Yogendra Tripathi (b. 1965) received his Master’s degree in painting from the Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidyalaya, Khairagarh, in Chattisgarh. He has held ten one-person shows and more than sixty group shows across India and abroad. His solo shows have been held at Nehru Art Gallery (Bhilai, 1988), I.I.C. Art Motif (New Delhi, 2006), Nehru Art Gallery (Bhilai, 2005), Tao Art Gallery (Mumbai, 2004), Zen Gallery (Bangalore, 2001), and Art Indus (New Delhi, 2000), amongst others. His group shows include “Harvest- Unwinding the Threads of Tradition” (Arushi Arts, New Delhi, 2009); “Contemporary Indian Art” (Art Motif, New Delhi, 2009); “From the Man of Flying Colours” (Modern Art Gallery, Bhubaneswar & Nehru Art Gallery, Bhilai, 2008); “On Their Own” (Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2007); “Art Pilgrim” (London, 2007); “Absolute Abstract”(Ati Art Gallery, Bangalore, 2006); “Abstract Group Show” (Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2005); “Tao Of Shiva” (Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2004); “Lokrag” (Art Pilgrim, New Delhi, 2002); “Similarities & Dissimilarities” (Tao. Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2001); and group shows at London, Indore, Bhilai and New Delhi (1999). In addition to the above he has participated in numerous national exhibitions; has attended many artists’ camps, and has been a jury member for the National Art Exhibition by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2009. Mr. Tripathi is a recipient of several awards including the State Award from the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad (1999), the National Award by Lalit Kala Akademi (2002), and the Raza Foundation Award (2004). Yogendra Tripathi lives and works in Bhillai, Chhattisgarh.