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Artists >> Mithu Sen, India.
Born

1971 - Burdwan, West Bengal

Education

2001 One Year Post Graduate Programme (Visiting), Glasgow School of Art Glasgow, UK
1997 Master of Fine Arts (Painting), Visva Bharti, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan
1995 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), Visva Bharti, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan

Exhibitions
Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009 'Dropping Gold, Dropping Gold', Suzie Q Projects, Zurich
2009 'Free Mithu', Khoj, New Delhi
2008 'I Dig, I Look Down', Albion Gallery, London
2007 ‘Half Full’, Part I, Bose Pacia, New York
2007 ‘Half Full’, Part II, Nature Morte, New Delhi
2007 ‘Making / Unmaking’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2007-06 ‘Drawing Room’, Nature Morte; British Council, New Delhi
2006 ‘It's Good to be Queen’, Bose Pacia Artist Space, New York
2006 ‘Drawing Room - I’, British Council, New Delhi
2006 ‘Drawing Room - II’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
2003 ‘I Hate Pink’, Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai
2001 ‘Unbelongings’, Machintosh Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2000 ‘Can We Really Look Beyond the Map?’, Art India Style, New Delhi
Selected Group Exhibitions

2009 'Anomalies: From Nature to the Future', Rossi & Rossi, London
2009 'Tracing Time', Bodhi Art, Mumbai
2009 'The Other (Indian) Story: Retrospecting Lakeeren-The Contemporary Art Gallery (1995-2009)', presented by Lakeeren at The Gallery of Modern Art, National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
2009 'The Human Animal', jointly presented by Gallery Threshold and Arts I (Religare Arts Initiative) at Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
2009 'The Body as Vessel', Art Alive, New Delhi
2008-09 'Where In The World', Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi
2008-09 'Mutant Beauty', Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
2008 'Review', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
2008 'Synonymous', The Guild, Mumbai
2008 'Emotional Drawing', SOMA, Seoul; Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT), Tokyo
2008 'Zeitgeist', Alliance Francaise de Delhi and Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
2008 'Still Moving Image', Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, New Delhi
2008 'Exploding the Lotus', Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida
2008 'Link', Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008 'Contradictions and Complexities: Contemporary Art From India', d.e.n. contemporary art and Western Project, Culver City
2008 'Tales, Reflection and Constructs', ITC Windsor, Bangalore
2008 ‘Shifting Terrains / Altered Realities’, The Shrine Gallery, New Delhi
2008 'Crossroads', Elementa Art Gallery, Dubai
2007 ‘Tiger by the Tail ! Women Artists of India Transforming Culture’, Women’s Studies Research Centre (WSRC), Brandeis University, USA and at October, Rose Museum, Boston in partnership with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
2007 ‘Does Size Matter ?’, presented by Studio Confluence at Jehangir K S Nicholsan Gallery of Modern Art, National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai
2007 ‘Horn Please’, September, Kunst Museum Bern
2007 ‘Here There Now – Contemporary Art from India’, Gallery Soul flower, Bangkok
2007 ‘Private / Corporate’, Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Berlin
2007 ‘Indian Art III / III’, Here and Now’, Grosvenor Vadehra, London
2007 Art And Design Show, Bangkok
2006 ‘Shadow Lines’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
2006 ‘Being Anastacia’, Goethe Institute, Salvador, Brazil
2006 ‘Avatars of the Object’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
2006 ‘Inside Outside’, Guild Gallery, Mumbai
2006 ‘New Wave In Bengal Art’, Akriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
2005 ‘Metrospective: Visual Representations of Metro Sexuality’, Kitab Mahal , Mumbai
2005 ‘The New Wave in Bengal Art’, Akar Prakar, Kolkata
2005 ‘Are We Like This Only?’, Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi
2004 ‘Tableaux Vivant’, Nature Morte, New Delhi and Bose Pacia, New York
2004 ‘The Found Project’, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Victoria, Australia
2004 ‘Art Omni Open Day’, New York
2004 ‘Wasani International Studio Open Day’, Lamu Fort, Kenya
2004 ‘Fair and Furious 2’, Jebiwool Art Museum, South Korea
2004 ‘The Art Connection’, British Council and Birla Academy, Kolkata
2004 ‘Devotional Breach’, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
2004 ‘Kaleidoscope’, Square One Gallery, New York
2004 ‘Summer Show’, Nature Morte, New Delhi
2004 ‘Fleshed Out and Lifting Off’, Anant Gallery, New Delhi
2004 ‘The Making of India’, Sahmat at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2003 ‘Kaleidoscope, Gallery Space’, Hyderabad
2003 ‘Portrait of the Decades’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA) Gallery, Kolkata
2003 ‘Flag for Peace’, Karachi, Pakistan
2003 ‘Peep Show’, Apparao Gallery, Chennai
2003 ‘Open Studio Day’, Khoj International Residency, New Delhi
2003 ‘Through Customs’, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York
2003 ‘Fair and Furious’, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
2003 ‘Sheesha’, Indo-French Exhibition, Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi
2002 ‘Transfiguration’, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2002 ‘Borderless Terrain’, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre,New Delhi
2002 ‘Young Faces’, Birla Academy of Art and Culture , Kolkata
2002 ‘Young Contemporary’s from Shantiniketan’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
2002 ‘The Closet/Closets’, Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi
2001 ‘Selected Works of New Graduates’, Compass Gallery, Glasgow
2001 ‘Student Show’, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2000 ‘Shatabdi Show’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA) Gallery, Kolkata
2000 ‘Shatabdi Show’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1999 ‘Emerging Trends’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA) Gallery, Kolkata
1999 ‘Edge of The Century’, Gallery OM, New Delhi
1999 ‘The Art Show’, Art Junction Gallery, New Delhi
1998 ‘Young Shantiniketan Today’, The Guild Gallery, Mumbai
1997 ‘Paintings’, Gallery Akarshan, New Delhi
1996 ‘Exhibition of Kala Bhavan’, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
Participations

