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Born  1948, at Partapur, Banswara, Rajasthan,INDIA
1970    M .A . in Painting from University of Udaipur.
1996    Ph.D. in Painting from Sukhadia University, Udaipur.
1981    National Award on Painting by National Lalit Kala Akademi N.Delhi. 
1984    All India Award by U.P. State Akademi on Painting. 
1989    All India Award by Bihar Govt. on Painting.
1991    All India Award by R.L.K.A. Jaipur on Painting. 
1969,1972,1975,1978,1980,1982 & 1984   
             Senior fellowship in visual art awarded by Ministry of Human resource, Govt.of India. 
             State Awards on Paintings and Drawings by Lalit Kala Akademi , Jaipur.  
1971,1972  Best Teacher Artist Award by Director P. & S. Education, Rajasthan.
              Merit Certificate by Govt. of Rajasthan on Republic Day for the Out Standing.
1985    Contribution in the field of Fine Art Education.
1967   Govt. College Banswara. 
1971   Information Center, Jaipur 
1971   Dept. Painting M.B.College Udaipur. 
1972   AIFACS Art Gallery, N. Delhi. 
1975   Information Center, Udaipur. 
1975   Sridharni Art Gallery ,N.Delhi. 
1975   Ravindra Manch Art Gallery, Jaipur. 
1978   Ravindra Bhavan Art Gallery, N.Delhi.
1980   Ravindra Bhavan Art Gallery, N.Delhi. 
1981   Faculty of Fine Art, M.S. University Baroda. 
1982   Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. 
1982   Fine Art Deptt.Banasthali Vidyapith. 
1982   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
1985   Gallery Amrapali, N.Delhi. 
1985   Taj Art Gallery,Mumbai. 
1986   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
1986   Gallery Akaar , Chandigarh.
1986   Ravindra Manch Art Gallery, Jaipur. 
1988   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1989   Vadehra Art Gallery, N. Delhi. 
1990   Ravindra Manch Art Gallery, Jaipur. 
1991   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
1991   The Heritage Gallery, Channai. 
1992   Sridharni Art Gallery, N.Delhi. 
1993   Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. 
1996   Ravindra Bhavan Art Gallery, N.Delhi. 
1996   Ravishankar Raval Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. 
1994,1998  Kala Mela  LKA.  Jaipur. 
1997   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1997   Shahjahan Art Gallery, N.Delhi. 
2000   Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. 
2000   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
2001   Juneja Art Gallery, Jaipur. 
2002   Gallery Espace, Avignon,France.
2005   Ravindra Bhavan  Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2005   Jawahar Kala Kendra,Jaipur.
2006   Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodra.
2007   Ravindra Bhavan Art Gallery,New Delhi.
2010   NeerjaModi Visual and Performing Art Centre,Jaipur.
1975   Represent India in IIIrd International Triennial India, LKA.,N.Delhi.
1975   7th International Contemporary Art Ex. org by AIFACS, N.Delhi.
1986   Represent India in VIth International Triennial India, org. by LKA.,N.Delhi.
1988   Represent India in India Festival in Japan.
1985   Graphic Art in India since 1850, org by LKA, N.Delhi.
1985,1988  All India Prints Exhibition org. by Group-8 & Chandigarh College of Art.
1988   Third International Prints Exhibition org. by AIFACS, N.Delhi.
1988,1990,1995   2nd, 3rd & 4th Contemporary Art Biennial of India, Bharat Bhavan ,Bhopal.
1989   International Independence Prints Exhibition, Kanagava, Japan
1989,  91, 1994  Bharat Bhavan International Prints Exhibition, Bhopal 
1987   Group Exhibition of Indian artists at Maul Brorun, Germany
1987   Group Exhibition of Indian artists at Gaggenaw, Germany 
1990,1991   Indo-Germany Painters Exhibition title ‘War & peace’ in major cities in India and Germany.
1993   Represent India in Asian Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 
1994   International Mini Prints Exhibition org. by UNEAC, Cuba. 
1994   Drawings-94 special Exhibition org. by Gallery Espace, N.Delhi.
1974   National Exhibition of Art org. by National LKA, N.Delhi since.
1975   All India Exhibition org. by AIFACS , N.Delhi
1972   Bombay Art Center, Mumbai
U.P.State LKA ,Lucknow, RLKA , Jaipur etc since 1971
State Exhibition of Art and many special Art shows org. by RLKA, Jaipur.
Witheenin the state and important Art centers in India since 1967
A Tribute to VanGaugh ,an Exhibition org. by Vadehra Art Gallery, N.Delhi 
Annual Art Exhibitions org. by Chitram Art Gallery, Tiruanantpuram. 
