Advertising & Graphic Design

Faculty Profiles

Deepti Baveja
National Academic Head, Center Head & HOD, Design, Delhi
Masters in Fine Art Visualization & Graphic Design, and a Bachelor in Applied Arts. She is also a Gold Medalist from Delhi University. She has 23 years experience in Advertising and Design and has worked as a Creative Director and Design Consultant on brands like TATA’s, Dabur, Nestle, Godfrey Philips, India and for the Department of Tourism, Delhi and Kerala. She has been with WLCI for 9 years.

Mahender Thacker
HOD Design, Mumbai
G.D. Com. Art, P.G Weiterbildung fur Grafik, Basel Switzerland, He specializes in Film Design and Visual Communication. He has 31 years of experience and worked with Kudianawala Group at Architects and Urban Planners and has been with WLCI for the past 6 years.

Varsha Shelar
HOD Design, Bangalore
Bachelor in Applied Art from Sir J J Institute of Art, Mumbai with a specialization in indoor and outdoor Advertising and Photography, Post Graduate in Advtg. PR & Marketing Mgmt. She has over 20 years of experience in Advertising and Design Industry and has worked with Sista’s Advertising, MAA Advtg. She has worked on brands like Kissan, Raymond’s, TTK, HMT, Taj Group and owns a Design Studio – “Creative combine”.

Ritika Jain
Masters in Applied Art from College of Art, Delhi. She has industry experience of 7 years in Web and Graphic Design. She has worked with Internet Technologies of India Ltd and the India Today Group

Biju Cherayath Joe
Post-Graduate in Fine Arts, Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore, He is an artist, an exhibition designer, and a visual merchandiser.

Poornima Vaidyanathan
Masters in Fine Arts and a Gold Medalist. She is the winner of the Best Cartoonist Award in 1999 and specializes in Visualization. She has worked as copy writer and graphic designer for clients such as Johnson & Johnson, MTR Foods, Rockline Venture amongst others.

Masters in Sociology, he specializes in Multimedia and softwares like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, CorelDraw, Macromedia Flash, Director and 3D Studio Max. He has worked with Planet Asia as a Graphic Designer.

Karan Pant
Bachelors in Commerce, Advance Diploma in Multimedia from Arena. He has an extensive teaching experience and has worked as a Senior Technical Head for Maya and Aptech Multimedia Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai. He has also worked with DMRC, NOKIA, NDTV and various overseas projects.

Rashida Tyebjee
She has more then 28 years of experience in advertising, designing and filmmaking and She has worked at various levels as a Freelance Designer, Creative Director, Art Director, Visualizer. She has won two International Awards for excellence in Advertising (both Clios), one National Advertising Award (Ashok Jain Award), two National Exhibition Design Awards.

Vilas Kalgtuker
He specializes in photographing people, architecture and interiors. He has photographed many top business personalities like Adi Godrej, Rahul Bajaj, Vijay Mallya, Vijaypat Singhania, Ranjan Kapoor, M.F. Hussain, Amir Khan to name a few.

Mithun Charkaborty
Graphic Design, George Telegraph Training Institute, Kolkata, Diploma in Fine Arts from Birla Academy of Fine Arts. He has worked as a Graphic Designer in Zoom Digital Imaging Services and has experience in the latest printing technology like LED II (light emitting diod) and CRT (cathode ray tube) technology. He has participated in several art exhibitions.

Amol Banerjea
A Communication Professional with 20 years of executive experience in Corporate Communication, Brand and Creative Advertising. He has 5 years of teaching experience as a Guest Faculty and has contributed articles for APPAREL, a leading journal in the clothing industry.

Thrity Dadabhoy
Graphic Designer and Commercial Artist. She has 30 years of Industry experience in Print Journalism, Advertising and Media. She has a international profile having worked in USA and Europe.

Manoj Thakur
Diploma in Multimedia from Arena Multimedia. He has worked as a faculty in Zee Interactive Learning Systems Ltd., Rishab Kodex Systems Ltd. and My Computer.

Suhail Yazdaan
PGDCA, Diploma in Web Designing & Multimedia. He is a Visualizer and Animator and has a professional experience of 7 years.

C. Immanuel Robinson
Post Graduate, Mass Communication and Journalism, Madras University, BA Visual Communication, Loyola College; Advanced Diploma in Multimedia and Graphics. He has 6 years of experience in the Television Media and has specialized in Film & Television Production, Photography, Packaging Design and non linear editing. He has worked as Creative Director in a advertising agency and has directed numerous television commercials/projects/ documentaries for international clients.

BA, Government College of Arts and Craft, Chennai. He has 7 years of work experience in Designing, Animation and Website development. He has freelanced for many projects in animation like Red fox, Pigeon Boy and Tails. He has a vast experience in 3Ds Max, Game development and has specialized in 2D Animation, Flash and Maya.

Ravindra H Avalaguppi
MFA (Painting). Over the past 5 years he has taught art in various educational institutions including P.S.S EMR School and UCFA, Davengere.

P Renu Naidu
MSc. Chemistry, Higher Diploma in Software Engineering. He has been the Head of Academics at Arena Multimedia at Bilaspur / Bangalore for 5 years.

Mandira Naidoo
BA, Communicative English from Mt. Carmel College, Bangalore, Advanced Diploma in Advertising & Graphic Design, WLCI, Bangalore. She has worked as a Graphic Designer with Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS), Titan, HTA, Sarita Sundar Associates. Her works have been exhibited at the Nehru Centre, London and in Windsor Sheraton

Geeta Sundaram
B.A. Economics Hindu College, Diploma in Advertising YWCA, she has vast experience as a copy writer with India’s top agencies. She has been the Creative Director with RK Swamy BBDO, Ambience and an Associate Creative Director with Everest Integrated and Ogilvy & Mather. Over the past 20 years, she has developed campaigns and strategies for a wide variety of accounts for consumer durables to financial services.

