Arvind Patel holds a Diploma in Painting and Diploma in Applied Art from CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad. He has received numerous awards from Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (1973, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2006 & 2007), AIFACS Award (2003 & 2007), International Biennale Print & Drawing, Taiwan (2006), South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (2004 & 2005), All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune (2003, 2004 & 2005), Bombay Art Society Award (2003 & 2004) and Camlin Art Foundation award (2000). He is also recipients of Senior Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Government of India (2006-2008). He has exhibited extensively in India and abroad and participated in numerous national and international workshops, art camps and projects. His solo shows include Myths from Time, Mumbai (2007) and other shows at Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad (1994, 1998, 2000, 2002 & 2006), FH Gallery, USA (2003), State Art Gallery, Ahmedabad (1992 & 1998) and Artists Centre, Mumbai (2003). His work has also been shown at several group shows including National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008 & 2009), 13th Asian Art Biennale (2008), International Print Biennale ,Taiwan (2008), Salon D Autumn-Paris (2004), Egyptian International Print Triennial (1999 & 2003). Arvind lives and works in Ahmedabad.