Learnt pottery under SardarGurcharan Singh, founder, Delhi Blue Art Pottery, 1992
Fellowships + Awards
Short Term Fellowship Program 2010 from Japan Foundation, Tokyo for a self-initiated photographic research project on "Relevance of Museums & Art / Cultural Centres as Urban Cultural Spaces", Japan, 2010
Grant for an arts project in Switzerland, Pro Hevetia (Swiss Arts Council), 2009-10
International Young Design Entrepreneur Award 2008For creating an entreprise linking traditional craft communities to urban markets, through design that is modern, and a business model that provides a sustainable livelihood, Award instituted in 21 countries by the British Council, UK
•  Young Design Entrepreneur Award, India; for innovative entreneurship from the British Council, India 2008
•  Charles Wallace India Trust's Curatorship Award for the six month-long internship at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2003
•  UK Travel Award from the Nehru Trust for the Indian Collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2003
•  Scholarship from Zero, Italy, to participate in the Domus Academy Course on Workshop on Exhibition & Museum Design, 2000
•  Products featured in (Must Buys for Christmas) in the current issue of lifestyle and art+design magazine, Monocle, UK, 2009
•  Forthcoming book of Rolli Books on Indian Design
•  Designs featured in 100% Design Festival, the principle British Design Fair, London 2008
•  Quarterly: Design Architecture & Cultural Relations, Autumn-Winter British Council, UK, 2008
•  Featured in the art & design journal: Platform, October issue, 2008
•  CII's India Design Resource Book 2008
•  Japan Foundation's Journal, 2008
•  Swiss Magazine of contemporary arts & design, Soda 28, 2006
•  Featured in various national newspapers and Swiss newspapers
Educational Qualification
•  Exhibition Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, 1996-2002
•  Course on Exhibition & Museum Design, Domus Academy, Milan, Italy,2000
•  BA History (hons), Hindu College, University of Delhi, 1994