1991 - 'Three Print Makers' show, CCA Gallery, Delhi.
1993 - 'Small Format show, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore
and Chennai. Paintings show with Sridharamurthy, Faculty
of Fine Arts, Baroda. 1995 - 'Six contemporaries' show
at Nirmal's Art Gallery, Bangalore. 'Four Print Makers'
show, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore. 'Celebration of Indian
Art’ show, LKA Gallery, Hong Kong. 1997 - Galleria
Mareechika, Cochin. 'Tribute to Mother Teresa, Gallery
Sumukha, Bangalore. 'Police Benevolent Fund Aid' show,
Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore. 1998 - 'The Creative
Process,'. show curated by Shivji Panikker, The Guild
Art Gallery, Mumbai. National Institute of Advanced
Studies, Bangalore. 'Metaphorical Spring Image,' Gallerie
Leela, Mumbai. 1999 - 'Art with a Heart,' Windsor Manor,
1988 – 19th and 20th Annual exhibition of Karnataka
Lalitkala Academy. 11th and 12th All India exhibition
of Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore. AIFACS
show, Delhi. 1989 - 'Young Print Makers,' show convened
by CMC Gallery, Delhi. 'Artist Alert,' SAHAMAT, Delhi.
1990 - Bharath Bhavan, Biennial of Contemporary Art,
Bhopal. 33rd and 34th Annual exhibition, Lalitkala Academy,
Delhi. Prints exhibition convened by XAL PRAXIS Foundation,
Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai. 'Artists From Baroda,' Cymroza
Gallery, Mumbai. 1991 - 'Garhi Working Artists' exhibition,
Garhi Studios, Delhi. 1992 - 'Miniature format painting
exhibition,' Gulbarga. Graphic prints exhibition II
convened by XAL PRAXIS Foundation, Cymroza Gallery,
Mumbai. 1993 - 'Prints Today' exhibition, Karnataka
Lalitkala Academy, Bangalore. 1995 'Chitra yatre,' travelling
show, Karnataka Lalitkala Academy, Bangalore. XAL PRAXIS
Foundation print show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
'Hope' show for Cancer Patients Aid Association, Windsor
Manor, Bangalore. 1996 - Sakhi Mandal charity show,
The Oberoi, Bangalore. 1997 - Gift for India show by
SAHAMAT, Delhi. 50 years of Karnataka Art, Windsor Manor,
Bangalore. 1998 – 50th year of Indian Independence
show, Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore.
1999 - 'Young Artist Award' by Kejriwal Trust. Karanataka
Lalitkala Academy Annual Exhibition Award. 1990 - Karantaka
Lalitkala Annual Exhibition award.
Gadgil Memorial Award in Bombay Art Society Exhibition.
1987-88- College of Fine Arts Exhibition Award.
Has participated in several painting and printmaking
camps and workshops in various parts of the country.
Works in public collections including Lalitkala Academy,
Modern Art Gallery, Delhi and Department of Oriental
Antiquities, British Museum, Baroda. Conttibutes regularly
to The Times of India and Deccan Herald. Co-editor of
Kannada art and cultural magazine 'Sanchaya' and writes
for other Kannada magazines.
These ‘non-object’s are related to our
way of living and my urban context in one way or the
other. It is as if an intimate inventory has been maintained.
I would like to emphasize that it has a strong personal
note, as these packaging materials were discarded as
a result of my consumption or somebody familiar to me.
The packaging covers of various brushes, color tubes
I have painted with and their containers as well as
corrugated sheets/blister packs I have wrapped the paintings
In, wrappers of cakes, tooth brushes I have used, pens
and runners of toys gifted, the stiff board in which
a shirt was packed, the floppy diskette which once contained
images of my works, cigarette packs and beer bottle
crowns – the list is endless. Even a few hours
of wandering throught the enchanting maze of the Sunday
market, where discarded objects of the city find their
way, has added quite a few interesting elements to my