Born 1972 in Khammam, Andhra Pradesh. Ravi has completed his B.F.A. in Painting from Andhra University, Vishakapatnam in 1997 and M.F.A Painting from Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharathi University, Santiniketan in 1999. He has also got a special training on Mural paintings from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan in 2006. He has held his solo shows in Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, and Santiniketan. He had also participated in many group shows in India and Abroad. He has received National Scholarship by Human resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi in 2000-2002; Merit Award by Department of Fine arts, Andhra University, Visahakapatnam in 1997 among others. He lives and works in Vishakapatnam.
His solo shows include “Culture Our Self” Akiyoshidai International Art Village,Yamaguchi City, Japan, 2018;Ayya Art Galleries, Chennai, 2013; M.E.C Art Gallery “Dolls and Dreams”, New Delhi, 2013; “Culture by Yourself” HIVE Camp Space A Gallery, Seoul (Cheonju), South Korea, 2010; Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, 2009; Sarjan Art Gallery - Vadodara, 2008; Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, 2006.