Karl Antao

Relevant Studies: 1986-91  :   B.F.A. APPLIED ARTS J.J.INSTITUE, BOMBAY (2nd IN MAHARASHTRA)

Professional Experience:   1988-89   :   Graphic Designer – COMMUNICA

BOMBAY.

1989-91   :    Set Designer and Visualiser –CYCLOPES, Bombay.

1991-92   :    Visualiser – LINTAS INDIA(Advertising Agency), BOMBAY.

1992-96   :    Worked in the sculpture studio of Kanoria Centre for ARTS.

199496   :     Worked as the faculty of the sculpture studio of Kanoria Centre for ARTS

1997-2001   :    Visiting faculty – School of Architecture                    

                                   

 

Exhibitions Held:                    Solo Exhibitions

 

 1989     :           Lalit Kala Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

:           Duschene Art Gallery, Bombay

1993      :           Hutheesing Visual Art Centre,Ahmedabad

1999       :           SAKSHI. Bombay

2003       :           SAKSHI. Mumbai

 2004     :           Habitat Centre (Gallery Espace – Delhi)

  2007    :           Gallery Sumukha. Banglore

2010      :       “Couple of Differences”Shakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai.

2010      :           “Couple of Differences”Gallery Espace, Delhi.

2013  :    MIND the HOME (Sumukha art Gallery). Banglore.

Group Exhibition

1987                :           Bombay Arts Society, Bombay

                             :           Art Society of India, Bombay

1988                :    Monsoon Show, Jehagir Art Gallery  Bombay

1993                :           Bombay Arts Society, Bombay

1995                :           Hutheesing Visual Art Centre,Ahmedabad

:           Cymroza Art Gallery, Bombay

                             :           Lakhreea Art Gallery, Bombay

                             :           “BOMBAY” Jehangir Art Gallery,  Bombay

1996                :           “HARMONY” Nehru Centre, Bombay

1997                :           “HARMONY II” Nehru Centre, Bombay.

:           Chestar Hewits Gallery, Ahmedabad

:           25 Years of Cymroza Art Gallery Bombay.

:           “50 Years of India” Jehangir Art Gallery

1998                :           “HARMONY” Nehru Centre Bombay Sculpture Exhibition Chestar Hewits Gallery, Ahmedabad

:           Fine Art Company (Bombay)

1999                :           Harmony Show

:           Flashback – Flash Forward (Jehangir)

2000                :           Embarkation “SAKSHI”(BOMBAY)

                            :           “Christ the man of sorrow” Modern Art Gallery

2001                :           Birla Art Gallery, Mumbai

:           Harmony Show. (Nehru Centre)

:           Fine Art Company (Bombay)

“EXCEPTS from my DIARY PAGES”

2002                :           Concern India Auction Christies

 :           Birla Art Gallery

:           “Art Carnival” Jehangir Art Gallery,RPG, Mumbai

2003                :           Harmony Show Nehru Centre

:           Concern India Auction Christies

:           Art access week – Birla Art Gallery Mumbai

2004                :           Concern India – Art auction Mumbai

                                    National Exhibition – Lucknow (Lalit Kala Delhi)

Sacred Spaces (RPG)

2005                :           Chair project (Sarjan Art Gallery)

Ahmedabad Art Festival (Kanoria Centre for Art)

Mobile Immobile (Sarjan Art Gallery)

Concern India Auction – Mumbai

Cymroza (Cancer Aid Foundation)

Ardhnareshwar (Tao Art Gallery)

ABS Gallery Vadodara

“The Inverted Tree” Sridharani Delhi (Marta Jakimowicz )

“Turning the Wheel” Habitat Gallery Delhi (Alka Pandey)

2006                :           Human Figure Show (Threshold Gallery, Delhi)

                                    Back to the Future (Gallery Espace, Delhi)

“Bronze” Show (Gallery Espace, Delhi)

Satyagrah Show (Organizers: Afrikhadi, Delhi)

Save the Animal (Baroda)

Samuka Opening Chennai

2007 :           Gallery Mirchandani Bombay

 Goa Show Gallery Grasshopper

India Fine Art, Mumbai

Saptarishis (Jindal Steel), Delhi

New York Fair (Gallery Espace)

:           Gallery Romain Rolland – Threshold

Ltd. Edn.

2008  :           Salleria Paolo Curti/Annamaria Gambuzzi     & Co., Milan

Harvest (Arushi Arts), Delhi

Cartharsis, Ahmedabad

Anthropomorphic (Lansdowne Gallery), Mumbai

The Indian  Story (New York, Gallery Espace)

2009                :           Spectrum (Abu Dhabhi) Bronze Sulptura Show (Sumukha, Banglore)

2011                :           Scnsitization (TAO Art Gallery)

2012                :           “41 Street” Ahmedabad ni Gufa

:           Synergy (TAO Art Gallery)

:           “We Walk” Kanoria Gallery for Arts.

