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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Vyas

Art Critic & Poet

A recipient of Sahitya Academy Award, Dr Vyas has written 21 books of poetry, essays on arts, culture and on travels. His books on art critique ‘Rang Naad’, ‘Kalawaak’, ‘Bhartiya Kala’, and ‘Sur Jo Saje’ (published by NBT) have been widely acclaimed. His new book ‘Ras Niranjan’ (essays on art) is also getting noticed among the art lovers.
His works published as ‘Narmada Har’ and ‘Kashmir Se Kanyakumari’ are not just travelogues but a journey of dialogue with the serene silence of the nature through exploring arts of those destinations. He was Guest Editor of ‘Samkaleen Kala’ (a journal by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi) and has also edited two special editions of ‘Aakriti’ (Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy). He has written many documentaries for Doordarshan. He is recipient of ‘Rahul Sanskrityan Puraskar’, and ‘Ganeshi Lal Vyas Ustaad Padhya Puraskar’, besides many other accolades and awards for his creative writing, poetry and his extensive writings.
His talks, lectures and keynote addresses in Bharat Bhawan, Khujraho Dance Festival and in various academic institutions on Arts have won him reputation as an Art Critic of our time who is well versed in on all forms of arts.
He is the Joint Director, Hon’ble Governor, Rajasthan.