Education and Experience



  • 1975 – Senior Cambridge St Mary’s Convent, Nainital
  • 1979 – B.A. Philosophy Hons Lady Shriram College, Delhi
  • 1999-2000 – Art Conservation & Restoration National Museum Institute (Audit Student)
  • 1999 – Art History & Art Appreciation (4 month course at National Gallery of Modern Art)
  • 2004 – Diploma in Photography School of Fototechnik
  • 2005 – Inservice Intensive Conservation Training Course National Museum Conservation Laboratory


  • 2002-14- Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi- Gallery Executive and In-House Art Conservator.
  • 2007-Onwards – National Museum Conservation Laboratory- Lecturing on Inpainting & Retouching in Easel Paintings
  • 2014- Onwards- Independent Art Consultant, Appraiser and Conservator- Assisting Individuals, Galleries as well as Organizations in dealing with Art.

Shows Coordinated

  • March 2007- CLICK- The largest Indian Photography Survey Show ever done at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • January 2009-WHERE THREE DREAMS CROSS- 150 Years of Photography from India Pakistan and Bangladesh at The Whitechapel Gallery, London, and Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.