IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2012

Rahul Mitra
Rahul Mitra
Rahul Mitra


Hooks-Epstein Galleries – Houston, TX, USA

Exhibitions and Projects (completed and upcoming)               

  1. India Art Fair 2012, Delhi, India, January
  2. Public Installation in Delhi Slum, Collaboration with Berlin Artist Clemens Behr, Delhi, January
  3. Painting with Bollywood poster painter, Hyderabad, 2012
  4. AP Express, Documentary, Digital Video, 22 hours of train ride from South to North of India, January
  5. Street Festivals of India, Documentary, Digital Video, Collaboration with Hyderabad Artist, Laxman Aelay, January
  6. TenTen Project (Ten Years Ten Countries), Rolling Experimental Studio, Initiated Phase I, India, Janaury
  7. Urban Decay, International Photography Exhibition (curator/artist), Hyderabad, India, January
  8. Lone Star Studios (curator), San Antonio, Texas, April


  1. Paris-Texas Culture Shock, Doorthy’s Gallery, Paris, France, September
  2. Selected Artist, Go West, UNESCO Gallery, Paris, France, September
  3. Selected Artist, Erasing Borders, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Connecticut, September
  4. Selected Artist, Erasing Borders, Aicon Gallery, New York, August
  5. Pixelated Bunch, Ggallery, Houston, July
  6. Selected Artist, Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas, July
  7. Selected Artist, Erasing Borders, Wang Center, New York, April
  8. Invited Artist, First International Printmaking Triennial of ULUS, Belgrade, Serbia, June
  9. Dialogues of Civilizations, Solo Art Exhibition, Ggallery, May
  10. Selected Artist, Erasing Borders, Queens Museum of Art, New York, March
  11. Selected Artist, Texas Biennial, Austin, Texas, April
  12. Texas Drops By, MadisMad Gallery, Madrid, Spain, February
  13. Houston to Hyderabad (Curator), Muse Gallery, Hyderabad, India, January


  1. Group Show, Habitiat Center, New Delhi, India, December
  2. Rahul Mitra & Bill Willis, The Joanna, Houston, December  
  3. Museo De Arte Moderno, Trojillo, Peru, September
  4. Dialogues in Disparity, University of Houston, Clearlake, TX, USA July
  5. Über Progressive, One9Zero6 Gallery, San Antonio, TX July
  6. Babel, Space 37, New York City, NY, June
  7. The Art of Culture, Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston May
  8. Dis, Dat, Deez, and Dos, The Joanna, Houston, March
  9. 18 for the Money, Lone Star Studios, San Antonio, March 
  10. American Printmakers workshop, Universidad de Veracruzana, Xalapa, Mexico, March
  11. Pongos helping Pongos, Charity Show with the primates, Houston Zoo, Houston, Texas January 
  12. Artopia, Art Show Winter Street Studios, Houston, Texas, January
  13. Confluence, Jahanghir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India, January


  1. Confluence, Ray Art Gallery, Pune, India December
  2. Blast India, First Contemporary Indian Art Exhibition in Houston, GGallery, Houston, Texas USA, December
  3. American Printmakers, Bratislava, Slovakia, November (Organized by American Embassy)
  4. Landscape of Life - Exhibition of Contemporary Printmakers of America, Belgrade, Serbia, September (Organized by American Embassy)
  5. Expressions, Dhoomimal City Gallery, Delhi, India, August            
  6. BIG Show, Lawndale Art Center, Juried show, Houston, Texas July (one of the 65 artists selected from 1000 competed)
  7. Way, Way, Out West, JP Morgan Chase, Houston, Texas USA, April  (Asian Heritage Series)


  1. Climate Change, Hyderabad, Minaaz Gallery, Hyderabad, India, December
  2. Ab initio, Solo Exhibition, Hasta Gallery, Hyderabad, India, August
  3. Juried show, Art League of Houston, Texas USA, June

Contributing art writer, Visual Art Source, 
Sea of Glitter, Gowanus, New York, 2008
Cycle Chain Acid, Global Village, Tell Tales IV, Peepal Press, UK, 2009

Red Dot, Austin, Texas, Setember 2011
Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas, October, 2010
Museum of Cultural Arts, Houston, Texas, November 2010
Art League of Houston, Houston, Texas, November 2010
Art League of Houston, Houston, Texas, November 2009

University of Houston, Clear Lake, Houston July 2010

Linocut printmaking, The Art League of Houston, July-August 2009
Linocut printmaking, The Art League of Houston, October-December 2009
Linocut printmaking, The Art League of Houston, January-March 2010


  1. Urban Decay, Indian Express, India, January 2012
  2. Urban Decay, Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, India, January 2012
  3. Urban Decay, Sakshi, Hyderabad, India, January 2012
  4. Art Lies, Houston, December 2011
  5. Print Houston, Houston Chronicle, June 2011
  6. Politika, Belgrade Serbia, May 2011
  7. Rahul Mitra: "Dialogues from Disparate Worlds" The Indian-born artist explores social and economic disparity in his homeland By Bob Ruggiero Thursday, Jul 8 2010
  8. Rahul Mitra: Dialogues From Disparate Worlds Arts Hound Houston 2010
  9. "Blast India" A quartet of artists give us the view from here, there and everywhere By Julia Ramey Thursday, Dec 3 2009
  10. “Blast India” By Douglas Britt, Houston Chronicle, December 4, 2009
  11. “Way Way Out West” By Olivia Flores Alvarez Thursday, Apr 9 2009
  12. Urbanscape Artist By Shilpa Nair, Indian Express, India, August 2008
  13. Once a Hyderabadi, The Hyderabad Times, India, August 2008
  14. Ab initio, The Times of India, August 2008

Radio & TV
Spoken Word, Radio Interview with Artist and Writer Rahul Mitra by Ayn Morgan, KTRU 91.7 FM Houston June 26, 2010; MaaTV, eTV, NDTV, TV9 and ZeeTV (India) 2008.

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