G.R.IRANNA. (IRANNA RUKUMPUR)

1970 Born in Sindgi District Bijapur, Karnataka

QUALIFICATIONS
1999: Artist in residency at Wimbledon School of Art, London
1994: M.F.A. Painting from College of Art, Delhi
1992: B.F.A. Painting from College of Visual Art, Gulbarga
SOLO SHOWS 2010; ‘ Ribbad routs’, The guild art gallery. Mumbai,
2008: ‘Birth of Blindness’, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi and Aicon Gallery, London and New York.
2007: ‘The Dance On the Horse’, Berkley Square Gallery, London
2006: ‘Disorder and Early Sufferings’, Gallery Muller and Plate, Munich ‘King of Clay’, Gallery Arts India, New York and California
2005: ‘Early Works’, Gallery Muller and Plate, Munich ‘Threads of Humanism’, Bodhi Art, New Delhi, Singapore.
2003: ‘dream & perplexity’ The Guild, at Chitra Kala Parishath Bangalore
2001: ‘The Enigma of Departure’, at The British Council, Mumbai, & The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
2000: Gallery Espace, Delhi, Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Cairo, organized by Indian Embassy in Cairo Foyer gallery, Wimbledon school of art, London
1999: ‘In the Shadow of Buddha’ at Gallery Martini, Hong Kong
1998: ‘Shadows of the Real’, Shridharini & Gallery Espace, Delhi
1995: ‘Edge Dynamics’ at Delhi art gallery, Delhi & Jehangir art gallery, Mumbai.
1992: College of Visual Art, Gulbarga
GROUP SHOWS
2009: Signature Art prize Singapore Muaieum Singapore.
‘Culture popular India y maspresidenta de la comunidad de Madrid Musseum Madrid . Curetted by Shahin Mirali.
‘Retrieval Systems’,Curetted by Ranjit Hoskote. Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre; Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
‘Astonishment of Being’, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata
‘Think Small’, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
‘Harvest 09: Part II’, Arushi Arts, New Delhi
‘New Fables: Contemporary Voices’, Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata
India Art Summit, New Delhi, India
‘Big Dreams’, Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore.
‘Zip Files’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.
‘Moderns and More’, Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto.
‘Life is A Stage’, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai.
‘Signs Taken for Wonders: Recent Art from India and Pakistan’, Aicon Gallery, London.
2008:
‘Material/Im-mmaterial’, Gallery Collection, Bodhi Art, Gurgaon
‘Keep Drawing’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
MiArt Fair 08, Milan, Italy
2007:
‘Keep Drawing’, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
‘India 20’, Rabindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
‘High on Art’, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
‘Telling It Like It Is: The Indian Story’, The Gallery in Cork Street, London
Asian Contemporary Art Fair, represented by Aicon Gallery, New York
2006:
The Human Figure’, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
‘Contemporary Istanbul Fair’, Istanbul
2005:
‘Paths of Progression’, Bodhi Art and Saffronart, New Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore, New York
Arhad Biennale, Romania ‘We are like this only?’ by Vadhera art gallery, Delhi.
Change of Address, The Guild art gallery, Mumbai.
Arad Bienalle, Romania
2004:
Gallery 27, at Oslo, Norway
‘Untitled, by Gallery Espace at Habitat Centre, Delhi
Peter Muller gallery, Munich, Germany
2002:
‘Words and Images’, NGMA, Mumbai.
‘Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings’, Auction-cum-Exhibition, Bowring’s Fine Art Auctioneers, Mumbai
Jehangir Art Gallery Golden Jubilee Show, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
‘European and Modern and Contemporary Indian Paintings’, Auction-cum-Exhibition, Bowring’s Fine Art Auctioneers, New Delhi
2001:
‘The Human Factor’, The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
‘Palette 2001 & 02 at Visual art gallery, India Habitat Centre, Delhi
‘Engendering-images of women’ at The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
‘Kaleidoscope’ ISU International Art Gallery, Singapore
Apparao Galleries, Chennai
2000:
‘Black & White’, Art Today, Delhi
1999:
‘Icons of The Millennium’, Gallery Lakeeren, Mumbai
‘Edge of the Century’, New Delhi
‘The Cretive Process’, by The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
1998:
The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
Vedanta Art Gallery, Chicago, USA.
Gallery Espace, Delhi
‘Harmony Show’, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
1997:
‘Four Artists, Diverse Talents’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai organized by The Guild art gallery, Mumbai
1995:
Schoo’s Gallery. Amsterdam, Holland
AWARDS
2008: ABPF Foundation, Signature Art Prize- Singapore art museum Jury Award 2008
2004: Harmony Show, Artist of the Year Award, Mumbai
2003: Residency, George Keyt Foundation, Dambola, Sri Lanka
2002: K.K .Hebbar Foundation award, for 2002
2001: State Award from Karnataka Lalit Kala Akademi, Bangalore
1999: International Scholarship from Charles Wallace India Trust, British Council
1997: 40th National Academy Award from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
AIFACS Award, Delhi, 50 years of Art in Independent India
1996: National Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
1995: Garhi Research Grant from Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi
1993: ‘In Search of Talent’ M.F.Hussain & Ram Kumar selection Award by Vadhera Art Gallery, Delhi
Bansi Parimu Memorial Committee, New Delhi,
Delhi College of Art, Delhi
1991-92: College of Visual Art, Gulbarga
1991: All India Fine Arts Exhibition, Gadag
1991-92: All India Exhibition, Mysore Dasara, Mysore
1990: 4th All India Exhibition SCZCC, Ngpur
COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
David Robert collection London.
Kiran Nadar collection,
Singapore Art museum,
Chester & David Harvest USA, SAM Museum USA, Germany, Paris, Hong Kong, Switzerland, & more international & national

G R Iranna, Carpet shadow on trees, 5×5.5, Acrylic on tarpaulin, 2017

G R Iranna, Kingdom under the trees, 4.5×5.5, Acrylic on Tarpaulin, 2017

G R Iranna, School pf loosing virginity, 42×62 inches, Mix Media On Paper

G R Iranna, Carpet as a Witness, 69×70, Paper, Water Colour and Weaved Carpet, 2016

G R Iranna, Meditative Tree, 42×58 Inches, Water Colour and Taracota on Paper, 2017

G R Iranna 66 x 68 inches, oil on canvas, year 2010