Artist Profile


Born in Layallpur, Pakistan. 1970 Member of the Exhb. Design Team for India Pavilion, EXPO 70, Osaka. 1977-82 Worked as Chief of Design Division, Trade Fair Authority of India. 1984 Commissioner, Indian Contemporary Art Exhb., Algiers. 1988 Designed Citation Trophy of Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding presented to Secretary General of United Nations. 1993 Helped to conceptualise, design and edit the book Contemporary Indian Art, published by Glenbarra Art Museum, Hemeji. 1993 Jury member, award for the excellence in design and display, Indian International Trade Fair, New Delhi. Lives and works in New Delhi.


1952 Bachelor of Art, St. Stephens College, Delhi University, New Delhi. 1957 National Diploma in Fine Arts, College of Art, New Delhi.


1957, 83 National Exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1958 Nine Painters, New Delhi. 1960, 61 Group exhb., Unknown, a group of young painters and sculptors, New Delhi. 1975 3rd International Triennale, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1976 Solo exhb., Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi. 1978 Pictorial Space, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1979 Small Format Sculptures, Lalit Kala Akademi Silver Jubilee Celebration Exhb., New Delhi. 1981 International Exhb. of Small Sculptures, Budapest. 1982 Contemporary Indian Art Exhb., Festival of India, London. 1983 Contemporary Indian Sculpture 1983, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay. 1987 Exhb., of Serigraph Prints- Drawings for Sculpture, Triveni Art Gallery, New Delhi. 1988 Work on Paper, Frankfurt. 1988 Solo exhb., Interior Gallery, Islamabad and Lahore. 1989, 92-93, 93 Group exhb., Sakshi Gallery, Madras. 1990 Kala Yatra, Bangalore. 1990 Group Show of Self-portraits, Gallery Chemould, Bombay. 1990 Exhb. of National Award.


National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi. Godrej House, Mumbai. Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. Glenbarra Art Museum, Hemeji. Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.


1981 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1982 Commendation Certificate for installations, 5th International Triennale, New Delhi.