ABOUT ARTIST ADITYA SHIRKE
MA in finearts from the UK with over a 10 year practice with numerous awards, shows and collectors around the globe.
Master of Arts in Fine Art (M.A) with a Merit.
SCHOOL OF THE ARTS —UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON, Northampton, London, UK
2013 – 2014.
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Drawing and Painting with a Distinction - 4th in State Merit.
ABHINAV KALA MAHAVIDYALAYA - Pune, India
2001 – 2006.
2013: Artists in transit, Ayatana gallery, Pune,( 2 man show with Mukta Avachat)
2011: Art Delight, Art2Day, Pune,( 2man show with Mukta Avachat )
2010: (two man show with Mukta Avachat ) ,Mumbai.
2009:“Still Moments”, art2day, Pune. (two man show with Mukta Avachat )
2008: ‘One..’at Aperture India gallery ,Pune.
Group shows :
2014: “Fallow”, Gallery 202,NN gallery, Northampton UK
2014: “Free Range”, London, UK
2013: “Black and White”, renaissance art studio, Pune
2012: “Masterstrokes” ,Nashik.
2011: “Black and White”, Renaissance art studio, Pune
2011: “Art with a Heart’ charity show, Pune
2011: “Red Dot” curated by Niten Mehta (paintings priced at 1 lakh ), Delhi
2011: “Go Green”, Delhi,
2010: “Gold” 50 marathi artists, Ray art Gallery, Pune.
2009: “50k 100k”, curated by Niten Mehta Delhi
2009: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2009: Art Fusion, Nehru centre, Mumbai, (curated)
2009: Featured Indian artists show, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2008: “Beyond the mundane” Nehru centre, Mumbai.
2008: India Art gallery, Pune
2008: Featured Indian artists show, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2008: ‘Seven’ group show with Milind Mulick, Pune
2015: Art Society of India
2013: Art Society of India
2009: Bombay Art Society.
2007: Art Society of India (Oil portrait)
2007: Camlin 10th Western Region (Exhibition & Chosen for Catalogue) in professional category
2007: Art Society of India
2006: International Exhibition of Drawing & Graphics by Waves Art Gallery
2006: Art Society of India
2006: Bombay Art Society
2006: Camlin 9th Western Region (Exhibition & Chosen for Catalogue)
2004: Camlin 7th Western Region (Exhibition & Chosen for Catalogue)
2002: Chitari Academy, Pune
Award & Recognition:
2013: International Scholarship, University of Northampton
25% of the fee amount. (2,600pounds)
2007: 115th Bombay Art Society for best realistic drawing in professional category
2007: 20th All India Oak Smruti for best portrait in professional category
2006: 19th All India Oak exhibition
2005: Camlin 8th Western region for best work in oil (cash award and euro tour nominee)
2005: 18th All India Oak Smruti
2005: The Art Society of India, plaza award
2005: Firodia trophy(best play ,art direction ,painting)
2002: Dombivali on location landscape competition
Drawing selected in the international ‘Northlight’ publication book “Strokes of Genius 2”
Interview on DD Sahyadri (national television) yuva chetana 2011.