Sanjay Punekar Named’s July Artist of the Month

Sanjay Punekar is an artist who paints from his inner dreams and the beauty of nature. Using vibrant colors, Punekar aims to create heart-touching works that show the amazing power that is internal the human experience.


Sanjay Punekar

Born in Pune, the artist received a BFA in fine arts from AKMV (in Pune) and was in his first year of an MFA program as of 2015. He has exhibited is Mumbai at the Jehangir art gallery as well as in Delhi at the Taj Place, India Habitat Center and for the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. Punekar has received honors for his painting, winning the Hindustan Times award.

As a contemporary painter, Punekar works mostly in acrylic colors and water colors. While he’s not currently exploring a new medium, he is experimenting with his inner dreams as subject matter for his work. In his work “Inner Power” Punekar brings the inner soul to the forefront with his bold use of color. The vibrancy of the piece evokes the beauty of nature via abstract forms that flow through the canvas. Like many of his other paintings, “Inner Power” reflects that artist’s style and internal beliefs.


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The artist delves deep inside to his soul in creating the colorful works that highlight the fluidity of nature, and all of its true beauty. Without relying on realism to interpret the natural world, Punekar creates visually stunning abstractions of both the outside and inside worlds.


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We are excited to have Sanjay Punekar and his abstract nature-inspired artworks as part of To see his “Inner Power”, along with the artist’s other works, visit the Sanjay Punekar collection on

About the Author

Erica Loop has a BA in the history of art and architecture as well as film studies. She has worked for the Andy Warhol Museum and the Carnegie Museum of Art. Ms. Loop has taught studio-based art classes for children from toddlers to teens for the past decade along with writing freelance content across the web.