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For Pleasure or Pain, 2012 Oil On Canvas 36x24 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Forests Burn and cities grow, 2013 Acrylic On Canvas
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Bondage, 2012 Oil On Canvas 20x16 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Fury of Nature, 2013 Oil On Canvas 36x24 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Resist-protest against sexual abuse, 2012 Oil On Canvas 12x12 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Nirbhaya, 2013 Oil On Canvas 36x24 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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A rose is a rose is a rose-sexual awareness campaign, 2014 Acrylic On Canvas 12x12 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Fragmented Reality-II. ceramic sculpture, 2011 Ceramic Steel Fabric 4x4 Feet. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Corruption, 2009 Acrylic On Canvas 20x16 In. © ketaki pimpalkhare
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Pune, India
Birth year
1977
Lives in
India
Representing galleries
Tags
painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media, video-art
Statement

Ketaki  Pimpalkhare

www.ketakipimpalkhare.in

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Im-the-Universe-by-Ketaki-Pimpalkhare/138852639490396?fref=ts

 

e-mail: ketaki.pimpalkhare@gmail.com

Born in Pune, India, 1977.

Ketaki completed her undergraduate degree in Fine Art from the Directorate of Art, Bombay's G.D. Art  program. During her undergraduate degree she studied photography from Fergusson College, Pune. She then moved to the UK for a brief period and studied Creative Writing from SouthShields. She moved back to India and got a  Masters in Fine Arts from S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Pune and worked in the field of advertising and event management. She started painting when she got pregnant and eventually started showing her work in art galleries from the year 1999 in Pune, Mumbai and internationally. She’s married to a restaurateur and has a son.

She has been experimenting in different mediums like oils, acrylics, charcoal  and  has  recently worked with ceramic sculpture, tar, environmental, land and video art. Experimenting with different mediums and genres is her forte. Her work has always been a direct representation of her emotional state of mind. It is a spiritual journey which she has embarked upon and according to her, art is her path. It is her way and she sees it as a means to an end.

Currently she’s living and working in Pune.

                 

Exhibits

 

2015

-Wall of Solidarity, group show in protest for LGBT rights,

 KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

-Group Show at Le Hivernage Art Gallery, Marrakech, Morocco.

-International Contemporary Artist’s Residency, Marrackech, Morocco.

-Group Show at the 2nd PuneBiennale, painting ‘majhi devrai vachwa’.

 

2014

- Artist of the City, Solo Show by Absolut Vodka at the West Inn, Pune.

- Group Show at the Bi’Atolye, Istanbul, Turkey.

- 4th International Art and Culture Symposium, Kartal Municipality, Istanbul, Turkey.

- International Contemporary Artist’s Residency, Yenisarbademli, Turkey

 

2013

- Group Show titled ‘Point and Line to Plane-IX’, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

- Group Show titled 'Resist', at Gallery Beyond, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.

-  Pune Biennale, Environmental Art, Sculpture Show at P.L.Deshpande Park and Parvati.

-  Pune Biennale Contemporary Arts Exhibition of Paintings.

 

2012

- Group Show, Tilting art Gallery, Pune.

- Group Show, Regional Art, Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai.

- Group Show, Tribute to Indian Art, Waves Art Gallery, Pune.
 

2011

-Solo Show, ‘Fragmented Reality II’- Mixmedia

  Ceramics, Video art, Land art, paper works in Tar.

  Jehangir Art Gallery, Ist floor, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.

-Solo Show, ‘Fragmented Reality I’- Tar on Paper, Ark Art Gallery, Pune.

 

 2010

-Solo Show, ‘I am the Universe’- Mixmedia

  Paintings in oil and acrylic, Ceramics, Video art.

  The Museum Gallery of Contemporary Art,  Mumbai.

-Group Show, ‘Surreal/Fantastic’ paintings Group Exhibition,

   BachModern Project, Salzburg, Austria.

 

 

2009

-Workshop at Le Meridien Mumbai, organised by Gallery Beyond, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.

-Group Show at Art2Day, Pune.

 

2008

-Group Show at The Tilting Art Gallery, Pune, by Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai.

-Group Show at The Bricklane Gallery, London.

-Group Show at the Bashimi Art House, Salzburg, Austria.

-Group Show at The Gallery Beyond, Mumbai.

 

2007

-Solo Show titled 'Agony and Ecstacy', Oil on Canvas at the Bajaj Bhavan, Mumbai.

-Group Show with Samsaraart.com at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai,

-Group Show at Art Desh, Mumbai

-Group Show titled ‘Contemporary Indian Art’, London

-Group Show titled 'Point and Line to Plane',at Gallery Beyond, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.

-Group Show titled 'Foot by Foot', by Tao Art gallery at the Kala Ghoda fest, Mumbai.

 

2005

-Auction by Christies for the Akanksha Foundation, Mumbai.

 

 

2004

-Auction by Christies for the Akanksha Foundation in New York, worked with underprivileged children to create a Signature Canvas.

 

2003

-Solo Show titled 'Adimaya' at Hacienda Gallery, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai.

 

2002

-Solo Show of portraits and caricatures at the Jazz Garden Cajun and Creole Festival.

-Auction by Christies for the Akanksha Foundation in Indigo Restaurant, Mumbai.

-Group Show by various artists at The Garden of Eden, Pune.

 

2001

-Group Show, Charcoals titled 'American Indians' at Holiday Inn, Pune.

 

2000

-Group Show with various artists by the Chitari Academy of Arts,

 Atur Sangatani Foundation at Balgandharva, Pune.