Reyaz Badaruddin explores a wide range of themes through his works. Working as a studio potter in Andretta Pottery, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, Reyaz’s inspiration keeps evolving to reflect a variety of interests which blend social and formalistic considerations. Lately his has been engaged with the idea of craft and craftsmanship, locating and exploring the role of the artisan in the production process. Reyaz graduated from the Banaras Hindu University and was a recipient of the Charles Wallace Fellowship completed his master’s attachment from the Cardiff School of Art and Design. He lives and works in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.