Title: EVENING VISITOR

Size: 28x20 ins.

Medium: water colour

 

Title: HOLDING HANDS

Size: 36x24

medium: egg tempera

Title: THE ROAD TO AURANGABAD

Size: 20x14 ins.

Medium: coffee, pen & ink

Title: VALUE ALIGNMENT - Size: 28x20 ins. Medium: pen & ink
Title: VALUE ALIGNMENT - Size: 28x20 ins. Medium: pen & ink

GALLERY

Title: BIRTHING A MULE

Size: 30x18

medium: egg tempera

 

 

BLUE FISH

A child does not shake up the sediment of the joy of nature.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

Title: THE QUEST FOR ARCADIA

SIZE: 30x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: LOOSE TOOTH

Size; 30x24 ins.

Medium: coffee, pen & ink, crayons 

Title: THE EXPLORER

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: pen and ink

Title: I SEE CLUSTERS OF FAIRIES (though not in the daytime)

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: water colour & crayons on an acrylic background

 

Title: THE BAN (on bull racing)

Size: 36x24 ins.

Medium: coffee, water colour & pen & ink on paper

Title: SELF PORTRAIT

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour

Title: THE THING WITH MOTHERING,  IT ENDS.

Size: 36x24 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: THE THING WITH MOTHERING,  IT ENDS

Size: 36x24 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: THE DIASPORA

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: HIDE N' SEEK

Size: 30x18 ins.

Medium; pen and ink

Title: SHARING CHAPTERS OF PERSONAL HISTORY

Size: 36x25 ins.

medium: Coffee & water colour

Title: THE OLD BOMBAY TALKIES

Size: 30x18 ins.

Medium: water colour

Title: BARAAT (wedding procession)

Size: 28x20 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: ICARUS WILL FALL 

Size: 30x18 ins.

Medium: water colour

Part of the Jehangir Nicholson Collection

Title: STRESS BUSTERS

Size: 30x18 is.

Medium: water colour

Title: MATINEE POSTER

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium; water colour

Title: YOGA WITH A BLOND WIG

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: PUPPETEER

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: THE SARI

Size: 30x18 ins

Medium: pen & ink, water colour

Title: THE DIASPORA

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: THERE IS TOO LITTLE ROOM TO BREATHE

size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour

 

 

 

MONKEYS PLAYING UNDER THE MANGO TREE

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT - First of triptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x18 ins.

 

 

 

THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT - Second of triptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size 24x18 ins.

 

 

 

THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT - Third of triptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x18 ins.

 

TRAVELS ON A BRAHMANI BULL
TRAVELS ON A BRAHMANI BULL

DIPTYCH

MEDIUM: Thread, paper and Acrylic on Canvas

Size:  72x48 ins.

 

A windswept journey from partition in 1947 to the present.

 

 

 

CATACOMB

My storehouse of memories

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

 

 

 

title: ORIGAMI BIRDS 

 

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x18 ins.

 

 

 

BEDTIME STORIES

 

medium - water colour & crayons

size - 35x24 ins.

 

 

 

CAT WOMAN

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 32x26 ins.

 

 

 

WINTER BIRD

 

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

THE PORCUPINE

Even the aggressive wild boar dreads being embedded  with porcupine quills. 

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

COWS

 

medium - thread & acrylic on canvas

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

ECLIPSE

Some hide from the supposed effects of the eclipse. Others worship it.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

FLAGS - 1

Colonial detritus

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 44x33 ins.

 

 

 

FLAGS 2

Colonial detritus

 

medium - thread & acrylic on canvas

size - 44x33 ins.

 

 

 

BIRTH CANAL - Horizontal diptych

Here I have placed the birth canal outside the female body in honour of the life affirming act of giving birth.

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 72x48 (this incudes both sides)

 

 

 

 

BIRTH CANAL - right side of the horizontal diptych

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 48x36 ins.

 

 

 

 

BIRTH CANAL - left side of the horizontal diptych

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 48x36 ins.

 

 

 

BIRTH CANAL

 

Medium - egg tempera

size - 33x24 ins.

 

 

 

BIRTH CANAL

 

medium - pen and ink

size - 28x20 ins.

 

 

 

KARUNA & HER SISTERS - Diptych - both sides

House arrest in covid hit Bangalore.

 

medium - thread & acrylic on canvas

size - 48x34 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

THE SADHU

 

medium - paper & acrylic on canvas

size - 33x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

TREES - 1

Nature can be devastatingly unforgiving but with human assistance there is hope for transformation.

