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1944  :   Born Hyderabad A.P
1967  :   Diploma in Applied Arts and Design, College of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad
1967-68  :   Sculpture, College of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad
1970-72  :   Specialization in Ceramics under Jyotsna Bhatt, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda

Solo Exhibitions
1978  -   Urja Art Gallery, Baroda
1982  -   Urja Art Gallery, Baroda
1984  -   Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. Art Heritage, New Delhi
1985  -   Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad. Max Mueller Bhavan, Pune
1988  -   Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1989  -   Yohan Dept.Stores Brunei
1990  -   Art Heritage, New Delhi. Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1996  -   Art Heritage, New Delhi
2000  -   Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2003  -   Art Heritage, New Delhi
2004  -   ABS, BAYERS Art Gallery, Baroda. Khullar Farm, Delhi.

Group Exhibitions
1981  -   Asian and Australian Bowl Exhibition, Lalit Kala Studio, Delhi
1982  -   National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi
1985  -   Roopankar Museum, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
1986  -   Indian Triennale of International Art, Delhi
1987  -   National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi. OBIDOS International Biennale, Portugal
1988  -   National Biennale of Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
1989  -   Potters Exhibition, Singapore.
1990  -   3rd World Ceramic Triennale, Zagreb, Yugoslavia
2005  -   2nd Beijing International Art Biennale, China
2005  -   Ceramic Group Show, Gallery Navya, Delhi
2006  -   Ceramic Group Show, Gallery Ganesha, Delhi. Inaugural Group Show, Red Earth Gallery, Vadodara. Sculptors Group Show, Akar Prakaar Gallery, Kolkata 2007  -   4th World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

Commissions Public Places
1976  -   Mural for Sardar Patel Planetarium, Baroda
1986  -   Copper Chimney Restaurant, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
1987  -   Hotel Ashok Executive, Pune. Copper Chimney Restaurant, Worli, Mumbai
1988  -   Copper Chimney Restaurant, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai
1990  -   Mural for Transpek Industry’s Entrance Lobby, Baroda
1991  -   Mural for Jewel of India Restaurant, Manhattan, New York. Large Stupa Series pots for Hyatt Regency, Delhi
1992  -   Mural / Mosaic Atrium, Krishna Taj Resdiency, Hyderabad
1993  -   Majorda Resort, Goa
1994  -   Mural for I.R.S. Powai, Mumbai. Copper Chimney, Chennai
1995  -   Mural for Shalimar Hotel, Mumbai
1996  -   Mural / Pottery for Raheja Resort, Mumbai. Mural for Chopsticks, Asiad Village, Delhi
1997  -   Mural American Study Centre, Delhi
1998  -   Mural and Columns for Hotel Spice Island, Chennai. Ceramic mosaic facade of a shopping centre, Hyderabad
2003  -   Ceramic art works for Coco Palms restaurant, D.L.F.Gurgaon. Odyssey Restaurant, Sahara Mall, D.L.F. Gurgaon. Mural for Apartment Lobby Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Mural for Bayers Art Gallery, Baroda. “TREE OF LIFE” mural, Amigo Securities Pvt. Ltd., Baroda
2005  -   Ceramic mural ‘flying-birds’, Ashoka Restaurant, Nagpur
2006  -   ‘Seedling’ murals, at IFFCO Sadan, Saket, Delhi (1000 sq.ft. area)

Camps / Workshops

1983  -   Co-ordinator Ceramic Camp, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai
1984  -   Participation in Ceramic Camp, Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow
1985  -   Conducted Ceramic camp, Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad and Pune
1986-87  -   Invited by J. Swaminathan to set up and start ceramic workshop, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
1989  -   Participation at the World Ceramic Symposium, Arandjolc, Yugoslavia and La’sal
1989  -   Conducted workshop at College of Fine Arts, Singapore
1991  -   Invited as an Expert to build the kiln and wheels, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda
1998  -   Participation in ceramic workshop, Kundra, Kerala
1999  -   Conducted Ceramic Mural workshop, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda
2000  -   Conducted a design workshop in Terracota, Bicholim, Goa
2001  -   Workshop in Lalit Kala.Academy, Kolkata
2003  -   Participation in Artists’ Camp, Egypt & Malaysia
2004  -   Potters and Sculptors camp, J.D.C.A., Bhuvaneshwar, Orissa. Artists Camp, Singapore. Art camp, sponsored by Shrishti Art Gallery, Calicut, Kerala. International artists workshop at Istanbul , Turkey
2005  -   Silk Route, Art Camp, sponsored by ‘Uttarayan’, Vadodara in China
2006  -   Conducted mural workshop, Nigran, Spain. Sculptors camp sponsored by Gallery 88, Kolkata. Artist’s Camp, sponsored at Marriot, Mumbai. Travel workshop in Morocco, organized by Popular Prakashan, Mumbai
2007  -   Travel workshop, Phuket, Thailand
2007  -   Artist-in-resident program

1970  -   Awarded Andhra Pradesh L.K.A. to study ceramics in Baroda
1981  -   Reasearch grant by Lalit Kala Academy to work in Garhi, Delhi
1987  -   Medallion & Trophy at OBIDOS International Biennale, Portugal
1989  -   Honoured for creativity in ceramics by Ceramics World Symposium, Yugoslavia
1990  -   Honourable degree at 3rd World Ceramics Triennale, Zagreb, Yugoslavia. Elected as a member of International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva
1998  -   Awarded senior fellowship by H.R.D. department of culture, G.O.I., Delhi
2004  -   National Academy Award for Ceramics, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi

National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi
Museum of Arandjlovac,Yugoslavia
Roopankar museum, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
Indian Embassy, Portugal
Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi

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