did his Diploma in Drawing and Painting from Abhinava Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune, in 1987, and completed his Post - Diploma in Creative Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda.
He has lectured in the Department of Painting Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda from 1995 to 1988 and was Visiting Faculty in Graphic Design At the National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad.
He has had seven solo exhibitions namely, “Connexion” Recent Paintings at Shridharini Art Gallery, New Delhi, by Sakshi Gallery, 2007. “Recent paintings and Video Installation” Sakshi Gallery,-Mumbai, 2005. “Recent Paintings” The Rijksakademie van beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, 2003. “Birthmarks” exhibition of recent paintings, Sakshi Gallery,-Mumbai, 2003. “Invasion of Space” Sakshi Gallery,-Mumbai and Bangalore. 1999. “Rethinking Thinking”,-Gallery 7 Mumbai, 1997. and “Drawings” Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.University, Baroda, 1991.
He has participated in numerous art exhibitions from 1993 onwards as “Palette 2011” at Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.,2011. “Evolve” 10th Anniversary Show, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2010. “BAPU”, Curated by Gayatri Sinha at Saffron Art Gallery in Association with Berkeley Square Gallery, 2009. “ The Journey” curated by Kalpana Shah at New York Academy Of Art, New York USA and “Art For Concern” Concern India Foundation, Mumbai, 2008. “Diverse Idioms”, Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong, 2007. “The Art Edge”Organized by Geetu Hinduja & Anupa Mehta, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and“Aqua, Aubergine, Slate” group show by Gallery Espace, New Delhi & The Fine Art Company, Mumbai in 2006. “Span”, group show at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, 2005. Asian Art Fair, Sumukha Gallery in Singapore, 2004. “2D-3D” Exhibition Presented by Indian Contemporary at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong, 2003. “Creative Space”,Sakshi Gallery at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 2002. “Excerpts from My Diary Pages”, Group Show, Fine Art Company, Mumbai, 2001.
He was awarded the Residency at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten by the Dutch Ministry of Education Culture and Science, Amsterdam, in 2002 and 2003, and the Junior Fellowship by Human Resource Development Ministry, for the year 2000-2002.
He lives and works in Baroda-Gujarat, India.
CLOUDS 22”x 30” - watercolour and gouache on paper - 2012