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Tara Sabharwal

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Tara Sabharwal was born in Delhi, studied painting at MS University, Baroda and completed her Masters from the Royal College of Art in London on a British Council scholarship. As a student in London, the Victoria and ...

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Tara Sabharwal was born in Delhi, studied painting at MS University, Baroda and completed her Masters from the Royal College of Art in London on a British Council scholarship. As a student in London, the Victoria and Albert Museum bought her work and she showed at Bernard Jacobson and Christopher Hull galleries.

On returning to India she had solo shows at Art Heritage and Cymroza galleries and after three years left for the UK on the Myles Meehan fellowship. This was followed by the Durham Cathedral fellowship and shows at the Laing Art Gallery, DLI Museum, and the Darlington Art Center along with teaching in Newcastle and Sunderland Art colleges.

In 1990 Tara visited New York and since then lives between India, UK and NY, making paintings and prints and continuing to show internationally. She has had solo shows at Harewood House, Mercury, La Monte, East West and Rebecca Hossack galleries in London; Galerie Scherer, Michael Oess, Galerie Schwerpunkt and Martina Janzen in Germany; Henry Street settlement, John Jay, Stephen Harris and Gallery 678 in New York and Art Heritage, Cymroza, Nazar, Sakshi and Art Alive galleries in India. She has shown at HISHIO, Japan, Orvieto arts festival, Italy and Versailles, Chamalieres and Duoro Print Triennials in France and Portugal. In 2013 she has had solo shows at Arts Karsruhe (Germany), Idler gallery (London), Martina Janzen gallery, Dusseldorf and later at the Manhattan Graphic Center, NYC.

She has taught art at the Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Union, Studio in a school, City University (CUNY) and the Rubin Museum of Art. She has received the Henry Street fellowship, International Cultural Collaboration Grant, Cooper Union Residency, Hishio International Exchange Residency in Japan and her work is in the collection of the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum (a second collection) in London, the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston and the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

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  • BIODATA

  • About Artist

    Tara Sabharwal was born in Delhi, studied painting at MS University, Baroda and completed her Masters from the Royal College of Art in London on a British Council scholarship. As a student in London, the Victoria and Albert Museum bought her work and she showed at Bernard Jacobson and Christopher Hull galleries.

    On returning to India she had solo shows at Art Heritage and Cymroza galleries and after three years left for the UK on the Myles Meehan fellowship. This was followed by the Durham Cathedral fellowship and shows at the Laing Art Gallery, DLI Museum, and the Darlington Art Center along with teaching in Newcastle and Sunderland Art colleges.

    In 1990 Tara visited New York and since then lives between India, UK and NY, making paintings and prints and continuing to show internationally. She has had solo shows at Harewood House, Mercury, La Monte, East West and Rebecca Hossack galleries in London; Galerie Scherer, Michael Oess, Galerie Schwerpunkt and Martina Janzen in Germany; Henry Street settlement, John Jay, Stephen Harris and Gallery 678 in New York and Art Heritage, Cymroza, Nazar, Sakshi and Art Alive galleries in India. She has shown at HISHIO, Japan, Orvieto arts festival, Italy and Versailles, Chamalieres and Duoro Print Triennials in France and Portugal. In 2013 she has had solo shows at Arts Karsruhe (Germany), Idler gallery (London), Martina Janzen gallery, Dusseldorf and later at the Manhattan Graphic Center, NYC.

    She has taught art at the Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Union, Studio in a school, City University (CUNY) and the Rubin Museum of Art. She has received the Henry Street fellowship, International Cultural Collaboration Grant, Cooper Union Residency, Hishio International Exchange Residency in Japan and her work is in the collection of the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum (a second collection) in London, the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston and the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

  • Academics

    75-80 BA (Fine Arts) in Painting. MS University, Baroda, India.

    82-84 MA (RCA) in Painting. Royal College of Art, London.

  • Exhibitions

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2015 Saumukha gallery, Bangalore, India

    2015 Fine arts college, MS University, Baroda, India

    2014 Manhattan Graphics center, NYC

    2013 Art Alive gallery,New Delhi, India

    2013 Galeris Martina Janzen, Dusseldorf, Germany

    2103 Idler Academy, London,UK

    2012 Shreedharani gallery, New York- New Delhi. New Delhi, India.

    2008 Contemporary art fair, Citerno Castel Giorgio. Orvieto, Italy

    2008 Galerie Martina Janzen, Wuppertal, Germany.

    2008 Contemporary art fair, Citerno Castel Giorgio. Orvieto, Italy

    2008 Center for International Cultural exchange HISHIO, Katsuyama, Japan.

    2007 V.M. gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.

    2006 Art alive gallery, New Delhi, India

    2006 John Jay college Gallery, NYC

    2005 Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India.

