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The very latest news about Uma!

Sketch with me this Thursday!

I am leading a Sketch Walk at the Apple Store, Union Square, San Francisco this coming Thursday, Nov 30, 4-6pm. If you have your iPad, bring it with procreate app... Read More

Portrait, Book, Workshop, Sketchwalk

Much has been happening past month, visitors, friends, dinners – it’s been very happy but now the family is spent. I am logging onto my website this am when chores’... Read More


So I went to Chicago. And got blown away. Architecture, cultural diversity, diversity in cuisine, beautiful river, public art installations, theatre district, railways, public transport, Lurie garden, high rises, low... Read More

New: Blurred Lines: Tickets on sale

Hello! I am offering an expanded version of the Blurred Lines workshop that I gave at this year’s International Urban Sketchers Symposium in September, 2017 in an intimate group setting.... Read More

Blurred Lines: Tickets on sale

September workshop sold out the day it went online on Facebook before giving the watercolor society folks a chance. To be fair, one more but final round of workshop is... Read More

[digital] Landscapes, Quickly!

Registration link will be published here 2 weeks ahead of the event. Uma Kelkar will lead a sketch-forum titled, Landscapes, Quickly! Saturday, June 30, 2018 5:00pm Apple Store, Union Square, SF Cost... Read More

USK Symposium 2017: Guess who is teaching?

A smug ‘moi’! Yippiee – it’s happening, going to windy city with my paints and enthusiasm to be with my crazy peeps.   Look who will be teaching at International... Read More

Weekend warriors: Workshop in May!

Urban Wilderness: How to do a quick capture Have you always wanted to draw the way you did when you were growing up but don’t have time now? Let’s learn... Read More

Work included in an upcoming book!

Three of many portraits I made over last few years have been included in a book on portraiture, coming out in April, 2017. Here’s a link to see it’s preview... Read More

Third place ribbon

Michael Reardon and my path crosses again. 2010 – first year when I entered a show, he and I were at the same show and he got best painting award.... Read More