Sunil Gawde is active/lives in India. Sunil Gawde is known for dock genre painting, marine themes.
Biography Sunil Gawde
Sunil Gawde, Born in 1960, graduated from the J.J. School of Art in 1980. Despite his art education, Gawde chose to take a job at the Bombay Port Trust, where he worked until 1995. Through his tenure at the Port Trust, he remained alive to his surroundings, incorporating Bombay's dockyards and wharves into his paintings.
The peeling layers of paint on a ship's helm, for instance, echoed his own philosophy of the canvas as palimpsest: "That is the logic of my paintings," said Gawde, "to strip the overlayers partially, so that earlier histories may be revealed."
Gawde's working methods share as much with craft as with the fine arts.
When applying paint, he uses the trowels and scrapers used by masons a
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