Entrepreneurial Journey of Vinisha Ruparel, Youngest Art Entrepreneur & Founder of Vinnie’s Art World
Vinisha is a self-taught artist. Her family wants a planned future for her, a decent degree, excellent hob, a decent life partner & perfectly settled life.
But she had some different plans for her own life. She wanted to enjoy her life & follow her hobby. As of Vinisha,” It’s ok if you don’t have goals.” Before moving to Ahmedabad, she dropped out of CA entrance.
That was her first failure in life. Ahmedabad, Gujarat is her city of dreams, there she followed her passion. She got admission into BBA program.
There her hobby of doing art got on stage. For the first time, she participated in the spot painting competition there.
Vinisha Ruparel stood at first position in that competition. Later, she won 38 competitions at the state & national levels. She earned ‘Artist of the Year’ acknowledgement from two well-known institutes between her graduation. On the other hand, she cleared the NID Entrance exam – NATA.
Unfortunately, she missed the opportunity, as there was no one to support her & help her for future. As a result, she lost her confidence in formal learning.
Gradually, she completed her first year and again faced the same old question- ‘What after BBA?’, ‘Will you come back home without any Professional degree?’
But this time she said, “I am not coming back.” Completing MBA was the only option for her to stay back in Ahmedabad. As a result, she started to prepare for the CAT MBA entrance exam.
In between, Vinisha Ruparel came across 38 competitions in different modes of painting in 3 years at the time of graduation. That lead her to an opportunity of taking a workshop at GLS University.
At that time, she met her mentor, Mr. Nirav Shah. His one question that changed her life, “What are you doing in the Management field, being such a good artist?”
During the last year of graduation, she became a visiting faculty in GLS University as a Workshop facilitator of Visual Arts & Craft.
With 2 Titles, “Student of the Batch’16” and “Artist of the year’16” in GLS. Finally, she decided to start her own brand, ‘Vinnie’s Art World.’
Simultaneously, she cracked the CAT exam with 97.83%ile and had an admission letter from IIMA, IIMB, IIMC, NMIMS, & Nirma University! she went for PI Round at IIMA.
Obviously, if you have a call letter from IIMA, you will go for it first! In between, all engineers were there from IITs. She was the only artist in this No. 1 Management institute of the World.
As she entered in PI and settled down, she faced the same question – “what are you doing in management?” and got an opportunity to sketch the image of the Director of IIMA, Ashish Nanda, in 15 minutes.
That’s how she ended my PI and was selected for IIMA. Meanwhile, after two years of MBA, she got an opportunity of taking lectures in GLS.
So from Visiting Faculty to a Permanent Faculty. The final year of her MBA was done with good placement, and she got offer letters from 3 well-known companies.
Now, if she joined GOOGLE (or any other 2, she would have to change her city of dreams) and on the same evening, she got an opportunity from CEPT University as an assistant faculty!
So now the battle was in between GOOGLE v/s CEPT University and once again me v/s beloved ones and society.
But, this time she decided to select herself and her art! She learned, people would be against your decision, whether it’s your family members or others, but never let your armour down!
It is necessary to believe in yourself and make yourself a brand. Vinnie’s Art world by Vinisha has 14 companies as tie-up.
Vinisha Ruparel is also pursuing a job along with her passion, working in corporate development and Product Research, being Part of HOD in the corporate sector.
Till now, she has gone to 30+ institutes and organizations as a speaker. She carried out 6+ exhibitions of her art at the National Level and won 62 competitions in various art Competitions. She has 5 World Records for her Art!
Now, she can proudly say that her wish converted into zid led her to successful Art-Entrepreneur. She has mission & vision to become a well-known artist.
Vinnie’s Art Word presents artifacts & paintings in different medium & sculptures. She was never able to opt art degree, that helps her to educate others about art & earning from art.
As of Vinisha, “The mindset of society that from the income of art you cannot live one successful life.” Vinisha Ruparel says that never give up on your skills and dreams, trust on your skills!
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