Exhibitions

2017 – ‘Envisage’; Kanoria Gallery for Arts, Ahmedabad, Chaap Art Gallery
2015 – ‘Fragments of Camouflage’; Anika’s Kati Roll, Hoboken, NY, US
2014 - Group Show and Auction at Lalit Kala Akademi and at The Marriot Goa Resort, Tara Trust, Goa, 2014
2014 - Group Show – Resist, Reinterpret, Recontruct, Recontextualise, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U., Baroda
2013 - Fluid, A group show of water colors, The Site, 779, GIDC, Makrapura, Vadodara
2013 - March - 'Baroda March', Coomaraswamy Hall, Rukshaan arts, Mumbai
2013 - January - ' Prayas' - A community Art Project, 4 - member core group, Vadodara, (http://prayasbaroda.wordpress.com/)
2012 - September - 'United Art Fair (UAF)', Pragati  Maidan, New Delhi
2012 - April -3 person Group Show ‘Narrative Suggestions’, Lalitkala Akademi, New Delhi
2011 - September- Group Show ‘Movement, Medium Metaphor’, NIV Art Centre, New Delhi
2011 - January- Group Show ‘3 For’, Jaaga, (www.jaaga.in) Bangalore
2010 - August - Group show 'Rush', at TSAR ‘The Strand Art Room’, Colaba, Mumbai
2010 - 21st July - 4th August - Group show 'Foliage Folio', "choreographed" by Ravi Shah at Protospace, Bangalore
2010 -'Around a Tree'- URBAN TREE FESTIVAL, June 2010, Artists, activists, http://katte-beingathome.blogspot.in/2010/06/maragala-meravanige-mobile-poster.html, Bangalore
2010 - 5th - 7th March - Solo Exhibition of paintings 'Camouflage', at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U., Vadodara
2009 -21st 9 - 24th May - Group show 'View Between the Trees', hosted by NeoKala.com, The Online Gallery, at Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore
2008 - 2009- December 19th – January 29th - Group show 'Once upon a Time' at TSAR ‘The Strand Art Room’, Colaba, Mumbai
2007 - May - Exhibited painting at juried show titled 'I/WE: Case Studies' curated by Avantika Bava at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)-Atlanta, Defoor Centre in Atlanta, Georgia from May 17-27,
2007.2006 - June - Painting exhibited at 'Some of Our Own' a summer exhibition hosted by a leading US law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York (Displayed from June - September 2006)
2006 -April - Exhibited paintings at 'Thought Fox - the design Collaborative' (www.thoughtfox.net) - Open studios, Malleshwaram, Bangalore
2006 -June - Part of a group exhibition at 'Chapelle Saint Saveur, Place Corentin Celton', Paris, From 19th to 25th May 2006 organized by Media India, Paris and Art Mantram, Bangalore. Thereafter paintings were exhibited at different venues in Paris.

1998 to 1999 - Paintings exhibited at the Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore, India
1998 -March - Paintings exhibited at 'OJUS' - an exhibition of paintings from 2nd - 10th March and sculptures by a 5 member group at the Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India.

Art Camps & Workshops


2011 - July-September- 'International Artist Residency', NIV Art Centre, New Delhi
2010 -September - Participant, Curation Theory Workshop, conceptualised by Prof. Shivji Panikkar & Mr. Santhosh Sadanand, ACUA, Vadodara
2007 - December - Art Camp at Kara Ghoda, Kutch, Gujarat; organised by Ranjit Contractor
2006 - May- Took part in a 6 group painting camp in Paris organized by Media India, Paris & Art Mantram, Bangalore
2006 -January- May - Worked at 'Thought Fox - the design Collaborative' - studio at Malleshwaram, Bangalore
1997 - October, Mural co-designed at the Air Force Officers Mess, Vishwavihar Campus, Bangalore, India
1997 -August - Participant, 3 Day Workshop on Architecture and Visual Art, organized by the Forum for Urban Design, Built -Heritage Architecture and Visual Arts, Tirthahalli, Karnataka
1997 -July - Resource Person, 5 Day Workshop on Painting, organized by the Indian Institute of Fine Arts, Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore


Educational Qualifications


2000 - Masters in Fine Arts (M.F.A) specializing in Art Criticism from the MS University, Baroda, India, - Produced a thesis on Art Historian and Orientalist "A.K. Coomaraswamy and the Politics of Representation" (with a special focus on the 'Sati' ritual, a widow burning ritual in India and visuals on this topic)
1998 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) specializing in Painting from the Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India

Professional Experience
2014 (Jan) to September 2017- Artist Relation Manager for India (ARM ) - "Artist Pension Trust" (APT) ( www.aptglobal.org )
2000 (Oct) to 2006 (May) - Art Representative with Saffronart (www.saffronart.com), a portal company that promotes contemporary Indian art worldwide. Saffronart is headquartered in Mumbai, India. I worked as a Bangalore City Representative in south India. My role involved sourcing art works from galleries and identifying artists to enable online sales / auctions of paintings. I also handled logistical matters such as the shipment of paintings to the head office in Mumbai.
2003 (Oct) to 2006 (Sep)- Worked as a consultant for MAHITI (www.mahiti.org) on a project that dealt with research and documentation of 'Information Communication & Technology' in the small-scale sector and support organisations including Bangalore and the rest of Karnataka. The project was in colloboration with the University of Manchester. It involved traveling to various locations in Karnataka, and interviewing numerous entrepreneurs from various sectors following which I documented them, and these case studies are published in 'Hand Books' produced as a result of these studies.
2000, June to July - Contract Creative Art Consultant for CDS International Limited, Bangalore where, among other assignments, designed websites


Writing and Publications


2000 to 2011 - Authored a number of art-related articles on contemporary art for various catalogues and publications including:

Deccan Herald (A leading English daily newspaper in South India with a circulation of more than 600,000)
Art India (An art magazine with a wide circulation in India)
Vijay Times (An English daily newspaper with a circulation of more than 400,000 - recently acquired by the Times Group)
Inside Outside (Described by some as India's premier architectural/landscaping/art & design magazine)
Art reviews and Interviews for the Saffron Art website
Several catalogues for exhibitions held by various artists