Kashmiri Pandit painters.
Proponents of Kashmir Shaivism.

Dina Nath Walli
The natural grandeur of the valley had a magic effect on young Walli's mind who was simply bewitched by the colourful phenomena pervading throughout the length and the breadth of Kashmir. 

Veer Munshi
Veer Munshi has not only painted his own experiences of Islamic fundamentalist and terrorist forces in Kashmir, but has done a yeoman service to depict the overall human rights situation in Kashmir through his paintings.

Manohar Kaul
Manohar Kaul's genre is of course varied - except for some portraits. The painter has struck to his original inspiration, he has been only true to himself. 

K. Khosa
Khosa born 1940 has been working as a professional painter since 1962. Held ten solo shows in Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta. 

Ghulam Rasool Santosh
Santosh was born in Srinagar, Kashmir in 1929. He took to many devotions-painting, weaving, papier-mache and then to kashmiri poetry. 

Suraj Tiku
Sh. Suraj Tiku was not only very interested in painting but also theatre was his passion. He acted in dramas staged by the first theatre group Kala-Kendra in the beginning at its Shivalaya stage and later at Tagore Hall, Srinagar.