Rakesh Kumar Gupta was born in Delhi in 1960. He did M.A. in drawing & painting. He has been participating in State, National & International exhibitions since 1987 onwards. Always been a freelance r& religiously dedicated to painting. His participation in 8th Triennale-India by L.K.A. in 1994 was indeed noticeable. Known for his distictive style of chopped figures with highly modernistic approach in vibrant colorful works attracted the attention of Late.Mr.Krishan Chaitanya, the prominent scholar & art critic of his time. In his book titled-‘Contemporary Indian Art’ Mr.Chitanya mentioned about the artist & his style. Rakesh has participated in many group exhibitions including Millenium Mask show in 2000 & Kites-Celebration of freedom in 2003, Portrait of an Artist in 2010 in our gallery. He did a few solo shows including one in Hong kong in 2003. He was awarded M.F.Hussain medal in All India Youth Art Exhibition in1987-89 & a few others. His works are in collection of National Gallery of Modern Art, Glenbarra art museum –Japan & in various private collection in India & abroad.