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Born in 1966, Kerala, India.
                                                                    
 
QUALIFICATION
 
National Diploma in Fine Arts, from R.L.V. College of Fine Arts, Kerala
 
 
RESIDENCY PROGRAMME
 
2007    Aicon Gallery New York, U.S.A.
2000 Banff Centre for Arts, Alberta, Canada.
1998 Apparao Galleries, New Delhi, India.
1997 Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, India.
1994-98 Cholamandal Artists Village, Chennai, India
.1993 Mahdavan Nair Foundation, India.
 
 
AWARDS AND SCOLARSHIPS
 
1998 National Award, National Academy of Arts, New Delhi, India. 
1997 Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, India.
1996 Artist of the Month, Max Muller Bhavan, Chennai, India.
1995 Kerala Lalith Kala Academy, India.
1994-95 Arnawaz Vasudev Trust, Chennai, India.
1993 Madhavan Nair Foundation, Kochi, India.
 
 
CAMPS
 
2012 Art Chennai – Taj Residency Chennai.
2012 Indo – Asean Art Camp at Darjeeling organized by ICCR.
2011 Marve Artist Camp organized by Harsh Goenka.
2011 Art Camp organized by Art Chennai at Kodaikanal.
2011 Oberoi Camp organized by Vipu Kappor
2010    Art camp, Egypt, organized by gallery Ragini, New Delhi
2010 Art Chennai - Taj Residency Chennai
2010 Art Camp organized by ITC at Cambodia
2010    Art camp organized by Rai foundation in Turkey
2009 Art camp in Shilma organized by snow ball arts, Mumbai.
2009 Art camp in Bhimtal organized by Rai Foundation.
2009 Art camp in Spain curated by Anupa Mehta. 
2008    Art Camp in Europe (Austria, Spain, Monaco, France, Italy and Slovakia)  Organized by Painting Mahal Jaipur.   
2007 Art Camp in Switzerland organized by Vinod Sharma.
2007 Art Camp in Turkey organized by The Shrine Gallery New Delhi.
2006 Indigo blue art Singapore, in New Zealand.
2006 The Holi camp, Global Arts Village, New Delhi.
2005 Mukti Art Centre, Pondichery, India. 
2005 Marve artist camp, organized by Harsh Goenka.
 
 
SOLO SHOWS
 
2009   Aicon Gallery New York.
2008 Pallet Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2006 Pallet Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2000 The Other Gallery, Banff Centre for Arts, Canada.
1999 Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi, India.
1996 Artist of the month Max Muller Bhavan Chennai, India.
1992 Gallery of Contemporary Art Kochi, India.
1991 Gallery of Contemporary Art Kochi, India.
 
