About

Ravi Kashi
1968 . Born in Bangalore.
1988 . Completed B.F.A. (Painting) - College of Fine Arts, Bangalore.
1990 . Completed M.F.A. (Print making), Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda.
1995 . Completed M.A. English - Mysore University.
2001 . Studied handmade papermaking under J Parry at the Papermaking Resource, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK, with a grant from the Charles Wallace  India  Trust.
2009 . Learnt Hanji - traditional Korean paper making from Jang Yong Hoon and Seong Woo at Jang Ji Bang, South Korea. Residency funded by INKO Centre, Chennai.

Awards

2020 . Selected as one of the five Finalists in The MCBA BOOK ART PRIZE awarded by Minnesota Centre for Book Arts, U.S.A.
2017 . First prize in 'Ventipertrenta', International Festival of Digital Art 2017, Museo Internazionale Dinamico de Arte Contemporanea, Italy.
2016 . Digital photography award, 'Ventipertrenta', International Festival of Digital Art, Museo Internazionale Dinamico de Arte Contemporanea, Italy.
2015 . Karnataka Sahitya Academy award for book 'Kannele'.
2013 . Book 'Anukta’ awarded ‘Pustaka Sogasu’ prize given by Kannada Book Authority.
2001 . Charles Wallace India Trust award for short-term study in the UK.
2000 . Exhibition 2000 conducted by Karnataka Shilpa Kala Academy in coordination with Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in Bangalore.
. ‘Kejriwal Young Artist Award’ given by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat.
. National Award in 42nd National Exhibition conducted by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
1999 . Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy Annual Exhibition Award.
1990 . Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy Annual Exhibition Award.Gadgil Memorial Award, Bombay Art Society exhibition.
1988 . College of Fine Arts, Annual Exhibition Award. Gold medal from Bangalore University .

Solo Shows

2018 . 'Silent Echo', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.
. 'Path to Harmony', MIDAC Museo, Belforte del Chienti, Italy.
2016 . 'Silent Echo', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2013 . 'Remembered Abstraction', Hacienda Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. 'Remembered Abstraction', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2010 . Game edited by Ranjit Hoskote. Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore & Chennai. Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2007 . 'City without end' , Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.
. 'Any moment now', Air Gallery, London.
. 'Any moment now', Shcontemporary 07, Shanghai, China (Best of Discovery section)
2006 . 'City without end', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore and Chennai.
2005 . 'Pause', 1, Shanti road Studio Gallery, Bangalore.
2002 . 'Desire in August', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.
. 'Made in Glasgow', The British Council, Chennai.
. 'Made in Glasgow', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. 'Made in Glasgow', Daira Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
2001 . 'Tonight at 9 p.m.', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. 'One is not enough', Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow.
2000 . 'Shifting Periphery', Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 . 'Shifting Periphery', Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
1997 . Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. Crimson Art Resource, Bangalore.
. Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1994 . Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
1994 . Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1991 . Glass paintings and prints, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai.

