Born January 5, 1924 Kota, Rajasthan. India.
1946 Fine Art Diploma (1948) and D.T.T. from School of Arts & Crafts, Jaipur.
1953 Government Diploma (Painting) Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai.
1961-62 Attended Slade College of Arts, University College, London.
1955 M.A. Hindi (Lit.) .
1970,1971 Attended All India Art Teachers Sequential Camp, Mumbai.
1967 Attended Fresco and Mural Camp, Banasthali Vidyapeeth.
Attended innumerable seminars and workshops at various Universities.
1960,1961,1963,1964,1965 & 1968 Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy.
1978-79, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar.
1983, 1986 & 1990 All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi.
1988 National Award by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
2007 Awarded as “Kala Ratna”, New Delhi.
Elected the ‘FELLOW’ by Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy.
1984 Veteran Artist’s honor by A.I.F.A.C.S. New Delhi.
2007 ‘Kala Ratna’ award by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
ONE MAN & GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur, Alwar, Delhi, Mumbai, Madras, Chandigarh, Bangalore and Calcutta, Japan, Moscow, Brazil, Algeria etc.
Participated in all major Art Exhibitions held in India which include All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi; Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar; Oriental Society and Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta; U.P.Academy; Bombay Art Society; Drawing exhibitions organised by Govt Museums and Art Gallery, Chandigarh; Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy and Central Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi.
1986 SARC Festival
1986 Painters’ camp at Mandav, M.P.
1986 Painters’ camp Karnataka Academy.
1995 Aaj, Udaipur.
1996 ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi, Jawahar Kala Kendra’s, Painters’ camp held at WZCC, Udaipur & Art camp at Agra,
Between 1970 -1990 Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy and Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi .
Between 1996 -1998 All India artists’ camp of fellows of Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy .
1998 Veteran Artists’ camp – Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy & West Zone Culture Centre.
1998 50 years Celebration camp - West Zone Culture Centre & North Zone Culture Centre.
2003 Artist camp at Hyderabad, organized by WWF.
2003 Artist camp at Kurukshetra University.
2003 Artist camp at Bhuvaneshwar, organized by Reflection of Another Day.
2004 Artist camp at Bikaner sponsored by AIFACS, New Delhi.
2004 Artist Camp at Amritsar.
2005 All India camp at Jaipur organized by Juneja Art Gallery.
2007 Art camp- and seminar, Dayal Bagh University ,Agra.
2007 Art Camp – HRC Management Institute, Jaipur
National Artists camp at Le Meridien Jaipur, organized by Gallery Artchill.
1986 Moscow-Veteran Artists of India.
1986 VI Triennale.
1987 Sao-Paulo-International Biennale.
1989 Havana-International Biennale. (Deputed Commissioner for Indian Section),
1992 Bharat Bhavan Biennale.
1992 Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, Silver Jubilee Exhibition.
1992 Global Forum , Shimane Artists Conference, Japan , .
1992 One man Show at KYOTO (Japan) organised by Shimin Gaiko Association.
1993 Cultural Dept. Japan & Shimin Giako Assoc. Joint Exhibition at Kobe (JAPAN).
National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Academy, Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy Modern Art Gallery, Artchill Museum Collection, Chandigarh Museum, Govt. Museum Jaipur, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Governer’s house Jaipur, Maharao Bhim Singh Kota, H.H. Jawahar, Kamani Bros., Bajaj Enterprises, Taj group, Larson and Turbo, Union Carbide, Steel Authority of India, Air India, CRY, Jawahar Kala Kendra - Jaipur and Several other private collections in India and abroad. YAMASO BIJITSU Art Gallery, Kyoto,