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Reeta Gidwani Karmarkar

Reeta Gidwani Kiramarkar Artwork
Unravelled

Lot No# AB2020

Reeta Gidwani Karmarkar (B.)
Unravelled
Acrylic and crayon on canvas
Signed:
Painted in 2009

Bio


Email: reets17@yahoo.com

Reeta Gidwani Karmarkar was born in India, received her Laureata at the Academia di Belle Arti in Rome, Italy, and has spent most of her adult life in Europe and North America. She is a painter as well as a muralist. Some of her murals can be seen in the UK (London), Italy (Rome, Tirrenia, Taranto, Tor Sapiense), USA (Rochester, Chicago). Reeta’s paintings have been part of numerous international solo & group shows, are housed in international collections both individual as well as in museums (Venezuela, Spain, Italy, India), and have won her several major awards including a Silver medal (UNESCO Art Exhibition, Soel, Korea) and a Gold medal (Premio Nazionale de Pittura, Citta de Velletri, Italy). She lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

1964-66

Sir J.J. School of Applied Arts, Bombay, India.

1964-67

Sir J.J. School of Fine Arts, Bombay, India.

1964-67

Sir J.J. School of Arts and Crafts (Textile Design), Bombay India.

1967- 70

Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy.

1970

Laureata, Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome, Italy.

Thesis: "Architecture in Italian Quattrocento Painting"

1971- 72

Research Affiliate. Center for Advanced Visual Studies.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology .Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MURALS

1968

8 Lee Terrace (private residence)
London, England
Enamel on plaster; 4 meters by 3 meters

1970

Four murals, C.O.N.I International Sports Center
Tirrenia, Italy
Acrylic on fresco; 4.60 meters by 1.80 meters

1971

Residence of Arch. DiTomassi
Rome, Italy
Fresco; 1 meter by 2 meters

1973

Hotel Casa Mussolino, hotel foyer
Taranto, Italy
Acrylic and sand on plaster; 2 meters by 4 meters

1973

La Nuova Chiesa di Sacro Cuore, Church
Taranto, Italy
Acrylic on plaster; 12 meters by 6 meters

1974

The Tennis Club Parioli
Rome, Italy
Acrylic on canvas; 2 meters by 2 meters

1976

Four murals on the facades of four apartment buildings
Tor Sapiense, Italy
Acrylic on concrete; 23.10 meters by 12.60 meters

1979

Two murals for Tennis Club, 'Tennis Roma', dining room .
Rome, Italy
Acrylic on plaster, 1.80 meters by 1.30 meters and 1.45 meters by 1.80 meters

1982

Diptych for Lele & Co.
Chicago, IL.
Acrylic on canvas

1994

IK Systems
Rochester, NY.
Acrylic on canvas, 2 meters by 1.5 meters

Mural techniques: Stained glass, porcelain enamel, fresco, acrylic on concrete, acrylic on plaster, tempera and enamel on plaster.

ONE WOMEN SHOWS

1968

Galleria Il Calibro. Via Margutta, Rome, Italy.

1970

Studio AL2. Rome, Italy.

1972

Galleria La Pigna. Rome, Italy.

1972

The Cabot-Cahner Room, Symphony Hall. Boston, MA. (Sponsored by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston).

1973

The Faculty Club, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA.

1973

Galleria San Vidal. Venice, Italy.

1974

Tiknor Lounge, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.

1976

The American Bar Association. Chicago, IL.

1977

The Leonardo da Vinci. Milano, Italy.

1978

Galleria Apulia. Rome, Italy.

1978

395 Markham. Toronto, Canada.

1979

Galleria Sirio. Rome Italy.


GROUP SHOWS AND COLLECTIVES

1969

"Telstar" Contemporary Art Exhibit. Rome, Italy.

1970

"Grafica" Studio, AL2. Rome, Italy.

1970

"Situatzioni" Valencia, Spain.

1971

"Grafica Italiana '71" Inciba-Monte Avila-Pro Venezuela. Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela.

1971

"Indirizzo per una collezione di grafica" Fiera Internationale di Genova. Genova, Italy.

1972

Graphics Exhibit at the Modern Art Museum. Madrid, Spain.

1973

Annual Exhibit of the Boston Visual Artist's Union. The Cyclorama. Boston, MA.