Selected Curated Shows / Group Shows

2020 . Online show of two artists – Shantamani and Ravikumar Kashi, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. Art exhibition in conjunction with Hyderabad Literature Festival curated by Lina Vincent in Hyderabad.
. MCBA Prize exhibition, Minnesota Centre for Book Arts, U.S.A.
2019 . India Art Fair, represented by Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. Hanji Translated, curated by Nirmal Raja, Lalitakala galleries, organized by InKo Centre,Chennai.
. Éllipsis, Between Word and Image', curated by Rahab Allana and team, Jawhar Kala Kendra, Jaipur.
. 'Making Art: Materials and Technique', curated by Viashnavi Ramanathan, Piramal Museum, Mumbai.
. 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018,The Plunge Municipal Clock Tower Library, Lithuania.
. ‘Look stranger‘ curated by Rahab Allana in Serendipity Art Festival, Goa.
2018 . 'Material Eye', curated by Meena Vari. Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. 8th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2018, The Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania, Lithuania. The Plunge Municipal Clock Tower Library, Lithuania. and Urbino e le Citta del Libro” Festival, Urbino, Italy.
. Fare Libra, Palazzo dei Musei, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
. XI Festival del Llibre d'artista, Barcelona.
. 'Ventipertrenta 2018', International Festival of Digital Art Palazzo Bonfranceschi, Belforte del Chienti, Italy.
2017 . (Id) art_fest 2017 - festival internazionale di video arte e non solo" by Terra dell'Arte a Palazzo , Italy.
. Art for Peace', Navarathan Art gallery, Bangalore.
. “Kala for Vidya”, Art Corridor, The Taj West End, Bangalore
. 14th Annual show, Sara Arakkal Gallery, Bangalore.
. 'Ventipertrenta 2017', International Festival of Digital Art, Museo Internazionale Dinamico de Arte Contemporanea, Italy.
. 'Phir Gandhi', curated by Subodh Kerkar and Kunal Ray, Museum Of Goa.
. 'Prallax of visual memories', curated by Nalini malaviya, Reves Gallery, Bangalore.
2016 . Biennale Internationale des Arts des Fibres et du Papier, Museum of World Religion, Taiwan.
. Invisible realities, Art Ville Gallery cafe, Bangalore.
. 'Reading Room', an exhibition of Book Art from South Asia, Saffron Art, New York.
. 'Master Stroke', Bombay Art Society, Mumbai.
. 'Ventipertrenta 2016', International Festival of Digital Art, Museo Internazionale Dinamico de Arte Contemporanea, Italy.
. 'Small and Beautiful', curated by Aditi Ghildiyal, Art Houz Gallery, Bangalore.
. 4th European International Book Art Biennale, Goa.
2015 . Biennale Internationale des Arts des Fibres et du Papier, Brewery Art Centre, Gloucestershire, U.K.
. 'Myths and Legend', A6 Gallery, Oregan, U.S.A.
. 'Book Seeds', Festival of Artist Books, Barcelona, Spain.
. Readers Art: Concealed, Confined and Collected, MCBA, Minnesota U.S.A.
. 'Personal Histories', curated by Robyn Faster, at UNSW campus in Canberra, Australia.
. START Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, represented by Gallery Sumukha.
. 'Myths and Legend', A6 Gallery, Oregan, U.S.A.
. Biennale Internationale des Arts des Fibres et du Papier, Galerie Du Petit Temple, Paris.
. Graphic prints done by alumni of Department of Graphic Arts , Faculty of Fine Arts , MSU Baroda over the last 50 years, The Gallery , Amdavad ni Gufa , Ahmedabad.
. International Artist Book Fair, Barcelona, Spain and Regia Emilia, Italy.
. 'Harvest of talents', Vismaya Gallery, Bangalore. K.K.Hebbar Foundation drawing show.
. ORIGINS/ PHOTOUKINDIA show curated by Rahab Allana at British Council, Delhi.
. 'Reading Room: Leaves, Threads and Traces, ' artists book show curated by Amit Jain, at Winchester School of art, Winchester University, U.K.
. 'Art for Elephants', charity show, Le Meredian , Gallery Art Alive, Delhi.
. 'InBox', curated by George Martin, Old Ritz Hotel, Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
. 'Art Bengaluru', curated by Suresh Jayaram, UB City, Bangalore.
. Annual Exhibition of Gallery Sara Arakkal, Bangalore.
. Invited artists show at Chitra Sante, Bangalore.
2014 . Memorabilia, curated by Lina Vincent, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
. International Artist Book Fair, Barcelona, Spain. and Reggia Emilia,Italy.
. Library Thoughts, Hegyvidek Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
. Trajectories. 19-21 Century printmaking in India and Pakistan.
. Curated by Dr.Paula Sengupta and Camilla Cahudhury.Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah.
. 'Personal Histories', curated by Robyn Faster, at Red Land Museum, Queensland, Australia.
. 'Drawing 2014 - Seven decades of Indian drawing', IGNCA, Delhi.
