Meet the Artist (MTA) is a permanent in-house program of JDCA, where invited artists, craft persons or scholars through their illustrated presentations create an appreciation of all forms of visual art. 

Since 2001, 261 such MTAs have taken place on the second Saturday of every month. Currently, our session is in collaboration with the India International Centre, New Delhi and are online. 

262 Meet the Artist Programme

artist and printmaker, Prof Rini Dhumal

Drawn to life

by architect, Radhika Dhumal

at 5 pm, Saturday, 8 October 2022

Rini Dhumal

A prolific artist and printmaker, Prof Rini Dhumal is a prominent figure in the contemporary art world. She was the recipient of numerous awards, grants and fellowships that propelled her onto the global platform. She has numerous solo exhibitions to her credit in both- India and abroad, and has participated in national and international group exhibitions, workshops and camps. She taught at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda as Professor and Head of Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts.


The Government of India, Ministry of Culture, organized a Retrospective of Rini Dhumal in 2022 at the National Gallery of Modern Art, ‘Shakti’.

Radhika Dhumal

Radhika is an architect with a Gold Medal in Design and has an MSc in Architectural Conservation from the Edinburgh College of Art in the UK. She has been awarded fellowship 2012-13 as the “Outstanding Peron in the Field of Culture” by Ministry of Culture, Government of India. She has vast experience in conservation of the UNESCO World Heritage Properties in India and abroad. Golden Fort of Jaisalmer, Baroda, Red Fort and Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park are few sites of her work and research. She is practicing mainstream architecture, as Partner and Principal Architect at 'The Architectural Studio' since 2004. Proprietor at the 'Limited Edition' (https://www.limitededitiongallery.in/). Radhika is trained for Management of Cultural Heritage and Heritage Impact Assessment, ICCROM (Italy) and UNESCO’s WHITRAP (China); trained Stone Conservator, ICCROM (Italy). ‘Fellow’ at the Indian Institute of Architects and registered with the Council of Architects. She was working as an expert on Museums and Heritage Site management with the Ministry of Culture. She lives and works in New Delhi.