George Martin P.J.
Angamaly, Kerala, India; in 1973
Lives and works in New Delhi
Master of Visual Arts (sculpture), Government College of Art & Craft, Kolkata (1999-2001)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (sculpture), College of Fine Arts, Thiruvanthapuram Kerala (1994-1998)
2013 Empty Envelops, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
2009 Objective voice, VadehraArt Gallery, New Delhi
2008 Cavities,Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
2007 Lost Article, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2006 Footloose of Blue Pencil, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai
2015 Today silk Road ,International Invitational Exhibition of Fine Arts : ShaanxyiProvince Art Museum Xian , China.
India Art Fair, New Delhi.
2014 Contemporary Contingencies’.Gallery oed Cochin.
Cross Connections – Gallery Art Positive New Delhi.
Tradition & Transitions – INDIA +CHINA: mo:shu/ink:water, Kalakriti Art
India Art Fair, New Delhi.
2013 Canvas for Life, The OberoiHotel,Gurgaon.
India Art Fair, New Delhi
2012 B-70 Art Show, Nehru Center, Mumbai.
Extending the Line,VadeharaArt Gallery, New Delhi
India Art Fair, New Delhi
Fragile-2, 1X1 Gallery, Dubai
3-Tango,Polka Art, New Delhi
2011 Continuum,Curated by BhavanaKakar, Singapore
Skin Deep,Curated by Johnny M.L., The Viewing Room, Mumbai
Take-2, ArushiArt Gallery, New Delhi.
Red, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Miniscule Marvel, BMB Contemporary Art Space, Mumbai
Looking Back to Look Forward, Curated by SushmaBehl, VisualArt Gallery, New Delhi
The Annual,Latitude 28 Gallery, New Delhi.
Art Chennai, Represented by Gallery OED, Kochi
What Happens in Mukteshwar,Curated by Johnny ML, W+K EXP, New Delhi
India ArtSummit, New Delhi, represented by Palette ArtGallery, New Delhi
2010 India Awakens—Under the Banyan Tree, Curated byDrAlkaPande,Essel Museum, Vienna, Austria
About Roundabout, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Creating CommonWealth, Ragini Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Surviving Sagas, presented by AshnaGallery, New Delhi atVisual Art Gallery, IHC, New New Delhi.
Untitled-2010, Art Konsult, New Delhi
Snow, Curated by RanjitHoskote, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi, TAOArt Gallery Mumbai.
2009 Spectrum India, Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.
The Art of India/20 Years of Contemporary Indian Art,Gallery Neumeister/Gallerie Muller &Plate, Munich, Germany
Expression,@ Tihar&IGNCA, New Delhi, by Ojas Art, New Delhi
Beyond the Form, Visual Arts Gallery, IHC, New Delhi & Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai,Presented by Bajaj Capital Art House
Resonating Pulse, Alliance Franchise de Delhi,Represented byLatitude 28, New Delhi.
Mining Minds,ChaithanyaGallery, Kochi
Big Dream,Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore
Metamorphosis—Change and Continuity in Indian Contemporary Art, Phyllis, Weston, Annie BollingGallery, Cincinnati, USA
The Human Animal, Curated by Marta Jakimowicz,represented byReligareArts Initiative&Gallery Threshold, New Delhi.
London Art Fair,represented by Grosvenor Vadehara, London
Hot Shot, The Viewing Room, Mumbai
2008 The Sun Rises in the East—Contemporary Art from India, GalerieChristian Hosp, Tirol/ Austria.
Chaos in Order—Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art, LalitKala Akademi& Indian Embassy in Vietnam.
Beyond Boundaries, Cork St, London.
Hong Kong Art Fair,VadeharaArt Gallery, New Delhi
Keep Drawing, Gallery Espace New Delhi.
India Art Summit, New Delhi.
Shifting Terrains/Altered Realities, Shrine Gallery &Empire Art, New Delhi
Dubai Art Fair,RepresentingVadeharaArt Gallery, New Delhi
Trends& Trivia,An Indian Story, visual arts centre Hong Kong.
