Independent Cinema so also Cinematography, Imageography, Editor, Sound Design
Director’s Biography and Filmography
Born May 15 1946
Yoga Siromani
Married w one child and one grandchild
1973 MFA Master of Fine Arts
in Independent Film & Video Direction
and Production
from CALARTS California Institute
of the Arts Valencia California
Mentor Terry Sanders
Studied with Don Levy, Kris Malkeiwiez, Jules Engels, Sandy McKendrick,
Robert Nelson, Saul Landau, Pat O’Neil,
Stan Van der Beek and Others
1970 BFA with Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts
in Painting and BA joint curriculum
from Arcadia University, Philadelphia USA
Dean’s List Editor in Chief of Yearbook
Gargoyle Design Award for Literary Magazine
Spruance Daumier Art Award
United Nations Model Program
Studied with Benton Spruance, Jack Davis,
Dean Gillette, Jean Francksen, Ruth Lehrer
1970 Whitney Museum NY
Awarded an Independent Study
Painting Fellowship
1967 School of Visual Arts
Photography A Grade
1967 Advertising Art Director
at Young & Rubicam NY
1966 Visualizer at Paul Klemptner NY
1965 Visualizer at Shilpi Advertising
Winner of CAG Award (Commercial Art Guild)
for Airline Cargo Campaign
Art Director’s Award for Whisperjet Campaign
1966 Sir J J Institute of Fine & Applied Art
Intermediate Diploma
1953 – 63 Cathedral & John Connon High School
Senior Cambridge First Division
Principal’s Prize, for the best
All Round Leader
Swimming & Gymnastics
Biology Prize
1990-2000 Workshops and International
Conferences at Mohile Parikh Centre
for the Visual Arts
Amongst other Workshops
Xavier’s Video Workshop
Invited to participate in VIEW –
Vision Exchange Workshop –
Nehru Fellowship - Akbar Padamsee

Painting Workshop at K C College
24 Artists on 3 canvases
Painting &
Exhibitions Solo & Group Shows
at NGMA, incl 50 years of Art
since India’s Independence
Cymroza Art Gallery
Chemould Art Gallery
Nehru Centre – Harmony Show
Group Show of Artists
for a sustainable World
Metal Sculpture ‘the Oggling Octopus’ (done jointly by Nina SR and Anushka at Maxmuellar Bhavan)
Studio Exhibit (first of its kind)
“ from Tranquility to Transcendence”
Paintings in Many Art Collections
Prince of Wales Museum – Jehangir Nicholson’s
Collection of Contemporary Art,
Bharat Bhavan MP, Wipro, Azim Premji,
Air India, Mahindra & Mahindra
Taj Group of Hotels, Lady Walton & late Sir William Walton – UK Composer of ‘La Mortella’
and many, many others
Studio in Mumbai, and also represented
by Cymroza Art Gallery
Originator of the Contemporary Abstract Miniature
Painting (Abstract Realism)
Presently in Process, Working on several digital films,
Painting, and Commerce aspects of my Work
Consulting, Mentoring, Counselling
The Sir J J Institute of Applied & Fine Art
Painting & Commercial Art
Arcadia University PA USA
BFA withHonours Program (BA) Painting Dean's LIst FULL SCHOLARSHIP
School of Visual Arts NY USA
Photography Grade A College Summer Break
Whitney Museum of Art Fellowship January - May (First foreign Student Invited)
California Institute of the Arts CALARTS
MFA Independent Film & Video Direction & Production FULL SCHOLARSHIP
High School
The Cathedral & John Connon High School
Senior Cambridge - Division 1
Birth Date
May 15, 1946
Birth City
Karachi Undivided India
Current City
Mumbai & Mandwa, Maharashtra State
5. 3 1/2"
Eye Color
Zodiac Sign
Married To
Naaz Rovshen (passed away)
One Child - Grandchild One
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NinaSugati SR
Independent Cinema so also Cinematography, Imageography, Editor, Sound Design
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