Rini studiedPainting, M S University Baroda. She has been both a print maker as well as a painter. She has received many awards and scholarships like Chancellors Gold Medal 1972, Governors Gold Medal, Calcutta 1974 Govt. of India Cultural Scholarship, worked under Prof. K G Subramaniam 1973-75, French Govt. Scholarship, worked under Sir S W Hayter at “Atelier 17”, Paris and Krishna Reddy 1975-76, Group 8 Award 1977, Research Scholarship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi 1983-85, AIFACS Award, New Delhi 1985, National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, M S Randhawa Award, AIFACS, New Delhi 1988, Senior Fellowship, Ministry of Human Resource, New Delhi 1994-96, Invited to be on the Governing Council of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad 1997. She has recently been a part of prestigious shows like Power of Peace and Imprints at Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo. Lives and works in Vadodara.