BORN

1977

  • Narayangaon, India

EDUCATION

2005

  • M.F.A., Painting, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

1997

  • B.F.A., Illustration and Advertising, Directorate of Art, Maharashtra State, India

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2005-08

  • M.F.A. Directed Study Advisor, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016     Chill, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2014     Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Recent Figurative Works, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
             Visible Transparency - Exquisite Gardners, San Francisco Museum of Craft &              Design, San Francisco, CA
             Winter/Spring Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA (two person                          exhibition)
             Crowd, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013     Dialalogue, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Silent Conversations, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2012     Figures and Portraits, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
             Legacy In Contimuum: Bay Area Figuration, Bakersfield Museum of Art,                        Bakersfield, CA
2011     Pune to San Francisco, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Painterly Painters,Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2010     Constructing the Figure, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
             Los Angeles Art Fair, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
             LandsCApes: Glimpses of Everyday California, de Saisset Museum, Santa                  Clara, CA

2009     Reincarnation, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Faces, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
             Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2008

  • “Painterly Painting: The Next Level,” The Art Museum at Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
  • Annual Juried Competition, Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA

2007

  • “Artists Council 39th National Juried Exhibition,” Palm Springs Museum, CA
  • “A Quite Town,” Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “Landscapes: Rural and Urban Realities,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
  • “A Quite Town,” 199 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA

2006

  • Juried Show, Selection, Mayor’s Office at City Hall, San Francisco, CA
  • 71st National Juried Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY

2005

  • 625 Sutter St. Gallery, Academy of University Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Juried Show, Selection, District Attorney’s office, San Francisco, CA
  • 20th SoHo-Chelsea International Art Competition, Agora Gallery, New York, NY

2004

  • Art Span, Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco Open Studios, San Francisco, CA
  • International Juried Show, The World Trade Center, Jakarta, Indonesia

2003

  • GO Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
  • Compact Competition, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2002

  • Summer Show, Go Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

2001

  • National Juried Competition, the Maharshtra State Art Competition, India
  • Exhibition and Competition, The Bombay Art Society, Bombay, India

2000

  • National Juried Competition, the Maharshtra State Art Competition, India
  • Exhibition and Competition, The Bombay Art Society, Bombay, India
  • 42nd National Exhibition, Lalit Kala National Academy of Fine Arts, Delhi, India
  • Juried Group Show, Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Bombay, India

1999

  • Solo Show, Pradarshak Art Gallery, Bombay, India
  • Juried Group Show, Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Bombay, India
  • Nehru Center, Bombay, India
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of India, Bombay, India
  • CRY (an organization for children), Pune, India

1998

  • Art Recourse Trust, Bombay, India
  • 11th All India Art Contest, South Central Zone Cultural Center, Nagpur, India
  • 2nd All India Art Contest, Tasmia Art House, Gulbarga, India
  • Juried Group Show, Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Bombay, India
  • Contemporary Art, Pune, India

SELECTED AWARDS

2007

  • Best of Show Award, Artists Council 39th National Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs, CA

2006

  • California Masters, Statewide Juried Exhibit, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
  • The Art of Painting, National Juried Exhibit, Award, Santa Cruz Art League, CA \

2005   

  • MFA Award, Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
  • 20th SoHo-Chelsea International Art Competition Award, Agora Gallery, New York, NY

2003   

  • Compact Competition, Selection, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2002

  • Dreams and Nightmares, Award, Marin Society of Artists, Ross, CA

2000

  • Merit Certificate, State Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, Atur Foundation, Pune, India
  • Merit Certificate, National Juried Competition, All India Art Exhibition, Pune, India
  • 3rd Western Region Art Competition, Camlin Art Foundation, Mumbai, India   
  • 42nd National Annual Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademy (National Academy Of Fine Arts), New Delhi, India
  • Award, National Juried Competition, The Art Society Of India, Mumbai, India
  • Merit Certificate, National Juried Competition, The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai, India
  • Statewide Juried Competition, Maharashtra State Art Competition, Mumbai, India

1999

  • 2nd Western Region Art Competition, Selection, Camlin Art Foundation, Mumbai, India
  • National Juried Competition, Selection, The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai, India   

1998

  • Award, National Juried Competition, The Art Society Of India, Mumbai, India
  • 11th All India Art Contest, Selection, South Central Zone Cultural Center, Nagpur, India
  • 2nd All India Art Contest, Selection, Tasmia Art House, Gulbarga, India

1997

  • Award, National Juried Competition, The Art Society Of India, Mumbai, India
  • Best Illustrator Award, Abhinav College, Annual Final Year Show

1996

  • Merit Certificate, National Juried Competition, The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai, India
  • Statewide Juried Competition, Selection, Maharashtra State Art Competition, Mumbai, India

PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

2008

  • “Painterly Painting: The Next Level,” by Peter Campion, Art Museum of Los Gatos, CA

2007

  • San Francisco Chronicle, December. Review by Kenneth Baker, San Francisco, CA

2006

  • November 25, The Examiner, San Francisco, CA

2004

  • January 31, Indian Express, Pune, India
  • May 22, The Daily Jakarta Shimbun, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • May 23, Media Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • May 25, Jakarta Post, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • May 30, TEMPO International Journal, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • July 8, Sakal, Pune, India

2003

  • February, AAC Perspective, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
  • July 27, The Argus, Fremont, CA

1999

  • April 2, Times of India, Bombay, India
  • March 22, Times of India, Pune, India
  • April 1, The List, Bombay, India

1998

  • February 19, Mid Day, Bombay, India
  • February 20, The Asian Age, Bombay, India

1997

  • May, 21, Mid Day, Bombay, India
  • August 26, Maharashtra Herald, Pune, India