Artist Profile :
Born in Rajkot in 1955. He was initiated into art by his father and later by his artist friend Manhar Makwana. He graduated in Art in 1977 and years later in 1997 he also studied under Artist Vrindavan Solanki for 5 years. He had received many awards notably from the Gujarat Lalit Kala Academi and the Camlin Art Foundation.
He has held 9 solo shows and has participated in several group exhibitions including the International Biennale of Prints at Bharat Bhavan '2013 Bhopal in 1995, 'Self Portraits '2013 RPG Collection' '2013 at National Gallery of Art, Mumbai in 2001 and the XI th Triennale '2013India '2013 Lalit Kala Akademi '2013 New Delhi. He paints nostalgic cityscapes of Gujarat in an impasto sytle.
He lives and works in Rajkot.