He is a Graphic Designer, Digital Artist and Printmaker, and New Age Music Composer. He has his own fully equipped Digital Art, Graphic Design and Advertising Photography Studio at Baroda. Since 1993 he has been making Digital Prints, creating works of art on the computer.
He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU) in 1983 after schooling at Rajkumar College, Rajkot. He also took a management course in EKS (Energo-Cybernetic Strategy) offered by Mewes System (Frankfurt, Germany) and Baroda Productivity Council. He was invited in 1993 by ANPPM (National Association of Advertising and Fashion Photographers), France, to work with leading French Photographers.
Rahul is deeply interested in Music of the World, Travelling and Wildlife and Heritage Photography.
Exhibitions of Creative Art
International Solo Shows :
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2002: Derby Art Gallery
San Francisco, California, USA, June-August 2001: California Institute of Integral Studies
San Luis Obispo, California, USA, April-June 2001: August Editions & Gallery
Paris, Fance, January 2001: Organised by Bateau Daphne Gallery and Perspectives Asienne
International Group Shows :
Syracuse, New York, March 2005 : Syracuse Vineyard Show
Roanne, France, November 2002 : Festival de l'image Numerique, Festival of Digital Art, with 8 French artists
National Solo Shows :
Baroda, October 2002: Nazar Art Gallery
Baroda, January 2000: Artcore Contemporary Art Gallery
New Delhi, November 1998: India International Centre
Mumbai, February 1998 : Bajaj Art Gallery, Nariman Point
Rajkot, December 1997: Rakjumar College
Ahmedabad, March 1997: Aadi Centre (Art, Architecture and Design India), Hutheesing Visual Art Centre.
Baroda, January 1997: Vithi Art Gallery, Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts.
National Group Shows :
Baroda, February 2004: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Sarjan Art Gallery
Goa, January 2004: Fontainhas Festival of Arts
Baroda, November 2002: Drawing ’98, Nazar Art Gallery
Baroda, Mumbai, Bangalore 2001: The Aesthetic Experience, ARTunderground Digital Gallery and Studio
Participation in Artists’ Camps :
Baroda, July 2003 : Camp on Environment, organized by Gujarat Refinery, Indianoil Corporation
Baroda, August 2001 : Digital Art Camp for Baroda Artists, organized by ARTunderground with corporate sponsorship by Jyoti Ltd.