1968 - Born in Bangalore. 1988 - BFA (Painting), College of Fine Arts, Bangalore. 1990 -
MFA (Print Making), Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda.
1995 - MA (English literature), Mysore University.
1991 - Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai. l994 - Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore and
Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai. 1997 - Venkatappa Art Gallery and Crimson Art Resources,
Bangalore, and Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.
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, Bangalore.
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
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
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.
Working as visiting faculty at Dept. of Architecture R.V.C.E Bangalore.