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Artists >> Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh, India.
February 16, 1937 - Surendranagar, Saurashtra

1961 Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
1966 A.R.C.A., London

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2004 ‘Mappings’, organized by The Guild, Mumbai at The Museum Gallery, Mumbai
2001 ’Palimpsest’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
1998 ‘Kahat Kabir’, (gouaches) and ‘Tree of Life’, (mural documentation), Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
1996 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1996 ‘Tree of Life’, mural at Vidhan Bhavan, Bhopal
1995 ‘A Tree in My Life’, The Village Gallery, New Delhi
1991 'Pathvipath', CMC Art Gallery, New Delhi
1988 Art Heritage, New Delhi
1985 ‘Returning Home’, a Retrospective Selection of Work from 1968 to 1985, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d'Art Modeme, Paris
1970-71 Kunika–Chemould Art Gallery, New Delhi
1969 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1963 Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai
1960 Kunika Art Gallery, New Delhi
1960 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 'Relative Visa', Bodhi Space, Mumbai
2008-09 'Body Chatter: An Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art', Walsh Gallery, Chicago
2008 'Baroda: A Tale of Two Cities', (Part I), Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
2007 ‘Horn Please: Narratives in Contemporary Indian Art’, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2007 ‘Edge of Desire : Recent Art in India’, organized by National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and Asia Society India Centre at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2006-07 ‘Inventing / Inverting Traditions’, Indian Art II / III, Grosvenor Vadehra, London
2005-06 'Ritu', organized by Anant Art Gallery at Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi
2005 'Visions of Landscape', The Guild, Mumbai
2005 ‘Edge of Desire : Recent Art in India’, Asia Society Museum, New York; Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
2004 'Looking Back, Looking Forward', Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
2004 ‘Edge of Desire : Recent Art in India’, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
2004 'Mappamundi', A Tapestry based on Digital Work, Asialink Building, Melbourne University, Melbourne, Australia
2003-04 ‘A Celebration of Color’, organized by Vadehra Art Gallery, at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2003-04 ‘Contemporary Miniatures : India and Pakistan’, Fine Art Resource, Berlin
2003-04 ‘Rain’, organized by Gallerie : A Journey of Ideas at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2003-04 ‘ Crossing Generations : diVERGE’, Forty Years of Chemould, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai
2003-04 ‘The Making of India, SAHMAT, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
2003-04 ‘Interlude In Sri Lanka’, organized by The Guild, Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2003 'Works on Paper', Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
2003 'Tiranga: Rights and Responsibilities', Travelling Show
2002 ‘Artscope’, Art Today, New Delhi
2002 ‘Golden Jubilee Exhibition’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2002 ‘Cinemastill’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2002 ‘Photo-Transcendent’, Bose-Pacia Modern, New York
2002 ‘Words and Images’, organized by The Guild , Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2002 ‘Glue : An Exhibition about Collage’, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
2001 'Windows to Vistas', Sarjan Art Gallery, Vadodara
2001 ‘Palette 2001’, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2001 ‘Swayam / Against Violence on Women’, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2001 ‘The Aesthetic Experience’ (An experimental workshop in New Media for Contemporary Artists), Art Underground / Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.
2000 Early Works, The Fine Art Company, Mumbai
2000 ‘Transpositions’, Lakeeren, Mumbai
2000 ‘A Global View: Indian Artists at Home in the World', The Fine Art Resource, at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2000 ‘Chhaap’, Baroda Printmaking Workshop, Portfolios 1,2 at Nazar Art Gallery, Vadodara
1999 ’The Art of Charity, organized by Sir Jamsetjee Parsee Benevolent Institution at Sir JJ School of Applied Art, Mumbai
1999 ‘Art for Spastics’, Taj Coromandel, Chennai
1999 Jehangir Nicholson Collection, Selected Works, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1999 ‘Watermarks’, organized by Fine Art Resource at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1999 ‘Indian Art through Ages, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’, Singapore Indian Fine Art Society, Singapore.
1999 ‘Kalachakra’, A Benefit Event for the Elephanta Project (Auction) by INTACH, Mumbai
1999 'Legatee: The Baroda School of Art', The Fine Art Company, Mumbai
1998 ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, organized by Vadehra Art Gallery at AI Funoon Gallery, Kuwait.
1997 ‘Colors of Independence’, organized by Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA),New Delhi.
1997 ‘Indian Contemporary Art’, organized Vadehra Art Gallery at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi.
1997 ‘Gift for India’, organized by Sahmat at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1997 ‘Major Trends in Indian Art’, organized by Lalit Kala Akademi at Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1997 Inaugural Exhibition, Art Indus, New Delhi
1997 'Tryst With Destiny: Art from Modern India 1947-97', Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1997 'Samprat Kala: Contemporary Indian Paintings, Graphics and Sculptures', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1996 ‘Water Colors: A Broader Spectrum III’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
1996 ‘Tree of Life’, mural at Vidhan Bhavan, Bhopal
1996 Contemporay Indian Painters Associated with Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1995 'A Homage, 125th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi', LTG Gallery, New Delhi
1995 'Postcards for Gandhi', SAHMAT, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad
1995 ‘Indian Contemporary Paintings’, New Delhi, Mumbai, exhibition and subsequent auction, Christies, London
1995 ‘A Tree in My Life’, The Village Gallery, New Delhi
1995 Inaugural Exhibition, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Regional Art Centre, Panchkula, Haryana
1994 ‘Drawing 1994’, organized by Espace Gallery, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Gallery, New Delhi.
1993 ‘Reflections and Images’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.
1993 ‘Wounds’, organized by Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata and at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi.
1993 ‘Maharashtra Quake Relief Fund Show ‘, organized by Sahmat, New Delhi
1993 ‘Still Life’, organized by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
1993 Maharashtra Quake Relief Show, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda
1993 'Shraddhanjali', in aid of Shraddha Rehabilitation Foundation, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1992 'Journeys Within Landscapes', organized by Sakshi Gallery at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1992 Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
1990 Exhibition for Gadyaparva (Gujarati journal devoted to creative prose), Mumbai
1989 'An Exhibition of Self Portraits', The Village Gallery, New Delhi
1989 ‘Timeless Art’, Exhibition and Auction, The Times of India Sesquicentennial at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
1989 Artists Alert, Sahmat, New Delhi
1988 ‘Contemporary Indian Miniatures and Paintings’, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi
1988 ‘Art for Cry’, in aid of child welfare organizations, Mumbai
1987 Auction for Helpage India, by Christie‚s, London in Mumbai
1985 ‘East–West Encounter’, Max Muller Bhavan, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1982 ‘ Inaugural Show’, Roopankar Museum of Fine Arts, Bhopal
1982 ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington
1981 ‘Place for People (6artists)’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1979 ‘Contemporary Indian Painting’, Iraq and other West Asian Countries
1978 ‘Six Who Declined the Triennale’, Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
1978 ‘Pictorial Space’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1977 ‘Indian Painting 1977’, organized by Haryana Tourism and Black Partridge Art Gallery, Chandigarh Museum, Chandigarh
1976 Exhibition, Haryana Tourism and Black Partridge Gallery, Badkhal Lake, Haryana
1975 ‘Six Painters’, Black Partridge Art Gallery, New Delhi
1974 ‘Group Show (10 artists)’, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1974 ‘Contemporary painting of India’, Belgrade, Warsaw, Sofia, Brussels
1973-75 ‘Graphic Workshops (traveling shows)’, Baroda, New Delhi, Chandigarh, etc
1972 ‘25 Years of Indian Art’, Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1972 Group Show with Bhupen Khakhar, Nagji Patel and Krishna Chhatpar, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1971 ‘Loans from Private Collections’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi
1969-71 ‘Art Today I, III’, Black Partridge Art Gallery, New Delhi
1970 ‘Contemporary Indian Prints’, Smithsonian Printmaking Workshop, New Delhi
1970 ‘ Graphics 70’, Group 8, New Delhi
1968 ‘Painters with a Camera’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1963 ‘Group 1890’, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1957 ’Baroda Group Show’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Joint Exhibitions

