Artist Chandrashekhar Joshi

Welcome to the official website of acclaimed artist, Illustrator Chandrashekhar Joshi.

Chandrashekhar Joshi was born in Pune, India in 1951. At the tender age of 3 he started to draw on floors using chalks and geru. His mother supported him a lot through in his journey. She used to allow him to draw on floor and would not wipe the floor because he used to get angry. He studied at the N.M.V. Boys High school, Pune. He received a Diploma in Commercial Arts 1973. He lives and works in Pune.

During the academic years in N.M.V. Boys High school he was awarded lots of prizes in drawing competitions. He won Two years scholarship from BrihanMaharashtra Bhavan Delhi in 1966.He has done more than 2000 book covers till date.His one of the painting on Chanakya which is 12 feet by 6 feet is in National Defence Acadamy, Pune.