IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2012

Tara Sabharwal
Tara Sabharwal
Tara Sabharwal
Tara Sabharwal was born in Delhi, studied painting in Baroda and completed her Masters from the Royal College of Art in London on a British Council scholarship. As a student in London, the Victoria and Albert Museum bought her work and she showed at Bernard Jacobson and Christopher Hull galleries.

On returning to India she had solo shows at Art Heritage and Cymroza galleries and after three years left for the UK on the Myles Meehan fellowship. This was followed by the Durham Cathedral fellowship and shows at the Laing Art gallery, DLI Museum, and the Darlington Art Center along with teaching in Newcastle and Sunderland Art colleges.

In 1990 Tara visited New York and since then lives between India, UK and NY, making paintings and prints and continuing to show in all three countries. She has had solo shows at Harewood House, Mercury, La Monte, East West and Rebecca Hossack galleries in London; Galerie Scherer, Michael Oess, GalerieSchwerpunkt and Martina Janzen in Germany; Henry Street settlement, John Jay, Stephen Harris and Gallery 678 in New York and Art Heritage, Cymroza, Nazar, Sakshi and Art alive galleries in India, in HISHIO, Japan, Orvieto arts festival, Italy and Versailles, Chamalieres and Duoro print triennials in France and Portugal.

She has taught art at the Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Union, Studio in a school, City University (CUNY) and the Rubin Museum of Art. She has received the Henry Street fellowship, International cultural collaborations grant, Cooper union residency, Hishio international exchange residency in Japan and her work is in the collection of the British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum (a second collection) in London, the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston and the Library of Congress in Washington DC.
75-80 BA (Fine Arts) in Painting.MS University, Baroda, India.
82-84 MA (RCA) in Painting.Royal College of Art, London.

2002 Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2001 Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts, USA
2000 Library of Congress, Washington DC..
1995 The British Museum, London.
1982 Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

2008 Artist in residence, Center for International cultural exchange, HISHIO, Katsuyama, Japan.
2004 Cooper Union School of Art, NYC. Artist- Teacher Summer residency
2003 New York Artists Online, NYC.Award.
2001-02 International Cultural Collaborations fellowship, NYC
1992-93 Henry Street Fellowship/ Residency at Henry Street Settlement, NY.
1989-90 Durham Cathedral Fellowship /Artist in Residence at Durham Cathedral, Durham, UK.
1988-89 Myles Meehan Fellowship/ Artist in Residence at Darlington Arts Center, UK.
1989 Royal Overseas League, London. Award.
1982-84 British Council Scholarship, Study grant.

2008 Galerie Martina Janzen, Wuppertal, Germany.
2008 Contemporary art fair, Citerno Castel Giorgio. Orvieto, Italy
2008 Center for International Cultural exchange HISHIO, Katsuyama, Japan.
2007 V.M. gallery, Karachi, Pakistan.
2006 Art alive gallery, New Delhi, India
2006 John Jay college Gallery, NYC
2005 Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India.
2004 Galerie Martina Janzen,, Dusseldorf, Germany
2003 Steven Harris Gallery, NYC.
2002 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India
2002 Michael OessGalerie, Konstanz, Germany.
2002 Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India
2000 Nazar Gallery, Baroda, India.
2000 John Jay Gallery, NYC
1998 Gallery at 678, NYC.
1996 Sakshi Gallery, Bombay, India.
1996 Sakshi Gallery, Bangalore, India.
1996 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.
1995 Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK.
1994 GalerieSchwerpunkt, Stuttgart, Germany.
1993 Galerie Scherer, Miltenberg, Germany.
1993 La Monte Gallery, London, UK.
1993 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.
1991 Harewood House, Leeds, UK.
1990 Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
1990 DLI Museum, Durham, UK.
1989 Darlington Art Center, Darlington, UK.
1889 DLI Museum, Durham, UK.
1987 Cymrosa Gallery, Bombay, India
1987 Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi, India.
1986 Christopher Hull Gallery, London, UK.

Peacable Kingdom- Wilmar Jennings art gallery, NYC.Artists from Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop.
Erasing borders- Queens Museum, NYC, Aicon gallery, NYC, Uconn gallery, Uconn.
Back to school. Artists from Baroda art college- Gallery Palette, New Delhi, India and Tao gallery Mumbai

Gallery Espace: Marvellous Reality, held at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India.
5ª BienalInternacional de Gravura – Douro, Portugal
Art train, USA.Celebrating America’s diversity.
Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop- Member’s show
New York Society of Etchers- 10th anniversary show
Printweek, NYC- Rockaway, Queens.

7th international engraving biennale, Domain and Orangery, Versailles, Paris.
Ganjifa, playing cards portfolio participation.Hornan gallery, Falun, Sweden, Impact 6, Bristol, UK and and Barr Smith Library, The University of Adelaide, Australia. Reading room gallery, University of Austen, Texas and more.
Monumental ideas in Miniature books portfolio participation. Columbia college,     Chicago.. Morgan education foundation, Ohio, Univ De Kalp, South Texas college and more.
Erasing borders 2009, South Asian artists in America, Dowd Fne art gallery, SUNY, NY. Elizabeth Foundation for Arts gallery, NYC, Queens Museum of art, NYC, Galery at Penn college, Williamsport, PA.
India summit, New Delhi.
Art alive gallery, New Delhi. ‘Think small’.
For Hussien, artists honor M.F Hussein, organized by SAHMAT, JamiaMilia gallery, New Delhi, and Calcutta.
Gallery Projects, Ann Arbor, Michigan.‘ Contemporary India’.
Arts Karlsruhe, Germany.
New York Society of Etchers- annual selected group show
Printweek NYC- Rockaway, Queens

Art Alive gallery, New Delhi, India. ‘Contemporary drawings’
Art Motif Gallery,  New Delhi, India. ‘Pastels: contemporary Indian art’.
Erasing Borders‘ Indian art of the Diasporas’ and traveling to Tabla Rasa gallery, Queens Museum and The Guild gallery, NYC.
Arts Karlsruhe, Germany

Queens Museum, NYC.Erasing Borders.
Art Guild gallery, NYC, Erasing borders.
Global Arts village, New Delhi, India.Art for Prabhat.
Visual Art gallery, New Delhi, India. Encore! Art for Prabhat.
Art Guild gallery, New York.SAWCC auction.

Daegu Civic Museum, Daegu, South Korea.Print Art.NY/ Daegu.
Ulsan Cultural Art center, Ulsan, South Korea. NY/ Daegu Modern prints.
City Hall.Asian American Art Centre.NY Eviction Blues.
Indian Consulate.NYC.Contemporary Indian artists.
Bose Pacia gallery, Fulbright/ Christie’s auction, NYC
XCnahge. Palazzo dellaciltura, Madugno, Italy/ PalazzacioAnticocommunediSanzano, Italy.

Henry Street Settlement, NYC. At Home: Visions of our place in the world.
Asian American Art Center, NYC.Eviction Blues.
John Jay College, NYC. Staff show.
Bank Street School, NYC. Staff show.
Arpana gallery, New Delhi, India.Progress for People.
CusickAt Studio, Group show NYC Asian Fusion gallery, NYC. Revelations.
X- Change, Storefront VaMazoni, Bari, Italy/ Federro Secondo gallery, Bari, Italy

Indira Gandhi Center for the Arts, New Delhi.Printmakers from Manhattan.Graphics Center, NYC.
Cooper Union School of Art, NYC. Summer Residency program.
Gallery 128, NYC.“Self- ish” Self Portraits.
The Elizabeth Foundation, NYC. The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
Gallery 128, NYC.Jugalbandi, South Asian and American Artists.
Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi India.Sahamt, The making of India

The Asian American Art Center and the Silk Route place. In the shadow of 9/11

Asian American Art Center, NYC.The AAAC story.
WARC, Toronto, Canada.Three person show.Funded by Canadian Arts Council.
Gallery Art Alive, New Delhi, India
Henry Street Settlement, NYC. International Cultural Collaborations exhibition.

