Born in Navsari, Gujrat, India, Dharmesh Patel moved to the United States and grew up in North Bergen, NJ. In 2000, he graduated with a Bachelors of Architecture from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.
In 2007 he graduated from Cranbrook Academy of Art where he was awarded the Daimler Chrysler Emerging Artist Award. He was commissioned for an installation at Art Forum Berlin. After his return from the residency in Berlin, he continues his interstitial practice of art and architecture and its integration into the social fabric.
In 2010, he co-founded Animalis, an environmental art studio practice in Austin, TX with his partner, Autumn Ewalt. Animalis has exhibited throughout Austin and is currently completing a street scape project with the City of Austin Art in Public Places.
In addition to his public art, Dharmesh has exhibited his work at the Daimler Contemporary, The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. , the Detroit Auto Show, Cranbrook Museum and galleries in New York, Los Angles and Austin, TX.