2018 Curator and organizer of the artist led First Indian Ceramic Triennial- Breaking Ground. at Jawahar Kala kendra, Jaipur

2016 Curator of residency at Art Ichol: Exploration, Experimentation and Examination 7 artists from 7 countries, Ichol/Maihar, Madhya Pradesh, India

2014 Naori Eco- Art Festival, invited artist in residence, Naeri, South Korea.

2013 Wood Carving Symposium, The Singapore Sculpture Society, Fort Canning, Singapore

Artist-in-residence at FLICAM- Fule International Ceramic Museum, Fuping, Shaanxi, China

2012 Artist-in-residence at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2010 Artist- in-Residence Watershed Center of Ceramic Arts, Maine, US

2009 Artist-in-Residence Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry, India

2002Charles Wallace Scholarship work/study with Kate Malone, London, UK

1994 Assistant to William Daley, Haystack School of Crafts, Maine, USA

1993 Summer school with Val Cushing and Marilyn Lysohir, Alfred University, NY, USA.

1993 Masters in Fine Arts, Meadows School of the Arts, SMU (Peter Beasecker),       

1990 Assistant to Warren Mackenzie, Peters Valley, Layton, NJ. USA

1985 Golden Bridge Pottery with Ray Meeker and Deborah Smith, Pondicherry, India


Grants, Awards and lectures

2018 Between Myth and Ritual: Clay and its Many Forms in India, International Academy of Ceramics, Taipei, Taiwan

Artist Talk, Greenwich House Pottery

2016 Artist Talk at Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China

Lecture and workshop at San Diego State University

Talk at Ceramic View conference at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Lecture at Greenwich House Pottery, NYC, USA

Presentations at symposium, Exploration, Experimentation and Examination, Habitat Center, New Delhi, organized by Madhvi Subrahmanian

2015 Tradition and Transition lecture at Australian Triennial, Canberra, Australia

2014 Lecture: At the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale symposium

Lecture: Indian Contemporary Ceramics for Chawan international expo,        

Lecture: Ceramics and Community In the Indian Context, Post Museum, CCA, 

Gillman Barracks, Singapore

Lecture Traditions and Transitions, talk on ceramics in India from traditional to contemporary at the Asian Civilization Museum Singapore.

2013 Talk By Artists, Presentation at Gyeonggi International Ceramic biennale, Icheon, Korea

2013 Curator of Traditions Evolving: Golden Bridge Pottery and Indian Contemporary 

            Ceramics exhibition as part of Concurrent show in NCECA Houston, TX

2010 Merit Award, Shape/Space, Ngee Ann Foundation, Singapore

2005 Honorable Mention, Montgomery Center for the Arts, Montgomery, NJ, USA.

2003     Dissemination Grant, India Foundation for the arts, Bangalore, India

2002   Charles Wallace India Education Grant, British Council study grant, India.

2000    Arts Collaboration Grant, India foundation for the Arts, Bangalore, India.

2000    Studio Pottery Award, Cymroza Gallery, Mumbai, India.

1991-93   Algur H. Meadows Scholastic Award, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA

    Meadows Graduate Council Grants, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA

    Zelles Award, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA

    Margo Jones Award, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA

1992 The Assemblage Show Award for excellence in Art, Dallas Visual Art center, Dallas, TX, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Mapping Memory, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, India

Ode to the Unknown, India Heritage Centre, Singapore

2012 Absorbing Japan, Japan Creative Center, Singapore 

2011 <Connections>, Indigo Blue Art Gallery, Singapore (catalogue)

2010 Organic/Abstract, Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA, USA

2010 Organic/Abstract, Chemould Prescott Road Mumbai, India  (catalogue)          

2006 Madhvi Subrahmanian: Pods and Seeds, Anne Reid Gallery, Princeton, NJ. USA

2005 Distillations-Pam Farrell and Madhvi Subrahmanian Arts Council of Princeton, NJ, USA 

2003 Madhvi Subrahmanian: Ceramics 2003 Gallery Chemould, Mumbai, India (catalogue)

2001 Madhvi Subrahmanian: New work, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, India (catalogue)

2000 The pod and other containers Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, India

1999 A Vessel and a Container Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

1995 Mosaics Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, TX U.S.A

        East meets West, Carmichael Gallery, Museum of Art, Tyler, TX, and U.S.A.

