Our Team
Dr. Subodh Kerkar
Director
Subodh Kerkar was born in a small picturesque village of Keri on the Northern border of Goa in 1959. A qualified medical professional who gave up medicine to pursue arts 27 years ago, he has carved a niche for himself, especially in the field of conceptual art and land art. He is the founding director of Museum of Goa which is one of the largest privately owned contemporary art spaces in India. He has exhibited in India and in other parts of the world, in galleries and museums; apart from which he has also participated in a number of other shows, and has also lectured on art worldwide, including at UCL, and Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.
Siddharth Kerkar
Project Manager
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 Fernandes
General 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. At MOG, she works as a General Administrator. She loves listening to music and feasting on Goan cuisine. You can write to her at carmineformog@gmail.com
Dmytro Dokunov
Digital 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.
Yogesh Mopkar
Accountant
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. At MOG, he handles the daily accounts along with the sale of artworks at the museum. You can write to him at mogyogesh1@gmail.com
Lavina D’souza
Reception
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. You can write to her at lavinamog@gmail.com
T M Yadhukrishnan
Project Coordinator
He writes for random train-featuring video clips, that takes him into a dream within a dream maze! He tries to keep his mind constantly stimulated with imaginationary and absurd things which often drive his creative writing. At MOG, he tries to be friendly and organizes a talk every Sunday. And also co-ordinates with workshops, performances, screenings and other fun stuff. You can write to him at yadhuformog@gmail.com
Maria Carvalho
Digital marketer
Studied BBA at St. Xavier’s College, Goa; Maria grew up in Mumbai. She completed a 2 month training in Digital Marketing at Libra Computers, Goa. At MOG, she handles the social media platforms of the museum as well as the Museum website. She likes to travel and play the ukulele and keyboard. You can write to her at mariaformog@gmail.com
Joaquim Mendes
Graphic 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. At MOG, he creates amazing animations and posters for all our events, exhibitions and workshops. You can write to him at joaquimmog@gmail.com
Aditi Rakhe
Coordinator
Aditi is a passionate art historian who recently completed masters in History of Art from the University of Nottingham (U.K.). She has bachelors in architecture, and has worked as a designer, editor and writer. She wishes to continue to pursue a career in the promotion, conservation, publication and curation of art. You can write to her at aditiformog@gmail.com
Anil Kumbhar
Artisan
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 Pirvolkar
Welder
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.
Shankar Pandit
Artisan
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.
Parashuram Kumbhar
Artisan
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.