Ballari Mukherjee obtained a 1st class B. V. A. in Indian style painting from the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata in 1986. She has been experimenting on gouache, tempera, transparent watercolor, acrylic and mixed media. In her drawing she has explored a wide range of themes with endless variations. She has also held three solo exhibitions and group shows in India and Abroad. She has also participated in major workshops throughout India and received prestigious awards.