DEVIPRASAD CHANDRASHEKHAR RAO

 

Born:1970 in India
 

M I L E S T O N E S

2021

Elected as Head of the Kunstforum Stallikon, Zurich, Switzerland with responsibility to curate art exhibitions and events, promote art and culture within the community and facilitate artists of the region.

 

2018

22 paintings from various series were featured as illustrations including cover of the Frankfurt based quarterly German magazine called ‘evolve’ on their July-September 2018 issue. Interview on Devi in the same magazine can be read (in German) on blog of the editor at https://www.evolve-magazin.de/blog/devi/

 

2015

Devi’s works are part of permanent collection at FUNDAÇÃO ORIENTE MUSEU (The Oriente Museum): 58 works of the solo exhibition LISBON IMPACT (17 Canvas Paintings, 23 Minutiaes and 18 Mixed-Media Drawings) become part of the permanent collection of the FUNDAÇÃO ORIENTE MUSEU, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

2010-11

Commissioned project IN MEMORY OF JOAN MIRO AND BARCELONA, three-dimensional painting on set of four chairs and a table, mentored by Darryl Pereira, Saligao, Goa, India.

 

2008-10

Founder and Director of MANGO TREE CHILDREN’S ART SCHOOL, Sunaparanta Goa Centre For The Arts, Panaji, Goa, India.

E X H I B I T I O N S

 

2022

  • Group exhibition titled 'BREAK FREE' hosted by Front of Bicycle Gallery at Gallery Katapult, Basel, Switzerland. 

  • Self curated solo exhibition titled "We the People" at Kunstforum Stallikon, Zurich, Switzerland.

2020

  • Jury selected group exhibition AEMTLER 2020, hosted by Art Commission of Charitable Society of Afoltern at Kasinosaal, Afoltern, Kanton Zurich along with 20 other artists from the region.

  • Solo exhibition titled ‘INDUSTRIAL FRAGMENTS’ Dubendorf, Zürich, Switzerland

2019

  • Solo exhibition MY JOURNEY TO PORTUGAL at Institute of Camoes, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Group exhibition and public art project of ‘EINHORN (UNICORN)' to celebrate 100 years of City of Dübendorf, Zurich, Switzerland

  • Solo exhibition titled ‘INDUSTRIAL FRAGMENTS’ at Stallikon, Zürich, Switzerland

2017

  • Solo exhibition titled ‘MY JOURNEY TO PORTUGAL’ presented by Consul General of Portugal in Goa and CARPE DIEM ART GALLERY - GOA at Majorada, GOA, India. (24th August to 13th September)

  • Solo exhibition titled ‘MY JOURNEY TO PORTUGAL’ presented by Consul General of Portugal in Goa and World Trade Centre, Mumbai at South Lounge, World Trade Centre, MUMBAI, India. (5th August to 9th August)

  • Solo exhibition titled ‘MY JOURNEY TO PORTUGAL - PRELUDE’ of water colour on paper miniature paintings presented by Portuguese Embassy’s Cultural Centre in New Delhi in association with India International Centre at Indian International Centre Annex, NEW DELHI, India. Exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. Ambassador of Portugal in India Dr Joao Da Camara. (19th July to 26th July)

  • Group Exhibition with noted Indian artists including Late M.F.Husein in ABU DHABI (UAE) titled INDIAN KALEIDOSCOPE presented by Gallery Orchid, Mangalore.

2016

  • Solo exhibition PRATIYAAN (Returning to the source) depicting last 10 years of works from Beyond Barcelona series to Lisbon Calling Series, curated by William Pais at Gallery Orchid, Mangalore, India. 

  • Solo exhibition LISBON CALLING, showcasing Den-City series of works based on  city of Lisbon, capital of Portugal, presented and hosted by Rui Baceira, Consul General of Portugal in Goa at Marquinez Palace, Panaji, Goa, India.