2002 With Bhupen Khakhar, Walsh Gallery, Chicago Participations

2009 'Contemporary Indian Art: Open Your Third Eye', National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
2009 'ARCOmadrid', Spain presented by curator Bose Krishnamachari for 'Panoroma: India'
2008-09 ''Modern India', organized by Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) and Casa Asia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture at Valencia, Spain
2008-09 ‘Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Indian Art’, Traveling Exhibition presented by Bodhi Art at Ravinder Natya Mandir, P.L.Despande Kala Academy Art Gallery, Mumbai; Sant Dyaneshwar Natya Sankul Art Gallery, Amravati; Platinum Jubilee Hall, Nagpur; Tapadia Natya Mandir Sports Hall, Aurangabad; Hirachand Nemchand Vachanalay’s, Solapur; Acharya Vidyanand Sanskrutik Bhavan, Kolhapur; PGSR Sabhagriha, SNDT, Pune; Sarvajanik Vachanalaya Hall, Nasik
2008 'Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art', 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Mori Art Museum, Japan
2007-08 'From Everyday To The Imagined: Modern Indian Art', Singapore Art Museum, Singapore and at Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul
1995 'Realism As An Attitude', IV Asian Art Show, Fukuoka, Japan
1984 15th International Art Exhibition, Tokyo
1982 ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, Royal Academy of Arts, Festival of India, London
1975 3rd Triennale, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi
1967 Cinquieme Biennale de Paris, Paris
1963 7th Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo

Honours and Awards

2002 Kalidas Sanman, Madhya Pradesh Government
1998-99 Ravishankar Rawal Award, Gujarat Government
1988 Residency at Civitella Ranieri Center, Umbertide, Italy
1983 Padmashri, Government of India
1970 Group 8, New Delhi
1963-66 Commonwealth Scholarship, Royal College of Art, London
1962 National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1961,63 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
1961 Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academyi, Ahmedabad
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