ATUL BHALLA

Born 1964, New Delhi, India.

Bachelor in Fine Arts College of Art (B.F.A.) New Delhi, Delhi University
Masters in Fine Arts School of Art, (M.F.A.) Northern Illinois University, U.S.A.
Working Group member of KHOJ, International Artists Association, Khirkee, Saket, New Delhi

The artist lives and works in New Delhi, India.


Select Solo Exhibitions

2008 …Within / Without …., Aicon Gallery, London
2007 Remarking the River, Anant Art Centre, Noida, New Delhi; Project 88, Mumbai
2005 IMMERSIONS, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
KHOJ- International Artists Association Khirkee, Saket, New Delhi
2000 Academy of Fine Arts & Literature, New Delhi
1990 Northern Illinois University, USA

Select Group Exhibitions

2009 Contemporary Indian Art, celebrating 20 years of Modern Art Patronage,
1988 – 2008 Palais Benedictine," Fecamp
2009 Signs taken for Wonders: Recent art from India and Pakistan, Aicon Gallery, London
2008 INDIA MODERNA," IVAM – Institute d' Art Modern, Valencia
2008 India: Private Places, Public spaces: Contemporary Photography and Video Art,
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2007 Course, Sepia International, New York
Visuals of a Post Visual World, Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007 Public Places/Private Spaces; contemporary Indian photography and video, Newark Museum,
New Jersey, USA
City.Cite.Site, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
Relocating Masculanities, School of Art and Aesthetics, J.N.U., New Delhi
2006 WATCHING ME- WATCHING INDIA, NEW PHOTOGRPHY FROM INDIA, Fotographie Forum,
Frankfurt, Germany
WISE MAN'S DRINK, LemonGrassHopper, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
2005 …Through 22kms…; Living. it.out.in.Delhi, presentation made at the solo show by Vivan
Sundaram, LKA Galleries, New Delhi
SELF X SOCIAL, curated by Ms. Geeta Kapur, School of Art and Aesthetics, J.N.U, New Delhi
2001 Small but Significant, Arpana Fine Arts, AFAL, New Delhi
…and Buddha smiled again, Masters Guild, Academy of Fine Arts & Literature, New Delhi
1999 Mira Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
1997 Art Access: Birla Century Art Gallery, Mumbai
Art Today, New Delhi
1996 AIFACS Annual Painting Exhibition, New Delhi
1995 AIFACS Annual Painting Exhibition, New Delhi
1994 National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy
1993 Search for Talent Exhibition, Vadhera Art Gallery
National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy

Residencies and Workshops

2007 ECO+ART - River Yamuna based Art Residency
KHOJ International Artists Association
Khirkee, Saket, New Delhi
2006 ART MEET, Site Specific Work
ITM Universe, Gwalior
DILLI DUR AST, A month long residency within the old walled city of Delhi
KHOJ International Artists Association, Khirkee, Saket, New Delhi
BLACK BOX EXERCISE, Khoj, International Artists Association. Khirkee, Saket, New
Delhi
2005 SANDARBH, Site Specific Workshop
Partapur, Vagad district, Rajasthan

Awards

1994 Honourable Mention, National Exhibition of Art (Lalit Kala Academy)
1991 Painting Award, Yuva Mahotsav (Sahitya Kala Parishad)
1990 Best Graduate Painting Award, NIU, Illinois, USA
1998-90 Tuition Waiver: NIU, Illinois, USA