PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Practicing Visual Arts in Different Media like Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Installations, Video art, Site-specific art and Performance (2009-present)

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

Master of Visual Arts (Graphics), 2007-2009

 

Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda India.

(Graduated with first division)

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), 2003-07 Faculty of Fine Arts, P. S. Telugu University,India (Undergraduate with distinction)

 

AWARDS

 

7th Hero of Vadodara by Deepak Foundation (Deepak Nitrite), Vadodara, India, 2017

 

Inlaks Fine Art Award by Inlaks India Foundation, Mumbai, India, 2012

 

H. K Kejriwal Young Artist Award by Mahua Art Gallery, Bangalore, India, 2010

 

National Academy Award at 51st National Art Exhibition organized By Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India, 2009

 

Honorable Mention Certificate Award in 8th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial, Print Art at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, 2008

 

GRANTS/SPONSORSHIP

 

VADFEST for solo exhibition on YOGA and MODERNITY on occasion of International Yoga Day, 2016

 

 

Gujarat State Lalit Kala Akademy for solo exhibition outside of Gujarat, 2015

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

2009--11: HRD Scholarship by Ministry of Culture, Govt.Of India, New Delhi

 

2006--09: KrishnaKriti Foundation Scholarship, Hyderabad.

 

2007--09: P.S Telugu University, Hyderabad

 

2007: Vasudevan Charitable Scholarship, Bangalore

 

2006--07: Susrutha Charitable Trust Scholarship, Karimnagar, Hyderabad

 

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS

 

2018: National Printmaking Workshop by Lalit Kala Akademy,Part of 1ST International Print Biennale-India,New Delhi,India 

2012: Sandarbh & Inlaks India Foundation collaboration residency at Partapur, Rajasthan.

 

 

2012: Space 118 Residency,Mazgaon,Mumbai, India

 

2012: National Printmaking Camp by Lalitkala Academy,New Delhi at Faculty of Fine arts Maharaja Sayajirao University,Baroda, India

 

2012: Regional Painters Camp by Lalita Kala Akademi (National Academyof Art) at Chennai (Govt. College of Fine Arts), India

 

2012: 8th Edition of Krishnakriti Annual Festival at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, India

 

 

2011: PEERS ---2011 Artist in Residency at KHOJ, New Delhi, India

 

2009: Art Camp---III, PS Telugu University, Hyderabad, India

 2009: New Delhi Artist Residency Organised by Ragini Art Gallery at New Delhi, India

 

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016: MADE IN INDIA---II (yoga in 21st century) at Fine arts gallery,Baroda, India

 

2016: LUMINOUS LINES at Knots art gallery,baroda, India

 

2016: MADE IN INDIA---I (Yog&Modernity) at MAYFAIR Art Gallery sponsored by VADFEST---BARODA,India

 

2015: Serigraphs at Mahua Art Gallery---Bangalore sponsored by Gujarat LalitKala Academy, Ahmedabad,India

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

 

2016: Reimagining: Un (Reality) and Space curated by Nalini Malaviya at YepArt,Bangalore,India.

 

2015: RE: BELLION // RE: LIGION // RE: FORM at Städtische Kunstsammlung Zwickau Max-Pechstein-Museum in Zwickau, Germany curated by Sussanne Altmann.

 

2015: Yogachakra--- --- Tradition and Modernity at Rabindra Bhavan curated by Archana and Sushma Bahl at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi,India

 

 

2013: Rasa curated by Lina Vincent Sunish at Mahua Art Gallery, Bangalore.India

 

2013: Print Sculptural Installation at NGMA,Mumbai during BETWEEN THE LINES curated by Lina Vincent Sunish (collection of Indian printmaking) ,India

 

GROUP EXHBITIONS:

 

 

2015: Swadeshi group show by GINIPI Art Gallery, Ahmedabad. India

 

2015: VADFEST--- Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, India

 

2013: Group show organized by Smart Art Hub at Ahmedavad Ni Gufa, Ahmedabad. India

 

 

2012: United Art Fair at Pragatimaidan,New Delhi India

 

2012: Anant Printmaking show dedicated to P D Dhumal Sir, at Red Earth Art Gallery,Vadodara, India

 

2011: Opening Day (PEERS---2011) at Khoj International. Artists Association, New Delhi, India

 

 

2011: A4 Printmakers international show at The Poly Art Center, Cornwell, U.K

 

2011: Ink And Ideas at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad,India

 

2011: New Prints ---2011 (Summer) at IPCNY (International Print Center New York), Chelsea, selected by Trenton Doyle Hancock

 

2011: An Exhibition of 47th – 52nd National Awardee Exhibition, Regional Centre. Bhuvaneswar by Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi, India

 

 

2011: Baroda March---2011 (4th edition) at Starnd Art Room, Colaba, Mumbai,India

 

2010: Boxes and Bookends, Strand Art Room, Colaba, Mumbai,India

 

2010: Recent Of Baroda, Art Konsult Art Gallery, Hauz Khas ,New Delhi,India

 

2009: Collective Show at BMB Art Gallery, fort, Mumbai,India

 

2009: First Look---09 at Project 88 art gallery, Colaba, Mumbai,India

 

2009: Ragini Art Gallery, Ladosarai, New Delhi,India

 

2009: 51 st National Art Exhibition, Lalit kala Academy, New Delhi, India

 

2008: 8 th Bharat Bhavan International Biennale, Print Art--- 2008 at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India