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size 37x34 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

TREES 2

Nature's howl of anguish & existential despair.

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 37x33 ins.

 

 

 

 

TREES - 3

 

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 36x26 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

TREES - 4

 

 

medium - thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 35x26 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

HOUNDS

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 26x21 ins.

 

 

 

 

NIGHT FISHING IN THE SUNDERBANS

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

CAN YOU CARRY YOUR DONKEY TO THE NEXT VILLAGE? -  1 - Triptych

Knowledge of  the English language often proves an insurmountable obstacle for those migrating from the villages to the cities for higher studies and jobs. As difficult as carrying one's donkey great distances.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

CAN YOU CARRY YOUR DONKEY TO THE NEXT VILLAGE? - 2 - triptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

 

 

 

CAN YOU CARRY YOUR DONKEY TO THE NEXT VILLAGE? - 3 - triptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

WHEELS

My eternally itinerant lifestyle

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 26x21 ins.

 

Title: BOOM

Size:  36x12 ins.

medium: beads & collage

Title: MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium; egg tempera & beads

Title: THE THREE LEGGED FISH

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: EASY COMMUNICATION - the highlight of rural India

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: THE INDIAN ROPE TRICK

Size: 30x24 is.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: THE HUNT FOR ARCADIA

Size: 30x18 ins. 

Medium: egg tempera

Title: SOME DREAM

Size: 30x20 ins. 

Medium: egg tempera

Title: Preliminary painting for TRAVELS ON A BRAHMANI BULL

Size: 28x20 ins.

Medium: egg tempera on board

Title: PRELIMINARY PAINTING FOR TRAVELS ON A BRAHMINI BULL

Size: 24x20 ins.

Medium: egg tempera on board

Title: GLORY DAYS. 30x22 ins. Medium: watercolour, pen & ink
Title: GLORY DAYS. 30x22 ins. Medium: watercolour, pen & ink

Title: THE APPLE

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: water colour & crayons on paper

Title: THE BROAD FISH WORM - Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: coffee, water colour, pen & ink
Title: THE BROAD FISH WORM - Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: coffee, water colour, pen & ink

Title; THE MOON AND COBWEBS

Size: 25x18 ins.

medium: egg tempera

Title: HOLDING HANDS

Familiarity with wild animals causes them to lose their fear of humans - B. U. Karanth

size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: water colour on paper

Title:  THE SARI

Size; 30x18

Medium: pen and ink, water colour

Title: MEMOIRS OF A NON-TRAVELLER

Size: 30x25 ins.

Medium: collage and beads

Title: NO MORE HAIR DYE

Size: 30x25 ins.

Medium; egg tempera

 

 

BEDSPREAD

 

 

medium - pen and ink

size - 28x20 ins.

 

 

 

HOT FLUSH

Steaming in tropical languor. These middle age sweats never cease.

 

medium - pen & ink

size - 28x20 ins.

 

 

 

 

 Title: BULL RACING AT QILA RAIPUR

 

medium - paper & acrylic on canvas

size - 40x36 ins.

 

 

 

I CAN REACH OUT AND TOUCH YOU OMAN

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

Title: Baraat - THE WEDDING PROCESSION - Diptych (right  side)

Size:25x20 ins.

Medium: pen & ink

 

Title: Baraat - THE WEDDING PROCESSION - Diptych (right side)

Size: 25x20 ins.

Medium: pen & ink

Title: THE LEAP

Size;  30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: AN ODE TO IDLENESS.  diptych (both sides together)

Size: total size of both sides - 50x36 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

 

Title: BULL RACING AT QILA RAIPUR: diptych (left side)

Size: 25x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: BULL RACING AT QILA RAIPUR: diptych (right side)

Size: 25x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: DAWN- limbering up for bullet time

Size: 24x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: DUSK

 Size: 35x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera & beads

Title: TIGER, TIGER ON THE WALL-  diptych  - left side

Size: 35x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: TIGER, TIGER ON THE WALL - diptych - right side

Size:  35x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

 

Title : BUS STOP - diptych -  left side

Size;  24x18 ins.

Medium: pen & ink

Title: BUS STOP - diptych - right side

Size:  24x18 ins.

Medium: pen & ink

Title: CONFESSIONS OF AN URN - the painting references the excavations in Tuscany, Italy in 2022

Size: 25x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: CUTTING CHAI

Size: 24x18 is.

