Madhabi Katoch has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the College of Art, New Delhi. She has been awarded the United Nations Fellowship and Silver Medal in her Final Year. She has a Master's degree in History of Art from National Museum Institute, New Delhi, and has been awarded a research grant scholarship of 1994-95 for the Indian Collection at the Victoria Albert Museum, England by the Nehru Trust.
Madhabi Katoch has had three solo exhibitions of her works, ranging from Oils on Canvas to soft pastels, watercolours and charcoal sketches. She has been a visiting lecturer at the College of Art, New Delhi and the South Delhi Women's Polytechnic (1995-98) and at the
Institute of Fashion Technology, Lucknow (1999). She is currently engaged as a visiting Lecturer at NIFT, Kangra, H.P.
She has travelled extensively all over India and lived in Mauritius, New Delhi, Lucknow, Pathankot, Kolkata, and Leh. She currently resides in Palampur, in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, a valley so beautiful that it is both her inspiration and her challenge.
She works as a rural art instructor with Bal Bhawan in HImachal Pradesh. She is a staunch believer in the collective Consciousness of Society and in experiencing subtle nuances of Life towards the pursuit of an existence free from the fears of the known.