Prajakta Potnis Ponmany born in 1980,has a B.F.A and M.F.A in Painting from Sir J.J School of Arts, Mumbai. Prajakta Potnis Ponmany creates simple and charismatic fantasies out of mundane things from daily life through her paintings.
She has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the Cum. Dallas Award from the Arts Society of India, Mumbai (1997), the Camlin Award, Sir J.J School of Arts, Mumbai (2002) and the INLAKS scholarship (2004-2005).
The artist lives and works in Mumbai.