Ruchira Amare, who also goes by Y R Egon, is an artist, Fashion Illustrator and Fashion Designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, she was always interested in the field of arts. She pursued Engineering and eventually moved to being a full time artist and designer in 2015.
She studied Fashion Design from Parsons the New School for Design, Engineering from University of Mumbai and studied art under several artists in Mumbai. She developed her own style and found her voice that suggests escapism, longing for the past lost memories and nostalgia. This theme can be seen in her paintings and fashion illustrations.
Her work has been exhibited at the Dacia Gallery, The Greenpoint Gallery, Six Summit Gallery, Colors of Humanity, The Leo House and Rochester Contemporary Art Center. Previously, she also exhibited her fashion illustrations at the New York Fashion Week.
She did a residency with Dacia Gallery and has been published in the International artist Magazine, India.com, Protest Magazine.