V.Anamika

V.ANAMIKA, Born 1975, Chennai, India.

V. Anamika is a Contemporary artist born in Neelankarai, Chennai, Tamilnadu, a student of Shri. S. Dhanapal, an eminent artist of India. She received her Master's degree in Fine Arts (Painting and Print Making) in 1999 from Chennai Government College of Fine Arts.. To enhance her technical skill she undertook a course on Care of museum objects at Chennai Museums in 2005. In 2006, she went to Scotland as a visiting artist scholar to learn [Wood block printing] at Edinburgh printmaker's studio.

Visiting Faculty. She started her teaching career as a lecturer of Art for five years for Teacher trainees at the Church Park Teachers Training Institute, Chennai, in 2000-2005. She has been invited as a Visiting faculty at College of Fine Arts, Chennai and Kumbakonam, to teach the Arts Management Course, Dakshinchitra, Chennai.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:
Master of Fine Arts- college of Fine Arts Madras University, Chennai (1999),
Bachelor of Fine Arts college of Fine Arts Madras University, Chennai (1997),
Care of museum object, Chennai Museums, Chennai.(2005),
Japanese Wood block printing, Edinburgh printmaker's studio, Edinburgh (2006).

AWARDS AND HONOURS:
Charles Wallace India Trust Award (2010-11),
Visiting artist award for printmaking residency at Edinburgh printmakers studio (2006),
Award for excellence, Yalli Art Foundation, Chennai (2002),
Lalit Kala Academi Scholarship for Young Artist (2000-2001),
Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu, one man show Grant (1998),
Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu award,Chennai (1997),
Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu Young Artist Exhibition in Collaboration with GCAC Chennai (1997),
All India Fine Arts & Craft Society in Collaboration with Lalit Kala Academi. Chennai (1997),
Regional Art Exhibition Chitra Kala Samsed,Machilapatnam, Andhrapradesh (1996),
Arrikamedu Art Academy 4th South Zone Level Art Exhibition, Pondicherry (Merit Award) (1996),
6th All India Fine Arts Exhibition, Chitra Kala Parished - Karnataka (1995).

EXHIBITIONS PARTICIPATED:

Solo shows:
'More than Once'-Focus Art Gallery, Chennai (2010),
'Transfer', Alliance france,Chennai (2007),
'Tune in 96.6', Alliance france,Chennai (2006),
'Sum Of Infinity', Alliance france,Chennai (2005),
'Sum Of Infinity', Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai (1999),
Whistle Stop Cafe, Chennai (1999),
International Airport Authority of India, Chennai (1997).

Invited show:
Silver Anniversary show, Association of British Scholars, Chennai.(2010),
'The Madras Canvas', Forum Art Gallery ICC Kuala Lumpur, (2010),
Sangamam Art Festival (Chennai Art Initiative),
Dakshina Chitra, Chennai. (2007, 2006),
She India” Noble Sage Gallery, London, (2007),
Dalating Path, An French-indo collaborative project, apparao art gallery, Chennai, (2007),
women@rt at Forum art gallery, Chennai(2005).

Group Shows:
Chennai revisited, Noble Sage Art Gallery, London (2010),
Sumukha Art Gallery,Chennai (2007),
art equalated, India habitat centre, New Delhi (2007),
National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academi (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006),
Adogi International Exhibition of Miniprints,Spain (1997,1999,2000, & 2001),
Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu Young Artists Exhibition Collaborated with GCAC, Chennai (1997),
All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society Collaborating with Lalit Kala Academi,Chennai (1997),
Tamil Nadu Ovia Nunkalai Kuzhu Annual Exhibition of Arts, Chennai (1995 -2001),
Zipzoom a four Man Show at Saga Art Gallery, Chennai (1997),
Maxmuller Bhavan,German Consulate, Chennai (1996),
Regional Art Exhibition, Chitra Kala Samsed, Machilapatnam, Andhrapradesh (1996),
Arrikamedu Art Academy 4th South Zone Level Art Exhibition Committee. Pondicherry (1996),
6th All India Fine Arts Exhibition, Chitra Kala Parished - Karnataka (1995).

CAMPS AND WORKSHOPS:
National Art Festival, artist camp at Gangtok (Sikhim) by L.K.A (2008),
Enameling workshop at College of Arts, Kolkatta (2008),
National Art Festival, artist camp at Kohima (Nagaland) by L.K.A (2007),
Pachmari national artist camp (2006),
Print making workshop at Edinburgh mela (2006),
Japanese wood block printing conducted by paulfurnux, Edinburgh printmakers. Scotland (2006),
National woman painters camp, DC school of management and technology, kerala (2005),
Southern Regional Painting Camp, L.K.A. collaboration with the Chitrangan Art Gallery, Visakhapatnam (2004),
Workshop in Printmaking conducted by Mr. Paul Coldwell at L.K.A.Chennai (2000),
All India Crafts & Folk Festival South Zone Cultural Centre, Chennai (1995).

WORKS IN COLLECTION:
Public and Private Collections in Austria, Japan, Korea, Dubai, Malaysia, USA, Canada, Thailand, Pakistan & India.

TRAVEL:
Traveled extensively in France, Italy, Spain, Scotland, England and India.