Dhruva was born in 1957, Kanjari, Gujarat . Studied MA, Faculty of Fine Arts, M SU, Baroda from 1974-81, then at the Royal College of Art in London from 1981-83 on a British Council Scholarship. 1984-85 artist in residence at Kettle’s Yard Gallery with a Fellowship at Churchill College in Cambridge . In 1994, solo show , Asian Artist Today- Fukuoka Annual VII , Japan . Returns to Vadodara in 1997. Dhruva was elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1991 and Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, London in 1993. His work is included in group shows in national and international exhibitions and held in major public collections in UK, Japan and India. Appointed Professor, Head of Sculpture and Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.Uni. in May 1998 and quit in Dec 2002. Awarded Hon. CBE in 2001. A book on Dhruva Mistry is planned by Lund Humphreys, London . Award of Excellence by Gujarat Gaurav Samiti, 2006. Lives and works in Vadodara.–