    2004 Galerie Martina Janzen,, Dusseldorf, Germany

    2003 Steven Harris Gallery, NYC.

    2002 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India

    2002 Michael Oess Galerie, Konstanz, Germany.

    2002 Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India

    2000 Nazar Gallery, Baroda, India.

    2000 John Jay Gallery, NYC

    1998 Gallery at 678, NYC.

    1996 Sakshi Gallery, Bombay, India.

    1996 Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore, India.

    1996 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.

    1995 Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK.

    1994 Galerie Schwerpunkt, Stuttgart, Germany.

    1993 Galerie Scherer, Miltenberg, Germany.

    1993 La Monte Gallery, London, UK.

    1993 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.

    1991 Harewood House, Leeds, UK.

    1990 Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.

    1990 DLI Museum, Durham, UK.

    1989 Darlington Art Center, Darlington, UK.

    1889 DLI Museum, Durham, UK.

    1987 Cymrosa Gallery, Bombay, India

    1987 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.

    1986 Christopher Hull Gallery, London, UK.



    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2015


    Williamsberg Art center, New York. ‘Erasing Borders’.
    Hammond Museum, New York. Erasing Borders’
    Queens Museum, NYC. Erasing borders'.
    Meru gallery, New York. ‘Equus’.
    Palazzo Bacile, Spnganno, Italy. ‘Conversazioni’
    Faculty of fine arts, Baroda, India. ' Back to college'- Alumni show
    Queens museum, NYC. Erasing Borders
    Constellation studios, Lincoln, Nebraska. Curated International small graphics exhibition.


    2014

    Triveni. New Delhi. 'New Delhi-New York'. curated by Tara Sabharwal and Vijay Kumar
    Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC- Foliage Show
    SIPMA Contemporary. New Jersey University. 'I live here.' Curated by Bruce Waldman and Tania Sen.
    Mehu Gallery, New York
    Audobon Society Annual Show- Salamagundi club, NYC
    Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC- ONE/1.
    Kelly Ross Gallery, Dorset, UK
    India Art Fair- represented by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.
    Arts Karlsruhe- represented by Galerie Martina Janzen
    Erasing Borders- Queens Museum, New York. Manhattanville College and Tabla Rasa Gallery, NYC
    Skylit Gallery- Chelsea, New York. Curated by Jill Slaymaker.

    2013

    Kelly Ross gallery, UK
    Meru Gallery, NYC- NYC Prints
    Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop- Member’s show
    Prague/ MGC- Hollar Gallery, Prague, Chez republic
    MIMB 11- ( Monumental Ideas in Artist books). Thompson Rivers University and Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloop, BC Canada.
    ‘Square Deal’- curated by Bob Shore and Rich Turnbull. Manhattan Graphic center. NYC
    MIMB 2 ( Monumental ideas in miniature books) - Madrid Artist book fair, "MASQUELIBRO" ARTIST BOOK FAIR,
    Third annual juried printmaking show, selected by Roberta Waddell. Manhattan Graphic Center, NYC
    New York Society of Printmakers- 3rd national exhibition of intaglio prints. National Arts club, NYC.
    SAWCC Her Stories- Taunbaum Museum, Virginia. ( South Asian Women’s Creative colloective).
    Erasing borders- Art of the Indian diaspora. Queens Museum, NYC, Flushing Town hall and Hammond Museum, NY.
    From Paper to Print- the art of Printmaking- Monmouth Museum, New Jersey. US
    Arts Karlsruhe, represented by Martina Janzen gallery.

    2012

    Multiple Encounters- a festival of printmaking. Curated by Vijay Kumar and India art fair. Delhi and touring to Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Chennai
    Erasing Borders -2012. Curated by Vijay Kumar. Crossing art gallery, Queens. Queens Museum, Art7 Virginia and traveling to other US venues.
    Back to School- Baroda artists. Guild art gallery, Mumbai, India.
    Winter Group Show-Gallery 128, New York
    NY Society of Printmakers- 2nd National exhibition of Intaglio prints. National Arts club, NYC
    Second Annual Juried Print Show- Manhattan Graphics Center, New York
    SAWCC Her Stores- South Asian Women's collective 15 year anniversary show. Queens Museum, New York
    Manhattan Graphics Center-Winter Show

    2011

    Peacable Kingdom- Wilmar Jennings Gallery, NYC. Board Members of Robert Blackburn Printmak
    Erasing Borders -Queens Museum, NYC, Aicon Gallery, NYC Uconn Gallery, Uconn.
    Back to School- Artists from Baroda Art College-Gallery Palette, New Delhi, India and Tao Gallery, Mumbai.

