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Artists >> Vineet Kaker, India.
Education
1983-88 B.Arch., School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
1989 Trained in ceramics with Mansimran Singh, Andretta, Himachal Pradesh
1990- 93 Training in ceramics, Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry under Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith
1998 Post-experience program, Centre for Ceramics, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, U.K., for a period of three months
1998 Apprenticeships with British potters Alan Caiger-Smith in Aldermaston and Sandy Brown in Bideford, U.K.

Solo / Two Person Exhibitions
2006 “Vineet Kacker / Yushi Ito”, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
2005 “Spirit / Space”, Artists’ Centre, Mumbai
2004 “Speaking in Sutras”, Nature Morte, New Delhi
1999 “Vineet Kacker / Shanthi Swaroopini Roy”, Queens Gallery, British High Commission, New Delhi
1994 “Figures in a Prayer Garden”, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi

Select Group Exhibitions
2007 “Skin of Asias”, special exhibition curated for the International
Ceramic Biennale, South Korea
2006 “Elements”, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2006 “Indo-Swedish Art Glass Sambandh”, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Ostergotlands Lansmuseum, Linkoping, Sweden
2005 “Terra Natura”, Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi
2005 Summer Show, Gallery Nature Morte, New Delhi
2004 “Back From the U.K.”, British Council, Mumbai
2004 “Peace and Harmony”, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2003 “Seven McKnight Artists“, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
2003 “Rain” – 33 contemporary Indian artists, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2003 “Public Art – A Collaboration in Ceramics”, on the pavement outside the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2002 “Water”, India Habitat Center, New Delhi
“Harmony”, Nehru Center, Mumbai
2001 “Shared Memories”, The Art Club at Olive, Mumbai.
“Potters in Peril”, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
2000 “Studio Pottery 2000”, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2000 International Ceramics Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
2000 “Mumbai Potters Tea Party”’, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.
1999 “The Cat Scratched Little Johny - Contemporary Ceramics from Wales”, Aberystwyth, Wales, U.K.
1998 “Odd Arrows”, David Floria Gallery, Colorado, U.S.A
1998 “Anderson Ranch Artists”, Evelyn Seigel Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A

Awards / Grants/ Honours
2004 Invited to Sweden to participate in the Indo-Swedish Glass Sambandh program
2003 Dissemination grant, India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore
2001 McKnight Artist Residency for Ceramic Artists, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2001 Fulbright Travel Grant award, Washington D.C.
2000 Arts Collaboration Grant, India Foundation For the Arts, Bangalore
1998 Charles Wallace Fellowship, British Council, New Delhi
1998 Artist Residency award, Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Colorado, U.S.A.
1994 Artist Residency award, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi

Lectures/Teaching
2004 /05 Introductory course in ceramics, Global Arts Village, New Delhi
2004 “Indian Ceramics – Four Scenarios”, slide lecture, Gallery Nature Morte, New Delhi
2002 “Ceramics in India: From Tradition To Modernity”, slide lecture presented at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, and Clay Art Center, New York State
2000 “Creativity through Clay”, a two-day workshop conducted at National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi
1998 “Working in Clay”, slide lecture, Blas & Knada, Stockholm, Sweden
1998 “Introduction to wheel-throwing”, one week course conducted at the Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Colorado, U.S.A
1994-96 Taught an introductory course in pottery, Habitat School of Architecture, New Delhi.

Bibliography
 Menezes, Meera “Intimate Duet between Hand and Clay”, Art India Magazine, vol. ix, issue ii, quarter ii, 2004
 “The Art and Craft of Clay”, 4th edition, Susan Peterson, Prentice Hall College Division, U.S.A.
 Silberman, Rob “Seven McKnight Artists”, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, August 2003
 “Rain- 33 contemporary artists”, Gallerie International, The Arts and Ideas journal, July 2003
 Brown, Sandy, “Temple Pots”, Resurgence, May/June 2002
 Ceramics Monthly, U.S.A., January 2002 issue
 Mistry, Zareen, “Help! There are Gators in the Garden”, Inside Outside, January 2002
 “Smashing Glazes”, Susan Peterson, 2001, North Light Books, U.S.A.
 “Contemporary Ceramics”, Susan Peterson, 2000, Watson Guptill publishers, U.S.A.
 Nair, Uma, “Meditate on Jars and Boxes”, Asian Age, January 1999
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