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Dattatraya Apte

Delhi, India 5 Followers

About Artist

An established Indian artist, Dattatraya Apte is an accomplished painter and printmaker. Apte trained at the University of Baroda, India and Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, as a Charles Wallace India Trust Award...

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An established Indian artist, Dattatraya Apte is an accomplished painter and printmaker.


Apte trained at the University of Baroda, India and Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, as a Charles Wallace India Trust Award. He has held several solo exhibitions in major Indian cities, including New Delhi, Bombay (Mumbai) and Madras (Chennai). He has also exhibited at the Bharat Bhavan Print Biennale and Xth Triennial, in India.


Apte has also taught printmaking at various workshops in France, India, and Nepal and curated several graphic print exhibitions and published related catalogs. He has also taught at the School of Architecture at the University of Baroda.


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  • About Artist

    An established Indian artist, Dattatraya Apte is an accomplished painter and printmaker.


    Apte trained at the University of Baroda, India and Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, as a Charles Wallace India Trust Award. He has held several solo exhibitions in major Indian cities, including New Delhi, Bombay (Mumbai) and Madras (Chennai). He has also exhibited at the Bharat Bhavan Print Biennale and Xth Triennial, in India.


    Apte has also taught printmaking at various workshops in France, India, and Nepal and curated several graphic print exhibitions and published related catalogs. He has also taught at the School of Architecture at the University of Baroda.


  • Academics

    Diploma in Drawing and Painting (Govt. of Maharashtra 1974)
    B. A. (Hons.) University of Pune. 1974
    Arts Masters (Govt. of Maharashtra 1975)
    Post diploma in Printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. University, Baroda 1980

  • Exhibitions

    Solo Shows:
    Art Heritage, New Delhi, 1984
    Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1984
    Sarala's Art Centre, Chennai, 1984
    Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 1992
    Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1992
    “Visual Echoes” Art Heritage, New Delhi, 1996
    “VIRASAT” Portfolio of 15 Intaglio Prints, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2004
    TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2005
    Paper pulp works, ANANT ART GALLERY, New Delhi, 2007
    Recent works, ANANT ART GALLERY, New Delhi, 2009
    Participations (India)
    Group Exhibition, Bal Gandharva Art Gallery, Pune, 1975
    State Art Exhibition, Govt. of Maharashtra, 1975
    Gujarat State Lalit Kala Akademi, Ahmedabad, 1979
    All India Exhibition of Prints, Chandigarh, 1979
    Annual Art Exhibition A.I.F.A.C.S., New Delhi, 1979
    Group Exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1980
    Baradari Gallery, Garhi, New Delhi, 1983
    Indian Printmaking Today Organised by Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1985
    Baradari Gallery, Garhi, New Delhi, 1985
    Group Exhibition, Gallery Aurobindo, New Delhi, 1987
    Chandigarh Museum, 1989
    Group Show, Village Gallery, New Delhi, 1989
    All India Fine Arts Exhibition, Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore, 1989
    Inaugural Group Show of “Indian Printmakers' Guild”, Garhi New Delhi, 1990
    “Indian Printmakers' Guild” Exhibition, Bangalore, 1991
    “Indian Printmakers' Guild” Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 1992
    “Indian Printmakers' Guild” Exhibition, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1993
    “Drawing 94” Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 1994
    “Indian Printmakers' Guild” Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, 1995
    Miniprint Show organized by Gallery Espace, the British Council Division, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, 1996
    “Age of the Century” curated by Amit Mukhopadhyay, Art Today, 1998-99
    “Beyond the Surface” an Exhibition of Paper and Paper Pulp works at Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 2000
    National Exhibition of Art, organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, since 1990
    “Swarnrekha” Exhibition of Art of Award winners, organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2004
    “Multiple Encounters”An Exhibition of Indo-American Prints organized by IGNCA & Manhattan Graphics Centre, New York at Mati Ghar, 2004
    Bronze 2006, Curated by Madan Lal, Gallery Espace, 2006
    ‘IMPRINTS India art show Curated by Kalpana Shah, India Japan Friendship Year 2007 at The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
    Participation (International)
    International Biennale of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, 1983
    Touring Exhibition, Festival of India, USA, 1984-1985
    Arts of Today, International Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary, 1986
    Bharat Bhavan International Biennale of Prints, Bhopal, since 1989
    Norwegian International Print Triennale Miniature Graphic Art, 1991
    First International Print Biennale, Maastricht, Netherlands, 1993
    An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Artists, by Gallery Espace, Dubai, 1993
    International Week, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1993
    Group Show Stuttgart, Germany, 1993
    XIV Exhibition of Korean Graphics Society, Kyungin Art Gallery, Seoul, 1994
    IV International Art Triennale Maidancis, Poland, 1994
    International Grafiek Tentoonstelling, Norway, 1994
    Contemporary Indian Art, Curated by Laxma Gaud to celebrate 50 years of India's Independence, Peru, 1997
    10th Triennale India, New Delhi, 2001
    Biennale, Dhaka (Bangladesh), 2003
    “Indian Prints” Curated by K. R. Subbanna and organized by Manhattan Graphics Centre, New York, 2004
    Contemporary Indian Art, Curated by Prem Singh, Sir Lanka, 2006
    Campus/ Workshops
    Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat, 1980
    Graphics Workshop Organised by American Artist Carol Summers, Baroda, 1980
    Urja Art Gallery, M. S. University of Baroda, 1983
    Workshop Organised by Paul Arthur Lingheren, Garhi Studio, New Delhi, 1984
    Viscosity Printmaking by Krishna Reddy, Garhi Studio, New Delhi, 1984
    First Print biennale, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, 1989
    IPCL Baroda, 1990
    Woodcut Workshop, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, 1991
    Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore, 1991
    Graphics Workshop Organised by American Artist Carol Summers, Baroda, 1980
    Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu, 1993
    Gallery Greenwood Painting Workshop, New Delhi, 1995
    Third Painting and Sculpture Camp, Suraj Kund, Haryana, 2000
    “Le Mois De Estampe” to Work in the Field of Printmaking, Paris, 1997
    Painters camp, Bhutan, 2007


    Collections:
    National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
    Library of Congress, USA
    Art Heritage, New Delhi
    Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S. U. Baroda
    College of Art, New Delhi
    Urja Art Gallery, New Delhi
    And in many private collections in India and abroad.

  • Award & Recognition

    Purchase Award Govt. of Maharashtra, 1980
    Chitrakala Parishad Bangalore, 1992
    Senior Fellowship of Ministry of Human Resource Development, 1995
    A.I.F.A.C.S. Award for Painting, 1996
    Charles Wallace India Trust Award to Work under the guidance of
    Prof. Jaky Pery at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, UK, 1999
    Honorary mention at Bharat Bhavan International Print Biennale, Bhopal, India, 2002
    National Academy Award in the field of Visual Arts, 2004




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