Sudheesh Kottembram is an art critic, poet, and illustrator. His work primarily engages with the vernacular idea of art and literature, contemporaneity, and cultural praxis. He is the author of four books including Quarantine Notes (2022). Kottembram has completed B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Applied Arts from RLV College of Music and Fine Arts, Tripunithura. He has also done M.A. and M.Phil. from School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi where he is currently a Ph.D. scholar in Visual Studies. He is an editor cum designer of Chitravartha, a journal published by Kerala Lalithakala Akademi.