Vadodara based Sandip Pisalkar (b. 1978) trained at the J.J. School of Art, Mumbai (2005), M.M.K. college, Gulberga (2006) and M.S. University, Vadodara (2008). His first solo exhibition was held at the Montalvo Art Centre, California (2009) where he also participated in a residency. He has participated in the PEERS residency at Khoj, New Delhi (2008) and Sandarbh Artist Residency, Partapur, Rajasthan (2007). He has participated in group exhibition in India and in Denmark. Sandip was awarded the FICA Emerging Artist Award (2008), the Bodhi Art Award (2008), International Danfoos Art Award, Denmark (2008) and Bombay Art Society award (2006).