Yardena Kurulkar   

(b:1971)

Education
2000-2001           MA, Ceramics, The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK.

1987-1992           Bachelor of Fine Arts - BFA, Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebouy School of
                             Arts, Mumbai, India.

Exhibitions
2016                     Kochi Muziris Biennale, Fort Kochi, India.
                             64th Blake prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool BC.

2014                     Aesthetic Blind: Cabinet Closet Wunderkammer, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai.
                             Curated by Geeta Kapur.

2013                     The Skoda Prize, 2012 show, NGMA, New Delhi, India.

2012                    'Skin Deep' Group Show, Religare Art Gallery, New Delhi, India.
                             Library Thoughts 2, AIR/HMC, 9 X 12, at the Pen Club Gallery, Budapest.

2011                     Group Show, India Art Collective, Mumbai, India.  Solo Show,
                             Solo Show, Transience at BMB Gallery, Mumbai, India.

2010                     Group Show at The Gold Coast City Gallery, Australia.
                             Group show CREATION at The Queen Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2003                     Time Base Group show at The Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

2002                     'Clay Talk' group show at Sheridan Russell Gallery, London, UK.

Apr '02-Jul '03     'The Ceramic Contemporaries 4 touring show, London, UK.

2001                      MA show, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff, UK.

Residences
2003-2004           Resident Artist Program, The Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Awards
2016                     Winner of the 64th Blake Prize, Liverpool BC.

2015                     Winner of 'The Power Show 2015', Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan.

2012                     Shortlisted 'Art India Breakthrough Artist Award', 2012.
                             Top Twenty, The Skoda Prize for Indian Contemporary Art, 2012.

2011                     Artist of the week Summer 2011 'Featured Emerging Artists',
                             competition of Visual Overture Magazine, Atlanta, Georgia.

2002                     The Charles Wallace Award for post graduate studies at the    
                             University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK.

Books/Reviews
2015                     Contemporary Indian Art-'Imagined Locales', by Shubhalaxmi Shukla.
2015                     Aesthetic Bind', by Geeta Kapur.
2013                     'Gap in the Void' by Joan Pinto, Ceramic Art and Perception, Australia.
2011                     'On Death and Dystopia' by  Shubhalaxmi Shukla, Art EtcMagazine, India.
2011                     'Transience' by Veeranganakumari Solanki, Take on Art Magazine, India.