Uma Prakash is an art critic and curator and is the India correspondent for the Hong-Kong based magazine Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. She has been associated with the visual and performing arts in India and abroad. She has also curated several art exhibitions like Utsav in South Africa which featured ‘Gandhi through my Eyes’ by Haku Shah, ‘From Empire to Emporium’ from Eicher Gallery New and a local exhibition called ‘Gandhi Revisited’ by South African artists. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Calcutta University. She has also co-founded and nurtured the bi-annual Gurgaon Utsav, a festival of theatre, music and dance.