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Passed out of the Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalay, in 1991, specializing in Portrait Painting. (G. D. Arts/ Drawing & Painting)

Passed out of the S.N.D.T. College, Pune in 1994 (M.A. in Painting).

Exhibitions participated in to date include:

2009 Reginal artist camp lalit kala akademi chennai

2008 ‘swayamsidhdha’ National women artist camp,Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. Inaugarated by resp. Sushma Swaraj 2008.

2007 ‘Fact & Fiction’ exhibition at SW1 Gallery, Victoria, London

2007 ‘beneath the surface’ exhibition at Waves Art Gallery, Pune 4th to 11th feb. 2007

2007 ‘Selective Reality’ duo exhibition at Ravindra Bhavan, Lalit kala Akademi, New Delhi 15th to 21st Jan. 2007.

2006 ‘Art India’ group exhibition at National Art Gallery, Colomba, Srilanka organized by Lalit kala Akademi 7th to 11th Oct. 2006.

2006 ‘TIME’ solo exhibition at Waves Art Gallery, Pune, 10th to 19th Feb., 2006.

2006 ‘Deccan Contemporay’ A group show, Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi, 30th Dec., 2005 to 5th Jan., 2006.

2005 ‘Color lines & Images’ along with artists from Bharat Bhavan, Inaugurated by eminent artist Manjit Bawa, Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi, 6th to 8th Sept., 2005

2005 "Ratapani" camp and exhibition, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal. 5th July to 31st July 2005.

2005 "Contemporary Indian Art" exhibition in Belgrade, Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade. 19th Nov. 2004 to 31st Jan. 2005.

2005 "Shishir 05" an exhibition of paintings by various young artists from the city of Pune, at Sudarshan art gallery,

Pune 17th January 2005. Eminent artist S.H. Raza visited the show.

2005 "Fabrics of Reality" Solo exhibition of fabric assemblage, Waves art gallery, Pune 21st January 2005.

2004 "Miniature Art Exhibition" An annual exhibition of miniature size paintings from artist in India,

organized by Bajaj Art Gallery, Nariman Point, Mumbai, 23rd August 2004.

2004 "Swarnarekha" exhibition of National and Triennale awardees (including Akbar Padamsee, Amar Nath Sehgal, Chintamani Kar, Jehangir Sabawala, K. G. Subramanyam, Krishen Khana, M. F. Husain, Paritosh Sen, Ram Kumar, Satish Gujaral, Sankhoo Chaudhuri, Shanti Dave, Somnath Hore, Tyeb Mehta, Prabhakar Barwe, Ambadas to name a few..) celebrating fifty years of Lalit kala akademi, 10th August 2004, Rabindra bhavan, New Delhi.

2004 "Magnetism" a group exhibition by Vaishali Oak, Anjali Gobel and Raju Sutar, At Waves Art Gallery, 31st January 2004, Pune.

2003 "Âmrüt – Ânubhâvã" first exhibition to show Fabric Assemblage from the series called "Time Scratches", Gallery Art-scapes, Sun-n-Sand, Pune, July 2003.

2003 "45th National exhibition of art" organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, at Guwahati(Assam),2003, and Hyderabad(Andhra Pradesh), 2003.

2002 "Art at Basho" an exhibition of paintings at Cafe Basho, Koregaon Park, Pune in November 2002.

2002 "Waking in the night" an exhibition of paintings based on a haiku by 17th Century Japanese poet Basho Matsua

at Cafe Basho, Koregaon Park, Pune in October 2002.

2001 "æxhibition of City Scapes" an Artists Documentation of Architectural heritage using Dry Pastel on Paper

at The Tea Center, Mumbai from 11th January 2001 to 31st December 2001.

2001 "Van Gogh/ Picasso Studies" an exhibition at Studio S, Pune in March 2001.

2000 "Old Face of New City" an Artists documentation of old architectural structures of Pune using Dry Pastel on Paper

at Café Sunrise in 2000.

1999 "Café Sunrise" an on-going exhibition at a Landmark Café (A typical "Irani" restaurant) in Pune, since 1999.

1998 "Festival of Paintings" a group show of 12 artists. Spanning 6 months 2 artists a month at Café Sunrise in 1998.

1998 "Art Exhibition" in the aid of Concern India Foundation at Holiday Inn Pune in 1998.

1998 "Art for Sustainable World" in the Aid of Narmada Bachao Aandolan held at Bal Gandharva Kaladalan, Pune in 1998.

1998 "Shakti" on the occasion of International Women's Day at Hotel Holiday Inn, Pune in 1998.

1997 "Café Sunrise" an on-going exhibition at a Café (A typical "Irani" restaurant) in Pune, in 1997.

1996 "Art Preview" organized by Lions Club Pune Parvati, at Royal Western India - Turf Club in 1996.

1995 "Rashtriya Kala Mela" at Bangalore in 1995.

1992 Painting Workshop held by Chitari Academy of Arts, at Ravindra Kala Kunj Pune in 1992.

1992 "Rashtriya Kala Mela" at Mumbai in 1992.

1989 "South Central Zone Exhibition of Art' at Nagpur in 1989.


Other activities:

"Informals Contemporary Art Activities" Group Paintings at various Public Locations in Pune during 1993.

"Homage to Miro" Dimension of Canvas 3' x 15'

"Breathe Art for Peace" on Mumbai Bomb Blasts 6' x 30'

"Pune Heritage" along with M. F. Husain on the opening of the Pune Festival 6' x 45'

Acclaim & Recognition:

"National Academy Award" For ' Flow of Death" (After Godhara), one of the fabric assemblage, instituted by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, on the occasion of 45th National exhibition of art 2002, At Guwahati.

Junior Fellowship by Govt. of India, Ministry of Culture, in the field of Visual Art for 2000-02.

Mid Day (Pune) "Achiever of the Week" in 2000-01

"Camlin Award" for Best Portrait in 1990.

Few private & corporate collectors apart from various collectors in India & abroad

The National Stadium, Balewadi, Pune

PRAJ House, Pune

Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd, Khadki, Pune

Metric Consultancy Ltd., Pune

Lalit Kala Academy, New delhi

Jobcurry.com, Pune & Mumbai

Arti Kirloskar, Private Collector, Pune

PYC Hindu Gymkhana sports club, Pune

Padmabhushan Shri Rajeev Sethi, Delhi.

Mrs Girard, wife of Ambassader France in India.


C/o Waves art gallery, ‘b’204, Parmar trade center,

Sadhu waswani chowk,

Pune 411001

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