. 'Contemporary artist books' show at Hilton Fine arts, Bath, U.K.
. Indo-Korean show of works created in Hanji. Korean Cultural centre, Delhi
. 'Poetry in colours', Galerie DeÁrts, Bangalore.
2013 . Re-public curated by Lina Vincent, Gallery 545, Bangalore.
. ‘Lasting Impressions’ at Art perspective, Delhi.
. ART13 London art fair, London. Represented by Gallery Sumukha.
. The London Art Book Fair, at Whitechapel Gallery, represented by Reed Contemporary Books.
. To Have and To Hold, an exhibition of 50 Beautiful Books, At Flow,London.
. Four Facets, Jamat Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. Not another art project, Barefoot Gallery, Sri Lanka.
. 'Reading between lines', Kalakriti art Gallery, Hyderabad.
. 'Sethusamudram, India + Sri Lanka collaborative project. Teertha International Artists Collective, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2012 . India Art Fair, New Delhi, represented by Gallery Sumukha.
. Do A Book, curated by Katherine Don at White Space Gallery, Beijing.
. Anant print portfolio dedicated to P.D.Dhumal show at ABS Gallery, Baroda
. The Last Book, collaboration led by Luis Camnitzer. City & University Library, Hamburg.
. Diamond Leaves, Brilliant Artist Books from around the world, curated by Xu Bing and Marshall Weber, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing.
. Focus Asia, at Art Toronto, Canada, represented by Gallery Sumukha.
2011 . Paper Tongue curated by Ranjita Chaney, Exhibit 320, New Delhi.
. Miniscule Marvel, Gallery BMB, Mumbai.
. ‘Looking back to Look Forward’, curated by Sushma Bahl, Visual art centre, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
. Imaginaries: Exploring Photo Art, as part of PIX, a Photography Quarterly, Max Mueller Bhavan / Goethe Institute, New Delhi.
. Take 2, Arushi Gallery, New Delhi.
. Charles Wallace India Trust alumni show, Queens Gallery, British Council, New Delhi.
. SOFA, a show of artist created utilitarian objects curated by Johny M.L. at India Art Festival, Mumbai.
. ‘A4arple’, curated by Johny M.L., Gallery Ragini, New Delhi.
. Ninth Bharath Bhavan International Biennial of Print Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
. The Last Book, collaboration led by Luis Camnitzer. New York Public Library, Aguilan branch. N.Y.
2010 . ‘Streets’, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. ‘Master’s corner’, Hirji Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. Cinema Verite Redux, curated by Shaheen Merali, Gallery Sumukha,Bangalore, Chennai.
. ‘Money Money’, curated by Amit Jain, Arushi Arts, New Delhi.
. ‘Weaving legacy’, Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
. X must speak, Loft Gallery, Mumbai.
. Convergence: art & fashion, curated by Sushma Bahl, Habitat centre, New Delhi.
. City in transit – Bangalore, curated by Suresh Jayram, Red Dot Gallery, Pitakotte, srilanka.
. The Last Book, collaboration led by Luis Camnitzer. Central Bibliothik, Zurich.
2009 . The Root of Everything, curated by Giridhar Khasnis, Gallery Mementos, Bangalore.
. ZIP Files, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai. Religare Gallery, Curated by Ranjit Hoskote, New delhi.
. Artists word curated by Dr. Veena Shekhar, Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore.
. New Tales for our age, Visual Art Centre, New Jersey. U.S.A. Curated by Midori Yoshimoto and Aileen June Wang.
. Cardology, Hacienda Gallery, Mumbai. Curated by Jasmine Shah Verma.
. Korea International Art Fair (KIAF), Seoul, South Korea. Represented by Gallery Sumukha.
. Nothing will ever be the same again, Hirji Gallery, Mumbai. Curated by Jasmine Shah Verma.
. ‘Evidentia’, conceptualised by Murali Cheeroth.Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
. The Art of India – 20years of Indian Contemporary Art, Galerie Neumeister, Munich.
. The Last Book, collaboration led by Luis Camnitzer. National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires.
. Ganjifa Portfolio, Reading Room Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA.
2008 . Santa Fe International Art Fair, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
. Korea International Art Fair (KIAF), Seoul, South Korea.
. ARTasia, Miami, U.S.A. represented by Gallery Sumukha.
2007 . 979 - a collaborative show of artists, product and fashion designers, The Bombay Brasserie, London.
. Group show, 1x1 Art Gallery, Dubai.
. World social forum. Nairobi.
2006 . A feast of Indian art, The Quilon restaurant, Taj Hotels, U.K.
. Edge of Desire, Recent Art in India, UC Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA.U.S.A.
. Edge of Desire, Recent Art in India, NGMA, New Delhi; NGMA, Mumbai.
. Mark, Etch and Print, curated by Bhavana Kakar, Lalit Kala Galleries & Art Konsult, New Delhi.
