Artist Profile


Born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. 1975-96 Worked with Weaver`s Service Center, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. Lives and works in New Delhi.


  • 1968 Diploma in painting, Gujarat State.
  • 1970 Training in fresco and mural techniques, Banasthali, Rajasthan.


  • 1989 Nature and Environment, organised by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and Czechoslovakia.
  • 1990 Participated in the Festival of India, Russia.
  • Vishva Gurjary, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
  • Solo exhb., Indo-Soviet Roerich Art Club, New Delhi.
  • 1993 Solo exhb., India International Centre, New Delhi.
  • 1994 Solo exhb., Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad.
  • Visited Eqypt with textile exhb., under "Days of India in Egypt".
  • 1997 Visited Denmark on invitation from Trapholt Museum, Kolding.
  • As exhb. designer for "The Indian Sari".
  • 1998 Solo exhb., Art Today, New Delhi.
  • Invited Artist, Lantern of the east, 5th Pyang Teak International Art Festival, Pyang Teak Cultural Centre.
  • Exhb. of Contempqrary Art to support mentally handicapped, organised by "Prayas", AIFACS, New Delhi.
  • Group exhb. of five eminent artist, organised by Haryana Tourism, Surajkund.
  • 1999 Solo exhb., Admit One Gallery, New York.
  • 2004 Solo exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • Curator "Swarnrekha", exhb. of Nation


  • Air India, Mumbai.
  • State Lalit Kala Akademi, Gujarat.
  • State Bank of India, Mumbai.
  • Readers Digest, Mumbai.
  • Imprint, Mumbai.
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
  • Ceat Tyre, Mumbai.
  • Dura-Tex, Mumbai.
  • Nehru Kala Kendra, Jaipur.
  • Taj International, Mumbai.
  • Doordarshan, New Delhi.
  • Premier Automobiles, Mumbai.
  • ICICI Limited, New Delhi.
  • TCNS, New Delhi.
  • Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.


  • 1967, 78 Gujarat State Lalit Kala Akademi, Ahmedabad.
  • 1968 Awarded Fellowship for painting, Fine Art College, Ahmedabad.
  • Attended Art Teacher`s Seminar organised by Central Government at J.J. School of Art, Bombay and School of Art, Jabalpur.
  • 1968 Award, Mysore Dashera Exhb., Mysore.
  • 1968 Award, AIFACS Exhb., Amritsar.
  • 1971 Award, Maha Koshal Kala Parishad, Raipur.
  • 1976 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • 1980, 86 Award, Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi.
  • 1990 National Award as Designer, Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi.


1969-71 Lecturer in Painting, Fine Art College, Ahmedabad. 1971-75 Lecturer in Painting, Fine Art College, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat.