Born in 1966, Antao belongs to Ahmedabad from where he came to Mumbai. He graduated in Applied Art from the Sir J. J. School of Art in 1991. While in Mumbai, he experimented with advertising, corporate filmmaking and trophy designing but failed to satisfy his creative urges. Antao began his love affair with sculpture when on a visit to his father in Ahmedabad. He found life here more congenial than in Mumbai and relocated to the city.
He has had eight solo exhibitions, 2010- 'Couple of Differences', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Gallery Espace, New Delhi. 2007- ‘Unseen Truth’, Gallery Sumukha, Chennai and Bangalore. 2004- India Habitat Centre, New Delhi presented by Gallery Espace, New Delhi. 2003- Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai. 1999- Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai. 1993- Hutcheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad. Sophie Duschene Art Gallery, Mumbai. 1989- Lalit Kala Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. Amongst the many awards he received the Indian Habitat Centre Award for Best Solo Show in 2005, Bendre- Husain Award, India in 1995, Bombay Art Society Award in 1993 and the Best Sculpture Award, All India Arts Society, Mumbai in 1992.