Joshua John (b.1979)

Joshua is a New Delhi based artist who has held over ten group shows and four solo exhibitions and is a consultant with Art For Change Foundation. He is on the selection board for their Annual International Arts Residency. “A pilgrim who paints parables” Joshua is fueled by a passion for people and his city. In the last decade his paintings have found collectors in Australia, Canada, Cypress, New Zealand, Qatar, South Africa, South Korea, UAE, USA and across India. Please write for available works, upcoming shows and/or placing an order (Prices between Rs.25,000 to Rs.2,50,000) joshkoodathinal@gmail.com

BACKGROUND:

Born in Dharbhanga, Bihar, India, 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, he 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 a church 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 two children in New Delhi.

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