Madhvi Reddi is a self-taught painter. A Product Designer by training from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (1993-95) and the National Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi (1995-99), she transitioned into painting full time in 2007.
While working as a Usability and Product Designer for D. E. Shaw, a hedge fund, she pursued her passion for art by living and working in Europe: with Gaspard Delanoe and the 59 Rue de Rivoli art squats in Paris, with the Antonio Tapies foundation in Barcelona and the Printmaker’s studio and guild in Edinburgh.
After educating herself through these non-academic avenues, she moved to India in 2010, and currently lives in Bangalore. She works from her studios in Jakkur, Bangalore and in Manikonda, Hyderabad.