Born in Orissa in 1968 the artist did his Bachelor’s in Fine Art from the Govt. College of Art and Crafts, Khallikote, Orissa and was a gold medallist in MFA in Painting from BHU, Varanasi.

He is a semi-realist figurative painter working mostly with human figures depicting the different emotions through subtlety in postures, simple yet powerful lines and his technique and colour tones. The woman in his series is bold, colourful and forthright. Open to any challenge her celebratory mode of celebrating her own existence continues. The nuances of relationships as expressed create a powerful non-verbal communication in bringing forth the saga of human relationships.

From 2002-2012 he has participated in several solo shows in New Delhi, Mumbai and in New York and in around 90 group shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore, Khallikote, Bhubaneswar and Varanasi from 1990 to 2008. Recipient of several awards in 2000 ‘Panth Ratan Dr. Inderjit Singh Award’, in 1991 he was awarded Gold Medal in National Youth Festival and Silver Medal in East Zone Youth Festival, Santiniketan amongst others. He has participated some Important events like 10th harmony show, The Florence Biennale 2011, Global art fair Dubai 2015 & 2016 , KKB International Art Festival , Malaysia 2016, Spectrum Miami 2016. BienalIzmir , Turkey 2019 and AAF London 2020 amongst many others.


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