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Amit Ambalal

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About Artist

Amit Ambalal was born in Ahmedabad in 1943 and was a businessman before he became a full time artist in 1979. He studied art under the guidance of the veteran artist and teacher Chhaganlal Jadhav. Ambalal held his fir...

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Amit Ambalal was born in Ahmedabad in 1943 and was a businessman before he became a full time artist in 1979. He studied art under the guidance of the veteran artist and teacher Chhaganlal Jadhav. Ambalal held his first solo show at Hutheesing Visual Arts Center, Ahmedabad in 1980. Since then he has exhibited in several solo shows in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. His work has also been shown at several group shows including the Sixth Triennale India (1986) and Bharat Bhavan Biennale (1990). Ambalal lives and works in Ahmedabad.

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  • BIODATA

  • About Artist

    Amit Ambalal was born in Ahmedabad in 1943 and was a businessman before he became a full time artist in 1979. He studied art under the guidance of the veteran artist and teacher Chhaganlal Jadhav. Ambalal held his first solo show at Hutheesing Visual Arts Center, Ahmedabad in 1980. Since then he has exhibited in several solo shows in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. His work has also been shown at several group shows including the Sixth Triennale India (1986) and Bharat Bhavan Biennale (1990). Ambalal lives and works in Ahmedabad.

  • Academics

    Graduate in Arts, Commerce and Law

    He had his art education under Shri. Chhaganlal Jadav

  • Exhibitions

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2010 'Sermons in Ceramics', Amdavad Ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2008 Presented by Gallery Espace, New Delhi at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    2008, 2000, 94, 92 Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    2006 ‘Black Spring of the Blue God’, Organized by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai and Gallery Maya, London

    2005 ‘Leela, The Lightness of Being’, Bodhi Art, New Delhi and Singapore

    2004 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    2003 ‘The Civitella Experience’, Hutheesing Visual Arts Centre, Ahmedabad

    2002,03, 2000 Archer Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2001, 98 Galerie F.I.A., Amsterdam

    1998 Archer, Herwitz Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1997, 93, 90, 86 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

    1996 Herwitz Gallery, Husain Doshi Gufa, Ahmedabad

    1993, 80 Hutheesing Visual Arts Centre, Ahmedabad

    1992, 84 Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1986 Sanskar Kendra Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1983 Sangat, Ahmedabad

    1983 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

    1980 Urja Art Gallery, Baroda

    1980 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata



    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2011 'Masters Ltd: Limited Editions', Gallery Beyond, Mumbai

    2011 'Of Humour, Wit & Satire', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi

    2009 'Think Small', Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi

    2008 'Mapping Memories – 2, Painted Travelogues of Bali and Burma, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi

    2008 'Mapping Memories – 1, Painted Travelogues of China and Greece', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi

    2006 'Drawing Show an Act of Art II', Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2006 ‘Making of Divinity’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    2006 ‘Back to the Future’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    2005 ‘Palette 2005’, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi

    2005 ‘Divine Inspiration’, India Fine Art, Mumbai

    2005 ‘Papyrus Works on Paper’, Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda

    2005 ‘Group Show 2005’, Lanxess ABS Gallery, Baroda

    2005 ‘In Short’, Hacienda Gallery, Mumbai

    2005 ‘Bhupen Among Friends’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

    2005 ‘Angkor-The Silent Centuries’, Bodhi Art, Singapore, New Delhi

    2005 ‘Ritu – A Gathering of Seasons’, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi

    2004 ‘Art for Shaily’, The Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

    2004 ‘Jiva / Life’, Bodhi Art, Singapore

    2004 ‘A Tribute to Bhupen Khakhar’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2004 ‘Indian Artists for France’, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi

    2004 ‘The Margi and the Desi’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    2004 ‘Interlude in Srilanka’, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2003 ‘Of Memories, Dreams, Reveries’, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi

    2003 ‘Shantipath’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2002 ‘Leela’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    2002 ‘Navarasa’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

    2002 ‘Cinema Still’, Apparao Galleries, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

    2001 ‘The Aesthetic Experience’, Sakshi Gallery and Art Underground, Mumbai

    2001 ‘In Conversation’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    2001 ‘Similarities and Dissimilarities – West’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2000 ‘Once Upon a Time’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai

    2000 ‘Memoirs of the Past, Images of the Present and Picturing the Future…’, The Fine Art Company, Mumbai

    2000 ‘Faces’, Design Art, New Delhi

    2000 ‘Beyond the Surface’, Gallery Espace, Delhi and Fine Art Company, Mumbai

    2000 ‘Early Works’, The Fine Art Company, Mumbai

    1999 ‘The World Is Round and Time is Cyclical’, Art Today, New Delhi

    1999 ‘Humour on Line’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai

    1999 ‘Icons of the Millenium’, Lakeeren, Mumbai

    1999 ‘Ganesha’, Chauraha International, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai

    1999 ‘Multiple Images’, organized by Sir Jamsetjee Parsee benevolent – Institute of Sir J.J. School of

    Applied Art, Mumbai

    1998 Wilberding Collection of Contemporary Indian Art, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai

    1997 ‘Major Trends in Indian Art since 1947’, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi

    1997 ‘Gift for India', Sahmat, New Delhi

    1997 James Harvey Gallery, Sydney

    1995 ‘A Tree In My life’, Village Gallery, New Delhi

    1995 Gouache on paper, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

    1995 ‘Post Cards for Gandhi’, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi

    1995 ‘Indian Beast’, The Gallery, Chennai

    1995 ’Watercolors – A Broad Spectrum’, Gallery Chemould

    1995 Art for CRY, Mumbai

    1994 Drawing 94, Delhi

    1993 Schoo's Gallery, Amsterdam

    1993 Art for CRY, Delhi

    1993 Shraddha Samarpan, Mumbai

    1991 ‘Artists Against Communalism Images and Words’, touring exhibition

    1990 A gallery of Indians, Harvard

    1990 Gadyaparva Exhibition, Mumbai

    1990 Chitragurjari, Mumbai

    1989 Indian Contemporary Art, Amsterdam

    1989 Artist Alert, Delhi

    1988 Art for CRY, Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore



    PARTICIPATIONS

    2011 ‘Manifestations V', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

    2011 'The Intuitive: Logic Revisted', from the Osians Collection at The World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

    2010 'Master’s Corner', organized by Indian Contemporary Art Journal at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; India International Art Fair, New Delhi

    2010 'National Printmaking Portfolio', Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2010 ‘Manifestations IV, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi

    2010 'Roots', 25th Anniversary Exhibition of Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai at The Park, Chennai

    2009 'Lo Real Maravilloso: Marvelous Reality', 20 Years Celebration of Gallery Espace at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

    1996 'Harmony Show', Nehru Centre, Mumbai

    1996 Biennale, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal

    1995 ‘Utsava’, Festival of Perth, Amsterdam

    1990 Painting Biennale, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal

    1986 Sixth Triennale, New Delhi




  • Award & Recognition

    2003 Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, Italy

    1974 Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Ahmedabad

    1968 Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, Gujarat

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