PARTICIPANT / shalartsoni

  • Name shalartsoni
  • Country India
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Education
• M.A. – History of Art, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 2008
• B.A. (Additional) – Fine Arts and Painting, J.N.V.U., Jodhpur, 2004
• B.A. – (English Lit., Philosophy, Sociology), J.N.V.U., Jodhpur, 2003
• Graduate Diploma (3 years) in Commercial Arts (with honors) from Women’s Polytechnic College, Jodhpur, 1995 to 1998
• Studio Artist at Kanoria Center for Arts, Ahmedabad, Jan. to Jun. 2000
• Trained in Miniature Painting under “Kalamani” Shri Lal Singhji Bhati (Umaid Arts, Jodhpur)
Awards
• Certificate of Merit (H.K. Kejriwal young artist award) for the year 2007 – 7 Mar. 2008 – awarded by K.H. Kejriwal Foundation and the Mahua Art Gallery, Bangalore
• Bhama Shah Award, 11 Apr. 1999, for academic excellence (Rajasthan) in the Final Year Examination of Graduate Diploma (Commercial Arts) – 1997-98. Awarded by the Maharana Mewar Foundation, Udaipur.
• Certificate of Merit, 8 Dec. 1998, for work in traditional painting for the year 1996-97. Awarded by the Governor of Rajasthan at State Handicrafts Prize Distribution Ceremony, organized by the Rajasthan Small Scale Industries Corporation Ltd.
• Second Prize for painting at the West Rajasthan Handicrafts Festivals, years 1996 and 1997
Exhibitions
Solo Shows
• Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur – 12 to 18 Dec. 2000
Joint Shows (two person)
• Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur – 21 to 27 Nov. 2002
Group Shows
• Organized by Mahua Art Gallery & H.K. Kejriwal Foundation, The Leela Galleria, Bangalore–March 2008
• Organized by Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat & Kinetic Sai Automobiles, Bangalore –Jan. 2006
• Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur (with “Ayaam Jodhpur”) –2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
• Soochna Kendra, Jodhpur (with “Dhora”) –Apr. 2000
• Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur (with “Dhora”) – 1999, 2001, 2001, 2002
Forthcoming Show
• Solo show at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore – 7 to 13 Oct. 2008
Participations
• Chitra Santhe, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore – 25 Dec. 2005
• 12th Kala Mela, at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur (with “Ayaam Jodhpur”) – 28 Feb. to 4 Mar. 2004
• At Chaturbhuj Gallery, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur (organized by Gunjan Art Gallery) – Mar 2003
• 74th AIFACS (state level), Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur – 27 Feb. to 5 Mar. 2002
• Art Teacher’s Art Exhibition, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur (organized by Camlin Art Foundation) – 13 to 16 Feb. 2002
• 10th Kala Mela, at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur (with “Dhora”) – 6 to 11 Jan. 2002
• Artists’ camp at Rajmata School, Jodhpur – 10 to 20 Jan. 2001
Bibliography
• Catalogue
o H.K. Kejriwal Young Artist Award 2007
o 74th AIFACS – State Level – Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy, 2002
• Reviews
o Hindustan Times, Jaipur Live, by Prem Singh Charan, 27 Nov. 2002
o Rajasthan Patrika, by Dr. Dharamsingh, 31Dec. 2000
• Newspaper and Magazine
o Times of India, Rajasthan Plus, “ART BEAT” , 29 Nov. 2002
o India Today (Hindi Edition), 13 Dec. 2000
o Rajasthan Patrika, 22 Nov. 2002 and 8 Dec. 1998
Collections
• Private collections in Jodhpur, Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai, Paris, U.S.A., Holland, Hong Kong, U.K., etc.
Experience
Teaching
• Visiting Faculty (Study of Traditional Schools and Miniature Paintings – B.V.A. Vth semester) at Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishath, Bangalore – 30th July to 14th Sept. 2007
• Lecturer (part time) at Women’s Polytechnic College, Jodhpur – 2005 -2006
• Managed own Art & Craft School and Studio (Capricorn Arts) – since 2001 – 2007
• Conducted workshop on “Miniature Paintings” at Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishat, Bangalore – 21 & 22 Dec. 2005
• External Examiner at Women’s Polytechnic College, Jodhpur – 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2007
Commercial Designing (Freelance)
• Illustrations for Service Directory – For the Bal Samand Lake Palace, Jodhpur (A WelcomHeritage Group Hotel) – 2005
• Publicity Designing – For the Bal Samand Lake Palace, Jodhpur (A WelcomHeritage Group Hotel) – 2003
• First Day Cover & Canceling Stamp Design for H.H. Maharaja Umaid Singhji Centenary Celebration – 2003
• Design for Commemorative Coin (50th Anniversary of Coronation/Rajtilak of H.H. Gaj Singhji II) – 2002
• Publicity Designing – For the Umaid Palace Hotel, Jodhpur (A WelcomHeritage Group Hotel) – 2002
• Poster and invitation card for “Marwar Festival” (3 color offset) for Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) – 1996