Prabhakar Pachpute (b.1986, Chandrapur, Maharshtra, India) graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from Khairagarh University, Chhattisgarh and continued to pursue his MFA from M.S.U, Baroda. Pachpute opened his debut solo, Canary in a Coalmine, at the Clark House Initiative, Bombay in 2012. Select group shows include L’ Exigence de la Saudade, curated by Clark House, at Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, Black OR White, curated by Galit Eilat, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
PRABHAKAR PACHPUTE CV
12th April 1986, Sasti, District Chandrapur, Maharashtra.
2009 B.F.A. in sculpture from Dept. of Sculpture, I.K.S.V.V. Khairagarh (C.G)
2011 M.F.A. in sculpture from Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U. Baroda (Guj)
2008 Certificate Award from S.C.Z.C.C. Nagpur.
2010 Professor Mahendra Pandya Foundation Award, Baroda
2012 Solo Project “CANARY IN A COAL MINE” at Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, curated by Sumesh Sharma and Zasha Colah.
2010 Current Stream’s , sculpture works, at Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U. Baroda.
2010 A group show organized by Income Tax Department at Red Earth Gallery, Baroda.
2011 ‘Right to dissent’ curated by Sumesh Sharma and Tushar Joag, at Azam campus and Kamagar Bhavan in pune.
2011 ’Square Eyes’ Video exchange initiative between Cornwall Autonomous Zone and Clark House curated by Sharmila Samant, at Clark House Initiative, Bombay and CAZ , Cornwall. Videos included those of N Puspmala, Justin Ponmany , Vasudha Thozur, Baptist Coelho, Tushar Joag and Shakuntla Kulkarni
2011 India Art Festival, Mumbai Garden Installation curated by Sumesh Sharma
2011 5th Ayodhya Film Festival, Awam Ka Cinema or People’s Cinema, at Ayodhya, Curated Section of videos by contemporary artists by Sumesh Sharma , participating entries included Anant Patwardhan, Amar Kanwar, CAMP, Shilpa Gupta, and Desire Machine Collective
2011 ’Big Baroda’ at Faculty of Fine arts, M.S.U. Baroda and Priyasri Art Gallery, Bombay.
Founder member of Bombay based collective ‘Shunya’ ; Exhibition History:
2012 ‘Shunya’ a Collective show, Clark House Initiative, Bombay.
2012 ‘A Non-Aligned Elephant- Gulab’ - Shunya at Praha Zoo, Curated by Sumesh Sharma, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 ‘Visa Rejects’ a group show, at New Zero Space, curated by Sumesh Sharma and Zasha Colah , Yangon, Burma / Myanmar
2012 A collaborative site specific mural in memory of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, for Shaheed Yaadgaar Manch, Communist Party of India office, Bhupesh Gupta Bhavan, Mumbai
2012 A group exhibition ‘ICU Jest’ at Manadaly House, Kochi curated by Zasha Colah and Sumesh Sharma.
2013 A group exhibition ‘Social Fabric’ curated by Grant Watson at IFA Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany.
2013 A group exhibition "L'Exigence de la Saudade", curated by Clark House, Paris.
2013 A group exhibition ‘Black OR White’ curated by Galit Eilat at Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherland
WORKSHOPs & ASSISTANTSHIP
2010 SAMHITA National wood carving workshop, at Delhi Collage of Art, Delhi.
2011 Interned under Artist Tushar Joag for his solo show in Vadhera Art Gallery, Delhi
PUBLISHED ART WORK:
2006 Book Coverpage for Marathi Poem titled 'GULMOHAR’
2008 Book Illustrations for Marathi Poem titled ’VEDHA AMBARACHA’
2008 Book Coverpage for Marathi Poem titled ‘HUNDAKA’
WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
2010 Rakesh Aggrawal, Red Earth Gallery, Baroda.
2011 Ruksan Krishana, Stand Art Room, Mumbai.
2011 Mukesh Patel, (Architect) Lineworks consultancy services, Ahmedabad.
2012 Aakash Belsare, Collector, Bombay.
2012 Kunal Bijlani, Benham & Reeves Bombay.
2012 Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra N Mahindra Company, Bombay
2012 Niyati Shinde, Curator, Bombay.
2012 Zarganar (U Maung Thura) Stand-up comedian & public Figure, Burma.
2012 Ko Htein Lin Performance Artist, London
2013 Munish Jauhar, Collector, Chandhigarh.
English, Marathi and Hindi