To Encourage Upcoming Artists, Raj Bhavan Mumbai Throw In With Floating Canvas Company

Si TeamTo bring more art into the historic estate, Raj Bhavan Mumbai opens its doors to Floating Canvas Company, an online art subscription startup. The initiate enabled the startup to showcase, deploy its service and the work of its partner artists within Raj Bhavan’s abode, with Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS) at its helm.

The company that was one of the winners of Maharashtra Startup Week has a mandate to bring more art into government offices, estates & public spaces, and Raj Bhavan was the passable platform to commence its project. Explaining the aforementioned, Rahul Singh Yadav, Co-Founder & Chief Curator, Floating Canvas Company evokes, “We work with an exciting set of artists who are constantly pushing the boundaries in ways that are fresh and unique. As an enterprise, we are always on the lookout for spaces that can do justice to their work. And we couldn’t have asked for one more iconic and inspiring than Mumbai’s Raj Bhavan.”
Instilled with thirty+ artworks across the two Raj Bhavan heritage bungalows, the project features works of contemporary artists & photographers like Praveen Yarramilli, Janil Gada, Rhea Gupte, Viraj Mithani, Ramesh Nannware, Shraddha More, Sajid Wajid Shaikh, Prashant Chaugule, Suzanne Dias, Pratap Chalke, Isha Pimpalkhare, Rohan Dahotre & Aniruddh Mehta.

Applauding the project, CH. Vidyasagar Rao Honourable Governor of Maharashtra says, “Art is an essential part of our lives. And it’s heartening to see the younger generation coming up with innovative ways to support artists and their craft. I welcome the initiative.”

Joining him in praising the initiative, Aseem Gupta, Secretary, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Maharashtra adds, “When we conceptualised Maharashtra Startup Week, the idea was to select and promote a group of startups that had the potential to bring about transformational change with their products and services throughout the state and also grow in the process. It gives me great joy and satisfaction to see Floating Canvas Company, one of our winners, making big strides in that direction. We wish them all the best and hope to see more such work borne out of our association.”

A Mumbai-based company that was founded by Aagam Mehta, Shakti Swarup Sahu & Rahul Singh Yadav with the sole objective - to redefine the way art is discovered, experienced and shared, Floating Canvas Company bring quality art into homes, offices & commercial establishments for as little as Rs. 90 per month. It also initiates & collaborates on projects involving murals, installations as well as art-based events and exhibitions