Priti Kahar

Name: Priti Kahar

Born: 1979 in Baroda, Gujarat, India.

Academic Education:
• Obtained Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, M.S. University, Vadodara, 2003.
• Obtained Masters of Fine Arts in Sculpture, M.S. University, Vadodara, 2005.

Awards and Scholarships:
• 2003 ‘Prof. Shankho Chowdhary’ Merit Scholarship, Vadodara.
• 2005 National Scholarship to young artist in different cultural fields, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi
• 2005 Shilpadhara award, 45th Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy, Ahmedabad.
• 2007 ‘Artist in Residence’ at Kashi Visual Art, Kerala.

Solo Shows:
• 2007 ‘Connect (Dis) Connect’ Solo Display at Kashi Visual Arts, Kerala.
• 2009 Solo Show at Qualcomm India, Mumbai.

Exhibitions and Participations:
• 2004 46th National Exhibition of Art 2004, Lalit Kala Academy, Kerala.
• 2004 44th Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy, Ahmedabad.
• 2004 47th National Exhibition of Art 2004, Lalit Kala Academy, Lukhnow.
• 2005 A Group Show of ‘Hanging Sculptures’ at Akruti Gallery, Vadodara.
• 2005 45th Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy, Ahmedabad.
• 2006 A Group Show of ‘Sprouting Sculptures’ at Akruti Gallery, Vadodara, and Hutthesigh Art Gallery, Ahmedabad.
• 2007 Solo display of works with an Installation at Kashi Art café, Kerala.
• 2007 Group Show at lalitkala Academy, Chennai.
• 2009 ‘Gen Next IV’ Group show at Akriti Art gallery, Kolkata.
• 2010 ‘Harvest –II, 2010’ Group show at Arushi Arts, New Delhi.
• 2010 One square foot show – A Charity show at Ahmedabad.
• 2010 ‘10 X 10’ Group show at Gallery Threshold, New Delhi.
• 2010 ‘Scratch’ Sakshi Art gallery Annual show at Lalitkala academy, Delhi.
• 2011 ‘Banayan’ Art show, Gallery – Faculty of Fine Arts. MSU, Baroda.
• 2011 Eco products international fair 2011, New Delhi, in Collaboration with Contemplate art initiative, Coimbatore & Exhibit 320 – Delhi.
• 2011 ‘Silence’ an experimental group show at Jahangir art gallery, Mumbai.|
• 2011 ‘Miniscule Marvel’ At Gallery BMB, Mumbai by Contemplate art initiative, Chennai.
• 2011 Canvases for Change Exhibition, The Stainless Gallery – New Delhi.
• 2011 ‘Urban Maze’ Group show organized by Enigma art, at Lalitkala academy, Delhi.
• 2011 “FUTURE of the Museum Collection III” curated by Johny ML at Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi by Art Bull India along with Art Konsult.
• 2011 August Sculpture Show by Apparao galleries, Chennai.
• 2012 ‘Baroda March’ by Strand Art Room, Group Show at Baroda and Mumbai.
• 2012 ‘2+2=5 the sum is Greater than the parts’ group show at Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.
• 2013 ‘A Fusion of art and environment’, art initiative by Gujarat Ecology commission, Forests and Environment Department, Govt of Gujarat and World Bank, at Jamnagar.
•2013 An Art Raffle in aid of EdelGive Foundation, Charitable Art Exhibition, Mumbai.
•2013 ‘Hail’ a group show at MNF Museum of Art and Kerala History, Kochi, Kerala, part of Happiness festival 2013, presented by Traya and Celebrate Keralam.
• 2013 ‘The Material Point’, A Group show Curated by Kathleen Wyma, at Gallery OED, Cochin, Kerala.
• 2013 A group show of National Art camp – Noble initiative Clean Ganga Clean Himalaya Movement at The Visual Art Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
• 2013 Noble initiative Clean Ganga Clean Himalaya Movement, A group show of National Art Camp – at NIV Art Centre, New Delhi.
•2013 ‘Wonderland’ a group show as part of anniversary celebration, by Gallery Veda & Park Hyatt, Chennai.
• 2013 Group Exhibition of Regional Interactive Camp works of Contemporary, Folk, Tribal & Traditional Artist Lalit Kala Academy Regional Centre, Lucknow.
•2014 India Art Fair 2014, Studio Art, NSIC Exhibition Grounds, New Delhi.
• 2014 A Group show organized by T & T Motors and Studio Art, New Delhi.
•2014 ‘Senses’ A group show organized by Vincent gallery of arts, Ahmedabad.
• 2014 SWAB, Barcelona 2014, International contemporary art fair, Spain.
• 2015 VAD FEST – Vadodara International Art and Culture Festival, Faculty of fine arts, Vadodara, Gujarat.
•2015 WSSAF – World Stainless Steel Art Festival at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
•2015 India Art Fair 2015, Palette Art Gallery, NSIC Exhibition Grounds, New Delhi.
•2015 ‘MAPPING A WORLD OF CURIOSITIES’ A group show at Studio Art, New Delhi. Workshops and Camp Participations:
• 2005 A Sculpture Workshop conducted by Prof. Harvey Hood from U.K. at Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U. Vadodara.
• 2006 Painting & Sculpture camp organized by ‘Variations’ Group, St.Xaviours, Ahmedabad.
• 2006 Terracotta Camp Organized by Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda to Felicitate Prof. Mahendra Pandya
• 2007 ‘Swaswara Sculptor’s Residency Program’ and Camp organized by CGH Earth, Gokarna, North Karnataka.
• 2009 All India Women’s Painting Camp’ Organized by Orissa Modern Art Gallery. Bhuwaneshwar, Orissa.
• 2009 ‘National Stone carving camp’ – Organized by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and languages, Srinagar.
• 2011 A painting art camp organized by Enigma Arts, New Delhi.
• 2013 ‘Art Camp’ – Art initiative by Gujarat Ecology commission, Forests and Environment Department, Govt of Gujarat and World Bank at Jamnagar, Gujarat.
• 2013 Art for Action, National Art camp at Gangotri – Noble initiative Clean Ganga Clean Himalaya Movement, Organized by Abheda Ganga Mayya Trust, Haridwar,
Uttarakhand.
• 2013 Regional Interactive Camp – works of Contemporary, Folk, Tribal & Traditional Artist at Lalit Kala Academy Regional Centre, Lucknow.
• 2014 An art camp organized by WelSpun Group and Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai at Welspun city, Anjar, Kutch.
• 2015 A Wood Sculpture Camp organized by West Zone Cultural Centre, at Shilpagram, Udaipur, Rajasthan. Seminar, Slide presentation and Talk:• 2013 Seminar and Slide Presentation, IIT Hyderabad.
• 2014 Slide presentation and talk at Department of Design, IIT Guwahati.
• 2015 Slide presentation and talk at Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad.
• 2015 Slide presentation and talk at Sarojini Naidu School of Fine Arts & Communication, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad.
• 2015 Slide presentation and talk at Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad. Collection by Artist: