Mahesh Sharma is a Jammu born artist. An engineer by qualification he also had a brief art training at the Triveni Kala Niketan, New Delhi in the year 1984. Print making attracted him and he learnt Serigraphy also. He started painting actively in 2007 and his works were selected for participation in Annual State Art Exhibitions of the Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages in the years 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13.
He is a practitioner of Shaktipat meditation since last two decades. This has a great influence on the way he thinks and the outcome is reflected in his works.
Though not averse to using brushes, his paintings are practically brushless. They are developed using tools for serigraphy, palette knives, etc giving them a unique textural feel. Presently he is working on landscapes and nature inspired abstracts and the paintings have several layers of paint.
He has participated in many Indian and international shows and exhibitions. Presently, he is in the process of finishing his first book inspired by Hinduism which will have several illustrations made by him.

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