Ramesh Pachpande, born in 1954 in Maharashtra graduated in 1978 from Sir JJ School of arts.He has been exhibiting his work at several solo shows and group shows in india and abroad and also been a part of many international camps. Ramesh has been awarded especially for his Indian style and charcoal work. Using charcoal and acrylic as the medium, his work highlights facial expressions and brings to the fore intimacy of human couples and their musical expression. His paintings has a reflection of his rural roots, portray the serene innocence, the charm and purity of the rural folk. The choice of charcoal and acrylic as a medium has been deliberately chosen by him as it best captures the stark simplicity and the emotional relationships between the figures portrayed.