Gouri Vemula

Gouri Vemula is a well known Artist based in Hyderabad. She was born in 1972 in Hubli, District-Karnataka. She did Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from Hyderabad Central University Andhra Pradesh, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from JNTU College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad.
She received Drawing Master’s Certificate from Shri. Vijaymahantesh Lalit Kala Mahavidhyalaya, Hubli, Karnataka in order to teach Fine Arts from the grass root level.
Gouri Vemula has received 74th National AIFACS Award, New Delhi; All India Award from Tilak Smarak Trust, Pune; 43rd National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; 15th All India Art Contest, South Central Cultural Zone, Nagpur; Silver Medal at Diamond Jubilee Year, All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad Art Society; 4th Andhra Pradesh State Level Art Exhibition; Avanti Kala Parikrama-International Art Exhibition, New Delhi; 1996-1999 All India Art Exhibition, Art Society, Hyderabad; Pivot Kalakar Transfusion Award, Hyderabad. Gouri Vemula held solo shows at Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi; India Fine Art Gallery, Mumbai; Minaz Art Gallery, Hyderabad; Shristi Art Gallery, Hyderabad.

Academics
2000 –  Master of Fine Arts, Print Making, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad
1997 – Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting (Distinction) JNTU, College of Fine Arts, Hyderabad
1991 – Drawing Master’s Course, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board, Hubli

Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 –  India Fine Art Gallery, Mumbai
2010 – Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi
2008 – Shristi Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2003 – Minaz Art Gallery, Hyderabad

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 – Group Show (auction) at Hitex International Hyderabad, Icon art gallery, Hyderabad
2009 – Group Show, Icon Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2008 – Group Show, Minaz Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2008 – Group Show, Shristi Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2007 – Group show in London, Art Alive Gallery
2007 – Dakshinayan, GallerieNvya, New Delhi
2006 – Hyderabad’s Art Kaleidoscope – Art Scene 1900-2006 ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2006 – Sands of Color – A Chronicle of Contemporary Andhra Art, Art n Soul Gallery, New Delhi
2006 – NAQSH – portfolio of etchings, Daira Centre for Arts and Culture
2006 – Drawings by Eminent Artists of Hyderabad, Lakshana Art Gallery
2006 – Animals in Contemporary Indian Art, Minaz Art Gallery
2006 – Printmaking Workshop & Exhibition, Kalakriti Art Gallery
2005 – 10th Harmony Show, Mumbai (organized by Smt. Tina Anil Ambani)
2005 – Graphic Portfolio Exhibition, Gallery Space, Hyderabad
2004 – Six Women Artist Show, Shridharani Art Gallery, Art Heritage, New Delhi
2004 – Art from Andhra Pradesh, Tourism & Culture Dept., Government of Andhra Pradesh
2004 – 6th Bharat Bhawan International Biennale of Print, Bhopal
2003 – Contemporary Artist from Hyderabad, Kakakriti Art Gallery
2002 – 5th Bharat Bhawan International Biennale of Print, Bhopal
2001 – Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi

Award & Recognition
2003 – Tilak Smarak Trust, All India Art Exhibition, Pune
2002 – 74th National AIFACS Award, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi
2001 – 15th All India Art Contest & Exhibition, South Central Cultural Centre, Nagpur
2001 – 43rd National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
2001 – Silver Medal at Diamond Jubilee Year All India Art Exhibition, Hyderabad Art Society
2000 – 4th Andhra Pradesh State Level Art Exhibition, PottiSreeRamulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
2000 – Avantika Kala Parikrama – for the International Art Exhibition, New Delhi
1996-1999 All India Art Exhibition, Art Society, Hyderabad
1997 – Vice Chancellor Award, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
1995 – PIVOT kalakar Transfusion Award, Hyderabad
1994 – ENCOM – 94’ Talents Award, Hyderabad
1991 – Awarded in All India Fine Arts Exhibition

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