1993 Masters of Fine Arts show, Meadows museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX U.S.A.


Selected Group Exhibitions


6 x 6, collaborative exhibition of Indian and Australian artists at Tai Hwa Pottery, Taipei, Taiwan

IAC members Thematic exhibition, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

IAC member  Exhibition, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Modus Operandi, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai

Special artist booth, supported by Chemould Prescott Road, India Art Fair, New Delhi

Breaking Ground, Indian Ceramic Triennale, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, Rajasthan


Mutable | Ceramic and Clay Art Since 1947, Piramal Art Foundation, Mumbai, India

From the Ocean to the Silver City, Australian High Commision, Singapore

Here Lie Dragons and Other Coded landscapes, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India


Cont(r)act Earth, Ceramic Biennale, Henan Museum, China

Tree of Life, Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines. 

Luminous, Gallery Nvya, New Delhi, India

Across the Table, Across the Land, NCECA, Kansas City.

Ceramic View: international exhibition at National Gallery Bangkok, Thailand


Chawan International Exhibition, Belgium (catalogue)

Unfolding Perspective, The Deck, Singapore

6 x 6, A collaborative show between 3 Indian and 3 Australian artists, Public Library, Australia Triennial, Canberra, Australia (catalogue)

Installation of  -An Artist Inspired Space, for Playeum at AAF Singapore.

SingaPlural : Celebrating Design, Singapore

Indo- Korean Center, Chennai, India

A collaborative installation -Raindrops with Playeum, Gillman Barracks, Singapore


India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

Singapore-Taiwan Shoe Box Sculpture, Singapore (catalogue)

Chawan International Exhibition, Singapore 2014 (catalogue)

Bridges, Stainless gallery, New Delhi, India (catalogue)

3rd Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia (catalogue)

8th Naori Eco- Art Festival, South Korea


India Ceramic Museum, FuLe International Ceramic Museum, Fuping, China

The Black Frame Project, Indigo Blue Art Gallery, Singapore (catalogue)

The Bucket Show Forum Art Gallery, Chennai, India (catalogue)

Traditions Evolving,  NCECA 2013 Houston TX, USA (catalogue)

4th ASNA triennial, Karachi, Pakistan


Erasing Borders, Indo American Arts Council, New York, USA


Evolution: Outdoor sculptures at Hotel Aman, New Delhi, India

Chairs, Apparao Gallery, Bangalore, India

Singapore Sculpture Society Exhibition, National Public Art library, Singapore

Outdoor sculpture Installation, Fort Canning, Singapore 


Shape/Space Sculpture competition, Ngee Ann Foundation, Singapore

From The Center, ceramic Center Vadodra, Gallery Art and Soul, Mumbai, India (catalogue)


French and Singapore, New Generation Artists, Alliance Francaise de Singapour, Singapore 


Woman on Woman: Lace, Fost Gallery, Singapore. (Catalogue)

Fusion III, Artmosaic Gallery, Singapore.

28 International Competition for Ceràmica L'Alcora, Spain.


Contemporary Indian ceramics, Lemongrasshopper gallery, Ahmedabad, India

New Jersey Annual Fine Arts Show, Noyes Art Museum, NJ, USA

Feats of Clay, Lincoln Arts Center, Lincoln, California, USA.

RVCC Then and Now; Raritan Valley community College, NJ, USA

East meets West; Seoul, South Korea. 


Princeton Arts Council Faculty Show, Princeton, NJ, USA

Princeton Artist Alliance and Preservation; D and R Greenway, Princeton, NJ, USA 

In Diaspora: New Jersey artist of Indo-Pak heritage, Montgomery Center for the Arts, NJ, USA

 Contemporary Indo-American Art, Indian Consulate, New York, NY, USA

Princeton Dog Walk: House Guardian, 51 Dogs done by different artists shown in various locations in Princeton, NJ, USA

Keramik Ist, Fabrik Art, Kirchberg, Switzerland


Family Matters, national juried show, Baltimore Clayworks, MD, USA

Montgomery Center for the Arts, Montgomery, NJ, USA

Ellarlie Open XXIII, Trenton Art Museum, Trenton, NJ, USA 


Ideas and Images, National Gallery Of Modern Art, Mumbai, India 

Peace and Harmony, International show at The Habitat Center, New Delhi, India.


