Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Artist Of The Month

Manoj Kachangal born in Shadhora, Madhya Pradesh, India on July 5, 1979. He did MFA in painting from Institute of Fine Arts, Indore in 2003.In 2001 Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad, Bhopal honoured him with Raza award.

His art works were auctioned at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai – 2006 and Millennium Turks at Hotel Trident Hilton, Gurgaon – 2008.

There are over 20 major solo shows including Sublime Lands curated by Johny ML, Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi – 2012, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai – 2009, Apparo Art Gallery, Chennai – 2009, The Doors of Perception curated by Vinod Bhardwaj, Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi – 2008, In Search of the Abyss curated by Bhavana Kakar, Mon Art Gallerie, Kolkata – 2008, Dharati – Amber curated by Moit Jain, Dhoomimal Art Center, New Delhi –2007, Antaryatra, Nehru Center Art Gallery, Mumbai – 2007, A Consecration of Space, Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad – 2006.

Participated in various important group shows held across the country including the ones in Tao Art Gallery, Cima Art Gallery, Emami Chisel Art, Crimson the Art Resource, Jammat Art Gallery, Gallerie Nvya, Art Konsult, Religare Arts Initiative and in some group shows outside the country.

Kachangal also has participated in many significant art camps.A book on the art of Kachangal “Doors of Perception, art of Manoj Kachangal” edited by Ratnottama Sengupta was published by Bharatiya Jnanpith, New Delhi, in 2008. Also a documentary film on Kachangal “Doors of Perception, art of Manoj Kachangal” was produced by Kalaroop Films (2008), which was directed by Pravesh Bhardwaj.

The artist’s works are in the collection of Raza Foundation, Sunil Mittal of Airtel, Birla Academy of Art and Culture Kolkata, AIFACS New Delhi, Kala Parishad Bhopal, NCZCC Allahabad, Gifa Indore, ITM Gwalior; Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi; Antonio Helio Waszyk, CMD, Nestle India Limited; Gary Bennet, CEO, Max New York Life & India Glycols Limited. His works are also in various private collections in Nepal, Germany, France, USA and UAE.

Best Wishes
Manoj Kachangal

No comments:

Post a Comment