First of all, we are parents who are in quest of giving the right foundation, creative education and values to our kids. With this mission in mind we have formed this academy.
Dr. Java Joshi (Founder/CEO) - Java holds a PhD in Drawing and Painting from India and a Masters in Multi-media and web design from Art Institute of Atlanta.
Java’s work has been featured at many national and international art shows. She has held many solo and group exhibitions both in India and here in US. Java is also an active member of Lexington Art community and serves on the core committee for Lexington Open Studios. In addition to fine arts, Java has also been involved with theatre since childhood and has acted in 50+ plays, short films etc. She comes from a theatre family and her parents have been doing theatre for over 45 years in India.
Java loves to share her passion of art through teaching. Sheteaches students from the ages of 3 to 18 years. Her objective is to spread the love of art among children and create the next generation of artists.
Hetal Joshi - Hetal’s educational background is in Business and Marketing Management and came to US for his Masters in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University. Hetal started his career in consulting with Deloitte and has been doing strategy consulting for about 15 years. After Deloitte, Hetal was involved with a couple of start-up ventures and now heads the CRM strategy business responsible for NA and APAC regions.
Hetal also holds a Diploma in Performing Arts (Dramatics) from India. Hetal has also been involved in theatre from his childhood days. He has acted in over 40-50 plays and has written and directed many comedy plays, adult and kids skits, mime etc. Hetal also won national level awards for is acting during his dramatics days.
Hetal and Java both are creative souls and passionate about art and sharing their love for art in the community.