POOJA IRANNA BORN NEW DELHI, INDIA, 1969.
QUALIFICATION
M.F.A. IN PAINTING, COLLEGE OF ART, NEW DELHI, 1995
B.F.A. IN PAINTING, COLLEGE OF ART, NEW DELHI, 1991
SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP BY DEPT. OF CULTURE, GOVT. OF INDIA, 1998-99
NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP BY DEPT.OF CULTURE, GOVT OF INDIA, 1992-95
CHARLES WALLACE INDIA TRUST AWARD,2002
OUTSTANDING WOMEN ACHIEVERS AWARD BY (YFLO), A WING OF FICCI, 2009
SOLO SHOWS
2010: ‘SOLO SHOW’,PALETTE ART GALLERY,NEW DELHI.
2009 : ‘OF HUMAN ENDEAVOR’, THE GUILD, MUMBAI, ESSAY BY DEEKSHA NATH.
2003-2004 : ‘METAMORPHIC MATHEMATICS’, AT CHITRA KALA PARISHAT,B’LORE, THE GUILD ART GALLERY,MUMBAI AND AT SRIDHARANI GALLERY, DELHI, ESSAY BY PETER NAGY.
2002 : ‘REFLECTIONS’, WIMBLEDON SCHOOL OF ART, LONDON,
1999 : HOUSE OF CARDS’, ART INC, NEW DELHI, ESSAY BY ROOBINA KARODE.
1996 : ‘PAPER WORKS’, SHRIDHARANI GALLERY, NEW DELHI.
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2010: INVISIBLE CITIES , AICON,NEW YORK
2010: DOES SIZE MATTER ,INAUGRAL SHOW OF LATITUDE 28,NEW DELHI
2009: LOST IN AN URBAN MAZE ,PALETTE ART GALLERY,NEW DELHI.
2009 : THE LANDSCAPES OF WHERE CURATED BY NANCY ADAJANIA FOR GALERIE MIRCHANDANI + STEINRUECKE, MUMBAI.
2009 : ZIP FILES CURATED BY RANJIT HOSKOTE, FOR FOUNDATION B&G AND TAO ART GALLERY, MUMBAI.
2008 : GROUP SHOW AT GALLERY 1X1, DUBAI.
2008 : RECENT WORKS BY POOJA IRANNA & SOJWAL SAWANT, GALLERY ESPACE, DELHI.
2008 : TRENDS & TRIVIA BY BHAVANA KAKKAR AT VISUAL ARTS CENTRE, HONG KONG.
2008 : WALK THE LINE, CURATED BY RANJITA CHANEY, AVANTHAY CONTEMPORARY, ZURICH.
2007 : ‘TELLING IT LIKE IT IS’, GROUP SHOW AT THE GALLERY, IN CORK STREET, LONDON BY GALLERY ESPACE.
2007 : ‘INDIA REVEALED’, CURATED BY ANTONIO MANFRED, AT CAM, CASORIA CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, NAPLES, ITALY.
2007 : ‘READING PAINT’,BY GALLERY SOULFLOWER, BANGKOK.
2007 : 2007 KOREA-INDIA CONTEMPORARY ART EXCHANGE EXHIBITION,SEOUL, KOREA.
2007 : ‘PAPER FLUTE’ CURATED BY JOHNY M.L. AT GALLERY ESPACE, DELHI.
2007 : EMERGING INDIA’, BY ART ALIVE, AT THE HENRY MOORE GALLERY, LONDON.
2007 : ‘DOES SIZE MATTER I &II’,CURATED BY BHAVNA KAKAR, N.DELHI & MUMBAI.
2006 : ‘AVATARS OF THE OBJECT’, CURATED BY NANCY ADAJANIA, FOR THE GUILD ART GALLERY, MUMBAI
2006 : ‘MAKING OF DIVINITY’, CURATED BY INA PURI, FOR SAKSHI ART GALLERY, MUMBAI.
2006 : ‘AROUND ARCHITECTURE’, CURATED BY MARTA JAKIMOWICZ, FOR COLAB ART & ARCHITECTURE, B’LORE.
2006 : ‘NEW PARADIGMS III’ BY GALLERY THRESHOLD, N.DELHI.
2005 : ‘BRIDGES, EXPLORING NEW PARADIGMS’, ART ALIVE GALLERY, N.DELHI.
