Manjunath Kamath

Born in 1972 in Mangalore, Manjunath Kamath obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Sculpture from Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA), Mysore, in 1994. His solo work has been exhibited in ‘Collective Nouns’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2011); spontaneous drawings in ‘Conscious-Subconscious’ at Gallery Espace (2010); ‘108 Small Stories,’ Gallery Espace, New Delhi (2007); ‘Something Happened,’ Gallery Espace, New Delhi (2006); and ‘About Something,’ Sridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi (1996). Kamath’s group exhibitions include: ‘Diver-Cities’, Latitude 28, 2013, ‘Love is a 4 Letter Word’, Latitude 28, New Delhi (2011), ‘Continuum’, Latitude 28 and Art Cinnamon, Singapore (2011);’Time Unfolded’, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi (2011); ‘New Focus’, an exhibition by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune in 2011; ‘Tolstoy Farm: Archive of Utopia’, presented by Seven Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (2011); ‘Of Humour, Wit & Satire’, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi (2011); ‘Freedom to March: Rediscovering Gandhi through Dandi’, presented by Ojas Art at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (2010); ’10 x 10', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi (2010); ‘Indian (Sub)Way’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Grosvenor Vadehra, London (2010); ‘Finding India: Art for the New century’, presented by Sakshi Gallery at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Taipei (2010); ‘If I Were A Saint’, by The Shrine Empire Gallery at Travancore Gallery, New Delhi (2009); ‘Marvelous Reality’ by Gallery Espace (2009); ‘Retrieval Systems’ at Art Alive, New Delhi (2009); ‘Re-claim/Re-cite/Re-cycle’ (curated by Bhavna Kakar) by Latitude 28 (2009); ‘The Human Animal’ by Gallery Threshold and Arts I, Religare Arts Initiative, at Gallery Threshold, New Delhi (2009); ‘Lost In An Urban Maze’, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi (2009); ‘Shifting Terrains Altered Realities,’ presented by The Shrine Gallery and Empire Art at The Arts House of The Old Parliament, Singapore (2008); ‘Keep Drawing’ Gallery Espace, New Delhi; ‘Does Size Matter I—II’ curated by Bhavna Kakar, New Delhi; ‘Pulsating Rhythms On Paper’ Alliance Francaise de Bangalore (2007); ‘Hybrid Trends’ Hangaram Museum, Korea (2006); and ‘Buddha Laugh Again’ Academy of Fine Arts, New Delhi (2000). Kamath has shown at various art shows around the world including ‘Digifesta’ at the Gwangju city museum, Gwangju biennale hall and “The Fantastic Garden” Changwon Art Festival in 2010. Kamath was represented by Gallery Espace in a solo project at India Art Summit 2011 and in the gallery booth at India Art Summit 2009 and Art Dubai 2008. The artist was represented by Latitude 28 at Art Gwangju 2012 and Art Expo 2009 in Mumbai. Manjunath was a 2002 Artist in Residence at the School of Art & Design, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK and a recipient of the Charles Wallace Scholarship. Kamath lives and works in New Delhi.