October 14, 1956 - Mysore
1982 Post-diploma in Painting, Croydon School of Art and Design, United Kingdom.
1979 Diploma in Painting, College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2007 Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007 Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2003 ‘The Story of Five Posters’, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
2001 ‘Secret Life’, Art Inc. Gallery, New Delhi and Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore
1998 ‘Recent Works 1996-1998’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1996 Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
1995 Alliance Francaise, Chennai and Pondicherry
1994 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1994 Sakshi Gallery, Chennai
1992 Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore
1991 Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad
1991 Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1990 ‘Paintings’, Sakshi Gallery, Chennai
1990 ‘Paintings’, Grindlay’s Art Gallery, Chennai
1987 ‘Paintings and Drawings’, Sakshi Gallery, Chennai
1984 Show of prints, Woodstock Gallery, London
Selected Group Exhibitions
2009 'Bapu', presented by Saffronart in association with Berkeley Square Gallery, London
2008 'Frame Figure Field: 20th Century Modern and Contemporary Indian Art', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2007 ‘New Narratives: Contemporary Art from India’, Chicago Cultural Centre, Chicago
2007 ‘Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art’, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2007 ‘Tiger by the Tail ! Women Artists of India Transforming Culture’, Women’s Studies Research Centre (WSRC), Brandeis University, USA in partnership with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi
2007 ‘Experimenta 2007’, screening of Cutting Chai, a collaborative project funded by the India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore and Mumbai
2007 ‘Narratives of Strength and Survival’, archived at Hutheesingh, Visual Arts Gallery, Ahmedabad, part of Sach Ki Yaadein, Yadon Ki Sach, commemorating the Fifth Anniversary of the destruction in Gujarat.
2007 ‘Follow the Arrow’, Himmat Workshops, part of Moving People, World Social Forum, Nairobi
2005 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2006 Audio-Visual Presentation at Khoj and School of Art and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) Residency, IFA Funded, Khoj, New Delhi
2005 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico
2005 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
2005 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, Asia Society and Museum, New York
2005 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, Queens Museum of Art, New York
2004 ‘Edge of Desire: Recent Art in India’, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
2003 ‘diVERGE’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2003 ‘Sub-terrain’, House of World Cultures, Berlin
2003 ‘Body.City’, New Perspectives from India, House of World Cultures, Berlin
2003 ‘Witnessing to Silence: Art and Human Rights’, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia
2002 ‘The Banyan City’, Nazar Art Gallery, Baroda
2002 ‘Transfigurations’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2002 ‘Voices Against Violence’, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S University, Baroda
2002 ‘Creative Space’, Sakshi Gallery and India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
1997 The British Council Division, New Delhi
1997 Images Gallery, Bangalore
1996 ‘Recipes’, Eicher Gallery, New Delhi
1996 ‘The New South’, Delfina Gallery, London
1996 ‘East comes West’, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth, Great Britain
1991 Artists-Weavers', a show of tapestries, sponsored by the Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai
1991 ‘Artists for Helpage', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1991 'Touchstone'. Sakshi Gallery, Chennai and Bangalore.
1990 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1985 'Print-making in India', Festival of India in the U.S.A
1985 'Co-organized' Contemporary Miniatures', Chennai
1979 Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
1991 Annual Exhibition, Tamilnadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu
1990 Regional Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy
1990 National Exhibition, New Delhi.
1989 National Exhibition, New Delhi
1987 Regional Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy.
1986 National Exhibition, New Delhi
1983 Annual Exhibition, Kerala Kala Peetam, Kochi
1982 Annual Exhibition, Tamilnadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu.
1982 Annual Exhibition, Kerala Kala Peetam, Kochi
Honours and Awards
2000 Residency at Khoj International Artists’ Workshops, New Delhi.
1998 Residency at Kuona Trust (Nairobi National Museum), Kenya.
1996 Residency at Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris.
1996 Residency at Shaddon Mills Visual Arts Centre, Carlisle.
1996 Residency at Charlotte Mason College, Lancaster University, Ambleside.
1996 Residency at Gasworks Studios, London.
1996 French Government Scholarship.
1996 Charles Wallace Grant to work at Gasworks Studios.
1989 Ministry of Culture Fellowship for Artists.
1988 Central Lalit Kala Akademi Research Grant.
1989-91 Fellowship for outstanding artists in the field of the Plastic Arts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India
1988-89 Central Lalit Kala Akademi Research Grant.