Rain,  Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India (magazine)


Harmony, Nehru center, Mumbai, India


Water, Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

Shared Memories, The Art Club, Olive, Mumbai, India


The Sixth Taiwan Golden Ceramic Awards Show, Taipei, Taiwan (catalogue)

Mumbai Potter’s Tea Party, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India (catalogue)

Studio Pottery, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

 Richard’s Feast, Palmer Lake, Colorado, USA


Sehweisen, S.E. Gallery, Darmstadt, Germany


Holiday Showcase, at Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, U.S.A.

Dinner Works, Louisville Art Association, Louisville, KY, U.S.A. 

Scissor, Paper, Rock- Kay Rosen, Helen Altman and Madhvi Subrahmanian, Barry 

Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA


Alumni Art Exhibit, Raritan Valley Community College, NJ, U.S.A.

National Teapot Show II, Cedar Creek Gallery, NC, U.S.A.

MFA-grads Show, Farrell Collection, D.C; U.S.A. 

Object and Image, Eastfield College Gallery, TX, USA.

New Ceramics, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.

Casseroles, Cookie Jars, and Covered Containers, Farrell Collec; D.C;USA             

8 Differing Opinions, Fort Burgwin Research Center, Taos, NM, U.S.A.

The Assemblage Excellence in Art, D’art Visual Art Center, Dallas, U.S.A.

The Clay cup, Abington Art Center, PA. U.S.A. 

The 15*15*15 Compact competition, LSU, Baton Rouge, USA.


Vorteman Show, UNT, Denton, TX, USA


11TH Annual Juried Show, at the Monmouth Museum, NJ, USA.


Large Scale / Public Art Installations:


Bellyhives, Dhoby Ghaut Green , Singapore

Light Festival,  National Parks, Singapore


Art Ichol, sculpture garden, Ichol, Madhya Pradesh, India


St Regis Hotel, Maldives, Wall installations in 18 villas

Cocoon and Tree houses at Villa Shanti, Ubud, Bali


Ahead,  installation part of Drive Public art project at Gillman Barracks 

Threesome, a sculptural bench Dhoby Ghaut, Singapore, Singapore Furniture Ass


India Ceramic Museum, Fule international Ceramic Museum, Fuping, China


Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan

JSW Foundation, Karnataka, India


Mumbai Airport Authority, Domestic Terminal


Public art-contemporary ceramics in collaboration- temporary interactive installation consisted of 4 large rotational columns set on the pavement outside the National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, India.


Abhimanyu’s Chakravayu: temporary interactive installation, collaborative work in mixed media foyer of Meadows Museum Of the Arts-Dallas, TX, USA.


Selected Publications:


Film on the residency curated by Madhvi Subrahmanian:

Cover of Art India Magazine, volume XIX issue IV Quarter IV 2015

Figures of Thoughts, Objects of Experience by Priya Maholay Jaradi, Art India Magazine, 2015

Paper Clay Art and Practice  by Rosette Gault Univ of Penn press, PA USA 2013

Revista Ceramica: Madhvi Subrahmanian: La Nueva ceramic de la India, Antonio Vivas issue 126 ,2012,  pg 85 (international)

Ceramics Art and Perception: Visible Roads Invisible Bridges, Issue 83, 2011(International)

Ne, Ceramics: A Homecoming Residency, September/October 2010 (Int/Germany)

Art India, The Next Journey, review by Sharbani Dasgupta, June 2010 (Int/India)

Contemporary Ceramics by Cooper Emmanuel. Published by Thames and Hudson, 2009

Smoke Firing-Contemporary Artists and Approaches, Jane Perryman, published by A&C Black, England 2009

Revista Ceramica, Khumbharwada No. 96 2005 (Madrid, Spain)

Ceramic Review, Jan 04 (International/England)

International Gallerie, July‘03 (International/India)

Ceramics Monthly, Sept.’99 (International/USA)

The Art News Magazine of India, Apr ‘99-June ’99, (Int/India)

Darmstadter-Echo “Die signatur im Dickicht”, (Darmstadt, Germany)

The Met, “Bowled Over”, Nov ‘95 (Dallas, Texas)

Tyler museum of Art Magazine, Aug’95 (Tyler, Texas)

The Dallas Morning News, Sept ‘94, (Dallas, Texas)

The D-magazine, Apr’93 (Dallas, Texas)


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