Shreyas Karle- Biography
b. 1981 Bombay, India / Lives and works in Bombay, India
Shreyas Karle has completed his Diploma in Painting from L.S.Raheja School of Art, Mumbai, India in 2002 and his Post Diploma from M.S.University, Baroda, India in 2008. He was commissioned a project for the Aichi Triennial 2016 in Japan and was part of the NGMA show titled- ‘Come-in’ (Interior Design as a Contemporary Art medium), Germany in 2016. In 2015 he was invited to participate in the New Museum Triennial, ‘Surround Audience’ in New York, USA and was part of the ‘First Look: Collecting Contemporary’ at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA the same year. He was also part of ‘The Doorstep’ a group show at Jhaveri Contemporary curated by Gyan Panchal, Mumbai, India in 2015. He was assigned a new commission for the Changwon Biennial, South Korea, ‘Shade of the moon’ in 2014 . He was part of the first edition of Kochi- Muziris Biennial, India in the year 2012 and was on a project- ‘Commercial Break’, curated by Neville Wakefield for the 54th Venice Biennial, Italy. He has been invited as a visiting faculty at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan, USA in 2017 and for Kyoto University of Art and Design Graduate School as a Guest Lecturer in 2018. He has been a resident artist at Gasworks, London in 2013, Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland in 2012 and the Montalvo Arts Center, California, USA in 2010. He has been awarded the FICA artist award for emerging artist in 2009,Bodhi award in 2008 and the Nasreen Mohamedi scholarship from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, India in 2005. Shreyas Karle has also been the Director of Sandarbh – a site-specific artist initiative in India. He is the co-director of CONA Foundation & KATCONA Design Cell- a project space in North-Mumbai with co-artist Hemali Bhuta.