Koeli Mukherjee Ghose is a Gold Medallist in Art History and a recipient of the Nalin Baran Puroshkar (2003) from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. She graduated from Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati (1986), and is Director of Crea International Centre for Arts and Crafts. She worked closely with Specially Abled Children from 1985 to 2001 as a creative facilitator. She has held many solo and group shows in India and abroad including at Lalit Kala Art Gallery, New Delhi (2006), Kalaachakra, Hyderabad (2017), Goethe Zentrum Hyderabad (2018). She worked as the Curator of State Art Gallery, Hyderabad, and as an Apex Committee Member, Ministry of Culture Govt. of India.