Born 1971 Aligarh,India                                                                              

EDUCATION
        
1990 Bachelors of Art (BA Honors), from Aligarh Muslim University ,Aligarh, India.
1994 Bachelors of Fine Art (Painting) College Of Art, Delhi University, India.
1996 Masters of Fine Art (Painting) College Of Art, Delhi University, India.
1996 Mural Painting, Banasthali Vidyapitha ,Rajasthan, India.
1997 University Grants Commission ,NIT (National Eligibility Test for Lecturer ship).
1999-2000 Mexican Government scholarship.
2005 Basic Photography (certificate course of five months)Under Mr.OP Sharama,Triveni Kala Sangam,N Delhi.           
2009  MFA Art Practice, Goldsmiths College, London University, London.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 “Fragments of a Fading Memory”, Art Heritage, New Delhi.
2002 Art Heritage, New Delhi.
2000 El Chisme, Mexico DF
1999 Vis-a-Vis  Hotel Radisson, New Delhi.
1998 Art Heritage, New Delhi.
1998 Gallery Antahakarna , Bank of America, New Delhi.
1998 Gallery Romain Roland, Alliance Frances, New Delhi.
1997 Jhrokha Gallery, New Delhi.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

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1999 “Resonance”,organized by Masters Guild at Lalit Kala Gallery, N. Delhi   & at  College of Art Chandigarh

1998 “Nirantar”, Rabindra Bhawan, Lalit Kala Galleries, N. Delhi.
1997 Shruti Gallery. N. Delhi.
1996 Etching Prints by 39 Eminent Artists of India. Sridharani Gallery N. Delhi        & Gallery Vedanta Chicago USA.
1994 &95 Kala Mela, N. Delhi.
1993&96 Youth Festival, N. Delhi.
1991-96 Annual Art Exhibition, College of Art N. Delhi.

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

1999-2000  Mexican Government scholarship.
2005-7  Junior Research Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
2005-6  Lalit Kala Akademi Grahi (National Academy of Art) Scholarship.
1990  Directorate of High Education Uttar Pradesh for scoring highest marks in Arts faculty BA Hons.Aligarh Muslim University,India.
1987-90 AMU Merit Scholarship for First Position in Arts Faculty SSSC XII Aligarh
        Muslim University,India.

GOLD  MEDALS

1990 Directorate of High Education Uttar Pradesh for scoring highest marks in Arts faculty BA Hons. Aligarh Muslim University,India.
1990 First Position in Arts Faculty. BA Hons, Aligarh Muslim University,India.
1987 First Position in Arts Faculty SSSC XII. Aligarh Muslim University,India.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1998 Founder member “Masters Guild”, creating platform for  young emerging artists.
1999 Coordinated “Resonance”,Masters Guild‚s first exhibition bringing together 70 artists. 
2000 Traveled south of Mexico covering several important archeological sites.
2000  Visited Art Museums(New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago & Dallas) in United States of America on her way back to India from Mexico.

2001 Organized “And Buddha smiled again”,80artists protesting against demolishment of  Bamiyan Buddha in Afghanistan.  
2002-04 Joined School of Performing Art & Creative Education , Rai University ,N.Delhi.as Dean.
2002 Curated & organized Art Exhibition “Space within Space” at Lalit Kala Galleries,N.Delhi.
Organized Art Fest,School of Perfroming Art & Creative Education ,Rai University.New Delhi.
2005  Visited Munich, Germany on invitation form Haus der Kunst ,Munich.
2006  Became member of KHOJ International Artists Association New Delhi‚s Working Group.
2007 Traveled to Scotland.
2008 Traveled to Poland , Germany, Italy ,Spain and France.

AWARDS

WORKSHOPS/ SLIDE SHOW & TALKS

2006 Artist Talk- Sapumal Foundation Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2004 Artist Talk-School of Performing Art and Creative Education , Rai University, New Delhi.
2004 Artist Talk-Fine Art‚s Faculty , MS University, Vadodra , India.
2003 Artist Talk-School of Performing Arts & Creative Education. Rai University.N.Delhi
2001 Workshop-College Of Art , Delhi University, N .Delhi, India.
2000 Artist Talk-Cultural Center Lazaro Cardenas Mexico.
2000 Artist Talk-La Esmeralda, National School of Plastic Arts, National  Center of Arts, Mexico 
     Cultural Center Lazaro Cardenas Mexico.
1999 Workshop-Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) N Delhi.

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS/CAMPS (ATTENDED)

2006 Teertha International Art Residency,Srilanka
2006 Sahitya Kala Parishad  Artists Camp, N.Delhi.
2006 All Indian Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS) Artists Camp,N.Delhi.
2005 DVI Master class (a video workshop) with Kabir Mohanty Sarai, Raqs Media Collective, N.Delhi.
2004 & 5 Web page designing workshop at British Council By KHOJ, New Delhi.
2000 Ceramic studio, La Esmeralda ,School of Plastic Arts, National Center of Arts ,Mexico DF
1997 Worked in Delhi Blue pottery (ceramic slab work- two months).
1996 Collage workshop by British Artist Richard Kidd, College of Art N. Delhi
1995 Etching workshop, organized by "Udayan Care", College of Art, N. Delhi
     Collage workshop by British Artist Christopher Jones, College of Art N. Delhi
     Collage workshop by America Artist Sigrid Burton, College of Art. N. Delhi
1994 Silk screen printing, College of Art N. Delhi
1993 Japanese wood cut printing, College of Art N. Delhi.