Born in 1962 in Kondlahalli, Karnataka
Diploma in Drawing and Painting, Ken School of Art, Bangalore – 1982-87; Post Diploma in Printmaking, M.S. University, Baroda – 1994-96.
Participated in many artists workshops-Serigraph-West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur-1995; Papermaking-John bobcock at M.S.University, Baroda – 1995; Painting-Davanagere, Karnataka – 1997.
At present Rizwan lives and works in Bangalore.
|Venkatappa Art Gallery||Bangalore||1990-91|
|Karnataka Lalithakala Academy’s Annual Shows||1984-96|
|All India exhibition at Chitrakala Parishat||Bangalore||1992-93|
|Punjab Lalithakala Academy’s All India Print show at South Zone Culture Centre||Nagpur||1995|
|AIFACS All India Prints & Annual Art Exhibition||1995|
|Group show at Chandigarh||1996|
|IV Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of prints||Bhopal||1997|
|KLA’s intestate exchange show of Art||Jaipur||2000|
|“Bhoomigeetha” (Song of the Earth) at Red Chair Gallery||Kansas City-USA|
- Mysore Dushera Award-1989.
- Junior Fellowship by Ministry of Human Resource, Govt. of India – 1995.
- KLA’s Scholarship for higherstudy; Arnawaz Vasudev Scholarship, Madras – 1995 – 96.