Born in India, 1977.
Lives and works in Baroda, India.
§ M.F.A (Painting) Faculty of Fine Arts M.S.U. Baroda, 2001.
§ B.F.A (Painting), Faculty of Fine Arts M.S.U. Baroda, 1999.
Scholarships & Awards
§ KAVA (Kashi Award for Visual Art) Kashi Art Galley, Mattancherry, Fort Kochi, 2006.
§ Junior Research Fellowship, from the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 2003-2005.
§ Nasreen Mohammedi, Award for Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts MSU Baroda, 2001.
Major Group Shows
§ ‘Beyond Credos- Baroda Post 80s Generation’, Group show at Birla Academy, Kolkata, 2007.
§ Work Sent For World Social, Forum, Nairobi, Africa, 2007.
§ Kashi KAVA2 winner’s exhibition, Mattancherry, Kerala, 2006.
§ “Female Heroes” Group Show at Lemon grasshopper Gallery, Ahmedabad, 2006.
§ Group Show at the Kalahita Gallery Inaugural Group Show, Nagarjuna Foundation, Hyderabad, 2006.
§ Group Exhibition “Destination Inde: Un Voyage Avec L’art Indien” at La Route Des Indes and Chappelle de Marie d’ Issy, Paris, 2006.
§ Group exhibition at the Art Core Gallery, Panorama Complex Baroda, 1999.
§ Independence Day group show at the Faculty of Fine Arts gallery M.S.U Baroda, 1997.
§ Presented Works at Seminar-‘visibility participated: of cultures: identity, contact and circulation in
the India Ocean’ at Centre for Cultural Studies, Bangalore, 2007.
§ Art Camp, “Destination Inde: Un Voyage Avec L’art Indien” at Chappelle d’ Issy, Paris, 2006.
§ Natural Dye Workshop Conducted By Praveena Mahicha-Natural Dye Artist 2006.
§ Spent ten days documenting and learning the dye khadi yarn under master dyer Mr. Bharatan at Gandhigram Rural Institute, Chinnalapatti near Madurai, 2004.
§ An Introductory Workshop for Art Historical Research Analysis and Writing conducted by Dr. Annapurna Garimella, in the Dept of Art History and Aesthetics, MSU, Baroda, 2003.
§ Apprenticeship under Traditional Kalamkari Artist- C Subramaniam at Kalahasti, Andhra Pradesh, 2002.
§ Traditional Embroidery Workshop conducted by the Department of Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, MS University, Baroda 2002.
§ ‘GRASSROOTS’ Artist’s Workshop at CEPT, School of Architecture and Planning, Ahmedabad, 1999.
§ Has also been involved in documenting various arts / crafts processes such as natural dyeing and printing in India.
§ Toy making, flower pressing and paper making units at Auroville, Pondicherry.
§ The Mata Ni Pachedi painters at Ahmedabad.
§ Master Block Maker Shri Maneklal T Gajjar at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
§ Kalamkari work of C.Subramaniam and his family at Kalahasti, Andhra Pradesh.
§ Various Block Printing units at Sanganer, Jaipur, Kalakshetra, Chennai and at Baroda.