 
TWO MAN SHOWS
 
2010 Fables & History, Nyva Gallery New Delhi.
2007 Kashi Art Gallery, Fort Kochi Kerala India.
2005 Viart Gallery, New Delhi, India.
1998 Apollo Apparao Gallery Mumbai, India.
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2013    Confluence des Arts at Gallery Artchill, Amber Fort, Jaipur.
2012 Merging Metaphors, Indo – Asean Residency exhibition at Patna, India
2012 Art for humanity organized by “Citizens for Justice and Peace” Mumbai, India.
2012 Group show, organized by OED Cochin.
2012 The Gau art Project at Academy of Fine arts and Literature. 
2011 Delhi Art Fair, New Delhi.
2012 Infinity-Group show at Apparao Galleries, Aman Hotel New Delhi.
2011 Chianciano Art Museum Biennale, Italy.
2011 Art Tiger project organized by Seven Arts Ltd.
2011 The Tiger- Polka Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2011 Group Show at Pallet Gallery .
2011 Group show at Art Alive Gallery.
2011 The Mug Project organized by Mrs.Maneka Gandhi.
2011 Ten years Swarovski in India at Austrian Embassy, New Delhi.
2010 Surviving sagas, Gallery Ashna, New Delhi.
2010 Carpet show, organized by Ms.Maneka Gandhi, New Delhi.
2010    Whole – Groups show by Indigo Blue, Singapore.
2010    Cardiology, Samsara art Gallery, Mumbai.
2010    Creating Common wealth, organized by Gallery Ragini, New Delhi.
2010 CLTR+Refresh, Gallery Pigment, At Tunino , New Delhi.
2010 Delhi Art Summit Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
2010    Next, Organized by India contemporary   Gallery at Amelia Johns Contemporary Art Gallery Hong Kong.
2009    Far and Wide … Everywhere you look… curated by Archana B Sapra at Chawla Art Gallery ,New Delhi.
2009    Delhi Art Summit at  Pragati Maidan , New Delhi.
2009 PAC Gallery Cincinatti , USA.       
2009 1x1 Gallery, Dubai.
2008 Ananya, Bajaj Art Capital curated by Ms. Sushma Behl at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2008 Continnum, show curated by Ms.Sushma Behl at the Hyatt Regency,New Delhi, India.
2008 Pravah art pilgrim, New Delhi India.
2008 Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong, show curated by Ms. Bhawana  Kakkar.
2008 Trident Hilton, Gurgaon, India show curated by Ms. Bhawana Kakkar.
2008 Annual show Indigo Blue, Singapore.
2007    Reading paint, Sunflower Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand.
2007    The Eye within, the Shrine Gallery, New Delhi India.
2007    Emerging India, the Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art London presented by Art Alive gallery and S.A. Fine arts London.
2007 Harvest, Arushi art, New Delhi India.
2007 India on Canvas, New Delhi.
2007 Round and Round curated by Ms.Sushma Behl, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India. 
2007 High on Art, curated by Ms.Bhavana Kakkar, India Habitat Centre, New   Delhi.                 
2007 Meandering Membranes, Empire and the Shrine art gallery. Kolkotta India.
2007 Gallery Kolkotta, India.
2007 Similarities curated by Ms. Anupama Mehta at Lans Downe Gallery Mumbai, India.
2007 Contemporary Art Show in Paris presented by Arushi Art.
2006 Annual show, Viart gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2006 New Paradigms III, Threashold Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2006 Real 2006, India Habitat centre, New Delhi India.
2006 Compensation, Travancore Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2006 Art Indus gallery at Sridharani Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2006 Art for Prabhat India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2006 Kushii a charitable show and Auction at British Ambassadors House, New Delhi, India.
2006 Darbal Hall, Kochi, Kerala, India.
2006 Infinit-us, Planet Gallery, Gurgaon, India.
2006 Satyagraha, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi. 
2006 Kizo Art Gallery, South Africa.
2005 The second coming. Tao gallery, Mumbai, India.
2005 Eternal Recurrence, Hotel Sangri la, New Delhi, India.
2005 Art for Prabhat, Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2005 Eliments – Travancore House, New Delhi, India.
2005 Double-Enderes, Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
2005 Vadera Gallery, New Delhi. 
2005 Sumuka Gallery, Bangalore. 
2005 Lalit Kala Gallery, Kochi India.
2005 In-cynque – Pallet Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2005 India Festival, Milan, Italy.
2004 “The Twilight Zone of Digital Divide” an evening with visuals, sounds and objects, West end, New Delhi, India. 
2004 Suvernarekha – golden jubilee celebration, National Akademy of Arts, Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi, India.
2004 Virat Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2004 Definitively Provisional –II Copenhagen, Denmark.
2004 11th Asian Art Biannale, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2004 Indian artist for France-French Embassy, New Delhi, India.
2004 Median-Epiques Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2004 There is a place in the sun- Krishna’s collection gallery, New Delhi, India.
2003 Dream Unrealised –Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi, India.
2003 Definitively Provisional ‘Whitechapel Project Space. Landon.
2003 Invasion, open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2003 Krishna’s Collections Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2003 Ashoka Hotel, Bangalore, India.
2002 Rangeela Sadak, College of Art, Chandigarh, India.
2002 CAN Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2002 HEAT Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India.
2001 Art for Prabhat, Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi, India.
2001 Welcome Mariot, New Delhi, India
2001 Budha Smiled Again, Intach Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2001 Millennium Show, Arushi Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
2001 Small but significant, Academy of Fine Arts, and Literature, New Delhi, India.
2001 Diva Art cafe, Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi, India.
2000 Harmony Show, Mumbai, India.
1999 Art Junction, New Delhi, India.
1999 Miami Art Festival, Sponsored by Jacob Karpio Gallery Costa Rica.
1998 Midnight Art Bazar, Park Royal, New Delhi, India.
1998 41st National Academy Exhibition, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi, India.
1998 All India Drawing Exhibition, Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy, Jaipur, India.
1997 Art wear Show Hussain Doshi Gufa, Ahmedabad, India.
1997 Herwitz Gallery, Ahmedabad, India.
1997 An Ode to independence, Post Card Exhibition, Habitat Centre, India and Air Gallery, London.
1997 Gallery 47, London.
1996 Quay Side Gallery, London.
1996 Lalit Kala Academy Regional Exhibition, Chennai, India.
.1996 Art for Hope, National Exhibition, Bangalore, India.
1995 Kerala State Annual Exhibition, Kochi, India.
1994 Vimonisha Art Gallery, Chennai, India.
 
 
AUCTIONS
 
2012 Kushi- India on Canvas.
2011 Art for Concern Taj Hotel Mumbai.
2010 Plan India, Italian Embassy New Delhi.
2009    Kushi- India on Canvas Delhi.
2007 Kushi-India on Canvas Mumbai.
2007 Ashray Art, Charity Art Auction New Delhi.
2007 Art curial, Paris, France.
2006 Kushi- India on Canvas, New Delhi.
 
 
COMMISSION WORKS
 
Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India
Commissioned for stamp designing, Philately, Postal Department, Govt. of India