Shamshad Husain

Born in 1946 at Bombay, Shamshad Husain did his Diploma in Painting from College of Fine Arts, Baroda and Post Graduation from the Royal College of Art, London.

Has held solo exhibitions in Hyderabad, Bombay, Delhi, Baroda, Madras, Bangalore and in Copenhagen, West Germany, London and Geneva. Has also participated in group shows held all over India and in Australia, Switzerland, London, USA, Japan, Turkey, USSR and in Cairo, Egypt titled “Husain, Husain and Husain”

Shamshad has won the National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Govt. of India Fellowship. He was commissioned by various organizations both in India and abroad to execute Metal Relief Sculptures, Murals and Paintings.

Born : 1946 – 2015

Education :
1979-80 – Post Graduation ,Royal College of Art, London

Solo Exhibitions 
1968, 74, 83 – Hyderabad
1969, 70, 71, 72, 74, 76, 78, 83, 86, 91, 2001 – Bombay Pundole Art Gallery
1968, 69, 70, 71, 75, 79, 84, 89, 91, 92, 2000 – Dhoomimal Gallery, Gita Art Gallery &Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi
1983 – Baroda
1973 – Copenhagen, Denmark
1973, 80, 84 – Hoffiem, Werl, West Germany
1973 – London
1974, 75, 78 – Geneva, Switzerland, Gallery Denberg
1986 – Madras
1987 – Bangalore

Group Exhibitions
1964, 65, 66 – Gujarat State Annual Exhibition
1965, 70, 71, 74, 77, 83, 84, 85 – National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
1975, 78, 86 – Triennale International, New Delhi
1977 – Perth Festival, Australia
1969, 71 – Art Today I & II, New Delhi
1973, 75, 77 – Group Show of Gallery Denberg, Geneva, Switzerland
1979, 1986 – ‘Kala Yatra’ Exhibition, Delhi, Calcutta, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Goa, Madras, Cochin, Kualalumpur, London
1980, 82 – AIFACS, New Delhi
1980 – Royal College of Art Annual Exhibition, London
1980 – Asian Youth Festival, London
1981, 82, 85, 88 – Sahitya Kala Parishad Annual Exhibition, New Delhi
1982 – Inaugural Exhibition of Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal
1980, 1985 – Drawing and Print Annual Exhibition, Chandigarh
1984, 85 – “Five Artists” Exhibition, Hyderabad, Bombay, New Delhi, Calcutta, Bangalore, Madras
1984 – Tokyo Biennale Tokyo, Japan
1985 – Asian Art, Fukuoka Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
1985-86 – Travelling Print Exhibition, USA
1986 – Asian Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1986 – Ankara Biennale, Ankara, Turkey
1988 – Indian Festival in USSR
1986, 88 – Bhopal Biennale I & II
1991 – Husain, Husain and Husain, Cairo, Egypt
Helpage India 1991, 1993
Artist Alert – Sahmat 1989,
Postcards for Gandhi – Sahmat 1995,
Gift for India – Sahmat 1997,
Drawing Gallery Espace 1994,
Graphics Gallery Espace 1996,
Christies London & Vadehra Art Gallery – 1995,
Indian Contemporary Art Post – Independence, organized by Vadehra Art Gallery NGMA 1997,
Art for Charity – Bombay 1999.
Artists Camps in Haryana, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kasouli, Srinagar, Leh, Orissa, Baroda, Manali, Mauritius, Goa

Commissioned Works
1969, 1971 – Mosaic Mural in Delhi and Jaipur
1981 – Monumental Sculpture of a Scientist, Hyderabad
1986 – Metal Relief Sculpture, New Delhi
1988 – Metal Relief Sculpture, Jaipur
1986 – Fiber Glass Sculpture, New Delhi
1991 – Three Portraits for British Council Division Annual Report, London
1995 – Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
1995 – Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
1995 – Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
2006 – Mosaic Mural JamiaMilia University, Delhi

Awards
1983 – National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
1983 – 85 – Govt. of India Fellowship
Travelled extensively all over India and Western Europe, USSR, Egypt, UAE, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, Canada, USA, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mauritius, Singapore.

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