Zakkir Hussain

Born on 1970 in Kerala, India.

Lives and works in Kochi, Kerala, India.


1994- B.F.A Painting from College of fine arts, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

1997- M.F.A Graphics M.S.U, Baroda, Gujarat, India

Solo Exhibitions

2012- Zero Tolerance,Vadehra Art Gallery New Delhi

2010- 103 0C Yellow Fever and other works

           Gallery Ske Bangalore, India

2009- Baggage Burden/Comfort

           ARCO- Madrid, Spain

2008- Krinzinger Project

           Gallery Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

           Return of the Unholy

           Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India

2007- Emerging From the Womb of a Scapegoat

           Kaashi Art Gallery, Kochi, India

2003- Recent works- Curated by Kathleen Wyma, University of British

           Colombia, Canada

           At Dravida Art and Performance Gallery, Kochi, India

           Open Studio- Two month residency and solo show at Navarathna

           Apartment, Bangalore, India (Sponsored by Swiss and Bangalore

           artist’s group)

2000- Paintings, drawings and prints- Darbar Hall Art Center, Kochi,


           (Sponsored by Kerala Lalithkala Academy)

1999- Threatening Existence

           Zen studio gallery, Alleppy, India

1997- Fragments from the Devastated Land

           Dravida Art Gallery, Kochi, India

Group Exhibitions

2012-Indian Art Summit,Represented By Vadehra Art Gallery,New Delhi

2012-Art Summit Chennai,Represented By Gallery OED,Kochi

2011- Art Summit Chennai

           Chennai, India

2008- Recent works- Gallery Ske Bangalore, India

           Ananya- An Overview of Contemporary Art, BCAH, New Delhi,


           Venice and Kassel interlude- The Guild Gallery, Mumbai, India

           Ten light years- Kaashi Art Gallery, Kochi, India

2007- Reading Paint- Gallery Soul Flower, Bangalore, India

           Meandering Membrance- A Contemporary

           Indian art show- Empire and Shrine art gallery, Kolkata, India

2006- Shadow lines, Curated by Vidhya Shivdas,

           Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India

           New Voices- Guild Art Gallery, New York, USA

           Compensation for What We Have Lost

           Curated by Johnny ML, Travancore House, New Delhi, India

           Digressing Domains- Curated by Sushma Bahl Neethanjali Art

           Gallery, New Delhi, India

           Open Eyed Dreams- Auto Hanger, Mumbai, India

           Soft and Sharp- Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2005- Change of Address- Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

           Double Enders- Conceptualized by Krishna Machari Bose-

           Mumbai, Kochi, Bangalore and New Delhi.

2002- Lalithkala Academy regional shows at Pondicherry, India and Chennai, India.

Residencies and Workshops

2007- Venice and Kassel (Sponsored by Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai,


2006- Oberoi camp- Gallery Beyond and

           Oberoi Hotels, Mumbai, India

2005- Graphics Camp- National Lalithkala Academy at Vishakapattanam

           University, Andhra Pradesh

2003- Camp at S. K. Pottakad Cultural Center, Calicut, Kerala, India

           Camp- Kudi, Malappuram, Kerala

2000- Camp- Organized by Zen Studio, Alleppy, India

1999- The poet, Kumaranasan Memorial Camp at Anchuthengu, Kerala,


           Artist against communalism, Camp at Wagamon, Kerala, India

           National artist’s camp- Organized by Kerala Lalithkala Academy,

           Munnar, Kerala, India

1998- Kerala Lalithkala Academy- State Camp, Thrissur, Kerala, India

1997- Graphic workshop organized by Udayan Care at Department

           of Graphics M.S.U Baroda, Gujarat, India


2000- Kerala Lalithkala Academy


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