Vaikuntam Events

Education

• 1971-72 Painting and Printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.(On a Lalit Kala Academy Fellowship from Andhra Pradesh)
• 1965-70 Diploma in Painting, College of Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad
Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions


• 2011 'Memoire du passé 1979-1999', Latitude 28, New Delhi
• 2011 'Metamorphosis: The Changing World of Thota Vaikuntam', Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
• 2009-10 'Saffron.Vermilion.Turmeric', Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
• 2007 ‘Yes, I am He’, organized by India Fine Art, India Fine Art, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2007 ‘Telangana: Inheritance of a Dream Lost’, Art Alive, New Delhi
• 2006 ‘Mukham’, Sanskriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
• 2005 ‘Telangana Men and Women’, Arts India, California
• 2005 ‘Naupu Telupu’, India Fine Art, Mumbai
• 2005 ‘Retrospective Show’, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi, London
• 2004 Kuhu Art Gallery, London
• 2003 ‘Larger Than Life – Vaikuntam’s Women’, Arts India, New York and The Guild, Mumbai
• 2003 ‘Portraits’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2001 ‘Memories of Telangana’, Sama, New Delhi
• 2000 ‘Mother’, Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 1999 Gallery 678, New York
• 1998 ‘My Telangana Images’, Mumbai
• 1998 ‘Vision and Response’, Renaissance, Bangalore
• 1996 Surya Gallery, Hyderabad
• 1996 The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 1995-97 New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad
• 1994-95 Crimson Gallery, Bangalore
• 1994-95 I.T.C . Welcome Group, Hyderabad
• 1994 Surya Gallery, Hyderabad and Gallerie 88, Kolkata
• 1992 Gallery Kufa, London
• 1992 Kessel, Chennai and Mumbai
• 1991 Gallery Espace, New Delhi
• 1990 Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 1988-89 Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad and Grindlays Bank Gallery, Chennai
• 1985 Show of Drawings, Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad
• 1982-83 Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad
• 1980 Exhibition of Charcoal Drawings on Mother Series, Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad
• 1978 Exhibition of Ink and Wash drawings, Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad
• 1978 Exhibition of Prints, Alliance Francaise, Bangalore
• 1975-77 Ink Drawings, Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad
• 1974 One-Man Show of Small Drawings, Hyderabad Art Society, Hyderabad
• 1972-73 Kala Bhavan, Hyderabad

Selected Group Exhibitions

• 2011 'Adbhutam: Rasa in Indian Art', Centre of International Modern Art(CIMA), Kolkata
• 2011 'Aureus 2011', Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi
• 2010-11 'Figure/Landscape: Part Two', Aicon Gallery, London
• 2010 'Figure/Landscape: Part One', Aicon Gallery, New York
• 2010 'The Living Insignia', Gallery Ensign, New Delhi
• 2010 'Modern Folk: The Folk Art Roots of the Modernist Avant-Garde', Aicon Gallery, New York
• 2010 'Black is Beautiful', India Fine Art, Mumbai
• 2009 'Entity', in association with Asian Academy of Film & Television at M.E.C. Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2009 'The Root of Everything', Gallery Mementos, Bangalore
• 2009 Gallery Space, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
• 2008 'Stellar Configuration', presented by Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2008 'Post Independence Masters', Aicon Gallery, New York
• 2008 ‘Freedom 2008 : Sixty Years After Indian Independence’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
• 2008 ‘Pravah’, Art Pilgrim, New Delhi
• 2007 ‘Serigraphs’, Presented by Archer Graphic Studio at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2007 'Rising Of The Phoneix: A Tribute To Livelihood', Hasta Gallery, Hyderabad
• 2007 'Self and the Selfless', Hasta Gallery, Hyderabad
• 2007 ‘The Workshop’, India Fine Art, Mumbai
• 2006 'Drawing Show an Act of Art II', Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2006 Opening Show, India Fine Art, Mumbai
• 2006 ‘6 Artists Show’, 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai
• 2006 Opening Show, Arts Pilgrim, London
• 2005 ‘Evoking Rasa in Luminous Visions - Indian Art’, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
• 2005 ‘Divine Inspiration’, India Fine Art, Mumbai
• 2004 ‘Confluence’, Arts India, California
• 2003 ‘Faces’, Art Alive, New Delhi
• 2003 Kuhu Art Gallery, London
• 2003 ‘Hyderabad with Love’, India Fine Art, Hyderabad, Mumbai
• 2002 ‘Tradition and Change’, Arts India, New York
• 2001 ‘A Panorama of Indian Contemporary Art’, Art Circle, The Guild
• 2000 ‘Dubai / Creative 2000
• 2000 Menaz Art Gallery
• 2000 Faces Design Art, Dubai
• 2000 ‘Ignition’, Crimson Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2000 ‘Mask’, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 1999 Sans Tache, Mumbai
• 1999 Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai
• 1999 Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1998 Group Show in Singapore
• 1998 Threshold, Vishakapatnam
• 1998 ‘Tempera’, Art Today, New Delhi
• 1998 Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1998 Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Mumbai
• 1997 Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1996 ‘Chamatkara – Myth and Magic in Indian Art’, Whitley’s Art Gallery, London
• 1995 Art for CRY, Mumbai
• 1995 Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1995 Gallerie 88, Kolkata
• 1995 Autumn Exhibition, All India Fine Art and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
• 1995 Surya Gallery, Hyderabad
• 1995 ‘Woman’, organized by The Gallery, Singapore, Hong Kong
• 1994-95 ‘Contemporary Miniatures’, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA) Gallery, Kolkata
• 1994 ‘Art in Miniature Form’, Renaissance, Bangalore
• 1994 Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1994 ‘India Encounter II’, Lee Arthur Studio, New York
• 1993 Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery 88, Kolkata
• 1993 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
• 1993 Summer Show, The Gallery, Chennai
• 1993 Birla Academy of Art and Culture Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Mumbai
• 1993 ‘Wide Angle’, Sarla Art Centre, Bangalore
• 1992 Sansriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
• 1992 Summer Show, Hyderabad
• 1992 Help Age India, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 1992 Art Encounter, Kessel
• 1992 Gallerie 88, Bangalore
• 1992 Shraddha Saharpan, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 1991 ‘Images of Rural India’, Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad
• 1991 ‘The Collectors Choice’, Society for Promotion of Art, Hyderabad
• 1991 Gallery Espace, New Delhi
• 1990 ‘Five Artists’, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute and CCMB Science Institute, Hyderabad
• 1990 Sarla Art Gallery, Bangalore
• 1990 The Gallery, Chennai
• 1988-89 Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
• 1989 Max Mueller Bhavan, Hyderabad

Participations

• 2011 'Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980), Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
• 2010 'Master’s Corner', organized by Indian Contemporary Art Journal at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; India International Art Fair, New Delhi
• 2010 'Contemporary Printmaking In India', presented by Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
• 2010 'Summer Show 2010', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
• 2009 'Entity', Annual Exhibition, M.E.C Art Gallery, New Delhi
• 2007 17th Anniversary Show, Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata
• 2007 ‘Summer Show 2007’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
• 2006 ‘CIMA Annual 2006’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
• 1995 6th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi
• 1994 1st Anniversary Exhibition, Surya Gallery, Hyderabad
• 1991 7th Triennale, India
• 1988-89 Biennale, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal

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