Studied Arts in Government College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Sanquelim; Yogesh grew up in Bicholim, the mining heartland of Goa that is surrounded by serene lakes & waterfalls. He worked as an Accountant in Goa Bagayatdar Kharedi Vikri Society for 1 ½ year, after which he joined the MOG team as an Accountant. He is a sports enthusiasts and likes cricket and football in particular.
Dmytro DokunovDigital Artist
Studied Computer Science & Networking in Polytechnic University of Odessa; Dmytrov grew up in Ukraine. He is the co-founder of Pixelated Realities, a public non-profit organization that is engaged in Virtual Reality and Architecture. At MOG, he works as the Digital Artist for various projects of the Museum. He has an interest in 3D scanning, 3D printing, Virtual Reality, Film Making and Photography.
Noreen van HolsteinProject Creator & Manager
Master of Law from the University of Amsterdam (UVA); Noreen grew up in Netherlands. She is the founder of Cards4U, an innovative marketing channel reaching out to the young urban affluent target audience. At MOG, Noreen is the Project Creator and Manager for the events hosted at the museum. Her interests include social change, impacting people, creating and discovering new things.
Studied B.Com in St. Xavier’s College, Goa; Lavina grew up in Saligao, Goa; a place that is surrounded by scenic agricultural fields. She worked as an auditor at Accelya Kale Solutions, Porvorim for 2 years. At MOG, she handles the MOG Store and ticket counter. She loves to travel and bake sweet delicacies.
T M YadhukrishnanAssistant
Currently pursuing Literature at Calicut University; Yadhu grew up in Palakkad, Kerela. He previously worked as the Scriptwriter for a documentary titled ‘Chugging through Centuries’ and was a volunteer for the Kochi Muziris Biennale (2016). At MOG, Yadhu is an assistant for the Reclaiming Gandhi Project and the Raza Dialogues. He likes to read, travel and has an interest in cinema.
Maria Carvalho, Assistant
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at St. Xavier’s College, Goa; Maria grew up in Mumbai. She volunteered as a logistics member for Asturi, a 3 day business event organized by the Goa Chamber of Commerce. At MOG, Maria is an assistant for the Reclaiming Gandhi Project as well as handles the Museum website. She likes to travel and play the ukulele and keyboard.
Sunil grew up and studied in Kolahpur, Maharashtra. He worked as a polisher for a furniture manufacturing business in Mapusa. He has been working with MOG for 15 years. His tasks include painting, framing, polishing and certain electric works. He likes to watch the Indian form of wrestling, known as Kushti.
Studied in Adarsh High School, Sirsangi; Parashuram grew up in Kolahpur, Maharashtra. He has been working with MOG for 16 years. His tasks include Clay Works, such as Molding & Pottery and also Fiber work such as Fiber-glass cutting. He likes to watch and play cricket.
Studied in Adarsh High School, Sirsangi; Anil grew up in Kolahpur, Maharashtra. He is the younger brother of Parashuram and has been working with MOG for 10 years. His tasks too include Clay Works, such as Molding & Pottery and also Fiber work such as Fiber-glass molding. He likes to watch several sports but loves to play cricket.
Ramesh V PirvolkarWelder
Ramesh grew up in Britona, a traditional Goan village known for its fishing activities. He used to work as a Bus bodybuilder for a bus manufacturing company. He has been working with MOG for 17 years. His tasks include Welding and Denting. He loves to go fishing with his friends and family.
Dr. Subodh KerkarDirector
Subodh Kerkar was born in a small picturesque village of Keri on the Northern border of Goa in 1959. He is the Founding Director of the Museum of Goa (MOG) whose artworks & installations are heavily washed by the inspiration he draws from the ocean, both literally and metaphorically. Boats, fishermen, sand and the use of light feature throughout his work.
The ocean is both inside and outside his works; his master and his muse.
Joaquim MendesGraphic Designer
Studied Applied Arts in Goa College of Art, Panjim; Joaquim grew up in Tiracol, Goa. He worked as a Graphic Designer at Cognizant in Kolkata & Pune. At MOG, he works as a Graphic Designer for various projects, exhibitions, events, guest lectures and workshops that are organized at the museum. He loves to play football and create handicrafts & sketches.
Omkar GhadiSoftware Engineer
Studied Computer Engineering at Government Polytechnic, Malvan; Omkar grew up in Devgad, Maharashtra. He worked as a trainee Software Engineer at IT Source Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai & at Persistent Systems Ltd, Goa. At MOG, he works as a Software Engineer. He loves singing, reading and cooking.
Currently studying Fine Art & Design at Central Saint Martins, London; Siddharth grew up in Porvorim, Goa. He has been a part of Art Bengaluru, India and Algarve Artist Network Art Fair, South Portugal. He manages several projects at MOG and also creates various abstract artworks. He likes to travel and also explore new art materials and textures.
Carmine FernandesGeneral Administration
Studied Commerce in DMC College, Goa; Carmine grew up in Candolim, Goa. Carmine has been associated for more than 20 years with Kerkar Art Complex, an art gallery started prior to MOG. She managed the art gallery, communications and various other engagements since its inception. At MOG, she works as a General Administrator. She loves listening to music and feasting on Goan cuisine.
Studied in a Government School, Karnataka; Shankar grew up in Devan village, Karnataka. He used to work as a carpenter in a furniture workshop, Candolim. He has been working with MOG for 25 years. His tasks include Wood Works, such as Carving. He likes to cook various dishes.