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Manoj V.


1995                         :    B.F.A. degree in Painting with distinction and first rank (Kerala University)

1997                         :     M.A. (Fine) degree in Graphic Arts (M.S.University, Vadodara).

Oct. 1996               :     Studied in Ecole Nationale Superieur des Beaux arts, Paris

to Feb. 1997                 on a French Govt. Scholarship.

1998                         :    Eligibility for Lectureship (NET) by U.G.C., New Delhi, in the field of Visual arts.

Solo Exhibitions

January 2016        :   ‘Losing Home’, Gallery E, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi. 

December 2002 :   ‘Silent Tremors’, Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi.

April 1998              :   ‘Contemplating Failures’, Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Kochi.

                                           Presented by the Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi. 

April 1997              :   ‘Six Moments To Passivity’ , Art Gallery, Faculty of  Fine Arts, Baroda.

January 1997         :   ‘Travaux Parisiens’, Galerie Bernanos, Paris (France).

                                           Presented by the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, FRANCE. 

April 1996              :   ‘Enduring Dreams’  Chitram Art Gallery, Kochi.

Group Exhibitions

Participated in several group shows in Kochi, Baroda, Mumbai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, New Delhi,

Kolkata and Guwahati, and also in several places abroad like London, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.

Essays, Articles, Reports etc. by the artist

The colour and odour of the top soil’: recent works of N.Balamuralikrishnan, exhibition catalogue Feb.2020

Tapestry of memories: the line art of G. Unnikrishnan exhibition catalogue 2018.

In the times of a legend’, The Hindu Friday Review, 2nd October 2015.

Should Art Institutions become platforms to enter Market?’a paper presented during National Seminar on   Contemporary Art Practices and Art Education, conducted by Kerala Lalitha Kala Akademi, Arena Hall,

Kochi, 26, 27 August 2014.

Ravi Padinjare: Eternal Memories’ Art & Deal magazine (April 2012).

Letting their Art do the talking’, article on contemporary art and artists in Trivandrum,

published in The Hindu MetroPlus, January 7, 2010.

Anxious Terrains’ interview with artist Ratheesh T., exhibition catalogue Moving Earth,

Gallery Mirchandani+ Stienruck, Mumbai, 2007.

Public Lectures

2016   ‘Art and Appreciation’, N.S.S. College, Mancheri. 

2015.  ‘Human Intelligence and Art’, Art Appreciation Camp for Art Teachers held at CARE Kochi. 

‘Remembering Benode Bihari Mukherjee’, Mural Camp by KLKA, at Malampuzha. 

2007. ‘The Art-Craft Hiatus: Remembering Nandalal Bose’, Vyloppilli Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram


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