Jyoti Bhatt

Biography: Born
March 12, 1934 -   Bhavnagar, Gujarat

Education

  • 1985 Learnt basics of Holography, UK
  • 1964-66 Learnt Printmaking, Pratt Institute and Pratt Graphic Art Center, New York under Fulbright & John D Rockfeller II Grants specializing in Graphics
  • 1961-62 Academia Di Belle Arti, Naples, Italy under Italian Government Scholarship
  • 1953 Learnt Mural and Fresco Painting, Vanasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan
  • 1950-56 Studied Painting and Printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
    Exhibitions
  • 2007 'Parallels That Meet: Paintings,...
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
  • 2007 'Parallels That Meet: Paintings, Prints, Photographs', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2005 'Graphic Prints: An Overview Jyoti Bhatt', Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2004 'Printed Image: An Overview Retrospective', Exhibition of Graphic Prints, ABS Bayer Gallery, Vadodara
  • 2001 'In Conversation: Painting and Sketchbook', Gallery Espace, New Delhi
  • 1999 Centre for Photography, National Center for Policy Analysis and The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi
  • 1998 'Printed Image: An Overview Retrospective Exhibition of Graphic Prints 1961-98', Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 1998 'Multimedia: Art of The 90's', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
  • 1993-97 Exhibition of Photographs at National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai; Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal and Art Heritage, New Delhi
  • 1984-95 Photagraphic Exhibition at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Ahemdabad, Bhopal, Baroda and Germany
  • 1966-71 Solo Shows of Prints and Paintings, Mumbai, Ahemdabad and New Delhi
  • 1964-66 3 Solo Shows of Prints and Paintings, USA
  • 1963 Exhibition of Paintings, Mumbai
    Selected Group Exhibitions
  • 2010 'Yeh Image Mahaan: India Meets Bharat', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
  • 2010 'The Living Insignia', Gallery Ensign, New Delhi
  • 2010 'Symbols and Metaphors', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
  • 2008 'Baroda: A Tale of Two Cities', (Part I), Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
  • 2006 'Super Six Photographic Exhibition', organized by Jindal Photo Limited, Travelled All Over India
  • 1999 'Icons and Symbols', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
  • 1969 'Painters With Camera', Mumbai
  • 1969 'Through Indian Eyes', Indian Photographers Show, Holland
  • 1963 Group 1890 Show, New Delhi
    Participations
  • 2011 'Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980), Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
  • 2011 ‘Manifestations VI', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2011 ‘Manifestations V', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2010 'Art Celebrates 2010: Sports and the City', represented by Gallery Art Motif at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi to coincide with the hosting of the Commonwealth Games
  • 2010 'Contemporary Printmaking In India', presented by Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2010 'National Printmaking Portfolio', Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
  • 2010 ‘Manifestations IV', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2010 'Where Three Dreams Cross: 150 Years of Photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh', Whitechapel Gallery, London; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
  • 2008-09 'Paz Mandala', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 2005 'Manifestations III', organized by Delhi Art Gallery at Nehru Center, Mumbai and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1998 '10 years of C.P.A.(1988-98)', National Centre for Performing Arts (N.C.P.A), Mumbai
  • 1996-98 'Chamatkar' Exhibition of Paintings organized by Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA) at London
  • 1996-98 'Tryst with Destiny' Art from Modern India, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
  • 1984-90 '13th Photographic Contest', at Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO at Japan, USA, USSR and Sweden
  • 1984-90 'Eternal Wheel: 15 Indian Photographers, West Germany
  • 1982-83 'Six Indian Photographers', Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Oxford, U.K
  • 1969 'Painters and Photographers Exhibition, Sao Paulo International Triennale, Mumbai
  • 1969 'Six Indian Photographers', Museum of Modern art (MOMA), Oxford
  • 1967-72 Various International Print Biennale, Florence, Poland, Japan, Yugoslavia and Germany
  • 1955-62 National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi
  • 1954-63 'Baroda Group Shows', Bombay Art Society Annual Exhibitions, Mumbai; Kalidas Art Exhibitions, Ujjain
  • Honours and Awards
  • 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award - Distinguished Photo Artist, Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi
  • 2004 Awarded Hon. Doctorate, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
  • 2001 'Kalashri', All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
  • 2000 Received Gujarat State Award, Gujarat
  • 2000 Senior Artist Award, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
  • 1998 Gujarat State Kala Academy Award, Gujarat
  • 1996 Senior Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  • 1996 Gaurav Puraskar, Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Gujarat
  • 1996 Gujrat State Special Award
  • 1989 Grand-Prix, 13th Annual Photo Contest for Asia and Pacific, UNESCO, Japan
  • 1978 Top Prize, World Photo Contest, Fotokina, Germany
  • 1972-73 1st Prize for Design of Postal Stamp for 25th Anniversary of Independence
  • 1967 First Prize for Graphic Print, State Lalit Kala Academy, Gujarat
  • 1967 Gold Medal, International Print Biennale, Florence, Italy
  • 1967 First Prize for Graphic Prints, State Lalit Kala Academy Exhibition, Gujarat
  • 1967 Silver Medal, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1967 Bronze Medal, Nikon World Photo Contest, Japan
  • 1964-66 Fulbright Scholarship and J.D.R. IIIrd Award for Printmaking at Pratt Institute, USA
  • 1963-64 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1963-64 Annual Show, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1961-62 Government of Italy Scholarship to Study Pinting and Etching, Naples
  • 1957,58,59 Government of India Scholarship under Prof. Bendre
  • 1956 President's Gold Plaque, National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi
  • 1956 Received Cultural Scholarship, Ministry of Culture and Education, Government of India
  • Exhibitions: Banyan Art Show - an exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures done by artists from Baroda, Kolkata and Pakistan

    Selected Works