DEVDATTA PADEKAR

BORN
11 November 1978.

EDUCATION
B.F.A. (Painting) First Class First with Distinction from Sir J.J.School of Art, Mumbai, India - 1999.
M.F.A. (Portraiture) First Class First with Distinction from Sir J.J.School of Art, Mumbai, India - 2001.
M.A. (Drawing) Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK - 2005.
Studied at The Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy - 2007.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
The Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai - 2002, 2007.
Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi - 2006.
Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi - 2008.
Florence Dance Center, Florence, Italy - 2010.

SELECTED SCHOLARSHIPS
British Chevening Scholarship for postgraduate study at Camberwell College of Arts, London - 2004-05.
Bendre-Husain Scholarship from The Bombay Art Society - 2004.

SELECTED AWARDS
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award, Canada - 2006.
Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK - 2005.
The Art Society of India - 2001, 2003.
The Bombay Art Society - 2002, 2003.
Maharashtra State Art Exhibition - 2002.
All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), Maharashtra State Exhibition - 2001.

SELECTED AWARDS IN ACADEMIC CAREER
The Art Society of India - 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.
The Bombay Art Society - 1996.
South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur - 1996.
Maharashtra State Art Exhibition, First Prize - 1998, 2001.
Miss Dolly Coursetjee Competition for Mural, First Prize - 1998, 1999.
Sir J.J.School of Art, Painting Exhibition on 50 Years of India's Independence, First Prize - 1998.
Sir J.J.School of Art Annual Exhibition - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999*, 2000, 2001.
*Goverment's First Prize.
Shree N.S.Bendre Foundation Prize - 1999.

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai and
private collections in India and abroad.