Gossain graduated with B. Tech in chemical engineering from IIT Kanpur. His passionate pursuit of art and painting made him a keen student of the medium and he held his first solo show during 1970-71 at the Kanpur IIT campus.
For the next 25 years Gossain travelled, worked and visited more than 35 countries. He returned to painting with three consecutive solo shows during 2002-2004 at the visual art gallery, India Habitat Centre, Delhi with a series titled ‘Sunflower and Space’. He has travelled with his yearly shows ‘Celebrating Space’ 2006-2007 to Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore. Gossain’s solo show ‘The Big Leap’ was held at Gallery Ragini, Delhi 2010. He exhibited his latest series “Birds, Butterflies & Henry Moore” August 2012 and is currently working on “Time & Space: Cage” in his Gurgaon studio showcased during Indian Art Fair – 2013.
Ravi lives and works in New Delhi.