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AMITA BHATT

AMITA BHATT

Artist Work

"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # VIII
2010
Charcoal on Tarpaulin
9 by 12 Feet
"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # XV
2010
charcoal on Canvas
9 by 12 Feet
"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # XV
2011
Charcoal on Canvas
9 by 12 Feet
“"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # XI”
2011
Charcoal on Canvas
9 by 12 Feet
“"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # XVI
2012
Charcoal on Canvas
9 by 12 Feet
"A Fantastic Collision of The Three Worlds" # XIV
2011
charcoal on Canvas
9 by 12 Feet

Artist Information

County
Baltimore City
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Bio

Amita Bhatt
Education:
MFA- Maryland Institute College of Art (Hoffberger School of Painting), Maryland,USA-2009
BFA- Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India-1993
Solo or Limited Person Shows:

• Deborah Colton Gallery-Visions-Houston, Texas- May 2017
• O’Kane Gallery-University of Houston, Downtown – “Balancing Acts-Paintings by Amita Bhatt”- Houston, Texas-September 2013
• Blue Star Contemporary Art Center-“Texas Tough”-Depends Who You Ask” - San Antonio, Texas-June 2013
• Gallery 138- “Cut.Paste.Sew”- Armory Week Event - New York, NY- March 2013
• Weil Gallery-Texas A&M-“Trapezing Inside Out and Upside Down”-Corpus Christi, Texas-February 2012
• Museo Pedro De Osma – “Una Colision Fantastica De Los Tres Mundos”-Lima, Peru-September 2011
• Die Monchskirche Museum (The Monk’s Church Museum) –Salzwedel, Germany- June 2010
• Gallerie Richard – Berlin, Germany – May 2010
• Walters Art Museum -“Desire. Destruction. Transcendence.”- Baltimore, MD. – October
December 2009)
• Redbud Gallery-“Lovers and Assassins” - Houston, Texas – September, 2006
• Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India - June, 2005
• The Station Museum, Houston, Texas - RED FALL - October, 2004
• Project Row Houses - Houston, Texas - October, 2000

Selected Group Shows:

• Select Works From Deborah Colton Gallery- Houston, TX. July through August 2018
• 2018 MICA Alumni Biennial Exhibition-June through August 2018-Baltimore, Maryland
• “Object of Interest”-Ogden Museum of Southern Art-New Orleans-USA-September, 2015
• “Texas”-Lalit Kala Academy-New Delhi-India-January 2015
• “Southern Imagists: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art”-Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans-USA-August, 2013
• “Speed and Pressure”- Kaplan Gallery, Maryland-May, 2013
• “Western Sequels”- T C Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul, Turkey- June, 2013
• GoWest-FranceTexas-Paris, France- September.2011
• Texas Drops Off Some Cloth-Museo de Arte Moderno de Trujillo-Perú-September, 2010
• 185th Annual-An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art-National Academy Museum-New York, NY- February through June, 2010
• Profundo-Museo de Ciudad, Queretaro, Mexico-Fall 2010.
• Amistad Dos-Institudo Cultural Peruviano Norte Americano Arts Center, Aeroquipa, Peru. Sep. 09
• Tangurmunde Museum- Salzkirche, Germany – August 2009
• “New Insight at Art Chicago 2009 – April 2009-Juror Suzanne Ghez
• “Amistad-Texas Art in Peru” – Museo De Arte Moderno-Trujillo, Peru – December, 2007
• “Amistad-Texas Art in Peru” – National Museum of Peru, Lima, Peru – September, 2007
• “Intersections” – Michael Kohler Arts Center – Sheboygan, WI- October, 2006
• “Platform” - Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas – July, 2006
• MYRRH, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, India – Summer 2006
• Artwallah - 2004 - Hollywood, California - July, 2004
• Assistance League of Houston celebrates Texas Art - March, 2003
• “Mix Series”-Amita Bhatt - Lyrical Indian Paintings - Dallas Center for Contemporary Art-
January 2003
• “SLANT - Bold Asian American Images” – Aurora Picture Show/DiverseWorks -
Houston, Texas - April 2002
• “Casual Deities” - BosePacia Modern Gallery, New York, NY - March, 2002
• “Maria’s da Mundo” - a group show sponsored by Unifem in Brazil - September 2001
• Visual Arts Alliance - Houston, Texas - April, 2000
• South Asian Women’s Creative Collective - New York, New York - March, 2000
• “Mama Said” - A Fotofest Event - Houston, Texas - March, 2000
• Assistance League of Houston, Texas Art 2000 - Houston, Texas - January, 2000
• Diasporadics Visual Arts Exhibit - New York, New York - September, 1999

