Gireesh G.V

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Lives and works in New Delhi. DOB: 1970, Trivandrum, Kerala

Educational Qualifications:

1993-1995: Master of Fine Arts (Painting), SN School of Fine Arts and Performing arts, Central University of Hyderabad.
1989-1993: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), College of Fine Arts, University of Kerala.

Show Participations:

2014: group show at Open Palm Court Gallery, IHC, New Delhi.
2013: ” Thekkan Kattu” group show at Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2013: part of the show ” Emerging, Submerging” Curated photography show at Art Konsolt, New Delhi
2013: ‘women in religious rituals’ at Art Konsolt gallery, New Delhi.
2012, 13: ‘Small is Big” titled group show, Darbar hall, Kochi, Kerala
2012: AIFACS group show, New Delhi
2012: ‘still life’ group travelling show at Tasveer Arts Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkotta, New Delhi
2012: United Art Fair India, Pragathi Maithan, New Delhi
2012: group show at Gallery ‘G’ Bangalore
2010: Six members group show on “26/11” at ALTBL Art Collective, Bangalore.
2010: A group show titled “ Who has seen Gandhi? Curated by Rahul Battacharya at Gallery Tangerine art space in Bangalore.
2010: Two men show “ Tamed by culture Resisted by images” in OED art gallery, Kochi, Kerala.
2009: Five members group show in Travancore Gallery in New Delhi.
2006: Participated in fund raising group show by Smt. Maneka Gandhi in New Delhi
2005 to 2012: annual show by Photojournalist’s association of Bangalore
2003: Participated in a group photography show in Habitat Center, New Delhi.
1996: Solo Show, Durbar Hall, Lalita Kala Academy, Ernakulam, Kerala
1996: Solo Show, in Sopanam Art gallery, Kollam, Kerala
1995: Participated in “ART95” New York
1995: Bangalore Kala Mela by Madras Regional Centre, Bangalore.
1995: at Mahae by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy
1994: 2nd Biennale of drawing s titled ‘SOLIDS’ at Chandigarh.
1993,94,95, 2008: at Contemporary Art Gallery, Cochin by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy
1993: Two men show in Alliance Franchisee in Trivandrum
1992: Group show in Trivandrum Museum Gallery
1992: Regional Art Exhibition, Madras
1990-91: at Museum grounds, Trivandrum
1991: at V J T Hall Trivandrum
1990: at College of Fine Arts Gallery, Trivandrum

Photography Projects:

2016: Collaborative photography work with artist Vivan Sundaram on his latest works titled “Terraoptics” first showcased during 3rd Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016
2016: Principal photographer and Photo Editor for a coffee table book on “CSR projects in India by Outlook Group, titled “ the India Drive”
2012: Cinematography for a documentary on Street Children, funded by Chethna, New Delhi.
2010: a coffee table book project- on Bodhgaya –“ Awakenings in Bodhgaya”
2008: Coffee table book for Microsoft India“ 10 years of MSIDC in India”
2008: photo essay based on a woman oracle in Kerala.
2008: Consultant photo editor and photographer with a publishing company for their coffee table books division
2002-03: A feature on Bangladeshi immigrants in New Delhi. This project was carried in collaboration with World Press Photo organization.

Work Experience:

Since 2008 freelance artist- and contributing photographer to Forbes India, Mint, Hindustan Times, Associated Press, INC India, Business World, Business Standard, Indian Express, Outlook Business, and few more
2004 – 2008: Senior Photographer, India Today News Magazine
1999 – 2004: Photographer for Outlook News Magazine , on assignments for Outlook Traveller, Outlook Money and other group publications.
1997 – 1999: Photographer for Life Positive New Age Magazine, New Delhi
1996: Lecturer in Fine Arts, Department of Architecture, TKM Collegeof Engineering, Kollam, Kerala.


2011-12: Senior fellowship from Ministry of Culture for practicing artists.
2009-10: Third ranking in Black & White online rating at
1997: awarded fellowship for artists from ministry of Human Resource, New Delhi.
Collections: In KTDC Kerala Tourism Indira Gandhi Memorial Library, Hyderabad
Central University Private collections in Switzerland, Tokyo, New York, New Delhi, Bangalore and Kerala

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