M.V.S.R Padmaja holds a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University (JNA&FAU), Hyderabad. She earned her degree in the year 2000. Prior to that, she completed a two-year Diploma in Interior Design from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Padmaja prefers to be a freelancer associating herself with various schools and institutions. She has been a part time faculty at PACE School, a sister institution of PAGE, for the last five years. Since 2011, Padmaja has been coming to PAGE to coach students for the challenging drawing section of the JEE B. Arch and NATA examinations. Under her able guidance, her students have been able to score highly in these exams.
Padmaja has a calm and quiet nature and people soon feel at ease in her presence. This has led to students quickly developing a close rapport with her and feeling comfortable with her guidance. Obviously a creative person, Padmaja believes that patience conquers all things and you will often hear her urging her students to be patient and concentrate on as much practice as they can, as a key to their success. Padmaja still nurtures her love for Interior Design by decorating her home in her own unique way. She also paints a lot – water colors are her specialty. She likes to spend her free time with her little son and playing with her dachshund dog, Simba.