Taj Francis, an electronics engineer by profession. He has been the man behind the design and development of Winner Ice cubers one of the best selling ice cubing machines in India.

Painting has been his hobby from school days. He used to paint the walls of his room with beautiful full size sceneries. Taj began to focus on serious painting lately during the middle of 2008's. He chose the wax crayons as the medium just for curiosity and fun. He also wanted to try something which was very rarely experimented by others.

Taj hails from a family of artists. His father Late PB Francis was an exponent in water color paintings. His trade mark kerala backwater sceneries was of great demand among the tourists in TaJ Malabar hotel Cochin. Many of his work are beautifully adorned in old 'tharavadus' and bungalows of Cochin.
His mother Cicily Francis, who worked as a drawing teacher, is a gold medalist from the institute. His elder sister works with oil colors and has conducted several exhibitions in and out of Kerala.