    2010

    5th Bienal Internacional de Gravura- Douro, Portugal Gallery Espace: Marvelous Reality: held at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India Peacable Kingdom- Wilmar Jennings Gallery, NYC. Board Members of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
    Erasing Borders -Queens Museum, NYC, Aicon Gallery, NYC Uconn Gallery, Uconn.
    Back to School- Artists from Baroda Art College-Gallery Palette, New Delhi, India and Tao Gallery, Mumbai.
    Art Trai, USA-Celebrating America's Diversity.
    Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop-Member's Show
    NY Society of Etchers-10th Anniversiary show
    Printweek, NYC-Rockaway Queens
    Arts Karlsruhe-Germany, represented by Gallery Martina Janzen
    2009
    7th international engraving biennale, Domain and Orangery, Versailles, Paris.
    Ganjifa, playing cards portfolio participation. Hornan gallery, Falun, Sweden, Impact 6, Bristol, UK and and Barr Smith Library, The University of Adelaide, Australia. Reading room gallery, University of Austen, Texas and more.
    Monumental ideas in Miniature books portfolio participation. Columbia college, Chicago.. Morgan education foundation, Ohio, Univ De Kalp, South Texas college, etc
    Erasing borders 2009, South Asian artists in America, Dowd Fne art gallery, SUNY, NY. Elizabeth Foundation for Arts gallery, NYC, Queens Museum of art, NYC, Galery at Penn college, Williamsport, PA.
    India summit, New Delhi.
    Art alive gallery, New Delhi. ‘Think small’.
    For Hussien, artists honor M.F Hussein, organized by SAHMAT, Jamia Milia gallery, New Delhi, and Calcutta.
    Gallery Projects, Ann Arbor, Michigan. ‘ Contemporary India’.
    Arts Karlsruhe, Germany.

    2008
    Art Alive gallery, New Delhi, India. ‘Contemporary drawings’
    Art Motif Gallery, New Delhi, India. ‘Pastels: contemporary Indian art’.
    Erasing Borders ‘ Indian art of the Diasporas’ and traveling to Tabla Rasa gallery, Queens Museum and The Guild gallery, NYC.
    Arts Karlsruhe, Germany

    2007
    Queens Museum, NYC. Erasing Borders.
    Art Guild gallery, NYC, Erasing borders.
    Global Arts village, New Delhi, India. Art for Prabhat.
    Visual Art gallery, New Delhi, India. Encore! Art for Prabhat.
    Art Guild gallery, New York. SAWCC auction.

    2006
    Daegu Civic Museum, Daegu, South Korea. Print Art. NY/ Daegu.
    Ulsan Cultural Art center, Ulsan, South Korea. NY/ Daegu Modern prints.
    City Hall. Asian American Art Centre. NY Eviction Blues.
    Indian Consulate. NYC. Contemporary Indian artists.
    Bose Pacia gallery, Fulbright/ Christie’s auction, NYC
    X Cnahge. Palazzo della ciltura, Madugno, Italy/ Palazzacio Antico communedi Sanzano, Italy.

    2005
    Henry Street Settlement, NYC. At Home: Visions of our place in the world.
    Asian American Art Center, NYC. Eviction Blues.
    John Jay College, NYC. Staff show.
    Bank Street School, NYC. Staff show.
    Arpana gallery, New Delhi, India. Progress for People.
    Cusick At Studio, Group show NYC Asian Fusion gallery, NYC. Revelations.
    X- Change, Storefront Va Mazoni, Bari, Italy/ Federro Secondo gallery, Bari, Italy

    2004
    Indira Gandhi Center for the Arts, New Delhi. Printmakers from Manhattan. Graphics Center, NYC.
    Cooper Union School of Art, NYC. Summer Residency program.
    Gallery 128, NYC.“Self- ish” Self Portraits.
    The Elizabeth Foundation, NYC. The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
    Gallery 128, NYC. Jugalbandi, South Asian and American Artists.
    Lalit kala Academy, New Delhi India. Sahamt, The making of India

    2003
    The Asian American Art Center and the Silk Route place. In the shadow of 9/11

    2002
    Asian American Art Center, NYC. The AAAC story.
    WARC, Toronto, Canada. Three person show. Funded by Canadian Arts Council.
    Gallery Art Alive, New Delhi, India
    Henry Street Settlement, NYC. International Cultural Collaborations exhibition.

