ABOUT ARTIST VISHAKHA APTE
1966, Nasik, Maharashtra, India.
1987, B. F. A. (Painting), Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai.
1993 C. I. P. E. - An Exhibition and Exchange of small Prints, La Habana, Cuba.
1998 Grafinnova, Vaasa, Finland.
2000 1st Mostra International de Mini Gravura, Vitoria, Brazil.
4th Egyptian International Print Triennale, Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt.
2005 Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial,Tama Art University,Japan
1997,01,International Print Biennial ,Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
2013 International Print Biennial,2013 Guanlan,China.
2017 Multiple Encounters Print Exhibition, Shilpa Kala AKademy, Bangladesh.
2018 1 st Print Biennale India, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
Participation In India:
1995, 97, 98 Maharashtra State Art Annual Exhibitions, Mumbai.
1994, 97 Bombay Art Society Annual Exhibitions.
1993, 95 Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi Exhibitions, Jaipur.
1995, 97 All India Exhibitions of South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur.
1995, 97, 98 National Exhibitions of contemporary art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
1995 Xal Praxis Foundation Graphic Exhibition, Mumbai.
1995, 97 All India Fine Arts & Crafts society Graphic Exhibitions , New Delhi.
1996 Mini-Print, Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chandigarh, curated by Anupam Sud, presented by Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
Swarnarekha,an Exhibition of National & triennale Awardees,Lalit Kala
Galleries, New Delhi.
2007,08 Harmony Art, Contemporary Works:India,Nehru Centre,Mumbai.
2014 Celebrating Indigenous Printmaking,National Gallery of Modern Art,New Delhi.
2016 29th National Exhibition of Contemporary Art,S.C.Z.C.C.,Nagpur at State art Gallery,
1994 ,1999,05 Rabindra Bhavan Galleries, New Delhi.
1998 Town & Country, Pune.
1997,99,03,06 Jehangir Art Gallery,Mumbai.
2004 Group show at Gallery 7, Mumbai
Primal Force, CIMA Gallery, Kolkata.
Contemporary Indian Art, Gallery Art Motif, New Delhi.
Gallery 9,New Delhi.
2010 Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, Gallery No.3,New Delhi.
2011 Gallery Ragini, New Delhi.
2017 Out of Shadows,Print Show,Pune Biennale,Pune,Maharashtra.
2017 “Post Age”, Artists’ Centre,Mumbai.
2018 Part/Trap curated by Anoop Kamath,Gallery Ragini,New Delhi
2018 Out of d-BOX,Rangdhanee contemporary Art Gallery,Ratnagiri,Maharashtra
1995 Alliance Francaise de Bhopal.
1996,2012 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1997 Art Incorporated, New Delhi.
Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai.
Gallery Art Motif ,New Delhi
Darbar Hall , Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi,Cochin.
1994 Award in All India Art Contest, South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur.
1994 Award in Maharashtra State Art Exhibition, Mumbai.
1995 Honorable Mention in National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi.
1995-97 National Scholarship By Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India
1995 Award in Annual Exhibition of Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore,
1995 Scholarship in A. I. F. A.C. S. Graphic Exhibition, Chandigarh.
1995 Krishna Reddy Award by Xal Praxis Foundation, Mumbai.
1996 Award in A. I. F. A. C. S. All India Graphic Exhibition, New Delhi.
1997 Award in Bombay Art Society Annual Exhibition, Mumbai.
1997,04,11,Honourable mention in 4th,6th & 9th International Print Biennale , Bharat Bhavan,Bhopal.
National award in 41st National Exhibition of Contemporary Art, New Delhi .
2001 Camlin Art Foundation Award, Mumbai, 2001.
Research Grant by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
I was selected to visit Europe (France & the UK) under Camlin Foundation’s Euro Art tour to visit various museums.
2009-10Senior Fellowship by Department of Culture, Govt. of India.
1997 Graphic Camp organized on the occasion of Triennale at the Garhi Studios by Lalit
Kala Akademi,New Delhi.
1998 Graphic Camp organized by ‘Aaj’ in West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur.
2004 Graphic Camp organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in Graphic Studio,
Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
2004 Graphic Camp organized by Lalit Kala Centre, Chennai.
2005 Graphic Camp organized by Lalit Kala Kendra,Bhubaneshwar.
2008 Painting Camp by Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi at Thekkadi, Kerala.
2010 Painting Camp by Lalit Kala Akademi ,New Delhi at Shillong,Meghalaya.
2010 Graphic Camp organized by Uttarayan Art Centre, Jaspur, Gujarat.
2014 A women residency camp by Ankan Arts,Mumbai.
Ostrobothnian Museum, Vaasa, Finland.
Maulana Azaad Center for Indian Culture, Cairo, Egypt.
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi & Lucknow.
Bharat Bhavan Bhopal.
Vidhan Sabha Bhavan, Bhopal.
Alliance Franciase De Bhopal, Bhopal.
North Zone cultural center , Allahabad.
South central Zone cultural centre, Nagpur.
Kerala Lalithakala Akademi,Thrissur,Kerala
Uttarayan Art Centre,Jaspur,Gujrat.
Terminal 2,Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport,Mumbai
Tehelka-Art for Freedom
India on Canvas,Khushi, New Delhi.
I was engaged in a Project ‘Floating Vistas’ an Artwork Installation covering the area of 5 meters x 12 meters for the slot wall at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai during 2012-13.This installation consists of twenty two mixed media works of different sizes.
I was invited as a Visiting Fellow to Graphics Dept.,Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya,Khairagarh in 2014.
I worked as one of the Jury members for Camlin art Foundation Exhibition(West Zone) in 2011, Untitled’13, Aurangabad,2012, SCZCC all India art Contest,Nagpur,2013,Kala Uday Society,2018 and Bombay Art Society,2018.
I was invited for the talk and presentation of my works slide show at Govt. school of art, Gwalior, M.P.,2016.
I worked as an External Examiner for Master in Visual Arts, Graphics, at Santiniketan, 2012 and for Master of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda, 2013 and 2018.