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P. ELANCHEZHIYAN (b.1980)

 

Educational Qualification:

Born in Tamil Nadu, Elanchezhiyan did his BFA and MFA in Sculpture from the Govt. College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu, after which he completed his M.Phil in Sculpture in 2009 - 2010 from the Tamil University, Thanjavur.

 

Solo Shows:

His solo shows were held at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai in 2015, ‘The Divine Bovine’ at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai in 2013, at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in 2012, ‘Artist of the month’ at Cholamandal Artists’ Village in 2011, at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru in 2010 and at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2006. 

 

Group Shows:

Some of the group shows he had participated were at Mahua Art Gallery, Bengaluru, Sutra Gallery, Malaysia, Art Expo, Malaysia and Affordable Art Fair, Singapore in 2015, Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, Indian Embassy, Abudabi, Sutra Gallery, Malaysia, Art Expo, Malaysia, Art Positive, New Delhi, Smile Foundation (Hyatt), Delhi, Smile Foundation (Hyatt), Mumbai, IAF Mumbai by Forum Art Gallery and ‘Interface’ at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai in 2014, ‘South India Young Artists Exhibition’ at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, Samsara Art, Mumbai, IAF Mumbai by Forum Art Gallery and ‘Regional Exhibition’ at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai in 2013, at Karnataka C.K.P, Bengaluru, ‘Concurrence’ by Forum Art Gallery in Kochi, at Art and Soul Gallery, Chennai, at Time and Space, Bengaluru and for Concern India Foundation, Pune in 2012, ‘Heart of Sculpture’ at Forum Art Gallery, Chennai,  at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, at IAF Mumbai by Forum Art Gallery, at Birla Academy, Kolkatta, at Cholmandal Artists' Village, for Concern India Foundation, Pune, at Point of View Gallery, Mumbai, at Art and  Soul Gallery, Chennai, at Mahua Gallery,Bengaluru, at Russian Cultural Center, Chennai and at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai in 2011, ‘Madras Canvas’ in Kuala lumpur by Forum Art Gallery, at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, for Concern India Foundation, Pune, at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai (Pallava Art Village) and for Concern India Foundation, Mumbai in 2010, at Bombay Art Society, Mumbai, ‘Tree Festival’ at Apparao Gallery, at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, at Nehru Centre Mumbai, for Concern India Foundation, Mumbai, at Leela Palace, Bengaluru and at Gallerie Romain Rolland Alliance Francaise, New Delhi in 2009, ‘Auction show’ at Park Sheraton, Chennai, at Regional Kala Mela, Chennai, at Leela Palace, Bengaluru, ‘Golden Brush’ and ‘Aranya’ at Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, at Govt College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam, at Stainless Art Gallery, New Delhi and at Scribble Art Foundation, Hyderabad in 2008, at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, ‘Beyond Boundaries’ at Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai and at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, at The Gallery Cork, London, at Mahua Gallery, Bengaluru, at Vinnyasa Art Gallery, Chennai, at Fine Art and Literature, New Delhi and at Gnana Art Gallery, Singapore in 2007, at College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam in 2003, at South Zone Cultural Center, Tanjore in 2000.

 

Awards: 

He is a recipient of Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship 2013 - 2014, New Delhi, South India Young Artist Award - 2013, National Junior Research Fellowship 2010 - 2012, Ministry of Culture, New Delhi,  Best outgoing student  Award (M.F.A) 2009, Govt College of Fine Arts, Kumabakonam, All India Art Contest 1st Award, 2008 South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur, Best Sculpture Award, Govt College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam 2008, Tanjore, All India Best Sculpture Award ‘Arayana - 2008’, Kolkatta, H.K. Kejarawal Award at Bengaluru, 2007, National Research Scholarship 2005 - 2007, Ministry of Culture, New Delhi, Best outgoing student award (B.F.A) College of Fine Arts, Kumbakonam, 2004, Bradfest Award of Bharathidasan University, 2004, South Zone Cultural Award 2000, Tanjore.

 

Camps:

Some of the Art Camps that he had participated are All India Art Festival (Stone Carving) at Kaladham, Gazhibad - 2013, at Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional Centre, Chennai - 2011, in World Largest Artist Camp - 2008, in National Sculptor Stone Carving Camp at North Cultural Central Zone, Chandigarh - 2007, in National Youth Festival Sculpture Camp in Trivandrum, Kerala – 2003, in National Youth Festival Sculpture Camp , Jharkhand - 2004, Tsunami Sculpture Camp, Nagapatinam - 2005.

The artist lives and works in Chennai.

 
ConCurrenCe at Kochi - December 8 - 16 , 2012
Heart of Sculpture - March 22 - 23 , 2011
ConCurrenCe - January 2 - 4 , 2013
The Divine Bovine - July 6 - 31 , 2013
The Madras Canvas @ KL - April 1 - 30 , 2010
India Art Festival 2011 - November 17 - 20 , 2011
Alay Payudhey - November 23 - 30 , 2013
IAF 2013 - December 19 - 22 , 2013
Interface - February 11 - 12 , 2014
IAF2014 - November 27 - 30 , 2014
The Bovine Tryst - January 9 - 6 , 2016
IAF - Delhi 2016 - January 14 - 17 , 2016
IAF - Mumbai 2016 - October 6 - 9 , 2016
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P. Elanchezhiyan