Balaji Ponna

Born 1980

Education
MFA (Graphics), Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
BFA (Graphics), Andhra  University, Visakhapatnam, AP

Scholarships and awards
2004-05 National Scholarship, by the HRD Ministry, Government of India, New Delhi
2001-03 Scholarship, Telugu University, Hyderabad
2001-03 Merit Award from Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan
1997-2001 Merit Award [gold medal] from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Solo Exhibitions
2015 ‘The Mirror has no heart’, Art District XIII in collaboration with The Guild, in New Delhi
2011 ‘Looking is not seeing’, The Guild, Mumbai
2011 ‘Monuments’, a solo project at India Art summit, New Delhi represented by The Guild, Mumbai
2010 ‘The things I say’, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
2009 ‘Black Smoke’, at Bose Pacia & the Guild, Mumbai at Bose pacia-Kolkata
2007 ‘Untitled’, Osmosis Art Gallery, Mumbai

Major Group Exhibitions & Participations
2015 ‘The Sound of Silence’, Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2014 Art Steam, Singapore
2013 The project with The Fondazione Benetton of Treviso-by Luciano Benetton, Ponzano, Italy
2013 ‘Hail’, MNS Art Gallery and Museum of Kerala, Kochi
2013 India Art Fair 2013, represented by The Guild, New Delhi
2012 ‘Art Chennai’, represented by Latitude28, New Delhi
2011 ‘Big picture-2’, Sumukha Art Gallery, Bangalore
2011 ‘Giant elephant-Indian contemporary art’, Gong Art Space, South Korea
2011 ‘New Trends in south’, Apparao Galleries, Chennai
2011 ‘Glocal- des parades’, Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda and Derby shire UK
2010 ‘10×10’, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
2010 ‘Art celebrates 2010’ Commonwealth Games, New Delhi
2010 ‘Therefore graphiti’, The Guild, and Saffron Art, at Mumbai & New York
2010 Art Basel, with Studio la Citta, Italy
2010 Arte fiera, Bologna
2010 ‘Des pardes: the challenge of Glocal’, Derbyshire, UK
2010 ‘June show’, 1×1 Art Gallery, Dubai
2009 ‘New vanguard’, organized by Saffron Art at The Guild, New York
2009 India art summit, represented by The Guild & Nature Morte, New Delhi
2009 Nature Morte, New Delhi
2009 ‘Contemporary Exoticism’, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy
2009 Basel Art fair, with Studio La Citta, Italy
2009 Hong Kong Art fair, represented by The Guild, Mumbai
2007 ‘In the midst’, organized by Zamaana Arts, at Tehresharan Gallery, New York
2007 Bharat Bhavan, 7th International Print Biennial, Bhopal
2006 ‘Stepping in, Stepping out’, by Art Konsult & Gallery Threshold at India habitat Centre, New Delhi
2005 ‘Are we like this only’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2005 Tokyo Mini Print Biennial, Japan
2002 An exchange exhibition of prints, at Saga College of art, Japan

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