  • 2001    Arteutile – London and Italy. Solo
  • 2001    Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai. Solo
  • 2001    Alliance Francaise, Ahmedabad. Solo
  • 2002    Kala Ghoda Art Festival, Solo
  • 2003    Axirvaad Gallery Goa, Solo
  • 2003    Artist Center, Mumbai, Solo
  • 2003    Calicut University, Calicut, Solo
  • 2004    Art Installation on “Pedophilia” for The Fire Horse Films, Mumbai, Solo
  • 2004    Trafford House Gallery, Mumbai, Solo
  • 2004    A group of paintings specially used to depict Urban life in a Bollywood film.
  • 2005    Artist Center, Mumbai, Solo
  • 2005    Art Director for the film “Kahin Ek Sapna” for IDE, New Delhi
  • 2005    Photography and research artist for a documentary on The Baigas – Tribals of Chattisgarh, for                                 Equations NGO.
  • 2006    Malaka Spice Gallery, Pune, 2006, Solo Show
  • 2008    Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai (Redefine) Solo Show
  • 2008    Icon Art Gallery, Hyderabad, Group show ( This collection of 8 paintings was destroyed in a                                                                                                                   fire at this gallery.
  • 2009    FLAME college of Liberal arts, art gallery – Created the gallery for students and solo show while                             teaching visual arts and creative writing.
  • 2010    Research paper published in the International Journal of the arts 2009 – Venice Biennale on “Space                     and Pedagogy: explorations in painting, poetry and architecture”.
  • 2010    Tilting Art Gallery with performance poetry, Pune.
  • 2010     Book of poems “Not a Word is Heard” published by Poetrywala, Mumbai.
  • 2010 -11 Art Gallery curator for Tilting Art Gallery, at Ishanya Mall, Pune
  • 2011     All art, murals for homes and furniture for various clients.
  • 2013    Pune Expat Club charity show, donated a sold painting.
  • 2014    Gyaan Adab, art solo show and poetry reading from “Not a word is Heard.”
  • 2015    Dance Drama & Art performance on Edgar Alan Poe’s literary works Festival at Gyaan Adab.
  • 2015    Nature Dance performance at Cosmic Gathering, Solo, Pune.
  • Paintings are included in Art Collections in India, UK, and by collectors in Paris, Italy and USA.

Art Workshops and courses

Workshops

    • 2001 “Processes of creativity (Painting)” for students of the Art School – Italy
    • 2002  Kanoria Center for Arts, Ahmedabad “Arts Integrated in daily life”
    • 2002     NCPA – (Mohile Parikh Center for Visual and Performing Arts)
    • “Arts Laboratory” workshop on “Exploring Limits” , Mumbai
    • 2003-06 Various workshops and 6 month training programs for Poddar School, Comet Media’s Bal  Vividha, and Under privileged schools.
    •  “Teaching in the New Millennium”
    •  “Exploring Limits in Art and Writing”
    •   Art Laboratory
    •   Dancing and painting, interrelation of two art forms
    •   Teachers training in Open School method
    •   Art Therapy for the Spastics school students, Mumbai
    •   UNICEF, to record and document the creative development of children in Maharashtra. *2006-07
    •  “Design Thinking” for the Design and Communication students of Symbiosis, Pune
    •  “Art Appreciation” Workshop of 8 week- ends for MIT Design Students
    •  “ Theater and Play reading” Workshops for the Management Students of Symbiosis.
    •   ‘Art as an attitude’ full course module at FLAME, Liberal Arts college, Pune
    •   Creative Writing – full course module at FLAME, Liberal Arts college, Pune
    •   International Research Paper on the Arts in Society – 2010
    •   Published in The International JOURNAL of the ARTS IN SOCIETY   “Space and Pedagogy: Explorations of Space through Poetry and Contemporary Art Practices in India”