1999   The Desert & Beyond’ Exhibition British Council, at N.DelhI.
1997   Major Trends in India’ Exhibition org by LKA , N. Delhi, on 50th anniversary of Indian Independence.
1997   Colour of Rajasthan’ special Exhibition,RLKA, & JKK  at Jaipur , on 50th anniversary of Indian Independence.
1997,1998  Movement in India A TRIBUTE  special Exhibition org. by Karnataka Chtrakala Parishad ,Bangalore.
1998   Exhibition of Contemporary Art to support mentally handicapped through PRAYAS a NGO’s working for them, At AIFACS, N.Delhi & JKK ,Jaipur.
2000   A Harvest of Vision’ Exh. org. by M.E.C. Art Gallery, N. Delhi.
1999   Miniature format Exhibition org. by Banglore Artist’s Group  at Banglore. 
Annual Art Exhibitions and Group Shows Takhman 28 a group of Experimental 
Artists of Rajasthan in Rajasthan and major cities in India since 1967 
Raj School of Art’s Faculty Members Art Exhibition in the Institution since 1994 
2001   'We13’- Group Exhibition of Printmakers of Rajasthan at Jaipur , Ahmedbad , Chandigarh and N.Delhi.
2002   'LOK RANG’an exhibition of Indian Art org. by Gallery Art Pilgrim at nNew Delhi.
2003   'IN POETIC REALMS’ An exhibition of Four Abstract Painters of India org. by Birla Akademi of art and Culture, Mumbai.
2003   ‘Corresponding latitudes’ An Indo Australianpainters paintings exhibition at J.K.K.. Jaipur.
Multiple Encounters, Indo US print Exhibition at NewDelhi Manhattan. 
2004,06  Graphics Center New York,USA.
‘SWARNREKHA’ An exhibition of national Award winners Artists by National L.K.A. 
2005   New Delhi at the time of Golden Jublee celibration at Ravindra Bhawan ,New Delhi.
2005   ‘CORRESPONDING LATITUDES’AN Indo Australian painters exhibition at Kick Art Center ,Queens land, Australia.
2005   ‘ART FOR VISION’ An special exhibition org. by Sankara nnatralay, Chennai at Ravindrabhavan ,New Delhi.
2007   ‘KALIDOSKOP’ An exhibition at Kitab ghar .Mumbai org. by Ayya Art Gallery Chennai.
2007   ‘TALES OF TEXTURES’ Agroup exhibition at Travancore House ,New Delhi org. by gallery Art Elements ,N.Delhi.
2007   An artistic JourneRajasthan and U.K. atJaipur& Chandigarh org by RLKA,British Council and ABS Chandigarh.
2008   ‘A JOURNEY OF ARTIST SOLDIERS.‘A show org by Vinyasa Art Gallery at Chennai.
2008   ‘AORA ART SHOW’ AT Nehru Center Mumbai org. by Aora Foundation, Mumbai.
2008   Windows’ a glimpse into Contemporary Indian Art org by Ayya art gallery, Chennai and Prakrit art gallery, Chennai at NewDelhi.
2008   ‘continuum’ a special art exhibition in support of Udayan Care at Hyatt Regency, Delhi.
2008   Art today in Rajasthan at Dhoomimal Art Center , NewDelhi.
2009   ‘ERROR-3’a group show of British,Spainesh ,Japanies andIndain artists at gallery Safaya ,Barsilona,spain and at Sukrati/Surekh  Art Gallery,J.K.K.,Jaipur.
2010   ‘Segment-4’ a group show of Indian artists at Gallery21 ,Budapest ,Hungary.
2010   ‘Indo-France ‘artists exhibition at gallery Chaturdik,JKK,Jaipur.
2010   International Art Symposium show ar Gab Art Centre,Zalaegerszeg,Hungary in Aug.
2011   ‘Togather’ a group show at Art Gallery Ravindra Bhavan ,New Delhi,Jan.
       ‘Wells Rajasthan Exchange Exhibition at Chaturdik Art Gallery ,JKK,Jaipur in Jan.2011 and in March,2011 at Haward Garden Gallery ,Cardiff,Wells,UK.
2013   'Confluence des Arts'  a group show of 100 artists at Gallery Artchill, Amber Fort , jaipur. 
