• Name Kartik Sood
  • Country India
  • Vocation Painting
  • Education 2010 Post-Graduation in Painting from Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U, Baroda, India; 2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Art, New Delhi

Kartik Sood was born in 1986 and pursued his Bachelors in Painting from College of Art, New Delhi in 2008 and completed his Post-Graduation in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU Baroda in 2010.

Kartik’s solo debut ‘In Search of a Dream and Other Stories’ was at Latitude 28 in 2016.

The artist’s group shows include ‘Frozen World of the Familiar Stranger’, collaboration between KADIST (San Francisco), and KHOJ (New Delhi), 2016; ‘The Big Dream’, INTERSECT @ IGNITE! 2016, presented by Devi Art Foundation in collaboration with Gati Dance Forum, 2016; ‘For an Image, faster than Light’, curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Yinchuan Biennale, China, 2016; ‘Works in Progress’, IAAB Studios, The Dock, Basel, Switzerland (2014); ‘Sacred/Scared’, curated by Nancy Adajania, Latitude 28, India (2014); ‘Citizens of Time’ curated by Veeranganakumari Solanki 2014, at Dhaka Art Summit, ‘Matter of Importance’, Sakshi Gallery in collaboration with Latitude 28, Mumbai (2013); ‘In You is the Illusion of Each Day’, curated by Maya Kovskaya, Latitude 28 (2011); ‘Urban Testimonies’, Latitude 28 (2010) ‘Turn the Tables’, Gallery Art Alive (2010); ‘New Focus’, organized by Sakshi Gallery at FTII, Pune (2010); and ‘Scratch’, Sakshi Gallery, (2010).

He has also been represented by Latitude 28 at the Dhaka Art Summit, 2014; Art Gwangju 2012 and the India Art Fair 2011 – 2014 and was a participant in ‘Contested Spaces’, a video project curated by Bhavna Kakar, especially for the India Art Fair, 2014.

The artist’s residencies include ‘Refracting Rooms’, Khoj International Artists’ Association, Pune, 2015; IAAB Studios, Pro Helvetia residency, Switzerland, 2014; Gasworks International Studios residency, London, 2014; Artist in residence, 1Shanthi Road/Latitude 28 residency, Bangalore, 2013; and The Why Not Place residency, Religare Arts, 2011.

Kartik was the recipient of the ‘Forbes India’s 30 Under 30 list’ award, in the category of Arts & Culture, 2015; as well as was nominated for ‘The Best Emerging Artist Using Photography’, in the 2nd Prudential Eye Awards for Asian Contemporary Art, Singapore Art Week 2015. Sood was also chosen for the prestigious Gasworks International Residency Programme in the U.K. in 2015. He was the recipient of The Inlaks Shivadasani Foundation/ Charles Wallace India Trust Award, 2014 and Emerging Artist award, presented in collaboration with Pro Helvetia- Swiss Arts Council and FICA, 2013. He was the recipient of the Nasreen Mohammedi Scholarship at MSU Baroda. He has also received the award for the best film “Cutting Edge Category”, at the Scotland University Film Festival, 2012.

The artist currently lives and works between New Delhi and Shimla