Amitesh Shrivastava, born in Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh, in 1975, is a distinguished artist renowned for his profound exploration of the intersection between personal experiences in rural Chhattisgarh and the broader socio-political transformations within the region. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from Khairagarh University in 1997 and furthered his artistic journey with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, in 2000.
Shrivastava's body of work in paintings and drawings bears witness to the intimacy of his everyday encounters, gracefully weaving the threads of his rural life experiences. Yet, his art transcends the merely personal, offering poignant observations on the dynamic socio-political shifts unfolding in the region. With a tender touch towards the familiar, he conjures scenes that reflect struggles and upheavals in contemporary India.Read more