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Lecturer in Painting


Gipin Varghese


2010 : PhD in Fine Arts (Murals and Altar Paintings in Christian Churches of Kerala a critical study), School of Letters, M.G.University Kerala
2004 : MFA Painting, Hydrabad Central University
2002 : BFA Painting, University of Kerala

Solo Exhibitions
2017 :Commonly Caught Species, Vadehra art gallery,New Delhi
2014 :Lifetimes-solo show,Vadehra Art Gallery,New Delhi
2013 :Four works about resistance-Rossligasse,HSLU,Luzern
2012 :Surveillance on the other end of the spectrum-Sakshi art gallery Mumbai
2006 :Mangalam-School of Letters Campus, M. G. University Group Exhibition

2021: Lokame Tharavadu-The world is one famly-Thrissur
2021 : Far Away, someone sings, Lalith kala Academy, Thrissur
2017 :A body of flows-Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan,Thiruvananthapuram
2017 :Indian Art Fair,february 2017,New Delhi
2016 :Indian Art Fair,January 2016 New Delhi
2015 :Impulses in Drawing,July D-53 Defence Colony Gallery
2015 :Indian Art Fair,January,2015,New Delhi
2013 :The Embedded Landscapes-in Religare Art gallery New Delhi
2013 :Idea of the sublime- Lalith KalaAcademy,New Delhi
2013 :Reading Between the Lines-Kalakriti Art Gallery,Hyderabad
2012 :Confluvence-David hall,Fort cochin
2010 On View-Sakshi Art Gallery,Mumbai
2003 :AIFACS Gallery (related to National students camp),New Delhi
2000 :Digree Show,College of Fine Arts,Thiruvananthapuram

Books,Published works

2011-“Keralathile Christian devalayangalile chuvar chitrangalum althara chitrangalum “- book pubished by Kerala
Lalitha Kala Academy, Thrissur.

Awards, Scholarships, Camps, Residencies

2013 :Three months residency in Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts,Switzerland
2012 :FICA Emerging Artist Award(Swiz Art Council, Vadehra art Gallery )
2003 :Samhitha-National Camp for PG students,College of Arts,New Delhi
2003 :Scholarship for PG students,Hydrabad Central University
2001 :Kerala Lalithkala Academy award for BFA Students

Paper presented in National Seminars
2014 :Presented a paper on 'Christian art in Portuguese Kerala: Construction of a Universal language and localization of imageries' in two day National Seminar on 'The Global and the Regional in Indian Contemporary Art',Department of Painting, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit.

2014 A paper on 'Murals and altar paintings in christian, chrches of Kerala' in National Seminar on 'Emerging trends in Tourism' Department of Tourism,Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit.

2013 :a paper on 'Folk influences in Church murals in Kerala' in 'Tree day National Seminar On The Art Of Painting in Folk Culture' by Department of Malayalam, Krishna Menon Memorial Govt.Womens College.



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