Ruchi Bakshi Sharma studied Communication Design at the National Institute of Design and has directed several award winning live action and stopmotion shorts. She works with multiple mediums - Lenticulars, paper assemblages inside shadow boxes, video, optical and animating toys, kaleidoscopes out of recycled materials, jointed paper puppets for beginning story tellers, illustrated puzzles and handmade zines in collaboration with young kids. Play and motion are dominant elements in her work.
In august 2017 she attended a month long residency program at WAA/'What About Art' in Mumbai where she explored the notions of Home, Humanity and the 'Human Condition'. This work was displayed at WAA's annual Open Studio as a part of Mumbai Gallery Weekend's collateral program. In September 2017 she showed her autobiographical video stories inside a personified wooden Cabinetman for a group show titled 'ODDS & ENDS' at Bangalore's GALLERYSKE. She was invited by Amnesty International to create an installation to raise awareness for their 'Undertrial Project'. This was shown at JAAGA's Bangalore Fantastic in December 2017. In October she was invited by Vienna based Galerie Krinzinger to their Artist-In-Residence program held at the One World Foundation in Srilanka where she developed an installation called 'The Scry box' . This was shown at Krinzinger Projekte's AIR show in february 2018.