Philosophy behind my paintings Colors and lines do not make a painting --which is related to the mind. Paintings are part of me and I take up the subjects which touch me deeply and move me from inside. I express myself through this medium. For me a worker on the street is like an artist as he toils but displays a smile and humility. This life that I saw closely, is reflected in my painting. I like markets, public places, fairs and villages where people of various kinds freely interact with each other. This basic colors that flash in the market place attract me and those are reflected in my paintings. The flea market in Goa and the Pushkar fair in Rajasthan inspired me greatly and I made several paintings on these themes.
Biography: RESUME Name : Nutan Shukla Date of Birth : September 26, 1963 Pune, India Contact address Nutan Shukla ShramVaibhav Apartment, Near Bharati Hospital, Chaitanyanagar, Pune-Satara road, Pune - 411043 Maharashtra, INDIA. Ph : 91-020-4376091 Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Educational Qualifications 1. Govt. Diploma in Applied Arts From Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya in Qualifications the year 1984. 2. Art Teachers Diploma from the same college in 1986. 3. Govt. Diploma in Painting Pune from same college in 1989 - stood first in merit in Pune city and 3rd in Maharashtra. Solo Shows * Balgandharav Kaladalan - Pune : 1.991 / 1994 * Taj Art Gallery -Mumbai :1991/1994 * Jahangir Art Gallery -Mumbai : 1992 / 1995 * Bajaj Art Gallery -Mumbai : 1993 * Flying Dutchman Art Gallery -Goa : 1994 / 1995 * Khushboo Art Gallery -Pune : 1996 * Joyo Gity Cultural Center, Kyoto -Japan : 1997 * Gallery Hasegawa, Tokyo -Japan : 1998 * Embassy of India, Tokyo -Japan : 1998 * Nehru Center -Mumbai : 1999 * Shyam Ahuja -Pune : 1999 * Top Gear -Warden Road Mumbai : 2000 * Athale Art Gallery, Cairo : 2002 * Two Private shows, Italy : 2003 Group Shows * Oak Smruti -Pune : 1989 / 1990 * Private Preview -Pune : 1991 * Arts Trends -Pune : 1991 / 1993 * Affordable Art -Pune : 1993 * Contemporary Art -Pune : 1998 * Chatak -Monsoon Show -Neharu Center Mumbai : 1999 * Crimson -The Art Resource -Mumbai : 2000 Merits & Laurels * Diploma Applide Arts -Best Graphic Design : 1984 * Diploma Applide Arts -Merie Prize for 1Iiustration : 1984 * Centrai Railway Woman Social Service Prize -Watercolor : 1984 * Abhiyan -Best Entry Prize : 1985 .26th State Art Exhibition Merit Prize : 1985 * Ms. Asha Joshi Prize for Dipoma in Painting : 1989 * Dr. Bhalerao Prize (1 st in Portrait) -Diploma in Painting : 1989 * B. G. Jagtap Prize (First in Pune) -Diploma in painting : 1989 Other Credits : Invitation by Artist Center for water color camp at Jawar : 1992 Sponsored by Lalit Kala Academy. Participated in the Technical Work Shop on Conservation and preservation of Art Objects conducted by The Indian Conservation Institute - Lucknow in collaboration with INTACH Pune : 1992. Nag Foundation workshops at NCL Pune -1993. Prestigious Buyers in India & Abroad : India : Mrs. Maheshwari, Mrs. Kusum Mittal, Siraj Tahir K. K. Nag Mrs. Gill D. S. Gawande Ms. Monika Trivedi Ms. Hina Kothari KSB Pumps Ltd. Mr. Vikram Zutshi Mr. Kanak Bhartia Mr. Cyrus Mistry Shapporji Pallonji & CO. The Indian Textile CO. Ltd. Ms. Neetu Kohli Garden Vareli Ms. Kavita Singh K. K. Modi Ms. Anuradha Singhania -Reymonds Mrs. Rathi Ms. Amita Kapadia Ms. Manjari Kapashi Mr. Ashok Mittal Ms. Alpana Vij Great Punjab Restaurant Ms. Nayantara Jain Overseas : Renate Kothlow (Germany) Ms. Maureen Johnson (London UK) Marika Gires (Germany) Guan Bolea (Spain) Jost P Geeresheim (Germany) Peter H Hartman Geschaftsfuhrer Mannheim (Germany) Mrs Michele Guerin (France) William Sebardt (Sweden) Jesef Ehegomier (Germany) Danielle Schoovaerts (Belgium) Els Lingier (Belgium) Hiroshi Yono (Japan) Sandra Loane (Nyasaland) Toku Hasegawa (Japan) Itzak Hemi (Israel), Mr. & Mrs. Wal - Italy Mr. & Mrs. Alberto Iride Cappeli
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