Born in 1948. Studied Fine Arts at MS University, Baroda, and studied painting at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Was Assistant Editor, Lalit Kala Akademi, and taught History of Art and Aesthetics at the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University, Baroda. Published work includes poems and short stories and critical essays on Modern Indian Art with special interest in contemporary Indian painting. Her work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, and public and private collections.