Born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, 1947.
Rekha Rao studied painting under her Artist Father K.K. Hebbar. Her medium of work is mixed media, which combines oil and acrylic. Her works are in the permanent collections of the NGMA, the Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi and the Singapore National Museum. She has also participated in the 4th Triennle of India; the Asian Biennale, Dhaka.
She lives and works in Bangalore, India
|She held her first solo exhibition in Mumbai in 1969. This was followed by several solo; group exhibitions and art camps both in India and Abroad.|
- Lalit Kala Akademi Award.
- Maharashtra State Award.
- Received the Critics Award.