She also received the French Government
scholarship to study in Paris in 1993. Her works are
part of the collection at the National Gallery of Modern
Art. She lives and works in New Delhi.
A painting is the ambrosia for the mind.The act of
painting is a 360 degree exercise for me which allows
meditative time, a structured discipline and immense
I delight in the viewer's interpretation, for I do
not myself weave any message in my works.
Be it insects, galaxies, pop icons or ancient Indian
murals, they all have a place on my canvas.
The elements I choose take a life of their own from
one painting to the next because I leave them unfettered
of any intellectual shackles. A night bird sits perched
under the dark sky while a shower hangs precariously
behind a curtain reminiscent of a Pichwai above a lotus