KASHINATH KOLEY (b.1954 at Arambagh, West Bengal, India) did his Master in Visual Arts from Rabindra Bharati University in 1987. He also did M.A. in Bengali Literature. He completed Short Course in Museum Studies from Indian Museum. He completed his Art-Appreciation Course from Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata. He has done a Course on Flower arrangement from Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata. He is an Art Teacher of Academy of Creative Art, Kolkata. He was awarded Junior Fellowship and Senior Fellowship in 1996 and 1998 respectively in Visual Arts from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Deptt. of Culture, Govt. of India. He is an Art Critic also. Besides these, He has been showcasing his Creative Artworks regularly. His style of Painting makes his own Gharana. He has many collectors in India and Abroad. His Artworks are highly appreciated in Dailies for last two dacades.