Bose Krishnamachari was born in Kerala in 1963 and studied at Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. The internationally-acclaimed artist has held solo exhibitions at the British Council Division and at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai. Bose has also participated in several group shows including 'Drawings: Group Show' at the Chemould Gallery in 1990. In addition, he was a recipient of the award of the Kerala Lalit Kala Akademi, and first runner up for the Bose Pacia Prize for Modern Art, New York, 2001. He currently lives and works in Mumbai.