Jai Krishna Agarwal

Jai Krishna Agarwal (b. 1941)
Artist Camp, Jaipur, 2008

Prof. Jai Krishna Agarwal was born at Amroha, Uttar Pradesh in 1941. He was Principal cum Dean of College of Arts & Crafts, University of Lucknow from which he had graduated in 1962. He then went to England for advanced work in Print making.

Besides a practicing painter, print maker and photographer he got recognition for his meticulously done etchings and aquatints. He enjoys the effect of creating light emerging from darkness. He had popularized the art of print making in Uttar Pradesh and was conferred the Yash Bharti Samman, by the U.P. Government for excellence in the field of Fine Arts. He works and lives in Lucknow.