My Journey So Far

About Me

SHUKLA CHOWDHURY

A/1003 Eldora, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai - 400076
Tel : +91 22 67102595; Mob : +91 98337 78884

8th November, 1954

Educational Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts [Kala Bhavan], Vishvabharati University, Santiniketan
  • University of Pune [ B.F.A – Painting ]

Academic Distinction:

  • Stood First in the University of Pune

Other Educational Pursuits:

  • Diploma in Interior Designing, Indo American Society, Kolkata
  • Diploma in Fashion Designing, IITC, Pune

Extra Curricular:

  • Dance, Music, Drama, Handicraft, Sculpture

Solo Exhibitions:

Past Exhibitions:

  • The Phoenix turns Ten - From Ashes to Blossoms... , Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath,
    Bengaluru, April 2011
  • The Phoenix Sings a Song… II (The Eternal Harmony), Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, August 2010
  • The Phoenix Sings a Song I, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, May 2010
  • Glorious Days of the Phoenix II, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, October 2009
  • Glorious Days of the Phoenix I, Museum Art Gallery, Mumbai, September 2009
  • The Search of the Phoenix, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, October 2007
  • The Dream of the Phoenix, Artists’ Centre, Mumbai, December 2006
  • The Phoenix in Celebration of Life, Le Meridien, Mumbai, November 2006
  • The Flight of the Phoenix II, Nehru Centre, Mumbai, April 2006
  • The Flight of the Phoenix I, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, December 2005
  • The Phoenix Sings a Song 1, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, May 2010

Group Shows (Participation & Invitation):

  • Women's Week Celebration Special Exhibition at EpiCentre, Gurgaon, March 2013
  • Damini – an Exhibition on 'Stree Shakti' at AIFACS, New Delhi, January 2013
  • Aairawat Art Gallery's Charity Show for Bharatratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
    Sanstha at P.L. Deshpande Maharashtra Kala Academy, Mumbai, April 2011
  • Aairawat Art Gallery's 'Art for Living' for Cancer & Aid Research Foundation at
    Coomarswamy Hall, Mumbai, March 2011
  • Women Art Foundation's Lotus Art Show at Coomaraswamy Hall, Mumbai,
    March 2011
  • INFAC's All India Exhibition of Art at the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi,November 2010
  • Artists' Centre Annual Show, Mumbai, 2005 - 2011
  • Nandan by Santiniketan Ex-Students' Alumni, Kolkata, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • Group Show at D.D Neroy Art Gallery, Mumbai July 2008
  • Group Show at AIFACS, New Delhi, April 2008
  • Birla Academy's Annual Show, Kolkata, 2008, 2006, 2005
  • Jagriti Art Foundation's Annual Show at Birla Academy, Kolkata, 2007
  • Western Regional Art Show at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, 2007
  • Gallery Sanskriti sponsored by Art Space India, Kolkata, 2006
  • Kitab Mahal, sponsored by Indiaa.net, Mumbai, 2006
  • Annual Monsoon Show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2005
  • Annual Show by Bharti Vidyapeeth at Bal Gandharva Kala Dalan, Pune, 2004-05
  • Maharshtra State Painting Exhibition, Pune, 2003, 2001
  • Exhibition on Water Colour and Oil, India Art, Pune, 2002
  • Annual Show by Chitari Academy at Balagandharva Kala Dalan, Pune, 2005, 2001
  • Pune Festival Exhibition, Nehru Hall, 2000
  • Atur Foundation's Annual Exhibition, Nehru Hall, Pune, 1999
  • Pune Women's Association by Chitari Academy, Nehru Hall, Pune, 1998
  • Art Exhibition through Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 1974

Workshops:

  • Lalit Kala Akademi's National Art Camp, September 2010 at Aizawl, Mizoram
  • Kalavart Nyas Annual Art Camp, December 2011 at Ujjain
  • Spirit of India Artists' Camp, February 2007 at Alibaug
  • Prarambh International Artists' Camp, April 2006 at Shimla
  • 10th Kalavart International Art Festival, December 2005 at Ujjain
  • Kalavart National Art Fair 2005 at Indore
  • National Art Festival, Kalavart Nyas, 2004 at Ujjain
  • India Art Oil and Water Colour Workshop 2002 at Pune

Membership:

  • The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • Artists' Centre, Mumbai
  • Shantiniketan Ashramic Association, Mumbai
  • Nandan Santiniketan, Kolkata
  • Nehru Centre, Pune

Collections:

  • Sublime Art Gallery, Bengaluru
  • K.S. Sangamnath, Bengaluru
  • Vesco Ltd, Sandur
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • SAIL
  • SKS Logistics Limited
  • Riba Torregrosa, Honduras
  • Niva Shipping LLC, Athens, Greece
  • Atulya Mafatlal, Mumbai
  • Satish Jamdar, Mumbai
  • Saha & Ray Associates, Kolkata
  • Art Space India, Kolkata
  • Paharpur Cooling Towers Ltd., Kolkata
  • Tata Tinplate Ltd., Jamshedpur
  • Private collections in Dubai, Shanghai, Ontario, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and other cities.

Honours & Awards:

  • Senior Jury Member on behalf of Ministry of Power to judge National Painting Competition on Energy Conservation – 2012, 2011
  • Certificate of Honour by Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Fine Arts for first rank in Pune University's B.F.A course
  • Certificate of Appreciation by the Cancer Research & Awareness Foundation for contribution in the field of art