Rahul Kumar

Education:

– Master of Arts in Art with Concentration in Ceramics, The University of Dallas; Texas (USA); 2008
– MBA, Institute of Management Technology; Ghaziabad; 1997-99
– Advance ceramics, private studio of Dipalee and PR Daroz; New Delhi; 1996
– Basic Ceramics, Delhi Blue Pottery; New Delhi, 1994-1996
– Bachelor of Commerce (Honors), Delhi University; New Delhi; 1993-1996

International Shows:

– Fourth ASNA Clay Triennial (Juried); Pakistan; January 2013
– Inspired by India; Sotheby’s; London (UK); May 2012
– Ceramics Exchange; Griffith Gallery; Nacogdotches (USA); September 2008
– Censored-Uncensored, Summer show, The University of Dallas; Texas (USA); May 2008
– Harmonic discord (Solo); William Blakeley Gallery; Dallas (USA); April 2008

Solo Shows:

– Astronomically Small; Art Heritage; New Delhi; March 2013
– Parallel Intersection; Visual Arts Gallery (IHC); New Delhi; December 2011
– Ceramic Works; American Center; New Delhi; March 2010
– Harmonic Discord II; Threshold Art Gallery; New Delhi; August 2009
– recent ceramic works; Cymroza Art Gallery; Mumbai; September 2005

Group Shows:

– The Platter Show; organized by Maneka Gandhi/People for Animals; The Lalit; New Delhi; August 2012
– New Collection, group show of paintings & ceramics; Gallerie Alternatives; Gurgaon; August 2012
– Ceramics by Rahul Kumar, online show of painting, photographs, & ceramics; www.thetreeoflife.in; July 2012
– The Photo Room, group show of paintings and sculptures; Art Heritage; New Delhi; May 2012
– Metamorphosis, group show of paintings & ceramics; Art Heritage; New Delhi; November 2011
– Ceramics, two-person show organized by Foundation for Arts; Renaissance Art Gallery; New Delhi; July 2011
– Fellowship, group show of Fulbright alumni artists; American Center; New Delhi; April 2011
– Journey through clay; Visual Arts Gallery (IHC); New Delhi; March 2011
– Golden Earth, invitational group show of artists from Australia and India organized by Delhi Blue Pottery; Visual Arts Gallery (IHC); New Delhi; November 2010
– Feats of Clay, a group show of ceramics artists from across India; Threshold Art Gallery; New Delhi; July 2009
– The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, an exhibition of Tea Pots; Institute of Contemporary Indian Art; Mumbai; November 2008
– Ceremonial Bowls, Osho World Foundation; New Delhi; April 2005
– Harmony Show (invitational), organized by Tina Ambani; World Trade Center; Mumbai; 10th Harmony Show, April 2005; 9th Harmony Show, April 2004
– 10th All India Exhibition of Art (Juried), State Lalit Kala Akademi; Lucknow; March 2004
– The Zen Teapot, Osho World Foundation; New Delhi; April 2003
– Ceramics, two-person show at the Canadian High Commission; New Delhi; March 2003
– Fireworks, Visual Arts Gallery (IHC); New Delhi; February 2003
– Water, Visual Arts Gallery (IHC); New Delhi; February 2002
– Clay for Animals, organized by Maneka Gandhi/People for Animals; Hungarian Center; New Delhi; February 2001
– 30-Studio Potters of India, Cymroza Art Gallery; Mumbai; November 2000
– Exhibition to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Gurcharan Singh, Gallery 25; New Delhi; March 1999
– Annual show of the students of Delhi Blue Pottery; New Delhi; March 1997, 1998

Awards:

– National award at AIFACS; 2009
– Fulbright Scholarship to study ceramics in USA; 2007
– National award at AIFACS; 2002
– National award at AIFACS; 1996

Collections:

Works are part of prestigious collections in USA, UK (from a show at Sotheby’s London), Pakistan, and in private and corporate collections in India, including India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, Jatin Das Centre of Art (JDCA), Bhubaneswar (Orissa).

Teaching Experience:

– Advanced ceramics and glazing techniques; personal studio, Gurgaon; 2003-present
– Basic ceramics; Sanskriti Kala Kendra; New Delhi; 2001-2003

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