A design teacher and a practicing photographer living and working in India. Working as a professional photographer, illustrator and painter. Deepak John Mathew is teaching at the National Institute of Design (NID). He has a PhD in Design Education and post graduate degree in graphics. He has an experience spanning over 20 years in professional photography, painting and graphics. He has received many awards and exhibited his work in many international and national exhibitions. His interests include history of art, color and form, illustration, printmaking and painting apart from photography.