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Born in 1964, graduated with a National Diploma and Master’s in painting from Jiwaji University, Gwalior, in 1986. She has held ten solo shows at venues like Kala Vithika (Gwalior, 1987), Chemould Art Gallery (Mumbai, 1994, 1998 & 2006), Taj Art Gallery (Mumbai, 1996), The Gallery (Chennai, 1999), a Two-Person Show with S.H.Raza at Gallery 7 (Mumbai, 2001), and at Gallery Espace (New Delhi, 2007). In addition she has also been a apart of several group shows, including those at Deolalikar (Indore, 1986), Crimson Art Gallery (Bangalore,1989), Jehangir Art Gallery (Mumbai 1991-93), Lalit Kala Akademi (Chennai, 1994), Alliance Francaise (Bhopal, 1994), Mini Print, Galley Escape (New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata And Chandigarh, 1996), Seven Young Artists from Madhya Pradesh, Art Indus (New Delhi, 1997), Palette Art Gallery (New Delhi, 2001), Art Today (New Delhi, 2002), Gallery Escape (Dubai, 2002), Gorbio (Paris, 2004), Galerie Muller & Plate (Munich, 2005), Tao Art Gallery (London, 2006) and Gallery Sumukha (London, 2006). Ms. Ghurayya is a recipient of the All India Kalidas Award (1985) and the Raza Foundation Award (2002), as well of awards by the South Central Zone Culture Centre, Nagpur, and Bharat Bhavan (1988), the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (1995), and so on. Seema Ghurayya lives and works in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.