Medium: water colour

Title: THE OBSCENITY OF CANCER

size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: Preliminary painting for TRAVELS ON A BRAHMANI BULL

Size: 35x24 ins

Medium: pen & ink & crayons on paper

 

 

 

Title: THE DOUBLE HELIX

 

Medium - egg tempera

Size - 24x24 ins.

 

 

 

KAMALA BUYS HER DAUGHTER NEW RIBBONS

 

medium - water colour & crayons on paper

size - 40x24 ins.

 

 

 

EVOLUTION - top - vertical diptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

EVOLUTION - bottom - vertical diptych

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

KAVERI

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

LABURNUM

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

Title: EXTREME HEAT IS AN EXTINCTION EVENT - Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: egg tempera
Title: EXTREME HEAT IS AN EXTINCTION EVENT - Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: egg tempera

 

 

 

 No title

Medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

MAMA

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

Title: REACHING FOR THE STARS - Size: 36x24 ins. Medium: coloured pens
Title: REACHING FOR THE STARS - Size: 36x24 ins. Medium: coloured pens

Title: FENCES

Size; 36x25 ins.

Medium: coffee & water Colour

Title: RED EARTH

Size: 36x25 ins

Medium: Coffee & water Colour

 

Title: STAY!!

size: 36x25 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour

 

Title : AFTER 50 YEARS: DIALOGUE WITH A CROW

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title:  THE GIRL FROM THE ITEM NUMBER DANCE SCHOOL

Size; 35x20 ins.

Medium: coffee & water Colour

Title: THE VIEW FROM MARS. Size: 48x37 ins. Medium: acrylic, paper & thread on canvas
Title: THE VIEW FROM MARS. Size: 48x37 ins. Medium: acrylic, paper & thread on canvas

Title: GIRLS FROM THE ITEM NUMBER DANCE SCHOOL

Size: 36x25 ins.

medium: coffee & water colour

Title: YET ANOTHER ROOF

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: water colour

Title: THE ALBUM

Size; 30x24 ins.

Medium: water colour

 

 

MOST THINGS DON'T HAPPEN, THIS ONE WILL

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

Title: BUSH FIRE

size: 44x33 ins.

medium: thread on canvas

 

 

'PHEW' AIR

Run off my feet.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

PINK

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 36x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

PONTIUS PILATE

 

Medium - water colour on paper

size - 34x11 ins.

 

 

 

Title: THE DIASPORA

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

ROWING

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

Title: ROWING

Size: 25x20 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colours

Title; SALTED/UNSALTED

Size: 25x20 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

 

Title; BOOM - over consumption

size; 30x24 ins

Medium: beads & collage

Title; LEAP FROG

Size: 25x20 ins.

Medium: pen & ink

Title: A DETOUR OF THE BIG BANG THEORY

Size:30x24 ins.

Medium; egg tempera

Title: COVID DAYS - Museums closed & the show postponed 

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: CATCHING BUTTERFLIES 

Size: 24x18 ins.

medium: pen & ink on paper

Title: WOMEN SHOULD HAVE A LOT MORE AGENCY. Size: 44x24 ins. Medium: coffee & water colour
Title: WOMEN SHOULD HAVE A LOT MORE AGENCY. Size: 44x24 ins. Medium: coffee & water colour

Title: COMMUNING WITH AN EAGLE

Size: 21x30 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: AFTER 50 YEARS: DIALOGUE WITH A CROW

Size: 

Title: SCRIMMAGE  (2)

size: 30x20 ins.

Medium; egg tempera

title: SELF PORTRAIT

Size; 24x18 ins.

Medium: Coffee & water colour on paper

 

Title: STAR SCRAPERS

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour

Title; IN THE SALON

Size: 24x18

Medium: water colour

 

 

SORRY IMELDA I WAS BUSY OVULATING

 

medium - water colour on paper

size - 40x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPARRING BULLS

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

Medium - thread and acrylic on canvas

Size - 47x36 ins.

 

 

 

 

THE GOOD LIFE

I now have TIME, glorious TIME.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

A COGNITIVE BALANCING ACT

Life in a nutshell

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 24x18 ins.

 

 

 

 

A PORTRAIT OF INDIA

With 50% of the population under the age of 21, India is young. I have depicted the varying religions and ethnicities of our multiple states on the sides. 

 

medium - thread and acrylic on canvas

size - 54x47 ins. 

