Arvind Patel

Artist Profile
  • Artist’s Statement General Information

    Born : 1953 Gujarat, India

    Studied : Diploma in Applied Art, Government of Gujarat from CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad (1975)

    Diploma in Painting, Government of Gujarat (1978)

  • Artist’s Statement Award & Honor

    2011 : NATIONAL AWARD, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, in Visual Art (Painting)

    2011 : The Art Society of India, Mumbai (Painting)

    2010 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (Painting)

    2007 : All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, National Level (Painting)

    2007 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (Graphic)

    2006 : International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition (Selected Prize), ROC, Taiwan (Graphic)

    2006 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (Painting)

    2005 : All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune (Painting)

    2005 : South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Painting)

    2004 : Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) (Painting)

    2004 : All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune (Painting)

    2004 : South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (Painting)

    2004 : The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai (Graphic)

    2003 : All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, State Level (Graphic)

    2003 : All India Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune (Painting)

    2003 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, (Graphic)

    2003 : The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai (Painting)

    2002 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (Painting)

    2000 : Camlin Art Foundation, Western Region, Mumbai (Painting)

    1999 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy, (Prize: Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi) (Graphic)

    1973 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy (Applied)

  • Academics Senior Fellowship

    2006 – 2008 : Ministry of Culture, Government of India, New Delhi in Visual Art (Painting)

    2013 – 2014 : Lalit Kala Academy, Govt. of Gujarat, in Visual Art (Painting)

  • Exhibitions Solo Exhibition

    Solo Exhibition

    2012 “Extensive Space” Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, Sponsored by Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy

    2012 Preview Show, Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2011 : Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, Sponsored by Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy

    2009 : The Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2007 : “Myths from Time” Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2002-2006 : Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2003 : FH Gallery, California, USA

    2003 : Artists’ Centre, Mumbai

    1998-2000 : Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1992-1998 : Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1994 Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabadd

  • Award & Recognition Two/Three Person Exhibition

    2013 Third Eye Art Gallery, Varanasi

    2013 : “Space3” The Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2012 : Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Vadodara

    2011 : “Space3” Herwitz Art Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2008 : Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, Sponsored by Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy

    2005 : Nehru Centre, Mumbai

    2003 : Art Land, Mumbai (Sponsored Show)

    2003 : Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2002 : Rotary Art Gallery, Surat

    1999 : Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    1998 : Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Selected Group Exbihition

    2014 : “A Gift Of Art” Inaugural Show, Gallery Naman, Ahmedabad

    2013 : “Art Affair-2013” The Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2013 : “3rd India Art Festival” Creative Art Centre (ICAC), Nehru Centre,Mumbai

    2013 : “6by6” Group Show of Six Contemporary Indian Artists, Rabindra Bhavan, (LKA), New Delhi

    2012 : “Gujarat9” Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore

    2012 : “Art Affair-2012” The Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2012 : “12x12” Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Vadodara

    2012 : “Art Festival-2012” The Gallery, CN College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad

    2012 : Annual Show of Amdavad Art Society, The Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2012 : Exhibition of Paintings, Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, Created by the Artist’s Camp

    2011 : “Shaping Imagination” Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad. Org. by Amdavad Art Society

    2011 : “The One Square Foot Show-2011” at Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad

    2011 : “Germination” Anayas Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, Org. by Anayas Art Foundation

    2010 : “The Nexus Art Show” The Gallery, Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2010 : “Promotions 2010” Renaissance Gallerie, Bangalore

    2010 : Annual Show of Amdavad Art Society, The Gallery Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2010 : “Art Exhibition ahmedabad-2010”, IT Dept. Govt. of India, at RRAG, Ahmedabad

    2010 : “The One Square Foot Show” Amdavad ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2010 : “Art Fusion Show 2010” by Invitation, Nehru Centre, Mumbai

    2009 : Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures, AIFACS, Delhi, Created by the Artists of Senior Artist’s Camp

    2009 : Exhibition of Paintings Created by the Artists of Artist’s Camp, Anayas Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2008 : “Art & Soul” Inaugural Show, Accrete Art Gallery, Udaipur

    2008 : Inaugural Show, Anayas Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2008 : “30 Indian Contemporary Artists” Inaugural Show, Catharsis Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2007 : “Master Statements” Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

    2007 : “Group of 6 Artists” Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2006 : “Parivriti-Prathama” Inaugural Show, Kalahita Art Gallery, Hyderabad

    2006 : “Four Artists” Sponsored Show, Kaleidoscope Art Gallery, Baroda

    2006 : Kuandu Museum Of Fine Arts,Taipei

    2006 : Angel Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

    2005 : “V-12 Group of Artists” Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2005 : Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad

    2005 : “Celebrations” Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2005 : Rashtriya Lait Kala Kendra, Lucknow

    2005 : “Namste India 2005” Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2005 : “Our 3 Days Journey” Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2004 : Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda

    2004 : Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2004 : “Artists of Amdavad Art Society” Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2004 : “6 Participants of India & Oman” Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2003 : Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad

    2003 : “Endless Repetition” Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2002 : “Art Horizon-Show” Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2002 : “The Painted World” Sponsored Show, AIFACS, New Delhi

    2002 : “Impressions-Pethapur” Archer Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2002 : “Message-Show” Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2001 : Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2000 : Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    1999 : State Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Participation

    2014 : Annual Show of Amdavad Art Society, Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2014 : Indian Contemporary Paintings Exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery Org. by ICAC, Mumbai

    2012 : United Art Fair (UAF), New Delhi

    2009 : Annual Show – Amdavad Art Society, Marvel Art Space (Gallery), Ahmedabad

    2008 : “National Art Week” at Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2008 : Annual Show – Amdavad Art Society, Amdavad Ni Gufa, Ahmedabad

    2008 : “Amdavad Atle Amdavad” Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad, Org. by Karma Art Gallery

    2006 : Annual Show -Amdavad Art Society, Ravishankar Rawal Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2005 : “Exhibition of Paintings by Gujarat Artist” Org. by Kala Akademy Goa and Guj.LKA at Goa

    2005 : Annual Show – Amdavad Art Society, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

    2004 : “Inter Exchange Art Exhibition” Org. by LKA, UP and Guj. LKA at Lucknow

    2003 : “Art Access Week” Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai

    2003 : “Aapnu Amdavad-Ek Varso” Org. by Ahmedabad Muni. Corp. Ahmedabad

    2002 : “Hutheesing Festival of Art and Culture” Org. by Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad

    1997 : “Guru Vandana-Show” Lalit Kala Art Gallery, Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Selection & Invitation

    2011 : 9th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Print -India, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal (M.P.)

    2011 : 119th Annual Art Exhibition, The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai

    1995-2010 : Gujarat State Lalit Kala Akademi, Annual Art Exhibition at Ahmedabad

    2010 : 52nd National Exhibition of Art at Kolkata, Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2004-2010 : 10th & 12th All India Art Exhibition, Organized by U.P. Lalitkala Akademi, Lucknow

    2009 : 51st National Exhibition of Art at Chandigarh, Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2008 : “SPACE AND PLACE” 13th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Presented by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2008 : 50th National Exhibition of Art at Chandigarh, Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2008, 2007, 2003 : All India Art Contest, South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur (MS)

    2007, 2006, 2005 : the Bombay Art Society, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2006, 2004 : Ahmedabad Muni. Corporation, Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad

    2006 : 72nd All India Exhibition of Arts -Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar

    2006 : 48th National Exhibition of Art at NGMA, Mumbai Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2006, 2004, 2003 : Camlin Art Foundation, Western Region at Nehru Centre, Mumbai

