Naik holds a Masters of Visual Arts in the discipline of Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat and a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in the discipline of Painting, (Specialization in Sculpture) Goa College of Art, Altinho, Panjim, Goa.
The Artist lives and works between Baroda and Goa.
Recent Exhibitions include Students Biennale, Kochi Muziris Biennale, Curated by Faiza Hasan, Kochi, 2016; Centre for International Modern Art, CIMA, Kolkata, 2017; State Heritage Show, Selected to present my work ‘Artist as the Bomber’, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, 2016; C.V.M National Exhibition of Art, C.V.M College of Fine Arts Campus, Anand, Gujarat India, 2015; Dimensions, Preview, The Fine Arts Gallery, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, 2015 and 39th State Art Exhibition, Student Category, Kala Academy Goa, 2013-14.
Awards And Workshops:
Jury Award, Center for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, 2017; The Chinmoy Pramnick Memorial Award for Excellence 2016, Instituted in the fond memory of Chinmoy Pramanick, Faculty of Fine Arts, 2016; The Sir Rajnikant Panchal Best Display Award, For Excellence in Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. Univerity of Baroda, 2016; The Uttam Pancharane Sculpture Award 2015, 123rd All India Annual Art Exhibition, organized by the Bombay Art Society, Mumbai, 2015 and was the Winner, Category of Sculpture, 38th State Art Exhibition, Student Category, Kala Academy, Goa, 2012-13.