Millennium Turks, Trident Hilton,Gurgaon.
Sandwich,Indo-Australian Group Show, Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
From Surface to Origin: Journeys through Recent Art from India and Thailand, Curated by Brian Curtain, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok
2007 Images/Urban/Neon, 1X1 Gallery, Dubai, UAE
Object-Making/Unmaking, Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi.
10 Light Years, Kashi Art, Kochi.
1st Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Mirchandani+Steinruecke, Mumbai
2006 Real 2006,India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Rock +Music+Art,Group Show organised by Art Resource, Mumbai.
Infinite- Us Unbounded, Planet Arts Gallery, Gurgaon.
Three-men show, Vi-Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Encode-Decode, (Two men show), Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.
No Square Circle: Drawings by Sculptors,RabindraBhavan, Kolkata and New Delhi.
Shifting Focus, The Air Gallery, London.
2005 The Mouse, Global Art Village, Delhi.
KAVA -1 Award-winners Exhibition, KashiArt Gallery, Kochi
Double-Enders,Curated by Bose Krishnamachari,Jehangir Gallery, Mumbai;Vadehara Art Gallery, New Delhi; Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore and Durbar Hall, Kochi.
Sculpture by the Sea,Bondi 2005, Sydney.
Eternal Recurrence, Hotel Shangri-La, New Delhi.
2004 The Making of India, RabindraBhavan Delhi and traveling.
Conflicts & Dualities, Nature Morte, New Delhi.
2003 Migration, City, Home, Birla Academy of Art And Culture, Kolkata.
Chroma,Indisk/NorskKunst I Gatene, Bergen.
2002 Chroma, India Habitat Center, New Delhi.
2001 The State Exhibitions, Lalit Kala Academy, Kerala; (was also selected to show from 1995 to 1997)
2000 Sculpture 2000, Organised by GorkeySadan, Kolkata.
1998 Best of the Year, Lalit Kala Academy, Chennai.
Scholarships and Awards
Won the KAVA-1 Kashi Visual Art Award, the Promising Artist Award-1, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi and Art India Magazine, Mumbai in 2005, theBodhi Best Student Award in 1998; theVice–Versa Foundation Fellowship in 2013 for ShangYuan Museum Art Residency in China; the National Scholarship, Ministry of Tourism And Culture, Government Of India from 2000 to 2002; and the Highly Commended Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, Kerala in 1995.
ART RESIDENCIES, CAMPS & WORK SHOPS
2015 International Sculpture Symposium in Bronze & Stone ,Uttarayan Art foundation, Jaspur – Baroda, India
2013 ShangYuan Museum Art Residency in China
2011 Art Chennai-2011, TajCoromondal,Chennai
2010 Art Camp in Cambodiaorganised by ITC Group, Kolkata; at a mountain trail in Mukteshwarorganized by W+K, New Delhi; and Coorg in Karnatakaorganised by Gallery Serendip, Bangalore
2009 Art Camp in Baliorganised by Rai Foundation New Delhi; Ubud Art Camp organized by Art Home, Baroda; Art Chill, organised by Le-Meridian, Jaipur;
Kashmir Cultural Camporganised by Foundation B&G and Popular Prakashan; and OberoiArt Camp, Mumbai
2008 Art Camp in Maldives organized by Art Invest India Mumbai; in Russia, organised by Creative Urge, Baroda and in Simlaorganised by Snowball, Mumbai
2007 Art camp in Spain and Kassel organised by Sun Art Gallery, Baroda; in Thailand, Malaysia &Singapore organised by Sun Art Gallery, Baroda
2006 National Sculpture Camp, SumukhaGallery &BaldotaGroup,Hampi, Karnataka
National Ceramic Camp, JSW LTD,Torangallu, Karnataka
2005 Sculpture by the Sea-Bondi 2005, Newington Armory Wharf, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia
2003 Chroma,atIndisk/Norskkunstenigatene,Løvstakken, Bergen, Norway.