G.R. Iranna

Born:
1970 – Sindgi, Bijapur, Karnataka

Education:
1999-2000 Artist-in-Residence, Wimbledon School of Art, London
1994 – Master of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Art, New Delhi
1992 – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Visual Art, Gulbarga

Exhibitions:

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2008 – ‘Birth of Blindness’, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi and Aicon Gallery, London and New York
2007 – ‘Recent Works by GR Iranna’, Berkley Square Gallery, London
2006 – ‘King of Clay’, Gallery ArtsIndia, New York and California
2005 – ‘Early Works’, Gallery Muller and Plate, Munich
2005 – ‘Threads of Humanism’, Bodhi Art, New Delhi, Singapore
2003 – ‘Dream and Perplexity’, presented by The Guild at Chitrakala Parisath, Bangalore
2001 – ‘The Enigma of Departure’, British Council and Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 – Gallery Espace, New Delhi
2000 – Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Cairo, organized by The Indian Embassy in Cairo
2000 – Foyer Gallery, Wimbledon School of Art, London
1999 – ‘In The Shadow of Buddha’, Gallery Martini, Hong Kong
1998 – ‘Shadow of the Real’, Shridharani Art Gallery and Gallery Espace, New Delhi
1995 – ‘Edge Dynamics’, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi and Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1992 – College of Visual Art, Gulbarga

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2008 – ‘Keep Drawing’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
2007 – ‘Keep Drawing’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007 – ‘India 20′, Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2007 – ‘High on Art’, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2007 – ‘Telling It Like It Is: The Indian Story’, The Gallery in Cork Street, London
2006 – ‘The Human Figure’, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
2005 – ‘We Are Like This Only’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2005 – ‘Paths of Progression’, Bodhi Art and Saffronart, New Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore, New York
2004 – ‘Untitled’, Gallery Espace, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2004 – Peter Muller Gallery, Munich, Germany
2004 – Gallery 27, Oslo, Norway
2002 – ‘Words and Images’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2002 – ‘Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings’, Auction-cum-Exhibition, Bowring’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Mumbai
2002 – Jehangir Art Gallery Golden Jubilee Show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2002 – ‘European and Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings’, Auction-cum-Exhibition, Bowring’s Fine Art Auctioneers, New Delhi
2001-02 – ‘Palette’, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2001 – Apparao Galleries, Chennai
2001 – ‘The Human Factor’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 – ‘Kaleidoscope’, ISU International Art Gallery, Singapore
2001 – ‘Engendering Images of Women’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 – ‘Black and White’, Art Today, New Delhi
1999 – ‘The Creative Process’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 – ‘Icons of The Millennium’, Gallery Lakeeren, Mumbai
1999 – ‘Edge of the Century’, New Delhi
1998 – Vedanta Art Gallery, Chicago, USA
1998 – Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 – Gallery Espace, New Delhi
1997 – ‘Four Artists, Diverse Talents’, Guild Art Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1995 – Schoo’s Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
1994 – Shridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi
1994 – Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1992 – Award Winner’s Exhibition South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC) Nagpur, Bangalore, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune
1990 – Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore

Participations
2008 – ‘MiArt 2008′, Fiera Milano International Spa, Milan represented by The Guild, Mumbai
2007 – Asian Contemporary Art Fair, represented by Aicon Gallery, New York
2006 – ‘Contemporary Istanbul Fair’, Istanbul 2005 Arad Bienalle, Romania
1998-2005 – ‘Harmony Show’, Nehru Centre, Mumbai Honours and Awards
2004 – Harmony Show, Artist of the Year Award, Mumbai
2003 – Residency, George Keyt Foundation, Dambola, Sri Lanka
2002 – KK Hebbar Foundation Award
2001 – State Award, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore
1999-2000 – International Scholarship, Charles Wallace India Trust, British Council
1997 – Residency, 9th Triennale India
1997 – ‘International Artists’ Camp, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1997 – 40th National Academy Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1997 – ’50 Years of Art in Independent India’, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Award, New Delhi
1996-97 – National Scholarship, Ministry of HRD, Government of India
1995-96 – Garhi Research Grant, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1993 – Residency, International Painting and Sculpture Symposium, Gulbarga
1993 – ‘In Search of Talent’, MF Hussain and Ram Kumar Selection Award, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi 1993 Bansi Parmimu Memorial Committee, New Delhi
1993 – Delhi College of Art, New Delhi
1991-92 – College of Visual Art, Gulbarga
1991-92 – All India Exhibition Mysore, Dasara, Mysore
1990 – 4th All India Exhibition, South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC), Nagpur

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