Bolgum Nagesh Goud : He was born in Andhra Pradesh. He holds a B.F.A. with Gold Medal from College of Fine Arts, Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad, and Grade ‘A’ Maharastra Art Certificate with distinction. As a painter he is versatile working in various forms and styles with immense creativity. His paintings are based on experimental studies of ancient stories and are created using different mediums such as acrylics, watercolours, pen and ink, metallic inks, oil pastels etc. His latest works use the Rajasthani hand puppet as motif or attachment. He has received many awards and has participated in several exhibitions.