Alpna Verma
BFA in Applied Arts form M S University, Baroda. She has industry experience of 9 years with leading advertising agencies like Clarion, McCann Erickson, Ambience D’Arcy and RK Swamy BBDO and has worked on brands like Fanta, Alpenliebe, BigBabol, Dettol, Microsoft, Oracle, Opel Astra, Vectra, ICI Dulux and UNICEF.

Gagandeep Singh
MFA, University of Kent, UK. His works have been exhibited in Bedford Museum, Asian Heritage Week at London, Sikh Awareness Exhibition, Seven Contemporary Arts, Art in Faith, C.E. Centre Kent, U.K. Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Wiltshire, U.K. He is a painter and specializes in drawing techniques and visualization.

Himanshu Singh
Post Graduate in Film-Making from St. Xavier’s Institute, Mumbai. He has 7 years of industry experience which began with Magnum Nexus. He now runs an Ad Film Production House and has produced various ad films with agencies like Everest, McCaan, Mudra and Leo Burnett. He has worked on brands like Kurkure, Mc Donald’s, Sleepwell and Safal.

Dipa Donde
BFA, College of Art, Delhi. She is an artist and her paintings have been exhibited in Boston and Florida in USA. She has 15 years of industry experience and has scripted, and directed several 3D and 2D Animation films. These have featured in International Film Festival Japan, France and Sydney. She has also worked on international films including an Indo-Scottish project on Indian Tribal Art. She is also a lecturer in IIT, Delhi.

Sharad Gupta
He has a Diploma in Advertising & Graphic Design and is a print technologist and production specialist. He has worked for 7 years in the Print Industry. He has executed major print production assignments for various government departments, multi-national corporations and international bodies.

Amitesh Verma
BFA (Painting). He is a artist whose works have been exhibited in India, UK. USA and Germany. He has participated in ‘Indian Art Unbound’ London, Sahitya Kala Parishad, British High Commission, Gandhi Smriti, Rajiv Gandhi Youth Painting Competition.

Shivjeet Khullar
One of the most highly rewarded Copy Writer of the 90’s (over 100 international and national awards); he has 19 years of experience in the advertising industry. He has worked extensively with reputed advertising agencies such as Contract and Joint Arms Communication. He has established his own creative hot-shop called K-Factor.

Susmita Das Pal
Master in History of Art from National Museum Institute of History of Art Conservation and Museology, National Museum, BFA in Art History from Department of Art History and Aesthetics, Faculty of Fine Arts. She is a specialist Lecturer in Art History and Aesthetics.

Gurudas Mukherjee
He has been a print and production expert for over thirty years. His production experience includes working with advertising agencies like, ASP, Clarion, Ogilvy and Mather. He has worked for clients like HMT, Berger, Coca-Cola, Philips, Bata. He has been nominated as Master Printer of West Bengal Advertising Club of India.

Tanmay Santra
Masters in Fine Arts from Santiniketan, West Bengal. He has trained in Mural painting, Fresco and Tempera Process. He has held major shows in the Academy of Fine Arts and has participated in national art exhibitions

Harleen Singh
BFA (Graphics) from Govt. College of Arts, Chandigarh, MA in History of Art from Punjab University. She has worked as a Web Designer and as a Consultant with the Times of India. She had been actively involved with teaching special children along with the Army War Widow Association.

Ashish Kashyap
MFA in Visualization, Diploma in Multimedia, BFA in Commercial Art. He is a professional Vizualizer & Art Director and has participated in about 40 international and 25 National Photography competitions and bagged various awards including gold medals. He has also participated in various solo and group exhibitions. Apart from teaching in WLCI, he is the MD of National Institute of Visual Arts, Lucknow and is a guest and visiting faculty at other professional institutes.

Hitendra H Vala
Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Arts from M.S. University Baroda. He has more than 15 years of experience in industry and education. He is also a visiting faculty at leading professional institutes.

Parmanand Dalwadi
Graduate in Fine Arts (Painting) from M.S. University, Baroda; Post Graduate in Visual Communication from NID. He has been working as an independent photo designer and teacher. He has taught at leading educational institutes including IIT (Mumbai), IIT Guwahati, CEPT, Symbiosis, Pune amongst others. He has also received the Ford Foundation Scholarship to study photography in Europe.

M.B. Suresh Kumar
Masters in Creative Painting and artist. He has exhibited paintings in India and abroad. He won the prestigious Karnataka State Lalit Kala Academy Award for Painting. He has been a faculty with WLCI for 4 years. He specializes in illustration, designing books and animation.

Geetanjali Kapoor
Bachelor in Fine Arts. She is the Chief Graphic Artist for Deccan Herald Bangalore. She has also worked with Times of India and Lintas, Bangalore and freelances as an Illustrator and Cartoonist. She has worked with WLCI as a faculty for Advertising & Graphic Design for a year.

Subramaniam Palamadai
Bachelors in Applied Arts form M S University, Baroda and Post Graduate in Graphic Design from Royal College of Art London UK. He has over 10 years of industry experience with HTA Bangalore, Times of India, & MAA Bozell. He runs his own Design Studio called “Bread Butter & Jam”. He specializes in Graphic Design, Typography and Packaging.

Prof Narendra Shrivastava
A visionary Graphic designer of international repute, Jawaharlal Nehru Fellow, awarded French Fellow with 40 years of design experience in Communication Arts. He studied at the Ecole es Tienne Collage, Paris. He designed the Rosenthal Porcelain Symbol for the 7th Non-Aligned Summit, SAARC, Asia 72 NDMC symbol, India Spinal Injury Center logo and also the Pierre Cardin Logo.

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