2005 : ‘TOWARDS ABSTRACTION’, CURATED BY MARTA JAKIMOWICZ FOR GALLERY THRESHOLD, N.DELHI.
2005 : ‘NEGOTIATING MATTERS/S’ CURATED BY ROOBINA KARODE, FOR ANANT GALLERY, NEW DELHI.
2005 : ‘RESONANCE’, CURATED BY K.T.RAVINDRAN, FOR GOLDEN JUBILEE OF LALIT KALA ACADEMI.
2003-2004 : ‘DOTS AND PIXELS’ DIGITAL ART, AT GALLERY ESPACE, NEW DELHI, & GALLERY SUMOKHA, B’LORE
2003 : ‘DREAMS: PROJECTS UNREALISED’, CURATED BY JOHNY M.L. AND MRINAL KULKARNI, NEW DELHI.
2003 : ‘MIGRATION, CITY, HOME’ CURATED BY AMIT MUKHOPADHAYA, KOLKATTA.
2002 : WORDS AND IMAGES, NATIONAL GALLERY OF MORDERN ART, MUMBAI.
2002 : ‘CLOSET/CLOSETS’ CURATED BY MRINAL KULKARNI, NEW DELHI.
2001 : TWO PAINTER’S SHOW WITH IRANNA G.R. AT APPARAO GALLERIES, CHENNAI.
2001 : ‘NORTH ZONE GROUP’ CURATED BY PROBIR GUPTA AT TAO ART GALLERY, MUMBAI.
2001 : ‘KALEIDOSCOPE’ – ISU INTERNATIONAL ART GALLERY, SINGAPORE
2001 : ‘ART IN HERIDITY’, HABIART GALLERY, NEW DELHI.
2001 : ‘ENGENDERING – IMAGES OF WOMEN’, AT THE GUILD ART GALLERY, MUMBAI.
1999 : ‘EDGE OF THE CENTURY’, CURATED BY AMIT MUKHOPADHAYA, NEW DELHI.
1999 : ‘TWO WOMEN ARTISTS’, THE GUILD, MUMBAI
1999 : ‘WOMEN FOR W.I.S.E., EXHIBITION AT N.G.M.A. & AUCTION, MUMBAI.
1998 : GROUP SHOW BY FIVE ARTISTS, AT GALLERY ESPACE, NEW DELHI.
1997 : ‘GIFT FOR INDIA’ BY SAHMAT, NEW DELHI.
1993 : TWO WOMEN ARTIST SHOW, AT SHRIDHARANI GALLERY, NEW DELHI.
1991 : ‘SEARCH FOR YOUNG TALENT’ BY VEDHERA ART GALLERY, NEW DELHI.
1999 : CATALOGUE FOR B.M.KAMATH’S SOLO SHOW AT SHRIDHARANI GALLERY, NEW DELHI. : ‘THROUGH ANOTHER JOURNEY’,TWO ARTIST SHOW, GUILD ART GALLERY, MUMBAI.
2002 : ‘METAMORPHOSES OF EXISTENCE’, LALIT KALA CONTEMPORARY 45,A PUBLICATION OF LALIT KALA CONTEMPORARY, INDIA-JAN.
SELECTED PUBLISHED WRITINGS 2002 : ‘WE COME, WE EAT, WE SLEEP’, ESSAY ON WORK OF N.S. HARSHA THAT REPRESENTED INDIA AT THE FUKOKA FESTIVAL, PUBLISHED IN LALIR KALA CONTEMPORARY, A PUBLICATION OF LALIT KALA ACADEMY, INDIA-JUNE. 2009 : I SELDOM TAKE IMAGES AT RANDOM’-PUBLISHED IN ART INC,VOL.1,NO.1 POOJA IRANNA LIVES AND WORKS IN NEW DELHI.

Pooja Iranna, Unspoken Tales, 60×42 inches, Mix Media on Canvas

Pooja Iranna, 60 x 42, acrylic and adhedive on canvas, year 2011

Pooja Iranna, acrylic and adhedive on canvas, year 2012

Pooja Iranna, Unremitting Expansion, 36×72 Inches, Print of Photographical Work on Hahnemuhle Museum Etching Paper

Pooja Iranna, Juxtaposed Expansions, Five Works, 14.1×11 Inches (each), Water Colour Pencil on Acid Free Paper

Pooja Iranna, Ever Continuing (set of three pieces), 22x11x9 Inches, Staple Pins, 2018