Born in Sojitra, Gujarat. 1962 Graphic Design Consultant,
NID, Ahmedabad. 1963 Founded member, Group 1890, a group
of 12 artists, Bhavnagar. 1963-66 Deputy Director, Weavers
Service Centre, Govt. of India. 1973, 76, 81-93 Member,
State Lalit Kala Akademi, Gujarat. 1975-88 Elected member,
Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1978 Delegate invitee,
14th Sao Paoulo Biennale, Brazil. 1981-85 Chairman,
Board of Studies and Faculty Board, Beneras Hindu University,
Benaras and Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda. 1985
Invited by the Max Muller Bhavan to participate in the
East-West Encounter, Visual Art Seminar and Workshop,
Bombay. 1989 Jury member, 1st Bharat Bhavan International
Prints Biennale, Bhopal. 1994-2000 Chairman, State Lalit
Kala Akademi, Gandhinagar. Lives and works in Vadodara.
1950-55 Studied at J.J. School of Art, Bombay. Studied
Typography and Publicity Design, Central School of Art
and Craft, London. 1957-59 National Diploma in Design.
1967 Seven Painters, London. 1968 Group exhb., Kunika
Chemould Art Gallery, New Delhi. 1968, 75, 78, 81 1st,
3rd, 4th and 5th International Triennale, Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. 1969 Indian Painters, Calcutta.
1970 Contemporary Indian Painters, Tehran. 1973 Contemporary
Indian Paintings, Renwick Gallery, Washington DC. 1979
Six British International Print Biennale. 1979 Asian
Artists Exhb., Tokyo. 1982 Festival of India, London.
1985 Weavers Service Centres exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi,
New Delhi. 1985 Graphic Print Exhb., Festival of India,
USA. 1985 Graphic Art in India Since 1950, Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. 1994 3rd International Prints Biennale,
Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. 1994 Exhb. of 28 Contemporary
artists, Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University
of Victoria, USA. 2004 Solo exhb., Gallery Espace, New
Delhi. 2005 Manifestations III, organised by Delhi Art
Gallery, Nehru Center, Mumbai and Lalit Kala Akademi,
New Delhi. 2006 Solo exhb., Palette
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. Art Society of India, Mumbai. Gallery
Chemould, Mumbai. Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. School of Architecture,
Ahmedabad. Museum of Modern Art, Baghdad. Chandigarh
University Museum, Chandigarh. Delhi Art Gallery, New
1957, 63, 73, 84 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi,
New Delhi. 1960 Silver Medal, Bombay Art Society, Bombay.
1980 Award, State Lalit Kala Akademi, Gujarat. Fellow,
Royal Society of Arts, London. 1992 Received Ravishanker
Raval Award, Govt. of Gujarat. 1994 Awarded Emeritus
Fellowship, Govt. of India. 1997 Kala Ratna, AIFACS,
1961 Reader in Applied Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts,
Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda. 1962-63 Reader
in Visual Design, School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.
1966-90 Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao
University, Baroda. 1981-85 Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts,
Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda.