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Surendran Nair


Academic and artistic education details

1986 - Post Diploma (Print Making), Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
1982 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum
1981 - Diploma in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, Kerala

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2010 - Surendran Nair: Neti, Neti , Wendi Norris Gallery, USA, Union Square
2009 - 'Pernoctation and Early Drawings', presented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at Darbar Hall, Kochi, Kerala
2008-09 - 'Pernoctation and Early Drawings', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2006 - ‘The Bad Behaviour of Singularities’, presented by Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2005 - ‘The Bad Behaviour of Singularities’, Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 - ‘Corollary Mythologies’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1998 - ‘Works on Paper’, Galerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam
1997 - 'The Labyrinth of Eternal Delight', Nazar Art Gallery, Vadodara, Gujarat
1997 - Atelier 2221, New Delhi
1996 - ‘The Labyrinth of Eternal Delight’, Cambelltown City Bicentennial Art Gallery, Sydney and Casula Power House
1995 - 'Paintings and Drawings', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1990 - ‘Paintings and Drawings’, Gallery 7, Mumbai
1989 - 'Drawings, Graphics and Paintings', CMC Arts Gallery, New Delhi
1989 - 'Landscapes and Other Drawings', Vithi, Vadodara, Gujarat
1986 - ‘Graphic Prints’, Kerala Lalit Kala Academy, Ernakulam, Kerala
2016 - Group Exhibition: Multiples in Focus, Sakshi Gallery Mumbai,
Synergy Art Foundation Ltd., India, Lower Parel
2010 - Jon Cattapan, Sutton Gallery, Australia, Fitzroy
2009 - 'Zip Files', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
2009 - 'Inaugural Show', Sakshi Gallery, Taipei
2009 - 'Bapu', presented by Saffronart in association with Berkeley Square Gallery, London
2008 - 'Anxious', Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
2008 - 'Indi Genius', presented by Sakshi Gallery and SOKA Contemporary Space, Taipei at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2007 - ‘Horn Please: Narratives in Indian Contemporary Art’, Kunnst Museum, Bern, Switzerland
2007 - Inaugural Show, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2006 - ‘El Filo del Deseo - Arte Reciente en India’, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Mexico
2006 - 'Edge of Desire: Recent Art In India', National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) at New Delhi and Mumbai
2005 - 'Edge of Desire: Recent Art In India', Asia Society Museum, New York; Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
2004 - 'Edge of Desire: Recent Art In India', The Art Gallery Of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
2004 - ‘In Transit – II’, in cooperation with Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin / Beijing, Berlin
2003 - ‘Under The Skin of Simulation’, The Fine Art Resource, Berlin
2003 - 'The Tree From The Seed: Contemporary Art From India', Henie Onstad Center, Oslo, Norway
2003 - 'Highlights', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2002 - ‘Kapital and Karma: Recent Positions in Indian Art’, Kunsthalle Wein, Austria
2002 - ‘New Indian Art: Home – Street – Shrine – Bazaar – Museum’, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
2002 - 'Creative Space', Sakshi Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2001 - 'Home and The World', India Centre of Art & Culture, New York
2001 - 'Palette 2001', India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2000 - 'Celebration of the Human Image', India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2000 - 'Exile and Longing', Lakeeren, Mumbai
2000 - 'Combine: Voices of the Century', Visa-Vis & Art Inc, New Delhi
2000 - 'Family Resemblances', Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai
2000 - 'SPIN', Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1998 - 'Cryptograms', Lakeeren, Mumbai
1998 - 'Four Person Show', Nature Morte, New Delhi
1998 - 'The New South', Delphina Studio Gallery, London
1997 - ‘Gift for India’, organized by SAHMAT at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1997 - 'Rediscovering The Roots', Lima, Peru
1997 - 'Khoj', British Council Gallery, New Delhi
1997 - 'Indian contemporary Art: Post Independence', organized by Vadehra Gallery at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1996-97 - ‘Fire and Life’, with Jon Cattapan at Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; Gallery Chemould,
Mumbai and Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1996 - ‘The New South’, Delphina Studio Gallery, London
1993 - 'Postcards for Gandhi', An Exhibition organized by SAHMAT in Six Different Cities
1992 - 'Journey Within Landscapes', Sakshi Gallery and Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1991-92 - 'Images and Words', a Traveling Exhibition organized by SAHMAT for Communal Harmony
1991 - 'Nest for Sparrow', Artists Centre, Mumbai
1987 - ‘India in Switzerland: Works on Paper’, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporain, Geneva

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