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A. Naveen Kumar – 81 sqft studio – Magical Stories

August 18, 2017

A. Naveen Kumar – 81 sqft studio – Magical Stories
moderated by Dr. Pramila Lochan
Presented by Ananya Drishya in association with Venkatappa Art Gallery

A Naveen Kumar
Born in 1985, Naveen completed his studies with a Diploma in Painting from KEN School of Arts, Bengaluru (2008) & a Post-Diploma in Printmaking from Bangalore University (2010).

Naveen has participated in several exhibitions and projects namely the 57th National Exhibition of Art, Lucknow (2016); ‘Tvam’, Durbar Hall, Kochi (2016); Camel Art Foundation Exhibition ICCR, Kolkata (2016); ‘Morphology of Archive’, curated by T P Sabitha & Lina Vincent Sunish, Museum of Goa, Bardez, Goa (2016); ‘Crosstalk’, organized by Gallery Sumukha, Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, Chennai (2016); ‘Elemental’, curated by Suresh Jayaram, Galerie Sublime, Bengaluru (2015); Mini Prints, Goa (2016); ‘Transformation’, curated by Tania Sen, Society of International Print Makers and Artists (SIPMA), Philadelphia, USA (2015); 5 Young artists from Bengaluru, Garage, Aarau, Switzerland (2015); ‘[ ]’, Gallery Sumukha, Bengaluru (2015); ‘Dialogues with the Self’, curated by Anirudh Chari, The Portret Project, Bakheda, New Delhi (2015); Solo exhibition on Urban life of Bengaluru, MOD Arts Program, Bengaluru (2015); ‘Lines and Beyond’, curated by Surekha, Rangoli- Metro Art Center, Bengaluru (2014); ‘Papyrus’, curated by Ushmita Sahu, Gallerie M, Kolkata (2014); ‘Crosstalk’, Gallery Sumukha, Bengaluru (2014); ‘RASA’, exploring the aesthetic experiences, conceptualized by Lina Vincent Sunish, Muhua Art Gallery, Bengaluru (2014); ‘The Emerging Canvas: an Indo-Korean Young Artists Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Art Center, Chennai (2013); ‘In memory of Dr. Veena Shekar’, organized by Sameeksha Art Trust, Venkatappa Art Galllery (2013); ‘We were trying to make sense…’, curated by Magda Fabianczyk’, Exploring Artist & Non-Artist Collaborations, 1Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, Bengaluru (2013); ‘Print Spotlight’, Gallery 545, Bengaluru (2012); among others..

He has been Artist-in-Residence at the Indian Ateliers, International Residency Program, Goa.

Naveen has been a recipient of the K K Hebbar Art Grant (2017); Camel Art Foundation Professional Award & Euro Tour (2016); Shenoy Art Foundation Emerging Artist Award (2015); Arnawaz Vasudev Charities Scholarship (2010 & 2009) & Nadoja R M Hadapad Student Scholarship (2007 & 2006).

He is also a Member of Artist Pension Trust. Naveen lives & works in Bengaluru.

Dr. Pramila Lochan
Dr. Pramila Lochan is an art historian engaged in research, documentation and writing since 1992. Her research contribution is in the area of ragamala painting, mural painting, folk, contemporary art and musicology. She has co-coordinated several workshops, exhibitions as well as projects for IGNCA SRC since 2002 that include digitization and catalogue documentation of Ganjifa cards and Survey, documentation and study of Mural Paintings of South India. She has curated and assisted in setting up an exclusive Gallery of Ganjifa cards for Heritage Village, Manipal in 2008-09. Her publication includes books, contributory chapters in edited volumes, research papers, and catalogue essays besides feature articles. Formerly Principal of Roerich Institute she has also taught art history courses at various art colleges of Bengaluru.

on Tuesday | 22 August 2017 | 6:00 PM

Venkatappa Art Gallery
Kasturba Road,
Bengaluru 560 001.

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