2005 . I, Me, Myself curated by Suresh Jayram. No.1, Shanti road, Bangalore and Kashi Art Café, Fort Kochi.
. Are we like this only?, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.
. Arad International Biennale of Romania, 2005, Romania.
. The Air Gallery, London, Show organized by Gallery Sumukha and Quayside Gallery, U.K.
. Ways of seeing curated by Sushma Bahl, Habitat Centre and Gallery Art Alive, New Delhi.
. Contemporary Indian Art show, Burma.
. Melting pot Open Circle project at Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art, 2005. Japan.
2004 . 11th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
. 'Red', Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.
. 'Dual Path of Indian Art', Galerie Muller & Plate, Munich, Germany.
. World Social Forum, Mumbai.
. 'The Contemporary Asian Art Fair 2004', Singapore.
. 'Kaleidoscope', Square One Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
. 'Art Connections', British Council, Calcutta.
. 'Edge of Desire' international traveling show – curated by Chaitanya Sambrani, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; Asia Society Museum, New York; Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; Museum of Contemporary Art (MARCO), Monterrey, Mexico; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco;Royal Ontario Museum ,Toronto.
2003 . 'Roots En Route' traveling exhibition curated by Sushma Bahl and Dr. Alka
. Pande, Queens Gallery, British Council, New Delhi; Forum Gallery, Chennai; Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore and Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.
. The ART on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London.
. 'East – West', Galerie Muller & Plate, Munich, Germany.
. 'Performative Textures', curated by Dr. Alka Pande, Habitat Gallery, New Delhi.
2002 . 'Finding the center at the margins', Apparao Galleries, Chennai.
. The “Quotable” Stencil, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. 'New Paradigms', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi.
. 'The Contemporary Asian Art Fair' – 2002, Singapore.
. 'Palette – 2002', Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2001 . 'On the Edge of volume', curated by Marta J Karle, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore.
. 'Similarities and Dissimilarities', curated by Palaniappan R M at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. 'Finding the center at the margins' IGNCA New Delhi by Apparao Galleries.
. '10th Trienniale of India' Lalita Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
2000 . 'Art Exhibition 2000', Karnataka Shilpa Academy in coordination with Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, Chitra Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. 'Kejriwal Young Artist Awardees show', Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore.
. 'Eye of the South', Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1999 . Exhibition of Karnataka Artists, Lucknow.
1998 . The Creative Process, curated by Shivji Panikker, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai.
. National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.
. Metaphorical Spring Image, Gallerie Leela, Mumbai.
. 50 years of Indian Independence, Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore.
1997 . Gift for India, SAHAMAT, New Delhi.
. ‘Tribute to Mother Teresa’, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
1996 . Sakhi Mandal charity show, The Oberoi, Bangalore.
1995 . Six contemporaries, Nirmals Art Gallery, Bangalore Four Printmakers, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore.
. ‘Four Printmakers’, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore.
. Chitra Yatre, traveling show, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore.
. Celebration of Indian Art, LKA Gallery, Hong Kong.
1993 . Small format, Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore and Chennai.
. Prints Today, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore
1992 . Graphic prints exhibition II - Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai
1991 . Three print makers, with Ajit Dubey and Debanth, CCA Gallery, Delhi.
1990 . Biennale of Contemporary Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
. 33rd and 34th Annual exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi.
. Prints exhibition convened by XAL PRAXIS Foundation, Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai.
1989 . Young print makers, CMC Gallery, Delhi.
. 'Artist Alert,' SAHAMAT, Delhi.
1988 . 19th and 20th Annual exhibition of Karnataka Lalitkala Academy, Bangalore.
. 11th and 12th All India exhibition of Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore.

