The Baroda based artist, APURVA DESAI, studied painting at C. N. College of Fine Art, Ahmedabad and did Masters in Painting from M. S. University, Baroda. Apurva Desai He describes himself as ”an urban landscapist’. His series titled ‘A Shipyard Symphony’, based on his experience in the ship-breaking yards at Alang in Gujarat. He has had several solo shows so far at major galleries in Kolkata, Ahmedabad and New Delhi. He has also featured in several group shows.