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RAKHI PESWANI

     

1977      Born

 

EDUCATION

 

2003             Qualified the National Eligibility Test for Lectureship and Junior Research

                     Fellowship under the University Grants Commission.

2001-2003    MFA ( Ceramic Sculpture), M.S.University, Baroda

1996-2000    BFA (Painting), M.S.University, Baroda

 

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PUBLICATIONS

MUSEUM AND INSTITUTIONAL EXHIBITIONS

 

2013             Fruits of Labor ( a Monument to Exhaustion)  at Hangzhou Triennial of Fibre  Arts  Zehjiang
                     Art Museum
Hangzhou,PRC

2013             Zones of Contact propositions for the Museum.  Co-curated by Vidya Sivadas,

                     Akansharastogi, Deekshanath. Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Noida.

2011             Bodies / Subterrain (Eurydice & Sita), exhibition and presentation of a residency in The

                     Hague at Vrije Academie

                     http://www.vrijeacademie.org/2011-11-24/werkpresentatie-en-tentoonstelling-rakhi-peswani

2011             Generation in Transition New Art from India curated by Magda Kardasz, Zachęta National

                     Gallery Of Art, Warsaw, Poland & Contemporary Art Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania

2010             Triad: Introspection, Observation and Tradition, an exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art,

                     at Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland, Colorado

2010             Bring me a Lion ; an exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, at Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster

                     University, St. Louis, Missouri. Curated by Jeffrey Hughes and Dana Turkovic

2001             Potters in Peril, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2013             Anatomy of Silence  at The Guild, Mumbai

2011             Matters Under the Skin under Asia One, Hong Kong International Art Fair, presented by The Guild

2009             Intertwinings, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2007             Sonnet for Silent Machines at Jehangir Nicholson Gallery & The Guild, Mumbai

2006             Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai, India

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2013            Ghar ghar Ki baat/Tales from two homes curated by Heidi Fichtner and Vikki Mc Innes at

                     Margaret Lawerence Gallery Victorian College of the Arts The University Melbourne.
2013             India Art Fair, presented by The Guild

2012             VIP Art Fair, presented by The Guild

2012             Porous, a group show at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2011             Drawings at Chemould Art Gallery, Mumbai

2011             Turn of the Tide with Tangerine Art Space, Bangalore

2011             India Art Summit, presented by The Guild

2011             Art Stage Singapore, presented by The Guild

2010             Notes on the (Dis)appearance of the Real, at Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi

2010             I Think, Therefore Graffiti…, at The Guild, Mumbai and New York

2010             Reverie , a group show at Chemould Prescott Gallery, Mumbai.

2010             Roots ; Group show commemorating 25 years of SakshiGallery,at The Park, Chennai

2009             Sculpture at The Guild, Mumbai

2009             The New Vangaurds, at The Guild, New York and Saffron Art

2009             Analytical Engine Group Show Curated by Heidi Fitchner. Bose Pacia, Kolkata

2008             Art Asia Miami, presented by The Guild

2008             The Ego, The Persona, The Shadow, And the Old Man or was it The Great Mother?

                     A group show curated by Ombretta Agro at The Guild, New York

2008             Parables of the Thread. A group show curated by JayaramPoduval. At The Loft, Mumbai

2008             Through a Glass, Darkly; Reflections on the Self Portrait. Group Show at The Guild, Mumbai

2008             Filament A group show commemorating 5 Years of Peers Residency at Khoj, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2008             Participated in the Hong Kong Art Fair with Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA)

2008             Inner Vision, Group show curated by Subbalakshmi Shulka, at The Guild, New York

2007             Beyond Images, Group show at Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University,Baroda, Gujarat

2006             Installation for the Ongoing Project Real Memories, Imaginary Places, at Cittadellarte, Biella, Italy

2006             Panchmarhi, ABS Lanxess, Baroda

2004             Salient Liaison, a curated, Collaborative Exhibition Project with Shaila Nambiar,

                     Textile Designer based in Hyderabad. Funded by the Department of Culture,

                     Government of Andhra Pradesh, The French Embassy in India & Alliance Françoise   de  Hyderabad, India

 

RESIDENCIES

 

2011             Artist in Residence with Kosmopolis Den Haag, at The Hague, The Netherlands

2007             Artists’ residency at Sanskriti Kendra, SanskritiPratishthan, New Delhi

2006             UNIDEE in residency, at Cittadellarte, Fondazione Pistoletto, Italy

2003             PEERS-2003, residency invitation from KHOJ, New Delhi

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2007             Emerging Artist Award by Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA),

                     Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2007             Won the Design Competition for an Entry in the Project Cubes in Motion, an ongoing  Traveling Design

                     Project collaborating local entrepreneurship and craftsmanship from Biella, at Cittadellarte, Italy

2006             Inlaks Scholarship for the UNIDEE in residence at Cittadellarte, Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

2003             National Merit Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, HRD, Govt.of India

Teaching Experience

2011            Visiting Faculty for a workshop titled Presence of thePast. Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan

2010            Conducted workshop titled, ‘Negotiating Individual Subjectivities and other

                    Excesses’, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, M S University, Baroda

2009            Visiting faculty at Government college of Fine Arts, Trissur, University of Calicut

2009            Visiting Faculty at Raja Ravi Verma College of Fine Art, Mavelikara, Feb 2009 University of Kerala

                    Worked as a Guest Faculty at Fine Arts Department, S N School of Arts and Communication,

                    Hyderabad Central University, Feb 2004- May2012

Currently teaching at the Srishti School of Art and Design, Bangalore

 

     
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 

 
 
 
 

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