Illustrated lectures, paper presentations and workshops conducted

2020 . Presented paper on ‘Visual language’ in Karnataka Lalitakala Academy Seminar in Gotagodi, March , 2020.
. ‘Making the invisible visible’ elective workshop for NID students in Bangalore.
. Panelist - ‘Archiving Bangalore: From Libraries to Billboards’, IIHS, Bangalore.
. Panelist - 'Perspectives on photobooks, moderated by Rahab Allana, The Alkazi Foundation.
2019 . 'Cultivating Creativity' workshop for corporate managers, Enquero, Bangalore.
. Handmade papermaking workshop, Piramal Museum, Mumbai.
. 'Methods of Studio Pedagogy', paper presented in 'Art Education in India: Issues and options' seminar organized by Foundation for Indian Art and Education on art Education In Goa.
. Presentation on my work in INKO center, Chennai during the Hanji Translated show.
. Workshop on 'Creative Thinking' for teachers at Sublime's Teaching for Artistic Innovation, Bangalore
. Workshop on paper and drawing material and media, at Museum of Art and Photography (MAP), Bangalore.
. ‘Garden of Forking Paths’ workshop, for young artists under the AIP Artists Incubation Project, at Piramal Residency, Mumbai.
. Talk on ‘Publishing in an Expanded Field’ at Gallery ARK, Baroda.
. Delivered four illustrated lectures on Art Appreciation at Bangalore International Centre.
. Illustrated lecture on Art Appreciation at Rotary Club of Bangalore.
2018 . Talk - 'Tradition and contemporary art', Sukerkar House, Goa.
. Presentation on my work process for undergraduate students of Azim Premji University, Bangalore.
. Presentation on my work process and contemporary art for students of NIFT- National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore.
. Panelist in panel discussion on 'Artistic Connections', NGMA, Bangalore.
. Presentation on my photographic practice, Palazzo Bonfranceschi, Belforte del Chienti, Italy.
. Conducted handmade papermaking workshop, Palazzo Bonfranceschi, Belforte del Chienti, Italy.
. Interviewed Balan Nambiar and S.G Vasudev for thestate.news during their retrospective shows.
. Workshop on ‘Design Thinking’ for teachers, Sublime's Teaching for Artistic Innovation, Bangalore.
. Illustrated lecture on ‘Flexing Muscles’ at Bangalore International Center.
2017 . Presentation on 'Sampradaaya mattu samakaalinada anusandhana', presentation on the occasion of 'Ravindra Kalakshetra 50' organised by Kannada and Culture Dept.
. Presentation on 'Learning Visual launguage', in Faculty Induction Programme (FIP) at Dayananda School of Architecture in collaboration with Council of Architecture, Delhi.
. Lecture on Art Appreciation at Narayana Hrudayalaya,Bengaluru.
. Presentation on 'Tradition and Contemporary Art' during Udupi Parba, In Manipal.
. Panelist in panel discussion on ‘Prospects and Challenges for a Regional Visual Archive’.
. Panelist in panel discussion on ‘Re-presentation of reality in contemporary art’.
. Workshop on ‘Teaching creativity’, Sublime's Teaching for Artistic Innovation, Bangalore.
. Moderator for ‘Panchakshari’ meet the artist event, Ananya Drishya, Venkatappa Art gallery, Banaglore.
2016 . Presentation on 'Visual Culture', Acharya School of Design
. 'Pada bandha mukta pustaka', presentation on 'Artist's book', Karnataka Lalit Kala Acadeny, Bangalore.
. 'Particles of Truth', Visual presentation on my work, NGMA Bangalore.
. Visual presentation on my work and art appreciation, Museum of Goa, Goa.
. Presentation on 'Artist's book', Goa Art and Literature Festival, Goa.
. Presentation on 'Jaahiraatu mattu sahrudaya samhita', Hadapad Memorial lecture organised by Sodara Daari.
2015 . Presented paper ‘Exploring new directions in Indian art education’ in Art education seminar organised by FIAE Foundation for Indian Art and Education in collaboration with Kochi Muziris Biennale in Kochi.
. Panelist- Revisiting Art Education in Karnataka, panel discussion, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. Conducted Disruptive Creativity workshop for General Motor designers in collaboration with 'Stratasys' 3D printing company.
2014 . 'Master a partner' workshops for children under the aegis of IFA India Art Foundation.
. Illustrated lecture on ‘Indian identity in Art’ in NINASAM Samskriti Shibira, Heggodu, Karnataka.
. Illustratred talk on my works, Ananya Drsihya, Venkatappa art gallery, Bangalore.
2013 . Conducted handmade papermaking workshop in Canadian International School, Bangalore.
. Illustrated lecture on ‘Dialogue between tradition and contemporary’ in NINASAM Samskriti Shibira, Heggodu, Karnataka.
2012 . Conducted handmade papermaking workshop in College of Fine Arts, Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore.
. Illustrated lecture on art appreciation, Aksharadaha, Pageworld, Bangalore.
. Illustrated talk on my works, Ananya Drishya event at Bangalore International Centre.
. Presentation on my works, Ananya Drishya, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
2011 . Conducted handmade papermaking workshop in JSW Foundation, Toranagal, Bellary, Karnataka.
. Illustrated lecture on art appreciation at NSD centre in Bangalore.
2010 . Illustrated lecture on art appreciation, Maharanis Science College for Women, Mysore.
. Illustrated lecture on art appreciation, National Gallery of Modern art, Bangalore.
. Illustrated lecture on art appreciation at ‘Sanchaya Kavya sanje’, Suchitra Film Society, Bangalore.
2007 . Conducted handmade papermaking workshop in Fine arts dept. Stella Maris Collge, Chennai.
1999 . Conducted workshop in Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts, Mysore.
1997 . Conducted art workshop in Vivekananda Tribal Learning School, H.D. Kote, Karnataka.

