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Featured Artist: Ranjini Venkatachari

Ranjini is a fine artist working primarily in the medium of colored pencils for more than 18 years and has completed her Still-life Atelier Training at Gage Academy of Art in WA and works out of her home studio in San Ramon, CA. She also teaches colored pencil classes locally and all across the US.

Ranjini is a five-year merit signature and a Lifetime member of the Colored Pencil Society of America ( She is the brand ambassador and featured artist for Koh-I-Noor USA colored pencils. She also is a juried member of International guild of Realism, American Women Artists.

Ranjini is the Chair for the San Ramon City Arts Advisory Committee and the founding member of VASS (Visual Arts Society of San Ramon). She is also an educator and entrepreneur owning three academic schools in the tri-valley where she enjoys educating young minds with various art forms. She is also the Secretary of the DAC (Dublin Arts Collective).

Her colored pencil art has been juried into several National and International shows across the US & UK, like the Salmagundi Annual non-member exhibition, Leading masters of  Contemporary Realism (International guild of Realism), California State Fair, Women Painters of Washington and Colored Pencil Society of America’s International shows and UK color pencil society international show.

Ranjini’s works have also been published in the Strokes of Genius 4&5, American Artist, International Artist, American Art Collector, Southwest arts magazine, Ann Kullberg’s COLOR Magazine & Art Guide Northwest.



Visit her website and Instagram account to view more from her portfolio and see videos

Instagram handle:  @vividpencilsandpaint

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