Raj More live and work in Mumbai. Born 20th February,1974, Akola, Maharashtra, India.
Graduate from “Sir J. J School of Art’’ Mumbai 1999 & he has dedicated his life to art and doing Painting in field of visual Art..He won the National Award for 54th National Exhibition of Art organized by lalit kala Academy at New Delhi 2012.He is a Winner of 2010 Asia Art Award & Excellence prize. present by EM Art Gallery & a collaborative venture with Korean Govt.Seoul,Korea . He win Hussian-Bendre award by Bombay art society,Mumbai.
Dr. Manisha Patil curated show 'Rethinking the Regional' , a collaborative venture of Shlok( Lokmat group) and NGMA at National Moderen Art Gallery Mumbai2015. Palette art gallery curated by Rohit Gandhi ,New Delhi 2014.Peter Nagy invites for solo show in his curated show at United Arts Fair edition 2nd,New Delhi 2013. ‘’Art 507’’ show Curated by Mia Jung at Lotte gallery,Seoul.Korea 2012.His work at Busan International Art fair & ASYAAF International Art Fair Curated by Dain Oh present by Gallery LVS,Seoul.Korea 2012. United Arts Fair Curated by Johny ML at New Delhi 2012.Johny ML curated SOFA at India Art Festival Fair,Mumbai 2011. He has done solo shows -‘’Metropective MH01’’ at Exhibition Hall,Faculty of Fine Arts,Vadodara curated by Vijay Patel 2012. ’’Urban Acrylics’’ curated by Mr. Ebrahim Alkazi at Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi 2012.Monica Jain curated two show ‘’Soul Stories’’ & ‘’Seeing without words’’ in New Delhi 2012-2013.’’B 4 Mumbai’’ at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 2011. International Curator Michal Matej curated a show at Fine Art Gallery,Bratislava.Slovak Republic,EU-2010.‘’Lifeline786 Mumbai’ BMB Art Gallery Mumbai 2008. Salaam Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai 2006. ‘’Pachola’’ at Roof Top Oberoi Gallery present by ING Barings Bank. Mumbai 1999. He has done same group show in short-- ‘’DIVERGENT HORIZONS’’ Suresh Jayaram curated contemporary Indian art from Regional Centre at Lalit kala Akademi,Chennai 2014.Hari Somakantam curated a group show at Art Stream Gallery,Singapore 2014..Confluence- BMB Art Gallery Mumbai 2011. '' Dimensions in time & space’ curated by Mr.Ebrahim Alkazi at Art Herittage Gallery,New Delhi 2010.‘’Bombay Boys ‘’ Gallery Beyond at Indian Habited Centre, New Delhi 2002. Since 1994, Raj More has held several solo & group shows and participated in some of the major exhibitions across the globe. His works were also featured in international auctions. He get same national, international Award & same Scholarship for his works.
The Urban city has kept him alive with its fascinating sights & sounds. He chooses urban metros cities as the ultimate destination for his work & loves to explore cities which are very well reflected in his work. He believes, “ Every Urban City in the world has a soul of its own and it talks to you”, that’s why he always expresses this as the language of his work.His motivation behind his work the involvement and its circumstances, elements like Gods,superheros, vehicles, animals and beauties. He takes Bollywood beauties as the subject in his work as a multifaceted part of life.He talks about a God on Hanuman and his new age contemporary super heroe's .Yes, he agrees that he capture violence,religious, Bollywood,superhero’s as these are a part of an urban space.He can’t deny all these things and so it appears in his work. Furthermore, humor is the medium of thought in his work.