PRATAP MODI

BIOGRAPHY

Prathap Modi (b. 1983) completed his BFA in Printmaking from the Department of Fine Arts, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam (2005) and his MVA in Printmaking from the Faculty of Fine Art, M.S. University, Baroda (2007); he was awarded a Gold medal at the Bachelors and Masters levels. His solo exhibitions have been held at CCU, Brussels, Belgium (2014), United Art Fair, New Delhi (2013), Seven Art Limited, New Delhi (2011) and The Fine Art Company, Kitab Khana, Mumbai (2008). Prathap’s works have been exhibited internationally at Galerie Felix Frachon, Brussels, Belgium (2013) and gallery@oxo as part of his residency on an ROSL Commonwealth Visual Arts Scholarship, London (2012). He has been part of several group shows including Formations, MSU Art Gallery, Baroda (2016), Handle with Care, MSU Art Gallery, Baroda (2016), Parked, New Delhi (2016), Baroda March at The Strand Art Room, Mumbai (2016, 2015, 2014, 2011), Regional Art Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai (2014), two-artist travelling show at The Strand Art Room, Mumbai, Baroda, New Delhi (2013), Between the Lines: Identity, Place and Power curated by Lina Vincent Sunish at the NGMA, Bangalore (2012), From Japan to Baroda, MSU Art Gallery, Baroda (2011), Contemporary Printmaking in India, Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai (2010), FICA, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi (2009), Cutting Chai, Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda (2009). Prathap has been artist-in-residence at Galerie Felix Frachon, Brussels, Belgium (2014), Space118, Mumbai (2014), HOM Art Trans, Kuala Lumpur (2013), ROSL Commonwealth Visual Arts Scholarship, London and Scotland (2011) and PEERS, KHOJ International Artist Residency, New Delhi (2007). He was also selected for the IMC Conference, Japan (2012). He has shown at the India Art Summit, New Delhi, represented by The Fine Art Company (2008) and again at the same venue represented by Seven Art Limited (2011). Prathap has received several scholarships including the HRD National Scholarship (2007-2009), Vasudev Arnawaz Scholarship (2006-2008), Malladi Telugu Scholarship (2005), among others. He received a Fellowship Award for Graphics at the 22nd Ravi Jain Annual Show, Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi (2006). Prathap lives and works in Baroda.

WORKS

Title: I am alone.But I am with nature - 1

Size: 75"x46"

Medium: Woodcut Print



Title: I am alone.But I am with nature - 3

Size: 75"x46"

Medium: Woodcut Print



Title: Untitled

Size: 85"x45"

Medium:Wood carving, oil & printing ink