Bharat Bhavan, 5th Bharat Bhavan International Print Biennial, Bhopal, India.
Gallery 128, NYC
The Scene Gallery, NYC
The New century Artists gallery, NYC.Artists at Work, Studio in a School.
Henry Street Settlement, NYC. Other
Bose Pacia Modern, NYC. Shaken and Stirred, SAWCC.
Gallery 128, NYC.

Gallery 128, New York City

National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.Images of Delhi, also touring to Moscow.
Gallery 128, New York City.
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London.
Indus gallery, New Delhi, India.

Columbia University

Bernice Steinbaum gallery, New York City.
BhartiyaVidyaBhawan, New York City.
Gallery 128. New York City.
Mercury Gallery, London. , New York City. Sita in the City, International Sita Symposium.
Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York City.Exploring America’s Cultures.
Lalit Kala Academy, RabindraBhawan, New Delhi.Baroda Alumni.

Gallery at 678, New York City.India Centenary.
India Mission for the UN, New York City.
Gallery 128, New York City.
Cymrosa Gallery, Bombay.

Gallery Art Motif, New Delhi.
Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
Sahmat, touring to Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, New York.Postcards for Gandhi.
Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi.
DLI Museum, Durham, UK.

City Hall, New York City. From the dragon’s cloud, Asian American artists.
Organization Independent Artists, New York City.‘Unwanted Figures of the Imagination.

India mission for the UN, New York City.Indian artists in New York.
Pennslavania University, Philadelphia ‘Mosaic, Asian American artists.
Gallery 128, New York City.
Mercury Gallery, London.
Din Associates, London.
East West Gallery, London.
Gallery Seven, Hong Kong.
Henry Street Settlement, New York City. Artist In Residence.

Council for the Arts, Glen Cove, New York.Four Asian American artists.
Mercury Gallery, London.
East West Gallery, London.
Christopher Hull gallery, London.
Contemporary Art Society, London.
Oldham Museum and Art Galleries, Oldham, UK.

Hillwood Museum & Bronx River Gallery, New York City.The Printmaking Workshop.
Nese Gallery, Los Angeles.
Mercury Gallery, London.
Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
Aire Art Gallery, Scotland.

Royal Overseas League, London. Annual selected exhibition.
Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
Newcastle Art Center, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
Bishopsgate Institute, London.
Merz Contemporary Art, London.
Ikon gallery, Birmingham and touring, UK.
Cleveland Art Center, Cleveland, UK. 4th international Drawing Biennial.
Greenwich Citizens Gallery, London.

Christopher Hull Gallery, London.

GalerieSchwerpunkt, Stuttgartt. 4 Indian Printmakers.

Max Muller Bhawan, New Delhi. Prints from Garhi Workshop.

Contemporary Art Society, London. Art Market.

Christi’s, London. Pick of New Graduate Art.
Christopher Hull Gallery, London.
Contemporary Art Society, Market.
Church Gallery, London.

Bernard Jacobson gallery, London.From Gonzales to Tara. British Council, Bombay. British Council Scholarship.

1988-1989 Taught on the BFA Painting course in Newcastle Polytechnic, Newcastle, UK.
1989- 1990 Taught on BFA Painting course in Sunderland Polytechnic, Sunderland, UK 1998- Present Teaching Artist with Studio in a School, NYC
2000- 2002 Teaching Artist Residency with the Guggenheim Museum, NYC 2003- 2005 Teaching Artist with Art in General, NYC
2004- Present Teaching artist with Creative Classrooms, NYC 2004- 2005 Adjunct Professor, Cooper Union School of Art, NYC.
2005- 2007 Adjunct Professor, John Jay College. CUNY, NYC. 2007- Present Education consultant, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC.
2005- Present- serving on Board of Governors at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, NYC
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