Born 1960, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Ken School of Arts, Bangalore, Karnataka,1975-78.
Master of Arts, Painting, Royal College Of Arts, London, 1985-87. Post Diploma in Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat,1983-85. Diploma in Painting, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, Gujarat, 1978-83. Awards & Scholarships: Grand Prize, Sixth Biennial of Contemporary Indian Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 1996. Senior Fellowship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, 1995-96.
Inlaks Foundation Scholarship,1985-87. Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy Exhibition award, 1983-84.
Mysore Dasara Exhibition Award, Karnataka, 1983.
Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy Scholarship, 1978-85 .