Born in 1965, Dharmendra did his graduation in art from Jaipur and Masters in Fine Arts from Delhi College of Art followed by training in art restoration and conservation. Marked for its colourful imagery, his work adorns a meditative streak. His repertoire includes balanced compositions in figuration, abstraction and installation. Exhibited widely in several important shows in India and abroad, his work has won him accolades and scholarships including the AIFACS, Rajasthan Biennial, State LKA awards and a fellowship from Ministry of Culture. Some of his work has found its place in public collections such as Glenbarra Art Museum Japan and Wolgan University of Australia besides personal and corporate collections such as the DLF, Taj Hotel, Hero Cycles, U.P.S.C, State Bank of India and Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur amongst others. The artist works and lives in Delhi.