About Shobha Broota

 

1943 Born in Delhi
1962 Sangeet Visharad, Masters in vocal Indian classical Music.
1964 Diploma in Fine Arts, College of Art, Delhi.
  Shobha Broota has been teaching art since 1964.

 

Awards

2018 “Alva’s Varna Virasat” National Award,a “Lifetimes Achievement Award”, Alva’s Education Foundation, Mangalore, Karnataka.
2017 “Raja Ravi Varma Samman” an Award conferred by Megh Mandal Sansthan, Rajasthan.
2014 "Felicitated for the achievements and contributions in the field of art and art education" by NDMC, New Delhi Municipal Council.
1989-92 &
1996-98
Fellowship - Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
1986 Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi
1982-84 Scholarship, Ministry of Culture, Govt of India,
1982 AIFACS

 

Book

2013 'Vesture of Being' - co-authored by Keshav Malik

 

Solo Shows

2018 "Resonance", Aicon Gallery, New York, USA
2015 SNO Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 “Looking Within” by MOSA, Museum Of Sacred Art, Belgium
2013 ‘Vesture of Being’, India International Centre,Art Gallery, New Delhi
2012 “SNO 89, Contemporary Art Project’’, Sydney, Australia
2008 ‘A Path Beyond’, AICON Gallery, Palo Alto, California.
2007 ‘Edge of Infinity’, Indigo Blue Art, Singapore.
2006 ‘Song of the Devine’, Pallete Art Gallery, New Delhi
2003 ‘Music of the Spheres’, Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  Birla Academy of Arts & Craft, Kolkata. 
1997 ‘Retrospective of Prints’, Art Konsult, Delhi.
  Edith Cowen University, Perth.
  International Studio A.F.W.A., Fermantle, Australia.
1994 Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
  Gallery 42, Delhi
  ABC Gallery, Varanasi.
1992 Schoo’s Gallery, Amsterdam.
  Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London.
1985 Aakkar Gallery, Chandigarh.
1974,78,80,84,
88,89,91,92
Shridharni Art Gallery, Delhi
1964 AIFACS, Delhi

 

