Artist Atul Bhalla was born in New Delhi, India in 1964. He did his Bachelor at Fine Arts College of Art (B.F.A.) New Delhi, Delhi University. For his Masters he went to Fine Arts School of Art, (M.F.A.) Northern Illinois University, U.S.A. For a number of years now, his work has focused on the river Yamuna and the streets of Old Delhi; the two are linked not just by their proximity but through the artist’s preoccupation with the theme of water. The artist lives and works in New Delhi, India.