Born in Mumbai, Bharati Kapadia graduated in Applied Art from Sir J J Institute in the city. She has had three solo exhibitions of her work �Realm of the Elusive� in 2000; �Of Currents and Confluences� in 1997 and �Collages� in 1994 all at Mumbai. She has also participated in several important group shows, some of which are �The Tile Project, Destination: The World� organized by Transcultural Exchange, USA; �Making of India�, New Delhi, �Kaleidoscope�, New York; �Art & Ideas: The Mumbai Art Magazine� and �Objet d�Art�, both in Mumbai in 2004, �Objects of Wonder�, USA and �Mapping the Pscyche�, Bangalore; �Coaster Project, Destination: The World�, USA and 8th European Patchwork Meet at France in 2002, �Combine: Voices for the New Century�, New Delhi, �Assoziationen� showcasing the works of three Indian and three Austrian artists at the �May For India & You� Festival, Tulln, Austria; �The Banyan & The Bodhi� a site specific installation at Kala Ghora Art Fest, in 2000. She was the artist at residency in Apex Art Residency, New York in 2001 for one month and Artists Equity Association for a 6 month program to Seattle, USA in 1993/94. Bharati lives and works in Mumbai.