Dinkar Jadhav was born in 1973 in Pune. He received a Diploma in art in 1994 from Abhinava Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune. Working mainly in impasto, which involves layering of paint, Jadhav’s constant source of inspiration is the natural world. Dinkar Jadhav has held numerous group and solo shows across India, including Ayatana art gallery pune, Art Desh Gallery Mumbai, Jahangir art gallery, State art Gallery of fine arts, Hydrabad, Khushbu Art Gallery, Pune. Dinkar has participated in several events for charity (Like Cancer Patients Aid Association & Cymroza Art Gallery). He is a recipient of several awards, including a State Arts Award for Portrait Painting which he won in 1995.