Bose Krishnamachari was born in kerala and studied at Sir. J. J. School of Art, Mumbai. He has held solo exhibitions at the British Council Division, Mumbai and at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2003. He has also participated in several group shows including at the Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, 1990, and ‘Romor City’, Tokyo 2001, Saffronart and The Guild, 2004, Saffronart and Bodhi Art, Mumbai, Delhi, New York and Singapore, 2005. He has also been curating exhibitions, like Double-Enders, featuring 69 Kerala artists at the Jehangir Art Gallery and the Museum Gallery, Mumbai, 2005 and a self fashioned retrospective in Mumbai and Delhi in 2004. He was a recipient of the award of the Kerala Lalit Kala Akademi, and was first runner up for the Bose Pacia Prize for Modern Art, New York, 2001. He lives and works in Mumbai.