Dr. Saryu Doshi is a research scholar, an art historian, a curator and an editor. Her primary research interests lie in the field of Indian Classical and Contemporary Art. During her tenure as Hon. Director at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai she curated thirteen major exhibitions. She was Pro-term Chairman of the Lalit Kala Academy before which she was the Hon. Editor of Marg Publications. She served on the boards of various universities, academic and cultural institutions as well as government institutions. A recipient of the Padmashree award in 1999, she was also awarded the “Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity” by the Italian Government in 2008.