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 Born in Thrissur, Kerala, 1966

Currently lives and works in Bangalore    

  • MFA in 1995 and BFA in 1992 form Kalabhavan, Santiniketan, West Bengal, 1995.

Award & Scholarships

  • Kanoria Scholarship for Print Making, 1997.
  • Junior Fellowship, research in fiber art, 97-99, Awarded by Department of Culture, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Kerala State Lalit Kala Academy award 1997-98.
  • Cultural Scholarship (93/95) Awarded by Department of Culture, Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi.
  • Honorable Mention, West Bengal State Exhibition, Calcutta Information Centre, 1992.
  • Merit scholarship. Kalabhavan, Santhiniketan, 89-94
  • Round Table 38 Calcutta, 1987-92

Solo  and Two Persons Shows

  • Viart Gallery, New Delhi, 2007
  • Two Persons Show at Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore, Nov., 2007.
  • Two Persons Show at Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi, April, 2007.
  • Two Persons Show at Kashi art gallery, Kochi, March-2003
  • National Human Rights conference at M.R.A. Centre, Panchagani, Maharashtra, 2000 – 01.
  • Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad presented by Kerala Lalithkala Academy, 2000.
  • Two Persons Show, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, 1997.

Major Group Shows

  • Trends & trivia an Indian story…visual arts centre Kennedy Road, Hong Kong. March 2008
  • Trends.. hotel Trident  new delhi march 2- 2008
  • Group show, Avanthay contemporary, Zurich Feb. 2008
  • Young contemporary of India-Jan-08, gallery Kolkata, Kolkatta
  • Annual show Gallery MEC-Feb. 08, New Delhi
  • Group Show at Gallery One x One, Dubai, Dec. 2007
  • Emerging India, a group show of young contemporary artists, organized by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi & S. A. Fine Arts, London, at The Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, Aug. 2007
  • ‘Harvest‘ annual show, Gallery Arushi Arts, new Delhi, Aug. 2007
  • Art works on paper, show curated by Niyatee Shinde, at Gallery Articulate, Mumbai, Aug. 2007.
  • Generation Next, New Trends in Contemporary Indian Art, group show organized by Art Alive gallery, Visual Art Centre, New Delhi, Aug. 2007.
  • Art for Prabhat, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, July 2007.
  • Summer show 2007, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, June 2007
  • Art for freedom, a rare London auction of leading Indian Artists, Asia House London, organised by Tehelka, June 2007.
  • Inaugural show, Gallery Kolkata, May 2007.
  • Group show Srishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, May 2007.
  • Reading Paint, inaugural show at Soul Flower Gallery, Bangkok, April 2007
  • Art inaugural show at Taj Westend, Bangalore, March 2007
  • Waging peace, at Arts For Peace Gallery, New York, Jan. to March 2007
  • The big draw exhibition of black and white works, at Crimson and The Art Resource, Bangalore, Jan. 2007
  • Rock+music+art Group show organized by Gallery Art Resource, Mumbai, Dec. 2006
  • Compensation for what has been lost, curated  show at Travancore Art Gallery, Nov. 2006
  • Paper flute...Works on paper at Gallery espace, curated by Johny . M. L, Oct. 2006
  • ‘Waging Peace’ international Exhibition curated by Troy West and Claudia Flynn, Rhode Island, USA, Oct. 2006
  • Three Persons Show at VIART Art Gallery, New Delhi, Oct. 2006
  • Gandhi Satyagraha Centenary Exhibition, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi and  Kizo Gallery, Durban, South Africa, Curated by Jayaram Poduval, Sept. 2006. 
  • Real 2006, India Habitat centre, New Delhi, May 2006.
  • The Second Coming - the Quotable Stencil - Part Two, curated by Himanshu Desai, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2005.
  • Fly high my beloved birds -Tribute to Ashokan Poduval, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2005.
  • National Exhibition, New Delhi, (organized by Central Lalitkala Academy), 1998.
  • National Exhibition, Bangalore (organized by Central Lalitkala Academy), 1997.
  • All India Art Biennale of Rajasthan, 1997.
  • State exhibitions, Kerala State Lalitkala Academy, 1996-97.
  • All India Exhibition, Birla Academy, Calcutta, 1996.
  • Group Show, Rabindra Bhavan Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1996.
  • Eastern India Print Biennale, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, 1995.
  • Print Today, Bangalore, 1993.
  • Five Young Artists from Santiniketan sponsored by Round Table 38, Birla Academy , Calcutta, 1992.

Workshops conducted               

  • Lecture and Demonstration on Serigraphy at West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, March 1998.
  • Print Making Workshop conducted at Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, May 1999.
  • Lithographic Workshop conducted at College of Fine Arts, Thrissur, February 1999.
  • Space ‘n’ space, Workshop conducted at CEPT, Ahmedabad, 1999.
  • Lecture and demonstration on stage craft organized by THE HINDU Young world at Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi, May 2001
  • Art Wear  work shop  and Fashion show  conducted at NIFT, Bangalore, 2002
  • Workshop on Art, 2005, IIT, Madras.

Theatre experience

  • Visualized and directed few plays including Tagore, Samuel Backets, and Badal Sarkar’s etc
  • ‘Beyond the Vermillon Dreams’ an adaptation  of Kumaranasan’s and  Tagore’s  text,  performed at Natarani, Darpana Academy of Performing Arts, Ahmedabad.
  • ‘Notes from hand kerchief’s end’ performed at National Human Right Conference, at M.R.A. Centre, Panchagani, Maharashtra.
  • The ‘mud angel‘ performed at CEPT campus, Ahmedabad
  • Widely traveled, taught art and design in Kanoria, School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahmedabad and NIFT, Chennai and Bangalore
  • Major collections in India and abroad


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