1968 Born in Kerala

1994 B.F.A in Sculpture, Kalabhavan, Santiniketan, West Bengal.

1997 M.A. (Fine) in Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U, Baroda.

 

MUSEUM AND INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2012      Critical Mass: Contemporary Art from India, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman and     

               Rotem Ruff, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

2012       Havana Biennale 

2012      INDIA- LADO A LADO curated by Tereza de Arruda, SESC 

              Belenzinho Sao Paula, Brazil

2011      INDIA, curated by Pieter Tjabbes and Tereza de Arruda, Centro Cultural  

              Banco do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011      4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art Rewriting Worlds, curated by Peter Weibel

2011      In Transition New Art from India, Surrey Museum of Art, Canada

2011       Collectors’ Stage: Asian Contemporary Art from Private Collections, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2011       Crossroads: India Escalate, Prague Biennale 5

2010      The Silk Road, New Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern Art from The Saatchi Gallery at  
               Tri Postal, Lille, France

2010       Empire Strikes Back, at Saatchi Gallery, London

2010       Vancouver Biennale

2009     Dark Materials curated by David Thorp, G S K Contemporary show, at Royal Academy of  
             Arts, London

2009     India Xianzai, MOCA, Shanghai, China

2009     Passage to India, Part II: New Indian Art from the Frank Cohen Collection, at Initial
               Access, Wolverhampton, UK

2008        Passage to India, Part I: New Indian Art from the Frank Cohen Collection, at Initial
               Access, Wolverhampton, UK

2008     Where in the World, Devi Art Foundation, Delhi

2007     Continuity and Transformation, Museum show, exhibition promoted by Provincia di
               Milano Italy.

2007     After Shock, curated by Yasmin Canvin in collaboration with Sainsbury Centre
               Museum, Norwich

2006     Lekha and Anupam Poddar collection at The Chrysler Museum, Germany.

2004     Zoom!, Art in Contemporary India, Curated by Nancy Adajania & Luis Serpa,
               Culturegest Lisbon

2003     Crossing generations: diVERGE, curated by Geeta Kapur & Chaitanya Sambrani,
               presented by Chemould Gallery, NGMA Mumbai

2003     NGMA Annual Show, NGMA Mumbai

 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

 

2012      Art HK 12, by The Guild, Mumbai

2012      Taj Lands End, by The Guild, Mumbai

2012      VIP Art Fair by The Guild

2012      India Art Fair, New Delhi by The Guild, Mumbai

2011      Iconoclasts & Iconodules,curated by Ombretta Agro Andruff.  Religare Art Gallery, New   

                Delhi

2011      Art Dubai, by The Guild, Mumbai

2011      India Art Summit, New Delhi by The Guild, Mumbai

2011      Art Stage Singapore, by The Guild, Mumbai

2010      Inside India, A journey through contemporary Indian Art, curated by Marco Marrone and
                Margherita Artoni, Palazzo Saluzzo, Torino and Luce Gallery

2010        The 11th Hour: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art from India / Diaspora, curated by Shaheen Merali. Tang Contemporary, Beijing

2010       The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, The Saatchi Gallery, London

2010     Looking Glass, The Existence of difference curated by Gayatri Sinha, Religare Arts Initiative Ltd., New Delhi

2010      Indian (Sub) Way, curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Grosvenor Vadhera, London

2010      I think therefore graffiti…, The Guild, Mumbai

2010          Art Taipei, by The Guild, Mumbai

2010      ARTPARIS+GUESTS by The Guild, Mumbai

2010      41st edition of Basel Art Fair 2010 With Nature Morte+Bose Pacia

2010      Size Matters or Does it? Part2 at Latitude 28, New Delhi

2010      In Transition: New Art from India, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC, Canada.

2010      The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, The Saatchi Gallery, London

2009-10 All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: Indian Contemporary Art in Global Times, Lakeeren,
              Mumbai

2009-10 Sculpture, The Guild, Mumbai

2009      Expressions at Tihar, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi

2009           Re-Claim/ Re-Cite/ Re-Cycle, presented by Latitude 28 at Travancore Art Gallery, New  
              Delhi; Bose Pacia, Kolkata

2009          Multitudes, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore in collaboration with Zen
                Studio Gallery and Artflute.com

2009          My Little India, Marella Gallery, Beijing

2009      In The Mood For Paper, F2 Gallery, Beijing

2009       Threshold: Forging Narratives in South Asian Contemporary Art, Aicon Gallery, New York

2009       Spectrum, curated by Saryu Doshi and Firoza Godrej, presented by ADACH with the  Indian Embassy Abu Dhabi

2009     Failed Plot, curated by Gayatri Sinha, India Special Exhibition at KIAF 09, Korea International Art          
             Fair

