George Martin P.J. 

BORN
Angamaly, Kerala, India; in 1973

STATUS
Lives and works in New Delhi

EDUCATION

Master of Visual Arts (sculpture), Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata, India (1999-2001)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (sculpture), College of Fine Arts, ThiruvanthapuramKerala , India(1994-1998)

SOLO SHOWS

2013     Empty Envelops, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.

2009     Objective voice, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

2008     Cavities, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.

2007     Lost Article, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

2006     Footloose of Blue Pencil, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai.

CURATION

2016

JUST ABOVE THE HORIZON2nd pulauketam International Art Festival, Malayasia

2015

INBOX – 81+ contemporary  Indian artists on the dilemma of disposable culture. Shrishti  Art   Gallery Hyderabad. India

2014

         Tradition &Transition .  Water colors  from China & India. Kalakriti  Art Gallery Hyderabad. India.

SELECTED PARTICPATION

2018,

Art Now 18 , art alive gallery New Delhi

Transitional Spaces  -Bikaner house, New Delhi  presented by Art Pilgrim live gallery

Viswaroopa _The Form Of Universe  Curated By JohnyML  , Birla Academy of Art & Culture Kolkata ,India

2017,

Art Now 17 , art alive gallery New Delhi

          Elephant parade india&l London

India art fair, New Delhi

VR art car project,VR BENGALIRU , India

2016,

2nd pulauketam International Art Festival, Malayasia.

The 3rd Today silk Road ,International Invitational Exhibition of Fine Arts : Shaanxyi Province art Museum  Xian , China.

 India Art Fair, New Delhi.

Opening /crayon art gallery New Delhi, The ClaridgesHotel  New Delhi.

          Timeless portrait of love, Kushi New Delhi.

2015

The 2nd Today silk Road ,International Invitational Exhibition of Fine Arts : Shaanxyi Province art Museum  Xian , China.

          Inbox –Shrishti art Gallery Hyderabad.

India Art Fair, New Delhi.

2014   Contemporary Contingencies’.Gallery oed Cochin.

Cross Connections  – Gallery Art Positive  New Delhi.

Tradition & Transitions – INDIA +CHINA: mo:shu/ink:water,  Kalakriti Art

Gallery, Hyderabad.

India Art Fair, New Delhi.

2013     Canvas for Life, The Oberoi Hotel, Gurgaon.

India Art Fair, New Delhi

2012     B-70 Art Show, Nehru Center, Mumbai.

Extending the Line,Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi

India Art Fair, New Delhi

Fragile-2, 1X1 Gallery, Dubai

3-Tango, Polka Art, New Delhi

2011     Continuum, Curated by BhavanaKakar, Singapore

Skin Deep, Curated by Johnny M.L., The Viewing Room, Mumbai

Take-2, Arushi Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Red, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Miniscule Marvel, BMB Contemporary Art Space, Mumbai

Looking Back to Look Forward, Curated by SushmaBehl, Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi

The Annual, Latitude 28 Gallery, New Delhi.

Art Chennai, Represented by Gallery OED, Kochi

What Happens in Mukteshwar, Curated by Johnny ML, W+K EXP, New Delhi

India Art Summit, New Delhi, represented by Palette ArtGallery, New Delhi

2010     India Awakens—Under the Banyan Tree, Curated by DrAlkaPande, Essel Museum, Vienna, Austria

About Roundabout, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Creating CommonWealth, Ragini Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Surviving Sagas, presented by Ashna Gallery, New Delhi at Visual Art Gallery, IHC, New New Delhi.

Untitled-2010, Art Konsult, New Delhi

Snow, Curated by RanjitHoskote, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi, TAO Art Gallery Mumbai.

2009     Spectrum India, Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

The Art of India/20 Years of Contemporary Indian Art, Gallery Neumeister/Gallerie Muller & Plate, Munich, Germany

Expression, @ Tihar& IGNCA, New Delhi, by Ojas Art, New Delhi

Beyond the Form, Visual Arts Gallery, IHC, New Delhi & Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, Presented by Bajaj Capital Art House

Resonating Pulse, Alliance Franchise de Delhi, Represented by Latitude 28, New Delhi.

Mining Minds, Chaithanya Gallery, Kochi

Big Dream, Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore

Metamorphosis—Change and Continuity in Indian Contemporary Art, Phyllis, Weston, Annie Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, USA

The Human Animal, Curated by Marta Jakimowicz, represented by Religare Arts Initiative & Gallery Threshold, New Delhi.

London Art Fair, represented by Grosvenor Vadehara, London

Hot Shot, The Viewing Room, Mumbai

2008     The Sun Rises in the East—Contemporary Art from India, Galerie Christian Hosp,  Tirol/ Austria.

Chaos in Order—Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art, Lalit Kala Akademi& Indian Embassy in Vietnam.

Beyond Boundaries, Cork St, London.

