Alex Mathew was born in
Trivandrum, Kerala. Studied art in Institutions like College of Fine
Arts, Trivandrum (1975-81), Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda (1982-84), Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste(1986-87).
The Exhibitions participated (selected) include ‘Seven Young
Sculptors’, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi(1985) organized by Kasauli
Arts Centre,, ’Questions and Dialogues’ Faculty of Fine Arts (1986)
organized by Radical Sculptors and Painters Association, ’Alekhya Darshan’, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva(1987), ’Timeless Art’
Sesquicentennial show by Times of India (1988), Exhibition of
Sculptures and Drawings, Venkatappa Gallery (with N.Pushpamala)
(1989) also ”Songs of Dark Times ’CMC’ Gallery, New Delhi(1991), Two
person show in Gallery Chemould (1992).
Solo show of Sculptures and Drawings, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai
(1993), ’100 years of Contemporary Indian Art’, NGMA, New Delhi
(1994) Curated by Geeta Kapoor, ’Edge of the Century’ Art Today’,
New Delhi (1999), ’Exile and longing ’Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai
(2000),’Engendering Women’ Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai (2001), Group
show with N.N,Rimzon, Justin Ponmany at Bombay Art Gallery (2005),
Solo Show at Kashi Art Gallery (2005) ’Double Enders’ at Mumbai,
Delhi, Bangalore & Cochin (2005) Curated by Krishnamachari Bose,
’Paper Flute’ Group Show, Gallery Espace’, New Delhi (2006).
‘HumanFigure’ Gallery Threshold, New Delhi (2006) ’Representations’
Triva contemporary, Trivandrum(2007),
‘After-Images’ Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda (2007) ’Limited Edition’
Gallery Threshold, New Delhi (2007) ’workshop’, India Fine Arts,
Mumbai (2007), Group Show, Gallery88 Kolkata (2007). ’Ten light
years’ Group show, Kashi art gallery 10th anniversary
show, Kochi (2007).
Selected workshops and camps include Kasauli Art Centre Camp (1984,
1988), International artists Camp ’KHOJ, at Modinagar, New Delhi,
’AOM project by SAHMAT (2001), International artists Camp in Kosovo
organized by UN (2005).
Also worked on a large concrete mural along with Asokan Poduval at
IPCL, Baroda (1985-6), Executed commission Works for Jyothi Ltd,
Baroda (1993,1995), Monumental Sculpture at Shakatan Thampuran
Taught at Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda (1993-99),
RLV College, MG University, Kerala (2000-02), Presently working as
a Reader in S.N. School of Performing Arts, Fine Arts &
Communication; Central University of Hyderabad.
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