Viraj Naik received his B.F.A in printmaking from Goa College of Art, Goa University (1993-1998). He then completed his M.F.A in printmaking from Sarojini Naidu School of Fine Art, University of Hyderabad (1998-2000) where he was later invited to teach as a guest faculty member. He has had solo shows at Galerie Nvya, New Delhi (2006), The Museum Gallery, Mumbai (2004) and Galerie Cidade, Goa. He received a Merit Scholarship from the University of Hyderabad (1998) and the All Indian Fine Arts and Crafts Society State Award, Goa (1997 and 2000). Naik lives and works in Goa.