Rakhi Peswani has degrees in ceramic sculpture and painting from M.S. University in Baroda. She has taught at the Peswani received the Inlaks Scholarship for the UNIDEE in residence at Cittadellarte, Fondazione Pistoletto in 2006. She has previously taught at the S. N. School of Arts and Communication at Hyderabad Central University and is currently on the faculty at the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore.

Peswani’s museum exhibitions include Fruits of Labor (a Monument to Exhaustion) at Hangzhou Triennial of Fibre Arts Zehjiang Art Museum Hangzhou in 2013; Generation in Transition: New Art from India in 2011 at Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland and Contemporary Art Centre, Lithuania; Bring Me A Lion: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, The Hunt Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri in 2010; and Potters in Peril 2001 at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.

Rakhi was an artist in residence in 2011 in The Hague, where she showed Bodies/Subterrain (Eurydice & Sita) at Vrije Academie. Her recent solo exhibitions include Anatomy of Silence 2013 at The Guild, Mumbai; Matters Under the Skin 2011, Art HK – Asia One, Hong Kong, presented by The Guild, Mumbai; Intertwinings, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and Sonnet for Silent Machines at Jehangir Nicholson Gallery and The Guild, Mumbai.