1974

Annual Exhibit of the B.V.A.U. The Cyclorama. Boston, MA.

1974

W.E.B. Show. The Harvard Community Health Center. Boston, MA.

1980

George Fredricks Gallery. Rochester, NY.

2010

Art of the Diaspora, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey.

2010

Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, Twelve Gates Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa

2010

Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, The Guild Art Gallery, NYC.

2010

Asian Heritage Month Art Exhibition, DC37 125 Barkley St. N.Y, N.Y.


COMPETITIONS AND INVITATIONALS

1962

Silver Medal, UNESCO Art Exhibition. Seoul, Korea.

1969

The Rassegna Nazionale d'Arte Contemporanea. San Marino, The Republic of San Marino.

1970

Gold Medal, Premio Nazionale di Pittura. Citta di Velletri, Italy.

1971

The XVI Rassegna Nazionale d'Arte. Termoli, Italy.

1973

The 44th Annual Juried Jordan Marsh Art Exhibition. Boston, MA.

1973

The XVIII Rassegna Nazionale d'Arte. Termoli, Italy.

1973

Juried Show of Boston Area Artists, The Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge, MA.

1974

Pembroke Arts Festival (Juried). Pembroke, MA.

1974

Juried Show of Cambridge Art Association. Cambridge, MA.

1974

The XIX Rassegna Nazionale d'Arte. Termoli, Italy.

1977

'Nine Indian Artists'. John Hancock Building, Chicago, IL. (Sponsored by the Illinois Council for the Arts).

1977

Grand Prix International d'Art Contemporaine de Monte Carlo. National Museum of Art, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

1978

All India National Art Show. Lalit Kala Akademi, Ahmedabad, India.

1979

Invitation to the Biennale. Barcelona, Spain.

1979

Juried Show, "Qui Arte Contemporanea". Galleria Apulia, Rome, Italy.

1980

Juried Show. Galleria La Saletta, Frosinone, Italy.

1980

Juried Show. Galleria Apulia, Rome, Italy.

1980

Juried Show. George Fredricks Gallery, Rochester, NY.

2001

Art Auction for the Gujarat Earthquake Relief Fund at the Radisson Hotel N.Y. - One Painting sold

2004

September 18 to 30th.Sunderam Tagore curator of Erasing Borders, At The Gallery,New York,N.Y.

2005

February 4th. Tsunami auction @ Christies .One painting sold.

2006

March 1st - 8th. Erasing Borders@ the Consulate of India, NewYork, N.Y.

2007

February 4th to March 4th - Collective ,Two paintings at the Queens Museum of Art, NewYork.

2007

April 5th to 19th. The Guild,N.Y, N.Y.

2008

February 23rd to March 8th. Three paintings in the South Asian Arts festival Santa Monica, California.

2008

February 23rd. South Asian American Art Festival, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, Ca

2008

March 12th to 27th, 2008. Tabla Rasa Gallery, 224 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

2008

April 3rd to 26th, 2008. The Guild Gallery, Manhattan, NY, 45 West 21st Street, Suite #39, 2nd Floor, NYC 10010. (212) 229 2110

2008

May 11th - June 11th, 2008. Brownson Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, Westchester, NY. Studio Art Department, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577.

2008

June 14th, 2008. Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY

2008

October 2008. Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, NY, Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, New York

 

 

WORK IN COLLECTIONS


Graphic in the Art Museum. Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela

Graphic in the Modern Art Museum. Madrid, Spain.

Three Acrylics, S.I.C.E.A. Rome, Italy

Painting in the National Gallery of Modern Art. New Delhi, India.

PRIVATE COLLECTORS

Arch. Di Tomassi. Rome, Italy.

Arch. E. Montuori. Rome, Italy.

Ing. L. CaJini. Rome, Italy.

Mr. A. Merchant. Bombay, India.

Prof. M. Eden. Bethesda" Maryland, U.S.A.

Raja Jai Atul, Jaipur, India.

Mr.lndur Shivdasani, New York, U.S.A.

Ms. Shirin Hira, Toronto, Canada

Dr. Pervez Ahmed, New York, U.S.A.

Mr. Harish Gidwani, Seattle, Wa, U.S.A.

Anand Mahindra, Mumbai, India.


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