Dr. Vidhyasagar Upadhyaya, one of the veteran serious abstract painters of the country, was born in 1948, and hails from the Pink city, Rajasthan. He obtained his Masters’ Degree and Ph.D in Painting from Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Udaipur.
Dramatic, cheerful, lively, natural, feelings of mixed-emotions are some of the trademarks of Upadhayaya’s works. His abstract landscapes are inspired by music and nature, and are a fine blend of bright colours, dreamy-like layered imageries and vivid lights.
Upadhayaya’s works have been featured in several exhibitions nationally and internationally and he has received many awards from his home state as well as UP and Bihar Governments. He taught at the Painting Department of Rajasthan School of Art, Jaipur. He is a member of Tuckman, a Rajasthan artists group, and is on the Executive Board of Lalit Kala Academy. He is a keen organizer and supports new initiatives.