Selected Participations

2018 Sahitya Kala Parishad stall, “International Kala Mela” org. by LKA, New Delhi.
  Arushi Arts ‘’Annual Art Exhibition’’, New Delhi.
2017 “2nd International Imphal Art Camp”, Imphal.
  “Jaipur Art Summit”, Jaipur.
  “Tihar Art Festival” TIhar Jail, New Delhi
  Painting exhibited in “Masterpieces” section by DAG, at ‘India Art Fair’.
2016 “International Women Art Camp” Art Festival, Hyderabad.
  “India/Korea”, exchange program; “Art Exhibition”, Seoul, Incheon, South Korea.
2015 “Forms of Devotion” by MOSA, at China Art Museum during India Culture Week at China 
  ”Forms of Devotion” by MOSA, Museum of Sacred Art, Belgium, at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 
  Shanghai International Arts Festival; ‘Art Camp’, Lalit Kala Academy, Jaipur; ‘Group Show’, Emami Chisel Gallery, Kolkata.
2014 “Visual Ventures”, by Emami Chisel Gallery, Kolkata
  “Indian Abstracts: An Absence of Form” by Delhi Art Gallery.
  “Espace Turn 25“, Seven Decades of Indian Drawing by Gallery Espace New Delhi
2013 ‘’Art Fair 2013’’  by Gallery Art Positive, New Delhi.
2012 "Ebony And Ivory", by Gallery Art Perspective, New Delhi
  "Recent Works by 33 Modern And Contemporary Indian Artists", by Suryaveer Kohli Art, New Delhi
  ‘’China India Imaginings and Transformations’’,Macquarie University Art gallery, Sydney Australia
2011 “Visual Ventures”, by Emami Chisel Gallery, Kolkata
  ”Roots—Routes” ,by Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
  ’’Devotion’’, by Art Positive Gallery, New Delhi
  "Feminnale", by Grill and Lounge, New Delhi
2010 “Devotion-Transformation”, curated by Sushma Behl, Art Positive Gallery, New Delhi
  “Between Ambivalence and Criticism”, contemporary abstraction, Art Konsult Gallery, New Delhi
2009 "Menifestation IV",Delhi Art Gallery,New Delhi
2008 ‘Contradictions and Complexities: Contemporary Art from India’- curated by Patricia Hamilton  and Peter Nagy, Western Project, Los Angeles, USA
  ‘Dus Mahavidyas’, ten creative forces – a book conceived and curated by Ravi Kumar, shows in New Delhi, Banglore and Mumbai
  "Frame Figure Field", Delhi Art Gallery,New Delhi
2007 ‘25 Contemporary Indian Artists’ organized by Nicolas Vourriaud and Ravi Kumar, Moscow and other places in Russia and also in Paris.
  ’Indian Color’, curated by Euri Seong at Keumsan Gallery, Seoul, Korea, organized by Peter Nagy of Nature Morte and Vadehara Galleries of New Delhi.
  ‘Surfaces and Textures’, organized by Gallery Espace, Delhi and Ganges Art, Kolkata, at Ganges Art, Kolkata.
  ‘Diverse Voices’, Galleria, Hongkong.
  Sothbeys auction, New York.
  "Conlomoration", Indian Contemporary Artists, by Prakrit Arts, Mumbai
  "Annual Show" of Palette Gallery, New Delhi
2006 ‘Eleventh Harmony Art Show’, Mumbai
2005 ‘Negotiating Matters’, curated by Roobina Karode at Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  ‘Resonance’, Fifty Years of Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
  ‘Roop Vidhan’, Expression of Abstract, Art Alive, New Delhi.
2004 & 2005 ‘Spirit of the Century’, Kumar Art Gallery, New Delhi.
2004 ‘Devotional Breach’, curated by Peter Nagy, Sumukha Gallery, Bangalore.
2003 ‘Solitude, The White Show’, curated by Dr. Alka Pande, Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  ‘Kerela Lalit Kala Akademy Collection Show’, Calicut.
  ’Annual Show’, of Palette Gallery, New Delhi.
2002, 03, 05,07,08 'India-Korea’, New Delhi and Seoul, Korea.
2001 ‘Kaleidoscope’, Singapore.
1999 ‘Senior Fellowship Artists’, Delhi.
  ‘Abstract Schematic’, curated by Peter Nagy, Nature Morte, New Delhi
1998 ‘Symbolism and Geometry in Modern Art’, NGMA, India.
  ‘WWF Auction’, New Delhi.
  ‘International Artists’, IASG (Washington DC), New Delhi.
  ‘Small’, James Harvey, Sydney.
  ‘Indian Artists’, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago.
1997 ‘Chhoo Mantar’, Exhibition of Magnetic Art, Art Konsult, New Delhi.
1995 ‘Abstract’ 95’, CIMA, Calcutta.
  Sothbeys Auction, London.
1994 ‘8th Triennial India’, Delhi.
  ‘Contemporary Miniatures’, CIMA, Calcutta
  ‘100 years of Indian Art’, NGMA, India.
  ’40 Indian Artists’, Tiazcala, Mexico.
1993 ‘Indische Gegenwarskunst’,Mainz, Germany and Stettin, Poland.
  ‘V Tudatusaag’, Budapest, Hungary
1992 ‘Art for a Fairer World ’ by Oxfam, Glasgow, Cardiff, London.
  ‘Balder Aus Indien’,curated by Edda Bhattacharya, Hamburg.
1991 ‘9 Contemporary Indian Artists’,Gemeetemuseum Arnhem, Netherlands.
  ‘ILSud Del Mondol’, Gallery Civica D’ Arte, Marsala,Palermo, Milano, Italy.
  ‘Soulcatchers’,curated by Rebecca Hossack, London.
1990 ‘Malaysian Experience / Malaysian Images’, Kaula Lumpur.
  ‘Contemporary Prints’curated by Antonio Muratore,Melbourne.
  ‘Asian European Art Biennial’, Ankara, Turkey.
  ‘Ambassador’s Choice’, NGMA, New Delhi
1988 ‘Abstract Art’, Gallery Art and Data, Frankfurt.
1986-87 ‘Women Artists’, NGMA,  New Delhi, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia.
1986 6th Triennial India’, Delhi.
1984 Exhibition of Contemporary Art’, Tokyo.
1983 ‘Print Biennial’, Bhopal.
  'Art Biennial’, Bangladesh.
1975 International Women Artists, Delhi.

 

Curatorial Exhibitions

2018 “SANGAM 2”, A Symphony of Music and Fine Arts, at ORIGIN studio, New Delhi.
2017 ‘WHITE ON WHITE’, experimental show of relief art works and installations by ORIGIN studio artists, Gallery Niv, New Delhi.
  ‘PANORAMA 1’, A photography show by ORIGIN STUDIO artists, at Philipose Centre for Art and Culture, New Delhi.
  ‘PANORAMA 2’, a paintings, photography and installation show by ORIGIN studio artists, ArtSastra Gallery, Saraswati Music College, New Delhi.
2014 ’SANGAM’, exhibiting paintings, drawings, clay work and music by ORIGIN studio artists, Arpana Caur Art Gallery, Siri Fort, New Delhi.

 

Invitations

2005 Invited by Guyana Govt. to paint the portrait of Dr. Chaddi Jagan,
  Ex. President of Guyana, for their Parliament House.
1997 ‘Artist in Residency’ Edith Cowen University, Perth, W.Australia.
  ‘Artist in Residency’ Artist foundation of W. Australia, Fremantle.
1990 ‘Artist in Residency’, National Gallery, Kaula Lumpur.

 

Collections

Shobha Broota's works are in numerous collections such as National Gallery in India and Malaysia as well as in private collections of E.M. Schoo, Chester Herwitz and many others in India and abroad.