Dhavat singh uikey likes to call himself a contemporary artist who deploy traditional skills in his style of paintings. An engineer by education and a Gond artist by profession, Ukei major influence has been folk tales that are narrated by Baiga tribe of Madhya Pradesh. Taking Gond Art to a higher level, the artist puts fauna life on his canvas with a life-like quality. The animated canvas seems to be a visual translation of a folktale. An experimenter, Uikey likes to play around the scale of his imagination and colour palette, which add an element of novelty in his paintings.