Benedict Skhemlang Hynniewta
Born and brought up in Shillong, Benedict completed his art education in Santiniketan. He has had two solo exhibitions and has participated in several group exhibitions in Kolkota, Dhaka, Amritsar, New Delhi, Chandigarh and Ahmedabad. He was awarded Artist of the Year by NE People’s Choice Award 2005 and is currently a visiting lecturer in the North Eastern Hill University, Shillong. Benedict is also an active member of the apex committee of the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.