 

2014-15

  • Solo exhibition LISBON IMPACT at FUNDAÇÃO ORIENTE MUSEU (The Oriente Museum), 210 displayed works (paintings, drawings, alternative photography and a video installation) based on the city of Lisbon, curated by Sofia Muller e Sousa, 11th December 2014 - 25th January 2015, Lisbon, Portugal.

2012

  • Solo exhibition TAKING FORMS, showcasing progression of works from 2007-12, curated by Samira Seth and presented by Mr. & Mrs. Duttaraj Salgaoncar, Sunaparanta Goa Centre For The Arts, Panaji, Goa, India.

2011

  • Group exhibition DRAW THE LINE, curated by Margaret Mascarenhas, launch of first mobile brass wire sculptures, Sunaparanta Goa Centre For The Arts, Panaji, Goa, India.

  • Group exhibition BLACK & WHITE, curated by Devi himself, which show cases synthesis between painting, fashion and jewellery with fashion designer Syne Cutinho and jewellery designer Elena Fedosenko at Syne, Panaji, Goa, India.

 

2010

  • Live Performing Installation LIVE YOUR ART 2 (five days/nights), curated by Margaret Mascarenhas, India International Film Festival, Sunaparanta Goa Centre For The Arts, Panaji, Goa, India.

  • Group exhibition CARNIVAL OF COLOURS, Ruchika Art Gallery, Panaji, Goa, India.

  • Solo exhibition FLOATING WORLD, curated by William Paes, Orchid Art Gallery, Mangalore, India. 

 

2009

  • Live Performing Installation LIVE YOUR ART (seven days/nights), curated by Margaret Mascarenhas, during the process Devi created 12x9 ft mural CITY OF JOY, Sunaparanta Goa Centre For The Arts, Panaji, Goa, India.

  • Solo exhibition MINUTIAE, Galleria Visu, Kokkola, Finland.

  • Group exhibition ARTIST IN ARMS, curated by David Whitefield, two-men-show with artist David Whitefield, Gallery La Grande, Civrey, France.

  • Solo exhibition ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD, curated by Margaret Mascarenhas and presented Rohita Doshi, Gallery Art Point, MUMBAI, India.

2008

  • Group exhibition GOAN CONTEMPORARIES, curated by Margaret Mascarenhas and presented by Anwar Siddiqi, Nehru Centre, London, UK.

  • Solo exhibition MINUTIAE SERIES, curated by Taina Snellman, Tikau Art, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Group exhibition GOAN MASTERS – PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE, Ruchika Art Gallery, Panaji, Goa, India.

  • Solo exhibition BEYOND BARCELONA PRELUDE, curated by Swatee Nair Kotwal, Gallery Attic, Panaji, Goa, India.

 

2007

  • Group exhibition with artists from Finland, Annan Galleria, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Group exhibition THREE AMIGOS, curated by Manju Sathia, along with artists Suhas Shilker and Swatee Nair Kotwal, Mon Art Gallery, Kolkata, India.

  • Group exhibition with artists from Goa, Gallery Beyond, Mumbai, India.

 

2006

  • Solo exhibition BONDAGE TO FREEDOM, curated by Rudolf Ludwig, Gallery Art Chamber, Calangute, Goa, India.

  • Solo exhibition PORTRAIT OF EXISTANCE, self-curated, Literati – The Book Cafe, Calangute Goa, India.

 

2005

  • Solo exhibition HERE TO INFINITY, self-curated, Gallery Inox Art Lounge, Panaji, Goa, India.

2003

  • Solo exhibition CHANTS OF A MONK, HSBC Bank Art Gallery of K. K. Nag Foundation, Pune, India.

  • Solo exhibition EXPERIENCING THE UNKNOWABLE, presented by Athul Anand, Oshoworld Galleria, New Delhi, India.

N O T E

Devi’s works are also in private and public collections in countries such as Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, Mexico, Portugal, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America.