Anant Joshi is an Indian Contemporary painter born in Nagpur, Maharashtra in 1969. He completed his B.F.A.(Painting) in 1994 and M.F.A.(Painting) from Sir J.J. School of Art in 1996. From 2002 to 2003, he participated in a two-year residency at the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam, working extensively on ceramic-based installations. In 2004 he received the prestigious Prix de Rome for his work, shown at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
Among his notable exhibitions are: 'City- New Perspectives from India' at the House of World Cultures, Berlin; 'Kitch Kitch Hota Hain' at the Habitat Centre, New Delhi; 'The Human Factor' curated by Girish Shahane and organized by Guild Gallery, Mumbai (2001); 'Creative Space' (Sakshi Gallery/India Habitat Centre, Delhi); 'Debt' (The Guild, Mumbai) in 2002.
The artist lives and works in Mumbai.