T. V. Santhosh

1968 Born in Kerala

1987 studied painting in Institute of Finearts, Thrissur,Kerala,

1994 B.F.A in Sculpture, Kalabhavan, Santiniketan, West Bengal.

1997 M.A. (Fine) in Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U, Baroda.


2016     Kochi Muziris  Biennale,

2015  The Great Game, Iran National Pavilion,Venice Biennale

2014  Making History,Colombo Art Biennale

2012      Havana Biennale

2011     4th Moscow Biennale of ContemporaryArt Rewriting Worlds,curated by Peter Weibel

2011  Crossroads: India Escalate, Prague Biennale 5

2010  Empire Strikes Back, at Saatchi Gallery, London

2010  Vancouver Biennale

2009     Dark Materials curated by David Thorp, G S K Contemporary show, at Royal Academy of
Arts, London

2008     Where in the World, Devi Art Foundation, Delhi


2009Blood and Spit. Solo Show, Jackshainman Gallery in collaboration with The Guild.

2005     False Promises, Grosvenor Gallery London, in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

2004     Unresolved Stories, Nature Morte, Delhi in collaboration with The Guild, Mumbai

2003     One Hand Clapping/Siren, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai presented by The Guild, Mumbai


2010       Inside India, A journey through contemporary Indian Art, curated byMarco Marrone and
MargheritaArtoni, Palazzo Saluzzo, Torino and Luce Gallery

2010       The 11th Hour: An Exhibition of Contemporary Art from India / Diaspora, curated by ShaheenMerali. Tang Contemporary, Beijing

2010       In Transition: New Art from India, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC, Canada.

2008     Art Amsterdam 08, presented by Williams Boars project

2002     Trans-Figuration, curated by YashodharaDalmia, Presented by Art Inc, India Habitat
Centre Delhi


2010 Padmini Award, Kerala Lalit Kala Academy

1997     Kerala Lalit Kala Academy State Award

1997     Inlaks Foundation (Indian)

1997     National Scholarship

1997     Kanoria Scholarship

1994     Ramkinker Award

1990 to 1994 VisvaBharati Merit Scholarship

T V Santhosh,The Protagonist, 30×23 Inches, Watercolour on paper, 2018