RAJIVE ANAND is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design (BFA Painting) and Rutgers University Mason Gross School of Art (MFA Painting). After graduation, Anand received a prestigious Fulbright travel fellowship to India. A seventeen-year veteran New York City public high school art teacher in the Bronx, Anand gives back to the culture by teaching the skills he has learned on his personal artistic journey to students of all ages. Anand has lectured and worked with traditional artists all over the world.