SHRIMANTI SAHA

b. 1987, West Bengal, India

she/her,  Indian

 

Education

2011        MVA (Painting) Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara, IN

2009        BVA (Painting) Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara, IN 

  

Achievements

2019        Amol Vadehra Art Grant, The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art, New Delhi  

2015        Inlaks Fine Arts Award

2013        Qualified National Eligibility Test for Lectureship by UGC & Junior Research Fellowship

2008-11  Krishnakriti Scholarship

Residencies

2022.       Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Nebraska, USA

2019        Vermont Studio Centre (with Barbara White Fellowship), Johnson, USA

2018        Artist-in-Residence, OMI International Arts Centre, New York

2015        Taj Residency and Ske Project,   Bangalore

2015        Kalakriti  artist- in - residence,  Hyderabad

Shows

2022

Frieze no.9 Cork street viewing room, Vadehra Art Gallery, London

Frieze Art Fair, Vadehra Art Gallery, Seoul

2021

(ME)(MORY), curated by Dipti Anand, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

Box Politics and its Poetry,  Sunaparanta Goa Center for the Arts, Goa

Cloudburst,  Delhi Contemporary Art week, Bikaner House, New Delhi

2020

India Art Fair,  Vadehra Art Gallery,  New Delhi

The River turns before the Ocean, Vadehra Art Gallery (online), New Delhi

Fire in the Greenhouse and Other Stories, (solo project) Vadehra Art Gallery (online), New Delhi

2018    

Remembering the Present, Vadehra Art Gallery,  New Delhi

Imitating Atmosphere, curated by Shreyas Karle and Hemali Bhuta, The Sculpture Park (second edition), Jaipur

2017

Tales of Expulsion, (solo project) Vadehra Art Gallery,  New Delhi

India Art Fair,  Vadehra Art Gallery,  New Delhi

2016

Young Subcontinent, curated by Riyas Komu, Serendipity Art Festival, Panjim,   Goa

At the Turn of a Page, curated by Shivangi Singh, Vadehra Art gallery,   New Delhi

2015

Barter Collection, Mumbai Art Room,  Mumbai

Baroda Redux, Art Konsult,  New Delhi

Woven in time, space, material, Allaince Francaise de Delhi

Residency Show, Kalakriti gallery,  Hyderabad 

Back to College, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara

Thinking Lines, Knots,  Baroda

2014

Group show, Nature Morte,   Gurgaon

Summer Show, Gallerie 88,   Kolkata

2012

Art city project at StudioX,   Mumbai

2011

Group show, Ashwita gallery,  Chennai

Degree Show, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara

 

 

Other experiences

 

2017-18   External Jury for BVA Painting (first yr.), Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara

2017         Conducted workshop - Imagining Spaces – Illustration and Narrative,  School of Environment and Architecture,  Mumbai

2017-18    17 x 9 feet commissioned Painting Project for J M Baxi group reception area,  New Delhi

2016         Conducted workshop - Collage and Image making, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara

 

2015         Participated in workshop by artist Joelle Tuerlinckx,  Cona Foundation,  Mumbai

2014         Conducted workshop - Story and Image making, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University,  Vadodara

 

2013         Worked as a Project assistant for artist Nilima Sheikh

 

2012         Worked as a Project assistant for artist  Anant Joshi

2012         Book illustration project under Prof. Shilpa Ranade at Industrial Design Centre, IIT,  Mumbai

2012-14   Book illustration Projects for Scholastic publishers,  New Delhi

 

2011-13   Worked as a freelance illustrator and storyboard artist for ad agencies.

 

2010         Participated in workshop  Negotiating Individual Subjectivities and other Excesses  by artist Rakhi Peswani,  M.S. University, Vadodara

2010         Participated in Book making workshop by Katsushi Goto and Vishwa Shroff,  M.S. University, Vadodara

2010         Internship in wooden toy making from Channapatna,  Karnataka

Dissertation:     Flights from fixity  - Exploring surreal humour in Art and Illustration

 

Collections

Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi

Francis J.  Greenburger Collection, New York, USA

Motwani Jadeja Foundation Collection, California, USA

 

 

 

Lives and works in Vadodara, India