Neelam is a Graduate in Fine Art (Portrait) and holds a Postgraduate Diploma degree in Art Education from J.J. School of Art, Mumbai in 2001. She has done Master in Fine Art (History of Art & Aesthetics) from S.N.D.T. University, Mumbai, 2004 and a Master in Indology from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeetha University, Pune. She has secured 2nd rank in Master of Fine Art (Painting) from MIT ADT University, Pune.
She has exhibited her work in different places like Mumbai Art by Artists Group Show at Coomarswamy Hall, Kalaghoda, Mumbai; Art Mart International Khajuraho, 2018, Madhya Pradesh; Stree Ek Parichay Group Show at Tulika Art Gallery, Pune; KARI’19 Group Show at Bal Gandharva Art Gallery, Pune and state art exhibition Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Son-et-Lumiere Art Gallery, Mumbai and Thane Kala Bhavan. International Drawing Biennale India 2018-19, Shakti-the Power travel show by Speaking Art Foundation New Delhi, 2020-21. She has participated in 1st National Moonsoon Painting workshop at Gandharvapur artist village, Saputara, Gujrat. Her artworks were published in various publications – Chitrasutra, Youvakmudra etc. Her active participation in Pune smart week 2019 Art Arch competition is appreciated by panel members.
Her art work Designing the Panchtatva Theme Creatives for Atal Incubation centre (AIC-MIT ADT Incubator forum) is executed at the centre of MIT Pune. Also, she has worked with an NGO in Bengaluru to create illustrations for books and flash cards used for deaf students. She has done storyboarding for ‘I love India’ a short film by Neno Gems, Mumbai. Neelam has conducted many workshops like ‘Ceramic on pots’, ‘Basic calligraphy & strokes’ at Nitai Gauraj art Gallery, Thane. She has conducted online guest lecture on Graffity in India for students of 5th class for Birla academy school new Delhi. She was a Guest Speaker for on-air program called ‘Career Way’.