Teaching

2020 . Teaching as adjunct faculty at RV College of Architecture.
. Teaching open course on Art Appreciation for PG students in Azim Premji University.
2019 . Taught as adjunct faculty at RV College of Architecture.
2018 . Taught as adjunct faculty at RV College of Architecture, Acharya School of Design.
. Taught open course on Art Appreciation for PG students in Azim Premji University.
2015-2017 . From May 2015 till June 2017 worked as Associate Professor at CMR University School of Architecture in Bangalore.
2013-2015 . Worked as Associate professor at R.V. School of Architecture, Bangalore.
2011-2012 . Worked as visiting faculty at R.V. School of Architecture, Bangalore.
2004-2005 . Worked as Academic Adviser to Tech Art, Centre for Visual Arts, Sri Bhagavan Mahaveer Jain College, Bangalore.
2004 . Worked as visiting faculty at Department of Visual Arts, Bangalore University.
1997-2004 . Worked as visiting faculty in RV College of Engineering, Department of Architecture.
1994-1996 . Worked as faculty in RV College of Engineering, Department of Architecture.

Writing

. In September 2019 ‘Flexing Muscles’, a bilingual book, with text in English and Kannada was published by Reliable copy.
. In November 2012 two Kannada books Anukta and Kannele written on art were released. These books are published by Akshara Prakashana, Heggodu.
. 'Anukta' has been awarded ‘Pustaka sogasu’ prize given by Kannada Book Authority in February 2013. 'Kannele' has been awarded by Karnataka Sahitya Akademi.
. Wrote a monthly column Anukta about engaging with art in Kannada Monthly magazine Mayura for two years in 2009 – 2011.
. Wrote a weekly column Art of the week for 16 months in The Times of India, Bangalore edition.
. Written interview-based articles in Deccan Herald on Indian artists Rini Dhumal, Paramjit Singh, R.B. Bhaskaran, Chitrovanu Mazumdar, Akbar Padamsee, Yusuf Arakkal, S G Vasudev and
German video artistNorbert Meissner and articles on art related issues.
. Contributed as co-editor of Kannada art and culture little magazine Sanchaya from 1987 - 2001.
. Written two books on 'Pop Art' and 'Printmaking' and other articles for Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy & various publications.
. Presented papers in various seminars in Karnataka, Kerala and given lectures on radio and talks on television.
. Wrote a column for thegoodstate.com in 2018

Other Engagements

. Served as member in the committee formed by Dept. Of Education for restructuring the curriculum of art schools in Karnataka.
. Served as nominated member in the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
. Served as jury member – 47th National Exhibition of Art.
. Served as apex committee member NGMA from 2010 to 2012
. Served on the advisory committee of Venakatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.
. Involved in ‘Ananya Drushya’, an artists initiative, in its formative years.
. Coordinator of "National Conclave of Visual Art Writers in Indian Languages" in Aug 2017.
. Served as member of Board of Studies, College of Fine art, Bangalore.
. Serving as member of Board of Studies, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
. Serving as member of Karataka Chitrakala Parishath.
. Member Evaluation Panel of Arts Research Programme, IFA.
. Jury member – 48th Annual Exhibition, Karnataka Lalitakala Academy.

Travel

. Has travelled in U.K., France, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico, Jordan, Thailand, Combodia, South Korea, Sri Lanka and China.