Sumedh Rajendran

Born – 1972 –  Trivandrum, Kerala

Education

  • 1999 Master of Fine Arts ( sculpture), Delhi College of Art, New Delhi
  • 1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture), College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum

Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

 .    2017   ‘ Water Without Memory ‘ Sakshi Gallery , Mumbai .

.   2015 ‘ Split  Distance” Vadehra Art Gallery , New Delhi .

  • 2010 ‘Dual Liquid’, presented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2009-10 ‘Dual Liquid’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Chemical Smuggle’, Grosvenor Vadehra, London
  • 2006 ‘Final Call’, Anant Art Centre, New Delhi
  • 2006 ‘Street fuel Blackout’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2005 ‘Pseudo-Homelands’, Rohtas Art Gallery, Lahore
  • Selected Group Exhibitions 
  • 2015 ‘Constructs / Constructions ‘ , Kiran Nadar Museum Of Art (KNMA) New Delhi
  • 2013 ‘ZONES OF CONTACT: Propositions on the Museum’, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
  • 2012 ‘Extending the Line’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2012 ‘2 + 2 = 5’, The Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2011 ‘Adbhutam: Rasa in Indian Art’, Centre of International Modern Art(CIMA), Kolkata
  • 2011 ‘Skin Deep: The Art of Fibreglass’, The Viewing Room, Mumbai
  • 2011 ‘Anecdotes’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2011 ‘Natural Bodies, Subverted Canons’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2011 ‘Pause: A Collection’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2011 ‘A Material Difference’, Paradox, Singapore
  • 2010 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2010 ‘Freedom to March: Rediscovering Gandhi through Dandi’, presented by Ojas Art at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 2010 ‘Third Dimension’, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2009 ‘A New Vanguard: Trends in Contemporary Indian Art’, Saffronart, New York; The Guild, New York
  • 2009 ‘Indian Summer’, Galerie Christian Hosp, Berlin
  • 2009 ‘Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art’, Grosvenor Gallery, London
  • 2009 ‘Vistaar II’, presented by Seven Arts Limited at The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2009 ‘The Human Animal’, jointly presented by Gallery Threshold and Arts I (Religare Arts Initiative) at Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
  • 2009 ‘Zip Files’, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2009 ‘Inaugural Show’, Sakshi Gallery, Taipei
  • 2009 ‘Material Texts’, Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi
  • 2008 ‘Urban Spiel: A Study of Sculpture and Material’, Bodhiberlin, Berlin
  • 2008 ‘The Sun Rises In The East: Contemporary Art From India’, Kala Gallery / Gallerie Christian Hosp, Austria
  • 2008 ‘Everywhere Is War (And Rumors of War)’, Bodhi Art, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Indi Genius’, presented by Sakshi Gallery and Soka Contemporary Space, Taipei at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Link’, Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘Shifting Terrains/Altered Realities’, The Shrine Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2008 ‘Portrait of a Place’, Rob Dean Art Gallery, London
  • 2006 ‘Maarkers’, Bodhi Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2006 ‘Paper Flute’, Gallery Espace, New Delhi
  • 2006 ‘Satyagraha’, on 100 years of Satygraha, New Delhi, Durban
  • 2005 ‘Double Enders’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2005 ‘Are We Like This Only’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2005 ‘Absolute Equality’, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2003 ‘Invasions’ Poster show, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • 2002 ‘Heat’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • 2002 ‘Between Rivers’, New Delhi
  • 2001 ‘Masters’, Guild, New Delhi

Joint Exhibitions

  • 2010 ‘Sumedh Rajendran + Prasad Raghavan’ with Prasad Raghavan at 1 x 1 Art Gallery, Dubai
  • Participations
  • 2012-13 Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012, Kochi
  • 2011 ‘Art Stage Singapore’, Singapore presented by 1 x 1 Gallery, Dubai
  • 2010 ‘India Awakens: Under the Banyan Tree’, Essl Museum, Austria
  • 2010 ‘Art Celebrates 2010: Sports and the City’, represented by Vadehra Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi to coincide with the hosting of the Commonwealth Games
  • 2010 ‘Go See India’, part of India-Sweden Cultural Exchange Program presented by Emami Chisel, Kolkata at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata; Vasa Konsthal and Gallery-Scandinavia, Gothenburg
  • 2010 ‘On the Road to the Next Milestone’, part of the Exhibition ‘Indian Highway’, at Herning Museum of Contemporary Art (HEART), Herning
  • 2009 ‘Expressions at Tihar’, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
  • 2009 ‘Beyond Globalization’, Beyond Art Space, Beijing
  • 2009 ‘Art HK 09’, Hong Kong presented by The Guild, Mumbai
  • 2009 ‘ARCOmadrid’, Spain represented by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2009 London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, Islington
  • 2008 ‘Pulse Miami’, represented by Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2008 ‘MiArt 2008’, Fiera Milano International Spa, Milan represented by The Guild, Mumbai
  • 2007 ‘On The Edge of Vision: New Idioms In Indian and Italian Contemporary Art’, organized by the Italian Cultural Institute in New Delhi in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi at Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata and National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai and New Delhi
  • 2006 Theertha International Residency, Colombo
  • 2003 Participated in KHOJ international Artists’ residency
  • 1999, 2000 National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi
  • 1995,94 Regional Art Exhibition , Chennai

Honours and Awards

  • 2007 Hat Residency Program, University of Manchester
  • 2006 Theertha International Residency, Colombo
  • 2003 Khoj International Artists Residency, New Delhi
  • 1998 Junior Research Fellowship, Government of India
  • 1993 National Scholarship, Government of India

Sumedh Rajendran, Reason shift, 69x55x4 inches, Wood and Glass, 2018