About Me

Arun Saha had worked with Indian Air Force for 16 years as a defense photographer. During this period, he generated a strong desire for other photographic fields. Travel, journalism, humanity and culture used to attract him the most. His dream of becoming a writer-photographer led him to complete his Master’s degree in both English Literature & Journalism and Mass Communication He started roaming around every nook and corner of rural and urban India, mostly to the lesser-known places to explore the hidden treasures of diversified cultures and human behavior. His works, especially on the life, culture and heritage of rural Maharashtra have received huge applause from around the world. His article on the turmeric festival of Jejuri was published in the prestigious online magazine DODHO from Barcelona, Spain. His article and photographs of Indian culture and heritage got published in OUTLOOK TRAVELER and 121click.com too. His photo series on Jejuri fetched him the Performance Award in HPA(Humanitarian Photography Awards), China, 2017. He traveled all over India solo or in groups to take all his destinations in stride. He is the co-founder and chief mentor of the photography department in “Academy of Visual Artists”. He also runs his own photography tour and workshop venture of “Arun Saha Photography”.

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Academy Of Visual Artists

Academy of Visual Arts (AVA) is formed with a love for different genres of visual art. We are here to nurture each budding artist to understand their liking and dislike to channel their passion for their goal. AVA believes in providing guidance by the doyen of that field who is also a mentor here. Thereby to uplift an artist’s skills. We are here to promote art with the belief that one day the artists can freely take up their passion as their profession without a glitch. AVA’s goal is to make art a mainstream profession.

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