Biography: Amitesh Shrivastava completed his painting BFA (1997) from Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwa Vidhyalaya, Khairagarh (C.G.). His MFA painting was completed in 2000 at the M.S.University of Baroda. Shrivastava is interested in different characteristics of living beings, their moods and their relationship to the environment in which they have been placed. Space, light and forms as well as their growth and development are his concerns. The viewer may enter and be a part of the ongoing activity and the conversation. Amitesh has been awarded the National Scholarship by H.R.D Ministry, Govt. of India 1998-2000. He also received the first prize at the All India Drawing Exhibition, Rajasthan in 1998. He has participated in several shows including: Harmony Show, Mumbai, 2008 abd Rock, curated by art critic and historian Himanshu, Desai, Gallery Art.