Bachelor’s in Fine Art from the Govt. College of Art and Crafts, Khallikote, Orissa , a gold medallist in MFA in Painting from BHU, Varanasi. From 2002-2012 he has participated in several solo shows in New Delhi, Mumbai and in New York and in 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 is a semi-realist figurative painter working mostly with human figures depicting the different emotions through very open-ended postures, simple yet powerful lines, his technique and colour tones. The subtle background of brown, ochres and greys with the red, blues, greens of his erotic figures, their expression create a powerful non-verbal communication in bringing forth the saga of human relationships.
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