Kishor Shinde was born in 1958. He studied art at the MS University, Baroda. Shinde received the National Award for Painting in 1998. In 1978 he won the Gujarat State Lalit Kala Akademi Award. He has also held solo exhibitions of his work and participated in group and curated exhibitions. His work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, and the Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi. The artist lives and works in Delhi.