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Milan Desai

Ahmedabad, INDIA 1 Follower

About Artist

Born in 1964, in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Milan Desai holds a diploma in painting from Government of Gujarat and one in graphics from NID. Desai work basically comprises of figures painted in monochromatic them...

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Born in 1964, in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Milan Desai holds a diploma in painting from Government of Gujarat and one in graphics from NID. Desai work basically comprises of figures painted in monochromatic themes. Thoroughly inspired by life and nature he goes on to express himself in very subtle means through his art. Often intermixing concepts, he seems to have attained a fine balance of holding the colours together without losing the true essence of his theme. He has displayed his works in many group exhibitions and solo shows and has attained the status of an artist who takes his craft seriously. Some of his famed works include My Inner Life, My Inner Life I, Love and Wolfman.


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  • BIODATA

  • About Artist

    Born in 1964, in the city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Milan Desai holds a diploma in painting from Government of Gujarat and one in graphics from NID. Desai work basically comprises of figures painted in monochromatic themes. Thoroughly inspired by life and nature he goes on to express himself in very subtle means through his art. Often intermixing concepts, he seems to have attained a fine balance of holding the colours together without losing the true essence of his theme. He has displayed his works in many group exhibitions and solo shows and has attained the status of an artist who takes his craft seriously. Some of his famed works include My Inner Life, My Inner Life I, Love and Wolfman.


  • Academics

    1987 Completed Diploma in Drawing & Painting Government of Gujarat.

    VOCATION :
    1989 - 91 "Discovery of India" - Project in NID
    1992 - 93 "Bharat Actuma" - Project in NID

  • Exhibitions

    SOLO SHOW :
    2009 "My Inner Life" at Mantra Art Gallery, Ahmedabad.
    2013 Ravishankar Raval Kala Bhavan, Ahmedabad
    2013- 2014 Solo Exhibition at Jaipur Sponsored by Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academi


    TWO MEN SHOW : 2014 at Naman Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    GROUP SHOW :
    1994 "Chihn Group Of Artist" at Lalit Kala Art Gallery. Amdavad
    1996 "Chihn Group Of Artist" at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    1997 "Chihn Group Of Artist" at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    1999 Ravi Shanker Raval Kala Bhavan, Amdavad
    1999 Chandigarh Org. by Archer Art Foundation, Amdavad
    2000 "Chihn Group Of Artist" at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2000 "30 below 40 " at Lalit Kala Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2001 "Message” at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2001 Karnavati Art Gallery, Amdavad Org. by Gujarat Visual Artist Association
    2001 "Chihn Group Of Artist" at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2002 "Pathapur" at Archer Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2003 "Endless Repetition" at Ravi Shanker Raval Kala Bhavan, Amdavad
    2003 "Art Access Week" Org. by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Mumbai
    2004 "Originals" at Marvel Art Gallery, Amdavad. Org. by Amdavad Art Society
    2004 "Aapnu Amdavad Ek Varso" at Amdavad Org by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
    2005 "Inspired in Abu" at Contemporary Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2006 Ravi Shanker Raval Kala Bhavan, Amdavad. Org. by Amdavad Art Society
    2006 Jahngir Art Gallery, Mumbai
    2006 "Translocal” at Aakriti Gallery, Baroda
    2007 Karma Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2007 Ravi Shanker Raval Kala Bhavan, Amdavad
    2008 "Apnu Amdavad" at Karma Art Gallery, Amdavad
    2009 Marvel Art Gallery, Amdavad Org. by Amdavad Art Society
    2012 “Gujarat 9” Chirakala Parishad, Benglore
    2013 At Gallery Naman
    2014 ‘White” organized by Zoca, at amdava ni gufa
    2014 Saurya Contemporary Art Gallery, Navi Mumbai

  • Award & Recognition

    Awards:
    1995 Avantica Group of Arts (National Level)
    1997 - 98 Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy in Graphic
    2005 Bombay Art Society
    2010 Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy in Sculpture
    2014 All Indian Competition, NDMC New Delhi

    ACHIEVEMENT :
    2001 – 2006 General Council Member (Elected – Gujarat State),National Lalit Kala Academi , New Delhi
    2001- 2004 Regional Center(Lakhnow) Advisor Board Member, National Lalit Kala Academi
    2007 – 2012 General Council Member (Elected – Gujarat State),National Lalit Kala Academi , New Delhi
    2007 – 2012 Finance Member (Elected),
    National Lalit Kala Academi , New Delhi Trustee, Amdavad Art Society
    2014- 2015 Consultant to Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academi For Murals
    2005 till date Trustee in Amdavad Art Society

    REVIEW :
    Kala Dirgha, Oct. 2012, Vol. 13, No 25, Silver Jubilee Issue.

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