born in 1970, he took his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the College of Visual Art, Gulbarga (in Karnataka), in 1992. In 1994 took a Master's Degree (in Painting) from the College of Art, New Delhi. In 1999-2000 he was the artist-in-residence at the Wimbledon School of Art, London. His most recent show was with Aicon Gallery in New York in 2008. He has regularly participated in all major shows in and outside of India and his work finds place of pride in many important collections. He lives and works in New Delhi.