Meet the Artist
Born Pallippuram, Thrissur, Kerala, 977 BA Philosophy, Sree Kerala Varma College, Calicut University. 1978-79 First year student in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram, 1983 BA Painting from M.S.University of Baroda. 1985 MA Painting (Mural), from M.S.University of Baroda. 985-87 Kanoria Centre for arts Fe#owship,CEPT Campus „Ahmedabad. 1987-91 Art Teacher, Choithram School„ Indore, MR, 1991 L Ter, Painting, College of Art, New Delhi. 2004 Assistant Professor, Painting, College of Art, New Delhi Solo Exhibitions: 2006 'mattersof art.corn` online show of works on paper2002. 2002 Queers Hall Arts, Hexhum, Northumberland, K. Gallery Espace, New Delhi. 1999 Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 1995 Kala-Bhavnaa„ Santiniketan. 1992 LTG Art Gallery, New Delhi, Press Club ,Thrissur,Durbar Hall, Cochin. College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram. 1990 Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), New Delhi 1989 Deolalikar Kala Veetika, Indore. 1987 Huthesingh Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad. 1984 Govt,Institute of Fine Arts, Thrissur. 1977 Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur. Selected Group Exhibitions: 2007 'Making History our own' , AIFACS Gallery, New Delhi Organized by SAHMAT 'Instilling Life' curated by Jasmine Shah Varma, Hacienda Gallery, Mumbai 'Shared Visions, India, Mexico& Cuba, 'Redefining Displacement' Arizona to University, Phoenix 'Centenary of Satyagraha' Curated by Jayaram Poduval, Travancore Palace, New Delhi, Kezo Gallery, Durban, th Africa. 2006 'The Monsoon Chapter Concieved and Curated by Red Earth Alliance Francaise New Delhi, Gallery Art& Soul, Mumbai, REAL 2006,organized by www. mattersofart.com, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, Harvest, Travancore lace organized by Arushi Arts, New Delhi, 'The Holi Camp, Arpana Gallery, New Delhi, Infinit-us unbounded, Planet Arts, Gurgaon, frit & Soul Festival' 15'-' Korea-India Modem Art Exchange Exhibition, New Delhi, Tribute to Asokan Poduval, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi, Kerala Images, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi, `Garden of Black Roses' Organized by Suryakanti Art Gallery at Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi. 2005 Double Enders , Jehangir Gallery, Mumbai, Vadhera Gallery, New Delhi, Gallery Sumukha, Banglore, Durbar II , Kochi. SNOW' Arushee Art Gallery, New Delhi, 47 ' National Exhibition of Art, Regional Centre of National Lalit kala Akademi, Lucknow.
Selected Camps/Workshops/Seminars7 National Painters Camp, 2-Day Seminar on Contemporary Art in India/ West, Organized by Bodoland Artists Village at Odalguri Bhiarab Kund, Assam. 2006 'The Holi Camp, Global Arts Village, Organized by Red Earth, Ghitorni, New Delhi Demo cum Slide w Lecture, Institute of Fine Arts, Modinagar, UP 2004 National Painters and Sculptors Camp, Shillong organized by the Central Lalit Kala Akademi. 2003 National Painters Camp, Calicut organized by the Kerala Lalit Kala Akademi 1997 "Colours of Freedom", anized by Welcorngroup, Mughal Sheraton, Agra. 1988 Painting and Drawing Camp, Goa, Organized by Rekha Rodwittiya for XAL is. 1985 IPCL, Painters Camp Organized by Nagji Patel, Baroda. Awards: 2002 Charles Wallace Art India Trust Award for Artist-in-Residence to work in the UK. 1987 Gujrat State Award. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Award 1985 Fellowship, Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad Film On artist: 2002 IGNCA, New Delhi made a half an hour Documentary for its archives and telecasted by DD Bharat in Kalang Programme. 1992 Documentary by Doordharsan, Thiruvananthapuram
Paintings ofAbimanue V.G