One of India's leading visual artists, Lokesh is an alumnus of the Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts. He is the founder LOCOPOPO and co-founder the 100% Zine. His illustrations capture the distilled essence of people, places and objects. With Sameer Kulavoor, Lokesh organises frequent freedraw sessions. His work is influenced by Indian temple architecture, motifs, and artists like R K Joshi and Anish Kapoor.