Grants and Honors:

• Shortlisted for Artpace Residency-San Antonio, TX. 2017
• MICA Graduate Painting Prize 2009 -Juror – Mimi Gross
• One of two semi Finalists for the Joan Mitchell Award 2009
• Hilmsen I Travel Grant 2009
• Hoffberger Grant 2007-2009
• Artadia Grant 2004
• Creative Capital Grant 2003
• Assistance League of Houston, Texas Art 2000 - Houston, Texas - January, 2000

Selected Bibliography

• 2018-“Amita Bhatt on Themes of Socio-Political Violence, Desire, and Dislocation in Her Art”
http://www.indianwomenblog.org/amita-bhatt-on-themes-of-socio-political-...
• 2016-“What is a Drawing?”- Ann Landi-http://vasari21.com/what-is-a-drawing/ (October 10, 2016)
• 2015-“Art Matters” –Darshana Chaturvedi-Femina-Gujarat Special (September 15, 2015)
• 2013-“Depends Who You Ask”-Gabriel Delgado-Art&Deal Magazine (October 2013)
• 2013-“Standing Out”-Gabriel Delgado-NHOME magazine-Oct 2013
• 2013-Glasstire.com-“Amita Bhatt-Depends Who You Ask”-by Gabriel Delgado (August 6,2013) URL: http://glasstire.com/2013/08/06/amita-bhatt-depends-who-you-ask/
• 2013- San Antonio Express News- Women Artists Get Tough in Blue Star Exhibit
URL: http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/visual_arts/article/Women-arti...
• 2013- Art Magazine San Antonio-“Texas Tough Displays the Strength of Four Talented Female Artists”- June 2013- URL: http://artmagazinesa.com/texas-tough-displays-the-strength-of-four-talen...
• 2012- Tehelka's No Offence Please! A Series on the Freedom OF Expression debate
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMpDaLyy6Tc
• 2011 - artMOTIV-Amita Bhatt-De Deseos Extremos Por Lucia Pardo G. (Vol.12 Oct.
2011
• 2011-Lunes-El Comercio-“Personajes en Conflicto”-Alberto Villar Campos-(C16 Cultura-
Sep.3, 2011)
• 2009 - “Bodily Transformations and Creative Energy”- Amita Bhatt’s engagement with
South Asian Art – Rebecca Brown for the Walters Art Museum 2009
• 2006 - Glasstire.com – Reviews/Detail.asp by Sean Carroll – (Sep.10, 2006)
• 2005 - The Indian Express - “Memoirs of Violence” by Srimoyee Mitra (June 14, 2005)
• 2005 - Mumbai Mirror - “Bloody Bearings” – by Georgina L. Maddox (June 16, 2005)
• 2005 - L’Officiel - “Myth and Reality” by Priyali Chopra (Volume 4, Issue 3, July-
August)
• 2005 - Art India - Volume X Issue III-“Look Back in Anger” by Madhavi Gore
• 2005 - Artlies - # 45 - Red Fall by Craig Bunch (Winter Issue 2005)
• 2003 - Houston Artists and Dissent - Laura Harrison’s Documentary film

Selected Private and Public Collections

Marilyn Oshman, Sharon and Gus Kopriva, John and Berthe Ford, Nancy Kienholz, Geetan and Tarun Tejpal, and The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, among others.