:           “Art Sanctified” Ahmedabad International Art Festival.

  1.    N. College of Fine Arts.

:           Russia, Indian Art Exhibition, Steiglitz State Academy.

St Petersburg.

2013                :           “Equilibrium” (TAO Art Gallery) Mumbai.

2014                :           Lost In Transition ( Harrington )

:           Art Affair ( Amdavad ni Gufa )

2015                :           inBOX (Shrishti Art Gallery). Hydrabad.

:           Goa is not a small place (Kalakriti Art Gallery). Hydrabad.

:           Ahmedabad Art Fair

2016                :           Science Centre. Surat. Curated by Karishma Shah

:           Hyder – Ahmed (Ahmedabad ni Gufa)

:           Artaffairs (Ahmedabad ni Gufa)

:           The Living Heritage (ipca RIA/CE)

:           Tapi Utsav

:           A Dialogue Between Easel And Chisel

( IIM Ahmedabad)

Camp Attended:                     1995                :           CEAT Camp (Contempory Indian

Artist)

1996                :           IPCL All India Artist Camp

1988                :           Navdeep Pratishta National level Art

Camp, Ahmedabad

1998                :           All India Artist camp at Oberoi Hotel,

Bombay.

2000                :           Voltas National level Camp, Mumbai

2001                :           Kerala International Sculptures Camp

2003                :           Khoj artist camp – Bangalore

2005                  :         Leh ( Gallery Espace – Fine Art Company )

2006                  :         Egypt ( Popular publication )

                                    Jaipur ( Bronze casting )

Hampi Jindal (Hampi)

Hampi Baldota (Hampi)

.                                   Goa Camp – Gallery Grasshopper

2007                  :         Mexico (Popular Publication)

                                    ABS Bronze Casting Camp, Vadodara

2008                :           Jordan (Popular Publication)

:           Bronze Casting Camp, Harington Gallery, Jaipur

2009                :           Cambodia, (Populer Publication)

2011                :           Kerala National Artist Camp (Gallery Beyond)

2012                :           Cuba. Artist Camp (VICE~VERSA, Goa)

                        :           Russia. St Petersburg. (Art Mall, Delhi)

:           National Scrap Welding Sulpture Camp. Hydrabad.

(JNU)

2016                :           Indian Institute of Management. Ahmedabad

                                    Curated by Neena Naishadh

Live Art Festival Shanghi. Kutch

Workshop Conducted:                       1991                :           “Project Cheer Up” workshop with

Children suffering from Cancer, (K.E.M. Hospital, Bombay)

:           Workshop in clay modelling at a de-

addiction centre (Bombay)

1992                :           Workshop with tribal children,

Vijaynagar

1993                :           School of Architecture Ahmedabad

Paper Pulp workshop.

:           Puppet making with tribals (Vijaynagar)

1994                :           Paper Pulp Workshop for Children

(K.C.A.)

Paper Pulp and Jute sac recycling

Workshop St. Xavier’s College

Ahmedabad with slum children

1995                :           Children and College students in clay

modelling. (St. Xavier’s College) Ahmedabad.

1996                :           Workshop for women in terracotta and

metal casting in Kanoria Centre for Arts.

1997                :           Recycling waste School Of Architecture

Ahmedabad

2001                :           Worked with Children in remand home,

Khanpur, Ahmedabad.

2010                :           Clay Work shop for children, Vijaynagar.

2011                :           Sculpture Work shop ISB, Hydrabad.

:           Process on Becoming an Artist.

Fountainhead School, Surat.

2012                :           All India Wood Carving Work shop for MA & BA

Students, VICE~VERSA, Goa.

2014                :           Musashino Art University. Japan.

Awards:                                  1991                :           Silver Medal Awarded by Govt. of

Maharashtra (J.J. Institute of Applied

Arts).

:           Lintas worldwide silver medal for the

Best campaign

:           Sistas prize for best campaign on

consumer products.

:           Award by Bombay University for

standing second.

   1992                :           All India Arts Society, Mumbai Sculpture Award.

   1993                :           Bombay Art Society Sculpture Award.

:           Navdeep Pratishtha Award (Gujarat State Sculptor Award)

1995                :           Bendra & Husain Award (Sculpture)

1996                :           Junior Fellowship Govt. of India

 1997                :

1998                :           Young Emerging Artist of India(Reliance)

1998                  :         Junior Fellow Scholarship (Govt. of India)

2005                  :         India Habitat Centre Award- Best solo show

2016                  :         National Award. Hydrabad. SCZCC. Nagpur.

(Ministry of Culture, Government of India)

Residency Programme:          2003    :           Indian School of Business – Hyderabad

2014                :           Indian School of Business – Mohali


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