    2005 : Invited Artist in ‘Namaste India-2005’ at Milan & Bologna, Italy

    2004 : Invited Artist in Indian Participation in “SALON D’ AUTOMNE” Paris

    2004 : 76th Annual All India Art Exhibition Phase II, National Level -AIFACS, New Delhi

    2004 : 46th National Exhibition of Art at Kochi, Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2004, 2003 : the Art Society of India -Annual Show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

    2003, 1999 : 4th and 3rd Egyptian International Print Triennial, Cairo, Egypt

    2003, 2002, 2001 : All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), at Ahmedabad (State Level)

    2001 : 44th National Exhibition of Art at Ahmedabad Org. by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2000 : Camlin Art Foundation-Western Region at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

    1994 : Annual Show-Ahmedabad Muni. Corporation, at Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Project

    1978 to 1980 : ’Nagaland Costume Design Campaign’ National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Camp & Workshop

    2014 “National Award Winner – Painters Art Camp” at Ahmedabad Org. By L & P Hutheeing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad & West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur

    2014 : “Contemporary Senior Artists Camp” Org. By Guj. Lalitkala Academy, at Ahmedpur Mandvi, Diu

    2011 : “Painting Camp” at Visawa Resort, (MS) Org. by International Creative Art Centre (ICAC), Mumbai

    2010 : “Contemporary Artists Camp” Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy

    2009 : “Tour Camp” at Karnataka Org. by Mystic Village Creative Art Club & Studio Akshay, Pune

    2009 : “Art Camp” Anayas Art Foundation, Ahmedabad,

    2009 : “Artists’ Camp” at All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi

    2009, 2008 : “National Art Camp on International Women’s Day” at Indore

    2009 : “Tran Cultural Exchange” Tile Project at Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad

    2008 : “International Art Camp” at Pune Org. by Mystic Village Creative Art Club & Studio Akshay

    2008, 2007 : “International Art Festival” Kalavart Nyas, Ujjain, M.P

    2007 : “Spirit of India” Art Camp at Alibaug, Org. by ‘Arambh’, Mumbai

    2007 : “National Art Festival” National Camp at Agartala (Tripura), by Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi

    2006 : “Art Festival-Artist Camp” National Camp at Guwahati, by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    2006, 2005 : “International Art Festival” Kalavart Nyas, Ujjain, M.P

    2005 : “National Art Festival” Manav Sanket Academy, Ujjain, M.P.

    2005 : “Kala Utsav” Regional Painting Camp, Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Lucknow

    2005 : “Dandi-Yatra-75 years” at Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad, Org. -Amdavad Art Society

    2003 : “Platinum Jubilee Celebrations- Senior Artists Camp” at Ahmedabad, Org. by AIFACS, New Delhi

    2003 : “Heritage Week” Organized by Ahmedabad Muni. Corporation, Ahmedabad

    2002 : “Pethapur-Workshop” at Pethapur, Gujarat

    2002 : “Platinum Jubilee Celebrations-All India Senior Artists Camp” at AIFACS, New Delhi

    2000 : “Message” – Memory of Painter Lt. Vinod Parul at Ahmedabad

  • Award & Recognition Collections With

    National Taiwan Museum Of Fine Arts, R.O.C., Taiwan,

    The Museum Of Fine Arts, Cairo, Egypt

    Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy -Bross & Associates Inc., New York

    Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi

    Mr. Mervyn F. Hutchison, London -J. Hooda, California

    All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS) – New Delhi

    Mr. Amar Sinha, Councillor-Embassy of India-Jakarta

    Miss. Kristy Phillips, Canada

    South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC), Nagpur

    West Zone Cutural Centre, Udaipur

    Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Lucknow

    Manav Sanket Academy, Ujjain

    Kent H., California-Kalavart Nyas, Ujjain, M.P.

    Kalashruti, Indore

    Mystic Village Creative Art Club, Pune

    Anayas Art Foundation and Various private collections in India and abroad.