About the Artist

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Born  24 September, 1948.
1969 M.A. (Painting) 
1970-71 Studied at M.S. Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda as a Non-Collegiate student. 
1968 Attended Rajasthani Fresco course at Banasthali Vidyapeeth.
1970  Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi award.   
1985  Mahakaushal Kala Parishasd award.   
1985  Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi award.   
1986  Academy of Fine Arts award (Amritsar).   
1989  Airport Authority of India Award.   
1990  All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society New Delhi award.   
1993  All India award by Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi.  
1993  Commendation in the National Exhibition.  
1991  Awarded senior fellowship to work and research on ‘Photography as social realism and inspiration’ by Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Confluence des Arts at Gallery Artchill, Amber Fort, Jaipur 2013.
Participated in almost all important exhibitions held in India such as Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, AIFACS, Bombay Art Society etc. and several invited shows by private galleries.
Invited to participate in VIIth Triennale, India in 1991.
Invited to participate in the North Regional Exhibition  organised by Lalit Kala Akademi in 1993.
Invited to participate in Asian Biennale, Fukuoka – Japan.
Invited to participate in a Group Show at Frankfurt by German Development Co-operation. 
Held several one man and group exhibitions in Metro cities of India and abroad.
Toured to Holland, Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Denmark and U.K.
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi, L.K.A. New Delhi, Air India, Airport Authority of India, Taj Mahal Hotel, Fukuoka Museum of Modern Art, Japan (Asian Wing), Bombay and several private collections in India and Abroad.