    2001
    Bharat Bhavan, 5th Bharat Bhavan International Print Biennial, Bhopal, India.
    Gallery 128, NYC
    The Scene Gallery, NYC
    The New century Artists gallery, NYC. Artists at Work, Studio in a School.
    Henry Street Settlement, NYC. Other
    Bose Pacia Modern, NYC. Shaken and Stirred, SAWCC.
    Gallery 128, NYC.

    2000
    Gallery 128, New York City

    1999
    National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Images of Delhi, also touring to Moscow.
    Gallery 128, New York City.
    Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London.
    Indus gallery, New Delhi, India.

    1998
    Columbia University, New York City. Sita in the City, International Sita Symposium.
    Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York City. Exploring America’s Cultures.
    Lalit Kala Academy, Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi. Baroda Alumni.

    1997
    Gallery at 678, New York City. India Centenary.
    India Mission for the UN, New York City.
    Gallery 128, New York City.
    Cymrosa Gallery, Bombay.

    1996
    Gallery Art Motif, New Delhi.
    Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
    Sahmat, touring to Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, New York. Postcards for Gandhi.
    Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi.
    DLI Museum, Durham, UK.

    1995
    City Hall, New York City. From the dragon’s cloud, Asian American artists.
    Organization Independent Artists, New York City. ‘Unwanted Figures of the Imagination.

    1994
    India mission for the UN, New York City. Indian artists in New York.
    Pennslavania University, Philadelphia ‘Mosaic, Asian American artists.
    Gallery 128, New York City.
    Mercury Gallery, London.
    Din Associates, London.

    1993
    Bernice Steinbaum gallery, New York City.
    Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New York City.
    Gallery 128. New York City.
    Mercury Gallery, London.
    East West Gallery, London.
    Gallery Seven, Hong Kong.
    Henry Street Settlement, New York City. Artist In Residence.

    1992
    Council for the Arts, Glen Cove, New York. Four Asian American artists.
    Mercury Gallery, London.
    East West Gallery, London.
    Christopher Hull gallery, London.
    Contemporary Art Society, London.
    Oldham Museum and Art Galleries, Oldham, UK.

    1991
    Hillwood Museum & Bronx River Gallery, New York City. The Printmaking Workshop.
    Nese Gallery, Los Angeles.
    Mercury Gallery, London.
    Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
    Aire Art Gallery, Scotland.

    1989
    Royal Overseas League, London. Annual selected exhibition.
    Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
    Newcastle Art Center, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
    Bishopsgate Institute, London.
    Merz Contemporary Art, London.
    Ikon gallery, Birmingham and touring, UK.
    Cleveland Art Center, Cleveland, UK. 4th international Drawing Biennial.
    Greenwich Citizens Gallery, London.

    1988
    Christopher Hull Gallery, London.

    1987
    Galerie Schwerpunkt, Stuttgartt. 4 Indian Printmakers.

    1986
    Max Muller Bhawan, New Delhi. Prints from Garhi Workshop.

    1985
    Contemporary Art Society, London. Art Market.

    1984
    Christi’s, London. Pick of New Graduate Art.
    Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
    Contemporary Art Society, Market.
    Church Gallery, London.

    1983
    Bernard Jacobson gallery, London. From Gonzales to Tara.
    British Council, Bombay. British Council Scholarship.

  • Award & Recognition

    2015 CALL ( Creating a Living Legend) Joan Mitchell grant

    2015 Print residency and consignment, Under pressure club, Lincoln, Nebraska.

    2015 Art residency. ACCM Spongano. Conversations in Contemporaneity.

    2015 Uttarayan sculpture camp, Baroda, Gujrat.

    2008 Artist in residence, Center for International cultural exchange, HISHIO, Katsuyama, Japan.

    2004 Cooper Union School of Art, NYC. Artist- Teacher Summer residency.

    2003 New York Artists Online, NYC. Award.

    2001-02 International Cultural Collaborations fellowship, NYC.

    1992-93 Henry Street Fellowship/ Residency at Henry Street Settlement, NY.

    1989-90 Durham Cathedral Fellowship /Artist in Residence at Durham Cathedral, Durham, UK.

    1988-89 Myles Meehan Fellowship/ Artist in Residence at Darlington Arts Center, UK.

    1989 Royal Overseas League, London. Award.

    1982-84 British Council Scholarship, Study grant.

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