Our Team

Our Director Saloni Doshi

Saloni Doshi is an philanthropist, art patron and a collector of south asian contemporary, tribal, and aboriginal art from India. Saloni grew up in New Delhi and graduated with a double honours degree in Politics and Economics at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. She obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Social Communications Media at the Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai and then moved on to pursue her Master’s in Media and Communication at the London School of Economics, London. She also has a Diploma in Art Criticism and Theory (ACT) and Indian Art Aesthetics from Jnanapravaha, Mumbai.

In 2009, she decided to convert a part of her warehouse space in South Mumbai into the Space118 studio to provide the artists’ community with a commodity that was very sparse in the urban environment – space. An avid reader and photographer, Saloni also wrote for the Arts and Culture pages of TOI. She was the Founder and Chairperson of the Bombay Chapter of Young FICCI Ladies Organization (YFLO) and was previously chaired for LSE alumni in Bombay.

In 2016, Saloni was also awarded the prestigious ArtThinkSouthAsia (ATSA) Fellowship sponsored by Khoj, British Council and the Goethe Institute. Saloni has moderated several discussions on art residencies and art collecting and has currently finished writing her book “Mapping Residencies in India”.

Prutha Jain

Prutha Jain works as the Program Manager for Space 118’s Fundraiser Exhibition. She completed her BFA in Sculpture (2019) and MFA from Shiv Nadar University (2021). She is a visual artist, trained in Modern and Contemporary art with a focus segment on South Asia, art in the public domain and social practices.