 

 

 

DAI (village midwife)

The Dai, till very recently, was the only lifeline for women in rural areas. More of an angel than anything else while giving birth.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

NOT EVERYTHING IS BLACK AND WHITE -  left side of horizontal diptych

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 45x35 ins.

 

 

 

NOT EVERYTHING IS BLACK AND WHITE - right side of horizontal diptych

 

Medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 45x35 ins. 

 

 

 

 

Title: THE SKATEBOARD

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

BIRD WOMAN - Ami is a spinster who lives in a home surrounded by crows. She never feels alone and that is for sure. Her crows create a ruckus should anyone approach her front door.

 

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

GOING, GONE, THE AMAZON 

 

medium - paper, thread, acrylic on canvas

size - 45x32 ins.

 

 

 

 

HIGHRISE AND FROGS

Living in concrete cities creates a longing for the outdoors and nature in the wild.

 

medium - pen and ink

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

Title: DANCING WITH A MULE

 

medium - water colour on paper

size - 35x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

TWO MEN AND A GOAT 

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOME

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

 

 

 

 

TWO MONKEYS

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 30x24 ins.

date of execution - Dec. 2017

 

 

 

YOGA DAYS. A daily bind but an antidote to all that sitting.

 

medium - egg tempera

size - 31x24 ins.

date of execution - April 2011

Title: FLAGS 3

Size: 44x33 ins.

Medium: 

Title: PRAYER FLAGS. Size: 49x42 ins. Medium: thread, paper & acrylic on canvas
Title: PRAYER FLAGS. Size: 49x42 ins. Medium: thread, paper & acrylic on canvas

Title: THE SCRIMMAGE - 2

Size: 30x24

medium: egg tempera

Title: IF THEY HAD LESS IN COMMON THEY WOULD FIND IT EASIER TO AGREE

Size 30x24 ins

Medium: egg tempera

Title: THE WARM GLOW OF NOSTALGIA

size: 30"x24"

Medium: Egg Tempera

Title: ANNIKA

Size:  32x32 is.

Medium: thread & acrylic

Title: THE TELESCOPE

Size: 24x18 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: TWO MEN AND A GOAT

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium; egg tempera

LISTEN LADIES-Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: egg tempera
LISTEN LADIES-Size: 30x24 ins. - Medium: egg tempera

Title ; WAITING FOR THE TRAIN

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera & thread

Title: KARAOKE GIRLS

Size: 30x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: KARAOKE GIRLS AND THE FOX

size: 30x24 ins.

medium: egg tempera & thread

Title: ANNIKA   size: 31x22 is.   Medium: acrylic
Title: ANNIKA size: 31x22 is. Medium: acrylic

Title; KITE FLYING

Size: 39x28 ins.

Medium; pen & ink & water colour on paper

Title: Snake catcher Lokesh or 'Lokeshsnake' as he was called, rescued over a 1000 snakes to release into the wild. On this unfortunate occasion the cobra and the cat were entwined in mortal combat. The very agitated snake  sunk its' teeth into Lokesh's arm as he tried to subdue it. Lokesh died the next day.

Size: 33x24 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: CLIMBING

Size: 40x25 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colours on paper

Title: ON THE SOFA

Size: 40x25 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title ; SWIMMING DREAMS

Size: 40x36 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: ROPES

Size: 40x36 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: YOGA DAYS - the bent spine of long haul travel

Size; 24x18 ins.

Medium: egg tempera

Title: No title

Size: 40x36 ins.

Medium: water colour and coffee on paper

Title; The PROCESS

Size: 40x36 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

title; THE EYES OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Size: 43x28 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: THE FLIGHT OF THE MUNIA

(the munia is a beautiful, redheaded bird now nearly extinct in India. Nature IS for goodness sake).

Size: 28x20 ins.

Medium: water colour on paper

Title: THE FORCE

Size: 39x28 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: HUMAN POSSIBILITIES

Size: 39x28 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Size: 40x24 ins. Medium: acrylic
Size: 40x24 ins. Medium: acrylic

title; MANU AND THE ROOSTER

Size: 25x20 ins.

medium: pen & ink

Title; MANU AND THE ROOSTER

Size: 25x20 ins.

Medium: egg tempera & thread

Title: SCRUB OUT

Size: 39x28 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour on paper

Title: THE ECLIPSE 

Size: 39x28 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour

Title: ON THE HIMALAYAN ROAD

Size: 28x20 ins.

Medium: coffee & water colour