Space 118 Fine Arts Grant

SPACE118 FINE ART GRANT WINNER: 2019-2020

PRIYANK GOTHWAL

Priyank completed his Bachelors from Rajasthan School of Art, Jaipur, India (2015), he then pursued his masters from Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, India (2017). Priyank was a part of numerous group shows like Sandarbh Art Residency, Banswada, Rajasthan, India (2017), Kochi Muziris Student Biennale, India (2016), HH art space performance workshop, Baroda, India (2017), FICA, Moving Image workshop, New Delhi, India (2017), First draft, NIV art center, New Delhi (2018), Open Studio, Theertha Red Dot Gallery, Sri Lanka (2018). Priyank has been awarded with Ravi Jain Annual scholarship by Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi, India (2013) and Inlaks Fine Arts award, India (2018). He has been a part of the residency programs at Theertha Artist Residency, Sri Lanka (2018) and What About Art Residency, Mumbai, India. (2018).

SPACE118 CONTEMPORARIES RESIDENCY PROGRAM: 2020

MEGHNA PATPATIA

Meghna completed her B.F.A at Sir J.J. School of Fine Art (2009) and post-graduation in Museology and Conservation Studies (2010). She was a part of the India art Festival, Delhi with Galerie Art Eterne (2017). Meghna exhibited in Delhi as part of a group show at Confluence, with Galerie Art Eterne (2016) and at the Jahangir art gallery, during the Kala Ghoda festival in February (2019). She was an artist in residence at What About Art Residency, exhibited works at their Open Studio (2017), Piramal Art Residency,(2018), Kashi Art Residency, Kochi (2019).

MITHUN DAS

Mithun completed his B. F. A, College of Arts & Draftsmanship (2011) and M. F. A, Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharti University (2014). He has been a part of various group shows like at Faculty of Fine Arts, M. S University (2013), C. N College of Fine Arts, Ahmedabad (2013), Shimeesha Art Studio (2014), Mirage Art Gallery, Kolkata (2014), Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy Art & Culture, Kolkata (2014), Jaipur Art Summit 3rd Season (2015), Anubhav, Site Art Space (2016), The Ply Gallery, London (2017), Dhi Artspace, Hyderabad (2017), Studio 21, Kolkata (2017) amongst others. Along with being awarded as Inlaks Fine Arts Award (2016), he has also been awarded at Kalikananda College of Art and Design, West Bengal, (2011), All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (2012) and Annual Birla Academy of Arts and Culture (2013). Mithun has also been a part of various residencies like Space Studios (2017), What about Art? (2017) and Khoj Peers (2015).

PAKHI SEN

Pakhi Sen studied B. A in Sociology from Hindu College, University of Delhi. She has exhibited at India Art Fair with GallerySke (2019) and participated in Jaipur Literary festival Art Installation (2016) and collaborative artist at The Pind Collective: Indo- Pak Art Collaboration (2016-2017). She has worked as a Gallery assistant at GallerySke in New Delhi (2013-15), Design Label Fayakun (2015) for Ladakhi Textiles and Khoj Intentional Artists’ Association, New Delhi (2015). Along with being a freelance Illustrator and Designer, Pakhi also owns Studio Thali, New Delhi (since 2018).

SAVITHA RAVI

Savitha completed her Bachelor’s from M. S. University in Painting with a minor in Graphics (2013-2017) and her Post Graduation from M. S University with a Major in Graphic Arts (2017-2019). She has been a part of Group Shows at the Faculty Gallery, M.S.U, Vadodara (2017, 2019) and has attended various workshops with Arpan Mukjerjee, Hanuman Kambli (2018), Walter D’souza (2018), Nicholas Hill (2018), Rahul Bhattacharya (2017) and many more. Savitha currently is an artist in Studio at Priyasri Art Studios, Vadodra, and an artist in residence at Space Studios Baroda.

TEJA GAVANKAR

Teja completed her Diploma in Fine Art from L.S.Raheja School of Art, Mumbai, India (2006), she also pursued Diploma in Art Education from Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai, India (2008), she then completed her M. F. A in Painting from M. S. University, Baroda (2014). Teja has participated in various group shows, some of them were at Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai, India. (2006), Art Society of India Exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2006), Bombay Art Society Exhibition, Jehangir art gallery, Mumbai (2007), 54th Venice Biennial Sessions, Italy (2011), Venice Architecture Biennial, Italy (2018), Art Centrix Gallery, Delhi (2019) amongst many others. Teja has worked at TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) (2009). Teja has been awarded the Nasreen Mohamedi award in M.V.A Display, M.S.U. Baroda (2014), Khoj peers share’ program, Khoj international artist association, Delhi(2014), The Darling Foundry, Montreal, Canada (2014), Kochi Biennial Foundation, Vertical artist center, Laval, Canada (2015), and many more.

SNIGDHA TIWARI

Snigdha completed her Bachelor’s from College of Art, Delhi (2017) and her M.V. A in Painting from M. S University, Baroda (2019). Snigdha has exhibited at Art Asia, South Korea (2018).