A self-taught prodigy, Paul Bhosle’s celestial canvas is rooted in the rich iconic imagery of Byzantine art. Listening to his inner being, he paints without sketching and what surfaces is a true, free-flowing narrative direct from his soul. Each piece is inspired by the depth of experiences, steeped in his own personal Christian past and is a combination of the traditional with the contemporary, classical Indian with Russian and Christian religious art. He works in oils on a variety of surfaces including canvas, porcelain, glass and wood, with strong Indian sense of colour and the liberal use of 24 carat gold leaf.
Officially enlisted with the Vatican as the only existing Indian Christian Iconographer in the country, Paul is, without question, one of the key faces and the preserver of an art form that is both ancient and rare, collecting and restoring pieces he finds on his way. His work is now a part of the permanent collection at the Museum Of Sacred Art – ( MOSA ) in Belgium. He typically surfaces after a long hiatus and exhibits once in 4 years.