Ruchi Shah is an Illustrator and Designer who talks about the power of giving children an opportunity to design the content they want to learn. She talks about her experiments and experiences with many such children across India, who helped her in developing a new found attitude towards books and creativity.
Ruchi is a Bombay bread and butter illustrator. She did her Masters at IDC, IIT Bombay and MA Visual Arts from University of the Arts, London. She has sold biology journals in school, studied some philosophy, branded products, written poems, worked as a part-time PA, she plays with her food, and also illustrates with it. Currently a freelance illustrator in Mumbai, India, she spends her time experimenting with different mediums and materials. She has exhibited her works in London, Beijing and Poland. In her spare time, she collects quotes, travels to different places, reorganizes her organized work-space and spends time hunting for like-minded people.
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