Artist Profile

Born 1973 in Mumbai, Heeral completed her B.F.A. & M.F.A. in Creative Painting from M S University, Vadodara in 1995-97. She has had two solo shows of her work in Mumbai, 'Nurturing', in 2002 and 'Quasi-Perceptions', in 1999. in addition, she has participated in many important group shows and workshops in India and overseas including ' The Sense of Touch', Mumbai, 'Earth Plates' a show of terracotta plates at Fine Arts Gallery, 'Past Modern', Baroda in 2005; 'Tribute to Bhupen Khakar', 'Journey' and 'Generation-I' Mumbai in 2004; 'Three Contemporary Indian Women Artists', New York, 'Across the Threshold' a group show of Baroda Artists at San Francisco, U.S.A., 'Discerning Eye', London in 2003. She was awarded Gujarat Lalit Kala Akademy Award in Painting and received the National Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resources, Dept. of Culture in 1996-98. She lives and works in Baroda, Gujarat.