Hong Kong Art Fair, Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi

Keep Drawing, Gallery Espace New Delhi.

India Art Summit, New Delhi.

Shifting Terrains/Altered Realities, Shrine Gallery & Empire Art, New Delhi

Dubai Art Fair, Representing Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi

Trends & Trivia, An Indian Story, visual arts centre Hong Kong.

Millennium Turks, Trident Hilton, Gurgaon.

Sandwich,   Indo-Australian Group Show, Stainless Gallery, New Delhi

From Surface to Origin: Journeys through Recent Art from India and Thailand, Curated by Brian Curtain, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok

2007     Images/Urban/Neon, 1X1 Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Object-Making/Unmaking, Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi.

10 Light Years, Kashi Art, Kochi.

1st Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Mirchandani+Steinruecke, Mumbai

2006     Real 2006, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Rock +Music+Art, Group Show organised by Art Resource, Mumbai.

Infinite- Us Unbounded, Planet Arts Gallery, Gurgaon.

Three-men show, Vi-Art Gallery, New Delhi.

Encode-Decode, (Two men show), Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.

No Square Circle: Drawings by Sculptors,RabindraBhavan, Kolkata and New Delhi.

Shifting Focus, The Air Gallery, London.

2005     The Mouse, Global Art Village, Delhi.

KAVA -1 Award-winners Exhibition, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi

Double-Enders, Curated by Bose Krishnamachari, Jehangir Gallery, Mumbai; Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi; Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore and Durbar Hall, Kochi.

Sculpture by the Sea,Bondi 2005, Sydney.

Eternal Recurrence, Hotel Shangri-La, New Delhi.

2004     The Making of India, RabindraBhavan Delhi and traveling.

Conflicts & Dualities, Nature Morte, New Delhi.

2003     Migration, City, Home, Birla Academy of Art And Culture, Kolkata.

Chroma,Indisk/NorskKunst I Gatene, Bergen.

2002     Chroma, India Habitat Center, New Delhi.

2001     The State Exhibitions, Lalit Kala Academy, Kerala; (was also selected to show from 1995 to 1997)

2000     Sculpture 2000, Organised by GorkeySadan, Kolkata.

1998     Best of the Year, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.

Scholarships and Awards

Won the KAVA-1 Kashi Visual Art Award And the Promising Artist Award-1, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and Art India Magazine, Mumbai in 2005, theBodhi Best Student Award in 1998; the Vice–Versa Foundation  Fellowship in 2013 for ShangYuan Museum Art Residency in China; the National Scholarship, Ministry of Tourism And Culture, Government Of India from 2000 to 2002; and the Highly Commended Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Kerala in 1995.

ART RESIDENCIES, CAMPS & WORK SHOPS

2018  National Sculpture Symposium in Bronze Stone ,RMZ   foundation, Bengaluru, India

2017

Bapu’sChamparan Satyagraha centenary celebration painting workshop  organized Bihar museum Patna,India.

Art camp in Greece  organized by Vihaan Art Foundation  New Delhi.

2016  2ndpulauketam International Art Festival, Malayasia

2015  International  Sculpture Symposium in Bronze & Stone ,Uttarayan Art   foundation, Jaspur – Baroda, India

2013   ShangYuan Museum Art Residency in  Beijing ,China

2011     Art Chennai-2011, TajCoromondal, Chennai

2010     Art Camp in Cambodiaorganised by ITC Group, Kolkata; at a mountain trail in Mukteshwarorganized by W+K, New Delhi; and Coorg in Karnataka organised by Gallery Serendip, Bangalore

2009     Art Camp in Bali organised by Rai Foundation New Delhi; Ubud Art Camp organized by Art Home, Baroda; Art Chill, organised by Le-Meridian, Jaipur;

Kashmir Cultural Camporganised by Foundation B&G and Popular Prakashan; and  Oberoi Art Camp, Mumbai

2008     Art Camp in Maldives organized by Art Invest India Mumbai; in Russia, organised by Creative Urge, Baroda and in Simlaorganised by Snowball, Mumbai

2007     Art camp in Spain and Kassel organised by Sun Art Gallery, Baroda; in Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore organised by Sun Art Gallery, Baroda

2006     National Sculpture Camp, Sumukha Gallery &Baldota Group, Hampi, Karnataka

National Ceramic Camp, JSW LTD, Torangallu, Karnataka

2005    Sculpture by the Sea-Bondi 2005, Newington Armory Wharf, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia

2003     Chroma, at Indisk/Norskkunstenigatene,Løvstakken, Bergen, Norway.

George Martin, Ode to the Unbroken World, Which Is Coming-1 (waterproof in k on acid free paper ) 43_x 30 -2018.jp

George Martin, Ode to the Unbroken World, Which Is Coming-2 (waterproof in k on acid free paper ) 43_x 30 -2018