Alka Pande is an art historian and curator with a PhD in Art History and a postdoctoral degree in Critical Art Theory, University of London. She has extensively written and edited books on Indian aesthetics, culture and photography. She curated the sculpture gallery at the City Palace Museum, Udaipur. She was the project director of the 1st Museum Biennale of Bihar Museum, Patna. She is recipient of the Charles Wallace Award, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government, and Australian-India Council Special Award. Currently, Pande is the Consultant Art Advisor and Curator of the Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.