Born 1956, Khoai, Tripura

Artist in residence at Ecole d' Art, Aix-en-Provence, France (1992-1995)
Post Graduate Diploma from M.S.University, Baroda (1980)
Fine Arts from the Viswa Bharati University, Santiniketan (1978)

Lives and works in Kolkata, India

Select Solo Exhibitions

2007 Drawing Centre, SoHo, USA
Where the Sand Meets the Sky, Bodhi Art Gallery, New York, USA
2004 Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA
2000 Thoughts Ricochet, Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
1999 Cima,Calcutta, India
1998 The Drawing Centre, New York, USA
1997 Gallery 7, Mumbai
1995 Ecole d' Art, Aix-en-Provence, France
1994 Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Calcutta
1992 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Sakshi Gallery, Madras
Gallery 7, Mumbai
1990 Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Calcutta
1989 Art Heritage, New Delhi
1983 Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
1982 Urja Art Gallery, Baroda

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Threshold: Forging Narratives in South Asian Contemporary Art, Aicon Gallery, New York
2008 Baroda: A Tale of Two Cities, (Part I), Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
Mapping Memories – 2, Painted Travelogues of Bali and Burma, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
Of Personal Narratives And Journeys, Bodhi Art, Gurgaon
Tales, Reflection and Constructs, Galerie 88, Kolkata
Excavations: Memory, Myth, Membrane, Art Musings, Mumbai
2007 New narratives: Contemporary Art from India, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago USA
2002 Perspecta, (by Galerie88 Kolkata), Sponsored by UBS at Rossi & Rossi Gallery, London
Secular Practice; Recent Art from India, organized by Hoopoe Curatorial, Optica, Montreal and
Vancouver, Canada
2001 New Works, Galerie88, Kolkata
Tramjatra, public art event organised by RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
1998 Multimedia-Art of the 90s, Cima Gallery, Calcutta
Group Show, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
Two Person Show, Nature Morte, New Delhi
Two Person Show, Apparao Gallery, Madras
Contemporary Indian Art, National Council for Cultural Arts & Letters- Al-Funoon Gallery,
Dhahiat Abdullah Al Salem, Kuwait
1997 Colors of Independence, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
Tryst with Destiny-Art from Modern India, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Summer Show, Academy of Fine Art and Culture, New Delhi
Asian Art Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ninth Triennial-India, Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
Major Trends in Indian Art, New Delhi
Fire & Life, organized by Asia Pacific at IMA, Brisbane, Canberra
Women Artists of India: A Celebration of Independence, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland
Group Show, Sydney
Gouache & Contemporary Painting, Gallery Art Motif, New Delhi
The Looking Glass Self – An Exhibition of Self Images, Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai
1996 Group Show, curated by Pranab Ranjan Ray, Art Today, New Delhi
Highlights, curated by CIMA Gallery at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Fire & Life, an international artists exchange residency between India & Australia
Two Person Show, Galerie 88, Calcutta
1995 Water Colours – A Broader Spectrum-1, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1992 Subjective Eye, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1991 Journey within Landscape, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1990 Indian Contemporary Artists, organized by MICA, Melbourne
Art Mosaic, Calcutta, Mumbai, New Delhi
Gadhya Parva Exhibition, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1989 Two Person Show organized by Indian Art Council at Horizon Gallery, UK
Group Show, Holland
Group Show, Chemould, Calcutta
Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Calcutta
1988 Group Show, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta
Group Show, Indian Council of Cultural Relations
Summer Show, Art Heritage, New Delhi
Summer Show, Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Calcutta
1987 Chitrakala, Group Show, Stockholm, Lund, organized by Festival of India and Kulturhuset,
1984-82-81 National Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta

Awards and Scholarships

1997 Honorable Mention Award, Asian Art Biennial, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1991 Scholarship, Government of France
1989 British Council Visitorship Grant
1988 Il Bharat Bhavan Biennial
1982 Elizabeth Green Shield Foundation Grant, Canada
1980 Bombay Art Society Award, Mumbai
All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi
1979 Government of India Cultural Scholarship
Silver Medal – Bombay Art Society
Gujarat Lalit Kala Akademi


Centre International Modern Art, Calcutta
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
Lalit Kala Akademi, Gujarat
Art Heritage, New Delhi
Ananda Bazar Group