Jatin Das was born in Orissa (now Odhisha) in 1941. Alumnus of Sir J J School of Art, Bombay, he has participated in numerous solo exhibitions in India and abroad. His phenomenal work has been auctioned by Osian’s, Sotheby’s and Christie’s.
In the late nineties, he designed a 7 x 68 ft mural named, The Journey of India: Mohenjodaro to Mahatma which one can see in the building of the Parliament of India. With the aim to support the traditional artists and create an interest for art in general, he founded the JD Centre of Art in Odhisha.
The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan award in 2012. The artist lives and works in New Delhi.