Ramesh received a M.A. and a B.A. (Fine Arts), M.S. University, Baroda (1984 & 1982 respectively)
His solo exhibitions include Gallery Threshold, New Delhi & Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai (2005), Pundole Art Gallery, Bombay (1997, 93 & 88), Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore (1991), Centre of Contemporary Art, New Delhi (1990) and Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad (1988)
His select group participations are Recent Trends in Contemporary India Art, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (1995), Journeys Within Landscapes (curated and organized by Sakshi Gallery), Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay (1992), 2nd Biennale of Art, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal (1988), National Exhibition, New Delhi , 2nd Biennale of Havana, Cuba and several group shows, Baroda, Bangalore, Calcutta, Delhi and Hyderabad (1982) and the All India Graphic Exhibition, Chandigarh (1981)
Ramesh was awarded the Senior Fellowship, Department of Culture, Government of India (1995-97), Sanskriti Award (1993) and the Junior Fellowship, Department of Culture, Government of India (1990-93)
Ramesh is presently a Head of Painting at the Andhra University, Vishakapatnam.