Subhash Vyam is a traditionally trained artist of the Pardhan-Gond school of painting. He collaborates with his wife Durgabai Vyam. His subjects include mythological deities and folk narratives. They have exhibited their work both in India and abroad. His books include Water(2018), and other books for children. With Durgabai Vyam he has illustrated and co-authored Bhimayana (2011), a graphic novel on the life of Dr B R Ambedkar.