Born and raised in a small village of Dahanu district, Maharastra , India, Jayesh is the only educated son of the family. His family has been residing in the same village from last 4 -5 generations.
Jayesh stay’s in a joint family with his parents, brother, sister and their children. He comes from a very humble background wherein all his family works in rice fields for their earnings.
Jayesh who inculcated a liking towards warli painting while learning basics from his grand parents.He is now working fulltime as an artist. His monthly income is close to $100 and selling his paintings contribute to some extent towards family expenses.
He would like to make this as a career and spread the awareness of his tribal culture globally.