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Sheela Gowda  1957, IN

Rank (2014): 1043 

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Painting, Installation

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India 7
France 5
Germany 4
Belgium 3

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Artist Rank
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to top Most exhibitions held at:

  MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Belgium 3
  Gallery SKE - Bangalore, India 2
  Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Germany 2
  Walker Art Center, USA 2
  Thomas Erben Gallery, USA 2

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1957 Born in Bhadravati (IN)

1974 - 1979 Diploma in Painting, Ken School of Art, Bangalore

1980 - 1982 Post-Diploma in Painting, Vishwabharati University, Santiniketan

1984 - 1986 M.A. in Painting, Royal College of Art, London

Scholarship 1979 - 1982 Karnataka Lalith Kala Academy scholarship for higher studies

1984 - 1986 Inlaks Foundation Scholarship for Post graduate studies at the RCA, London

1994 - 1996 Senior Fellowship, Government of India

Awards 1985 Karnataka Lalith Academy Award

1998 Sotheby's Prize for Contemporary Indian Art

1998 G.S.Shenoy Award

Lives and works in Bangalore (IN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 53  Please report missing Information

until 4.1.2015
   Anthropocène Monument - les Abattoirs de Toulouse, Toulouse Send message

until 7.12.
Description and image  31ª São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo Send message

until 9.11.
   10th Gwangju Biennale - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju Send message


to top Solo shows   9

   Sheela Gowda - Of All People - daadgalerie, Berlin
   Sheela Gowda: Open Eye Policy - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Sheela Gowda - Open eye policy (Politique de l'œil ouvert) - Centre international d´art et du paysage de l´île de Vassivière, Ile de Vassivière

   Sheela Gowda: Open Eye Policy - Lunds konsthall, Lund
   Sheela Gowda - Open Eye Policy - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

   Suboverseer, Ambarish TV, Highcourt, Battery, Naatikothambari and others - Gallery SKE, Bangalore
   Sheela Gowda: Therein & Besides - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London

Description and image  Sheela Gowda - Recent Work - Bose Pacia Gallery, New York City, NY

   Sheela Gowda - Gallery SKE, Bangalore


to top Group shows   41

   In Order To Join - Politisch In Einem Historischen Moment - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
   Delhi Inaugural Show - Gallery SKE - New Delhi, New Delhi
   Textiles: Open Letter - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
Description  The Collection As A Character - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

Description and image  1st Kochi-Muziris Biennale - Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Kochi
   Busan Biennale 2012 - Garden of Leaning - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   India : Art Now - ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishoj
   Indian Highway - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

   Biennale Jogja XI 2011 Edition #1: Indonesia and India Meeting - Yayasan Biennale Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta
   Paris - Delhi - Bombay ... - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description and image  Singapore Biennale 2011 - Singapore Biennale, Singapore
   Indian Highway IV - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon

   Indian Highway - HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning

   All That Is Solid Melts Into Air - Indian Contemporary Art In Global Times - Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai
   TEXTILES Kunst en het sociale weefsel - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Indian Highway - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Description and image  53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  2nd Biennale of Contemporary Art Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   Arrested Views - Thomas Erben Gallery, New York City, NY
   9th Sharjah Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   For Life: The Language of Communication - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY

   Where in the world - Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon
Description and image  India Moderna - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Description  Indian Highway - Serpentine Gallery, London
   Reflejos de la India contemporánea - La Casa Encendida, Madrid
   Fire Walkers - Stux Gallery, New York City, NY
   Santhal Family - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

   Horn Please. Erzählen in der zeitgenössischen indischen Kunst - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   9e Biennale de Lyon 2007 - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Description and image  Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel

   World-Information City - Global Information Landscapes & Urban Transformations - COLAB Art & Architecture, Bangalore
Description  Urban Cocktail - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Description  Karou Arima - How latitudes become forms - Arte en la era global - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL

   How Latitudes Become Forms. Arte en la era global - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   Contemporary Art From India - Thomas Erben Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   City Park - Project Arts Centre, Dublin
   How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   How Latitudes Become Forms: Art in a Global Age - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

   Secular Practice: Recent Art from India - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

   Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions/Tensions - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY


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