2009        Purple Wall Project, curated by Gayatri Sinha at India Art Summit, New Delhi

2009     The Armory Show, New York

2009     ARCO 09, Madrid

2009     Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art, Grosvenor Gallery, London

2008     Art Amsterdam 08, presented by Williams Boars project

2008     Basel Art Fair, with Nature Morte

2008     ShContemporary, Shanghai

2008     Affair, Curated by Bose Krishnamachari, 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai

2008     101 Tokyo: Contemporary Art Fair, Tokyo

2008        Signs Taken for Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan, Aicon Gallery,
               London

2007-08 Similarities, Lansdowne Gallery, Mumbai

2007     Year 07, London, presented by Grosvenor Vadehra.

2007     Basel Art Fair, with Nature Morte

2007     Kashi Art Gallery, 10th Anniversary show, Kochi

2007     India 20, organized by Alekhya Foundation. Lalit Kala Akademi

2006     Here and Now: Young Voices From India, Grosvenor Vadehra, London

2005     Kaam, Arts India, New York

2005     Change of Address, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai

2005     Paths of Progression, Saffronart and Bodhi Art Delhi, Mumbai, New York and
               Singapore

2005     Endless Terrain, Yashodhara Dalmia, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.

2005     Whose Space is it anyway?, curated by Gallery Espace Delhi in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

2005     Are We Like This Only?, curated by Vidya Shivadas. Vadehra Art Gallery Delhi.

2005     Ways of Seeing, Art Alive, New Delhi

2005        Endless Terrain, Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

2004     Bombay Boys, Palette Art Gallery, Delhi

2004     A Tribute to Bhupen Khakhar, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

2004     Generation I, Saffron Art Gallery in collaboration with The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai.

2004     Red at Palette Art Gallery, Delhi

2003     The Dual Path of Indian Art Today, Galerie Mueller & Plate Munchen

2003     Highlights, Sakshi, Mumbai

2003         Crossing Generations : diVERGE, presented by Gallery Chemould at National Gallery of  
               Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai

2002     Trans-Figuration, curated by Yashodhara Dalmia, Presented by Art Inc, India Habitat
               Centre Delhi

2002     Words and Images, by The Guild, NGMA, Mumbai

2002     The Contemporary Asian Art Fair, by The Guild in Singapore

2002     Mela- A Carnival of Indian Art, curated by Anupa Mehta, RPG Show, at Jehangir Art
               Gallery

2002     Tribute to Picasso, The Guild, Mumbai

2002         Art Edge, presented by Fine Art Company, at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai and    India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2002     Quotable Stencil, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

2002     Cross Currents, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

2002     Creative Space, organized by Sakshi Gallery at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

2002      Tribute To Picasso, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai

2002     The Human Factor, by The Guild Art Gallery at Jehangir Art Gallery

2001     Excerpts from my Diary Pages, Curated by Sasha Altaf, Fine Art Company Gallery

2001     Engendering Images of Women, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai

2001- 2004 Harmony Show, at Nehru Center, Mumbai

2000     Exile and Longing, Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai

2000     Kala Ghoda Show on Functional Objects, by The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS:

 

2010        Padmini Award, Kerala Lalit Kala Academy

1997     Kerala Lalit Kala Academy State Award

1997     Inlaks Foundation (Indian)

1997     National Scholarship

1997     Kanoria Scholarship

1994     Ramkinker Award

1990 to 94 Visva Bharati Merit Scholarship

 

 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

 

2011     The Land, Solo Show, Nature Morte, Berlin in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai.

 

2010        Burning Flags Solo Show, Aicon Gallery, London in collaboration with The Guild

 

2009    Blood and Spit. Solo Show, Jackshainman Gallery in collaboration with The Guild.

 

2009     Living with a Wound, Solo Show, Grosvenor Vadehra, London in collaboration with 
               The Guild

 

2008     A Room to Pray at Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich, in collaboration with The   
               Guild, Mumbai

 

2008     Countdown, Nature Morte, Delhi  in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

 

2006     Scars of an Ancient Error, Singapore Art Fair presented by The Guild, Mumbai

 

2005     False Promises, Grosvenor Gallery London, in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

 

2004     Unresolved Stories, Nature Morte, Delhi  in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

 

2003     One Hand Clapping/Siren, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai presented by The Guild, Mumbai

 

1997      At Faculty of Fine Arts Gallery, MSU, Baroda