About Artist


    1963 - Initiated into arts at the Sarda Ukil School of Arts, Janpath, New Delhi, India.

    1967 - Graduated B.Sc., Home Science, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, India.

    1994 - Took a course in Sumi-e (Ink Painting) at Baptist Church School, Tokyo, Japan.

    1995-97 - Studied and researched Nihonga (Japanese style rock pigment painting) at the NHK Bunka Centre Aoyama, Tokyo.


    1992 Doriyoksho Hotel Taj Palace Inter-Continental, New Delhi, 26Dec‘92 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1995 Gallery Uezumi, Kyobashi, Tokyo, Japan, 19-30Mar‘95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1995 Gallery Vega, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 12-18Oct’95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1996 Seibu Goban Kan Art Gallery, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 14-19Aug‘96 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1997 Yu Art Station, Nagoya, Japan, 14-19Mar‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1997 Kamogawa Grand Hotel, Kamogawa City, Chiba, Japan, 12-19Apr‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1997 Gallery Vega, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 12-16May‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1998 Exhibition sponsored by Government of Rajasthan, Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur, India, On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of India’s Independence, closing celebrations., 1-6Aug‘98 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1999 Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi, India, 9-15Feb‘99 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2002 Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan, 50th anniversary of India-Japan Diplomatic Relations, 6-13Sep‘02 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2002 Galerie Belvedere, 140 Hill Street, Mita Building, Singapore, 24Sep-24Oct‘02 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2003 Habiart Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 16-25Apr‘03 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2003 Palam Domestic Airport & Indira Gandhi Intern, Airport Art Gallery, New Delhi, 4Sep-13Oct‘03 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2004 Paharpur Art Gallery, Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi, 16Jan-10Feb’04 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2004 Kalart Gallery, 855 Sansome Street, San Francisco, USA, 12Jun-7Jul’04 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2005 Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, Event of Japan Culture Month, 11-18Nov’05 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2007 DG Art Gallery, Khan Market, New Delhi, India, 6-26 Jun’07 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2007 Gallery Studio Vasant, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, 7-14 Dec’07 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2009 DLF Place, Saket Mall, New Delhi, 6-19 Apr’09 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2010 EPICENTRE, at Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon, 29-31Oct’10 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2011 Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29, Gurgaon, Gala Mixer & Charity Auction for Tsunami victims-Japan, 2 May’11 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2011 Taj Palace, New Delhi, Tea Lounge, 16-22 May’11 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2012 ART Gallery, Nehru Centre, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai, 10-16 Jan’12 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2013 IIC Annexe Art Gallery, Organized & presented by India International Centre, 40 Lodi Estate New Delhi 20-26 June ‘13 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2013 Galerie Romain Rolland, Alliance Francaise de Delhi. 72 Lodi Estate, New Delhi 6-8 Sep ’13 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2015 India culture Centre, Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan, 20-26th February. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2015 Galerie Belvedere , 140 Hill street, Mita Building, Singapore . 3 March -8th March

Award & Recognition

    1994 Doriyoksho award and prize from the Asia Friendship Art Association, in the 30th Asia Modern Art Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1994 Awarded silver medal (2nd prize) and certificate of merit from the 7th International Artist Exhibition held at Geijutsuno Mori, Sapporo, Hokkaido. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1994 Awarded prize at AFAA exhibition, Ishikawa Prefecture Art Museum, Kanazawa, 18Aug‘94 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1995 Received special recognition at International Exhibition of Art, Minato-ku City Hall, Tokyo, 14Nov‘95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1995 Appointed Visiting Advisor, International Artist Societe, 2-12 Shindenhonmachi, Osaka icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1996-07 Appointed Honorary Special Advisor, International Artist Societe, Osaka, Japan icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    1999 Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award ’99 for Achievements and Contribution’ in the field of painting icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

    2005 Bharat Nirman Award, New Delhi, India


    1994 Certificate of Bonsai course, Ms. Yasu Iwakiri, Yuzawaya School, Kamata. Japan. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)

    1994-95 Certificate of Japanese language from Reiyukai Institute, Tokyo, Japan on completion of Elementary 1-4 and Intermediate level.

    1995 Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan Foundation Tokyo and the Association of International Education, Japan-Level 4. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)

    1995-2001 Paintings selected for the prestigious Nikaten exhibition, organised by Nikakai, at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo for six consecutive years. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)

    1995 Certificate from Mr Hiroshi Kai, Chief Director Japan International Artists Club for participating in the 20th International Art Exhibition, UNESCO Art Education League in Japan, at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo.

    1995-97 Studied and researched Nihonga (Japanese style rock pigment painting) at the NHK Bunka Centre Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)

    1996 Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan Foundation Tokyo and the Association of International Education, Japan-Level 3. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)

    1998-2000 Studied and passed Japanese Language Exams up to Advance Level 2 at the Japan Cultural and Information Centre, New Delhi.