2009 'India Xianzai: Contemporary Indian Art', Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Shanghai
2009 'Contemporary Art from India', Palais Benedictine, Fecamp, France supported by Gallerie 88, Kolkata
2008 'A Perspective on Contemporary Art 6: Emotional Drawing', The National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT), Tokyo
2008 Presented by Chemould Prescott Road at Art Basel Miami, Basel
2007 Inco Hen Korean Women Biennale, Seoul Korea
2007 FIAC 2007, Grand Palais & Cour Carree Du Louvre, Paris represented by Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
2007 Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai
2005 ‘Golden Jubilee Show’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2002 ‘A/P Artist Proof’, Kala Ghoda Festival, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
2002 ‘Annual Exhibition - CAN Show’, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
2001 ‘Glasgow Art Fair’, Glasgow, Scotland
2000 42nd National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1998 41st National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
1998,96 ‘Annual Exhibition of Paintings’, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society ( AIFACS), New Delhi and Chandigarh
1996 ‘Annual Exhibition’, Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata


Honours and Awards

2008 YFLO(FICCI) Young Achievers Award
2007 Kunstmuseum Bern Residency, Switzerland
2006 Bose Pacia Artist in Residence, New York
2005-06 UNESCO Ashburg Scholarship for Brazil
2005 Lijang Studio Residency, Yunnan, China
2005 International Artists Workshop , Sri Lanka
2005 Lijang Studio Residency, Yunnan, China
2005 Jaipur International Festival, Site Specific Workshop, Jaipur
2004 Wasani International Artists Workshop, Lamu Fort, Kenya
2004 Art Omi International Artists Residency, New York
2004 Bangalore Residency
2003 Khoj International Artists Residency, New Delhi
2003 Two-Hundred Years of the Great Arc. Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Corbett National Park
2000-01 Charles Wallace India Trust Award in UK
2000 Junior Fellowship from Ministry of HRD, Government of India
1998 All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Award in Painting, New Delhi
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