Vandana Rakesh was born in Delhi in 1967. Did her B.F.A. in 1990 from College of Art, Delhi. Then pursued clay modeling & ceramic from Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan in 1994. She, a freelance artist dedicated to painting, has been participating in various state, national & international exhibitions since1988.She has participated in many group exhibitions including ‘The Millenium Mask’ show in 2000, ‘Kites-Celebration of freedom’ in 2003, both shows in our gallery. ‘Art & cinema’-1999, ‘The Harmony Show’ in 2001. Her works has been shown in London in 1999. In 2006, in Syria on invitation by L.K.A. She did a few solo exhibitions including the one with us in which she showed only water color with mixed wash technique. She has a distinctive style of dream, fantasy & surrealism where one can identify with the forms on a different plane altogether. She has been a recipient of National Scholarship from govt. of India in 1996-98. Also been awarded scholarship by L.K.A. in 2000-01. Her works are in collection of International Finance Corporation (World Bank), Bharat Petroleum, Hotel Hyatt Regency& in private collection in India & abroad. She lives and works in New Delhi.