Joshua John (b.1979)
Born in Dharbhanga, Bihar, Joshua grew up in rural Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, with his teenage years spent in Dehradun and Mussoorie. He graduated from Woodstock School, Mussoorie in 1998 with a focus on Fine Arts and Ceramics. In St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Joshua did BA Honors in English Literature, heading the Fine Arts Society and holding two group exhibitions.
After college Joshua got a diploma in graphic design from Arena Multimedia and in 2002 was employed by Capital City Church, New Delhi (now known as FUSION) as a mural artist. He was ordained as a pastor in 2003 and continues to serve in that capacity. He lives with his wife and daughter in New Delhi.
Joshua John specializes in painting Himalayan landscapes, cosmic space, motorcycle adventures and Biblical insights (usually these themes tend to overlap)
Joshua has held eight group shows and two solo exhibitions. His paintings are in private collections in the UK, USA, Canada, Qatar, South Africa, New Zealand and across India.