1963 - Kolkata,India
1995 Post -graduate diploma in printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
1989 BFA in Drawing and Painting, Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, University of Calcutta. India
Honours and Awards
2020 Finalist: Gottlieb Foundation Grant USA
2018 Alfa Art Gallery Award for the best work in New Brunswick Art Salon, New Jersey, USA
2011-12 Senior Research Fellowship from Ministry of Culture. Govt. of India.
2005,1996 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Canada
1996-97 Bendre Husain Scholarship,Mumbai
1995-97 Junior Research Fellowship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Culture, Government of India.
1990,95 All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Award, New Delhi
1994 Bomaby Art Society, Mumbai
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019 ‘The Perilous Home’, The Gallery, Summit Free Public Library, Curated by Visual Art Center of New Jersey, USA
2015 ‘The Imperfectionist’ Exhibition Gallery Faculty of Fine Arts,M S University of Baroda
2013 ‘Power of black’ Artworld Chennai
2007 'Humanscape', The Art House, Singapore
2007 ‘Open Ended’, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, USA
2006 ‘B Positive’ Gallery Katayun, Kolkata, India
2005 ‘Face 2 Face’Art World, Chennai, India
1999 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore, India
1997 Gallery Katayun, Kolkata,India
1996 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 Online Fine art show at India Cultural Center, Greenwich, Connecticut,USA
2020 Centennial: Online International Visual art exhibition, University of Lucknow. India
2019 ‘We attract’ Art Pilgrim Live Gurgaon, India
2017 Hammond Museum, New Salem NY
2017 Alfa Art Gallery, New Jersey
2016 ‘Contemplations: A Tableau of the Real and Imagine’ at Tapi Utsav Science Center, Surat, India
2015 ‘Vadfest’ Faculty of Fine Arts M S University Baroda
2014 9th Print Triennial Mondial of Chamelieres.France.
2014 ‘Seamless encounters’, EmamiChisel Art Gallery, Kolkata
2013 ‘Knotted Narratives’, Gallery Art Positive, New Delhi
2012 ‘Head to Head’, Samsara Art Gallery, Mumbai
2011 'A Material Difference', Paradox, Singapore
2010-11 'Figure/Landscape: Part Two', AICON Gallery, London.
2008-09 'Signs Taken for Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan', AICON Gallery, London.
2008 ‘Gaze Within Gaze Without’ Gandhara Art gallery Kolkata
2007 ‘Diverse Idioms’ Indian Contemporary, Hong Kong Visual Art Center
2007 ‘Flow Freeze Focus’ Gallery Kolkata
2007 ‘Whispering palette’ Red Earth Gallery, Baroda
2007 ‘Winter Show’, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, USA
2007 ‘Artists of Baroda’ Artworld Chennai
2006 ‘Confluence 2006’, Aicon Gallery, New York.
2006 ‘Framed Spaces Boundless Limits’ Gandhara art Gallery Kolkata
2005 ‘Metamorphosis’ Asian Cultural Center, New York
2005 ‘Bridges’, Art Alive, New Delhi.
2005 ‘Detour’, Project 88, Mumbai.
2005 ‘Are we like this only?’ Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2004 ‘A New Mediatic Realism’, ABS Gallery, Vadodara, India
2004 ‘Looking Back Looking Forward’, Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara, India
2003 ‘Paradigm Of References’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2003 ‘Homage To Bhupen Khakhar’, M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2002 ‘Banyan City’, Nazar Art Gallery, Vadodara, India
2002 ‘Self Portrait’, RPG Enterprise, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.
2002 ‘Voices against Violence’, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
2001 ‘Art of Bengal’, organized by RPG Enterprises at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai.
2001 ‘Perceptual Reflections’, Ravindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1995 ‘Young Baroda’, Art Today, New Delhi.
1994 Bharat Bhavan Print Biennale, Bhopal, India
1992 Tata Centre, Kolkata, India
Art Residencies/Workshop/Print portfolio
2109 National Printmaking workshop organized by Lalit Kala Akademy and Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S University of Baroda,India.
2018 Microcosm” curated by Lina Vincent and coordinated by the International Print Exchange Program of 40 International printmakers
2010 Painters workshop at Srinagar organized by J&K Police, India.
2008 National level Artist’s residency at Srinagar, by Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi.
2008National printmaking workshop at Baroda organized by West Zone Cultural Center, India.
2006 “Confluence” by AICON Gallery, New York.
2004‘Local Train Painting’ by the artists from Baroda and Mumbai organized by Open Circle for World Social Forum. Mumbai
Painters workshop at Srinagar organized by J&K Police, India.
Painting workshop at Jamnagar IPCL Township, India, organized by Reliance Industries.
International Art Workshop organized by Govt. of Goa and Tellus Art Foundation, Sweden.
2004 Painting Workshop at Kolkata and Jamshedpur by Tata Steel.
Publication, Art talk/presentation
2019 Solo Show 'Perilous Home', Reviewed by Dr. Sunanda K. Sanyal. Professor, Art History & Critical Studies, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA — Essays-Reviews-Reports:: www.globalthek.com
2020: Interview published at Art Soul Life magazine. India - artsoullifemagazine.com/featured/the-versatile-virtuoso/
2020: Art talk(virtual) with Banglablog. Moderator: Dr Sunanda K Sanyal
2021: Art talk(virtual) at UConn. Department of Art, Moderator: Kathryn Myers
Works in Collection
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi
Library of Congress, Washington DC, and several private collections in India & abroad.
Currently lives and works in New Jersey, USA.