Amritah Sen

Biography: AMRITAH SEN

Born: 4th July 1973

Passed B.F.A. with Painting specialization from Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, in 1997
Passed M.F.A. with Painting specialization from Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, in 1999

Received National Scholarship from the government of India in the field of visual art (painting), from1996 to 1998

Solo shows:
•    ‘Open your eyes’ - at Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2005
•    ‘No-man’s land’ – at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Mumbai, 2006
•    ‘The Thin Line’ – at Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2007
•    ‘fire somewhere…’ - at Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2007
•    ‘hide and seek’ – at Project 88, Mumbai, 2008
•    ‘small things’ -  at Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2010
•    ‘do you still happen?’ – at Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2010

Group shows:
•    ‘Emerging Trends’- organized by CIMA at CIMA gallery, Kolkata, 1999.
•    ‘Bengal-new ideas and media’- organized by CIMA gallery, Kolkata at Tao Art gallery, Mumbai, 2000.
•    Group show organized by Gallery Espace at the French embassy, New Delhi, 2001.
•    A show of 20 young artists from Santiniketan, organized by Gallery Espace at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi, 2002.
•    ‘Raindrops keep falling…’ at Shridharani Art gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, 2002
and,
•    at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, 2002.
•    ‘Midways’- at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, 2003
•    ‘Versions’- organized by ‘the ZEST group’ at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, 2005.
•    ‘Conversations’- a two-person show organized by and at Gallery Threshold, New Delhi, 2005.
•    Recent works’ –a group show organized by and at Project 88 Gallery, Mumbai, 2007.
•    ‘Shantiniketan show-  from Old Masters to Young Contemporaries’ – organized by Safine Arts at Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, U.K., 2008
•    Indian Art Exhibition organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in Kuwait and Egypt, 2008.
•    ‘Perspecta’ – curated by Sanjay Tulsyan & Galerie 88 at Cholamandal Centre for Contemporary Arts, Chennai, 2009
•    “With Best Intensions” – organized by Anant Art Gallery  at Shridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2009
•    “Tell -Tale: Fiction Falsehood & fact” – curated by Dr. Paula Sengupta at Gallery Experimenter, Kolkata, 2009
•    “Recent works’’ –at Galerie 88, Kolkata, 2009
•    “Paper Works” – at Galerie 88, Kolkata, 2011
•    “Just One” – Summer Show at ARTCO gallery, Herzogenrath, Germany, 2011
•    "Garten der Künste", Kunstverein Aalen, Aalen, Germany, 2011
•    Works on paper – organized by Victoria Knox Company, Switzerland and curated by Alka Pandey and Gallery Akar Prakar at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 2011
•    Group show at Kulterwerk, Aachen curated by ARTCO Gallery, Germany, 2012
•    “Firm ground beneath her”, opening show at Gallery Veda, Chennai, 2012
•    “Tagore Lost and Found”, curated by Bina Sarkar Ellias at Art Bull Gallery, New Delhi, 2013

Interactive art activities:
•    Curated “The Workshop” with Manjari Chakravarti, an interactive art platform created at Facebook for artists around the world to share their ideas and artwork on a given topic once every month, 2011
•    “SKYJAM” curated with Manas Acharya, a one day art activity amongst more than twenty artists across the globe in the virtual world on a given date and time at Studio 21, Kolkata, 2012

Participation in art fair:
•    Cologne Paper Art, Germany, April 2012 (from ARTCO Gallery, Germany)
•    United Art Fair, New Delhi, September 2013

At present:
Lives and works in Kolkata.


Exhibitions: Things lost/Remembering the future | The Fear Book & More | SHIFTING SELVES (A group show) | DHAKA ART SUMMIT 2014 | Being Black - Solo representation by Amritah Sen