Prajakta Potins

Born 1980, India.


M.F.A. (Painting) Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai.
B.F.A. (Painting) Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumba.
Film Appreciation Course Film Television & Institute of India (FTII), National film archive India (NFAI) Law College Road, Pune.


2010   Sanskriti Award for Arts, Sanskriti Pratisthan

2003-2004     Inlaks fine arts award     

February 2001- February 2003     Scholarship for Young Artist, Human Resource development,
                                                     Department of Culture, Govt. of India


2011-12       'Indian Highway', in collaboration with the Serpentine Gallery, London and the Astrup   
                    Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo at MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome

2011               'Generation in Transition: New Art from India', Zacheta National Gallery of Art,  
                    Warszawa, Poland

2011                Indian Highway at Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, France

2010                Under the Banyan Tree – India Awakens, The Essl Museum of Contemporary Art,

2010              On the Road to the Next Milestone, part of the Exhibition 'Indian Highway', at Herning        
                      Museum of Contemporary Art (HEART), Herning, Denmark

2009 - 2010   Indian Highway, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.    


2011                Sculpture Park, India Art Summit, New Delhi by The Guild, Mumbai

2011                Art Dubai , Dubai by The Guild, Mumbai

2010       Art Paris +Guests, Paris by The Guild, Mumbai

2009               India Art Summit, New Delhi, India by The Guild, Mumbai

2009               ' ARCOmadrid', Spain by The Guild, Mumbai

2008               Dubai Art Fair by Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi

2007               Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey by The Guild, Mumbai

2007     Singapore Art Fair - 'Membranes and Margins - II', by The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai


2008    Porous Walls, at The Guild, Mumbai.
2008   “membranes and margins” Gallery em, Seoul, Korea.
2006    “Walls- in- between” venue Kitab Mahal, The Guild, Mumbai.  


2011                Excrescence, curated by Maya Kovskaya, The Guild, Mumbai

Shikaar : The Hunt , presented by India Foundation for Art (IFA) and Khoj at Select City Walk and Good Earth, New Delhi

Of Gods and Goddesses, Cinema, Cricket: The New Cultural Icons of India , Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai

2010       NINE: Her Magic Square, The Viewing Room, Mumbai

 A. SYCO, The Viewing Room, Mumbai

The Evolution of the Species , Institute of Contemporary Indian Art (ICIA), Mumbai

             Legacy: A-vanguard, curated by Girish Shahane, Gallery Threshold, New Delhi

                      Punctum II: A Critical Look at Landscape in South Asian Photography, curated by Arshia
              Lohandwala, Lakeeren, Mumbai

2009-10 Evidentia, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore

2009      Sez Who, a collaborative project on the special economic zones in and around Mumbai,
              Exprerimenter, Kolkata and Khoj Delhi.

              Sculpture, The Guild, Mumbai

             Living of the Grid , curated by Meera Menezes, Anant Art Centre, New Delhi

Recycled , Bose Pacia, Kolkata

Re-claim/ Re-cite/ Re- cycle , curated by Bhavna Kakar, Latitude 28, New Delhi.
The Landscape of Where, curated by Nancy Adajania, Gallery Mirchandani and   Steinruecke, Mumbai.

Multitudes, Goethe- Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore in collaboration with Zen Studio Gallery and

Home , Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi

Material Texts , Kashi Art Gallery, Kochi

2008               Everything 2008: 12 Artists from India, Willem Baars Projects, Amsterdam

Moscow to Mumbai , Eugene Gallery, Seoul

The Sakshi Show , Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai

2007                III/III – Here and Now: Young Voices from India, Grosvenor Vadehra, London

 Art concerns, online gallery

 soft spoken curated by Bose Krishnamachari , The Bombay art gallery, Mumbai.

reading paint’, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok.

some blind alleys,   Anant art gallery, New Delhi.

 here there now, curated by Brian Curtin, Gallery Soulflower, Bangkok.   

                       urban similes, curated by Shubhalaxmi, Project 88, Mumbai

Kala Ghoda Festival , by The Guild, Mumbai

2006               paper flute, The Espace gallery, Delhi

Myrrh, curated by Anupa Mehta and Geetu Hinduja, the Tao art gallery, Mumbai. 

2005               Anticipation, galerie mirchandani+steinruecke, Jehangir art gallery, Museum  

                       Gallery, Mumbai

Change of address , The Guild, Mumbai  

Khoj International artist workshop ,Mumbai .

2004               Bombay *17, curated by Bose Krishnamchari, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai and Kashi Art

                       Gallery, Cochin.

                       Generation, Saffron art and The Guild, Mumbai.  

2003               Studio Guild, The Guild, Mumbai.

Studio The Guild, The Guild, Mumbai.

2002                Heat, curated by Mrinal Kulkarni and Johny ML, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Words and Images’, curated by Girish Shahane and The Guild, Mumbai at the National Gallery of Art, Mumbai.  

2000               Stepping Out, The Guild, Mumbai


2010       I'm Not There: New Art from Asia, Edited by Cecilia Alemani., Published by The Gwangju
             Biennale Foundation


2009   Featured in Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory introduces over 500 of the best artists under
          thirty-three years of age from around the world,
Edited by Lauren Cornell, Massimiliano Gioni,   
          and Laura Hoptman and assembled by a worldwide team of curators,   writers, teachers, critics,
          and artists. Published by New Museum and Phaidon Press.

The artist lives and works in Mumbai.



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