Ajay Dhapa was born in 1989 in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. He lives and works primarily in Vadodara (Baroda), Gujarat.

Ajay completed his Diploma in Drawing and Painting from CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad in 2010 and a further Diploma (Graphic Arts), from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara in 2014.

Ajay has participated in over 35 group shows in Ahmedabad, Goa, Jamnagar, Mumbai, New Delhi, Rajkot, Vadodara and Tehran.

Ajay has been a part of various residences, art camps and workshops.