All India Painters Camp org. by National Lalit Kala Akademi at Udaipur , 1978
Regional Center ,Channai , 1984
Takhaman-28 at Udaipur , 1982, 85 , 88 , 89 , 91 , 92 , 93
J&K. Akademi of Art & Languages at Srinagar , 1981
Rajasthan LKA .Jaipur at Mount Abu 1985 , N.Delhi , 1990
R.T.D.C. and  RLKA. Jaipur at Pushkar ,1984
RLKA & Himachal Kala Akademi at Simala, 1987,1998 
SAARC International Painters Camp at Simla org. by Govt. of India ,1989
Indo German Painters camp Maxmullar Bhavan, Kolkutta , 1990
All India painters camp Sangi group of Industries at Sanghi Nagar,A.P.1993,1994
ABC Akademi , Varanasi ,1994
International Multimedia Camp  by L.K.A. N.Delhi  at Jawahar K K , 1994
Goa Kala Akademi ,Panjim ,1995
International Multimedia Camp  by L.K.A. N.Delhi  at Jawahar K K , 2001
Represent India in XXXIII International Art Symposium at Gyor , Hungary ,
Municipal Museum of   Art ,Gyor under the cultural exchange program , 2002
Mao college ,Ajmer, 2003
International Art symposium at Kokrajar College of Fine Art, Kokrajar, Bodoland Aasam,2004
International Art symposium at J.K.K.,Jaipur VYOM Art Gallery, Jaipur,2006
All India artists camp at IIHMRS, JAIPUR org .by Bhoruka charitable trust,2007
All India Painters Camp at Goa org. by SAMANVYA Art Gallery ,Jaipur,2007
All India Painters camp at Bhuvaneshwar, Orisa LKA , 2008
All India Painters camp at Srinagar org. by J&K akademi ,2008
All India Painters camp at NewDelhi org by ITDC ,2008
All India Painters camp org by Neerj Modi School Art Center at Jaipur,2008 
International Art symposium org. by Mati Manas Art Foundation at Jaipur,2009
International Art symposium org. by Neerj Modi School Art Center at Jaipur,2009
All India Painters Camp ICA Art Gallery ,Jaipur,2010
International Art Symposium’Geb Art2010’at Zalaegerszeg,Hungary.2010
National contemporary Art Camp ,Panjim,Goa , Deptt. Of Art and culture, govt .of Goa,2010
Takhaman- 28, a group of Experimental Artists of Rajasthan at Jaipur1980,1982,1984 , Udaipur , 1997-2000
RLKA at Jaipur, 1985 and at WZCC. , Udaipur  , 1990
Paul Lingerin an eminent printmaker of USA, work shop org, by USIS , N. Delhi
At Garhi Studio N.Delhi , 1985
WZCC&Kala Akademi Goa at Panjim , 1987
 Bharat Bhavan ,Bhopal ,1991,1994
Water less Lithography workshop at Bharat Bhavan ,Bhopal org. by USIS N.Delhi
With the colobration of Tumarin Institution ,USA ,1995
Lithography work shop by WZCC , Udaipur , 1993
WZCC & Faculty of Fine Art , Baroda , 1994
Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur , 1994
Regional center ,Lucknow ,2002
Works are in the permanent Collection 
National Gallery of Modern Art, N.Delhi.
National lalit Kala Akademi, N.Delhi.
Prime Minister’s Residence N.Delhi.
Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, N.Delhi.
United State Information Center, N.Delhi. 
College of Art, N. Delhi.
Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi, Jaipur.
State Gallery of Modern Art, Jaipur.
Jaipur Development Authority, Jaipur.
Rupankar Museum, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
 Kala Akademi, Goa. 
College of Art, Goa.
Faculty of Fine art, M.S. University, Baroda.
Sahu Jain , N.Delhi. 
Vikas Minar , N. Delhi.
Rajasthan Housing Board, Jaipur.
Officers Training School, Jaipur.
Irigation Dept., Jaipur. 
Secratriat , Govt of Rajasthan, Jaipur 
West Zone Culture Centre, Udaipur. 
Dairi Development Co., Jaipur. 
RajasthanPublicService C Ajmer.
Mohendra & Mohendra.
HUDCO, N. Delhi.
Dabar India, N.Delhi.
J.K. Industries, N.Delhi.
The Great Eastern Shipping Co., Mumbai. 
Hotel Sea Rock, Mumbai.
Tajmahal Hotel, Mumbai.
Grindlays Bank, Mumbai.
Zenith India , Mumbai.
U.P.State Lalit Kala Akademi , Lucknow.
Jawahar Kala Kendra , Jaipur.
Maxmuller Bhavan, Colcotta.
Gallery Chitrakoot, Colcotta.
ICICI Bank , Jaipur.
Sanghi group of Industries ,Sanghi Nagar , Hydrabad.
Municipal Museum Gyor, Hungary.
Geb Art, Zalaegerszeg,Hungary.
And Paintings , Prints and Drawings  are in many public and private collections in India and Abroad.