Viveek Sharma, Indian Painter|
Viveek Sharma is an Indian Painter whose work is highly praised by both private and corporate art collectors in India and around the world. He is recognized for his large-sized photorealistic renderings.
(Last Updated on : 05-11-2019)
Viveek Sharma is an Indian Painter
who is considered as the Painter of Metaphors. The painting of Viveek Sharma reaches an element of drama that are heightened by his use of colour and a deep understanding of light and shadow. The persona of the artist appears in several of his compositions. He has held several solo shows and been part of numerous group exhibitions of national and international stature held in some of the leading countries around the world.
Early Life of Viveek Sharma
Viveek Sharma was born in Mumbai
in 1968. He lives and works in Mumbai. He graduated in Fine Arts
, specializing in Painting
, from Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai in 1994.
Specialization of Viveek Sharma
Viveek Sharma has been specializing in painting large size photorealist pictures since 2005. His works accentuates the detailing of material like skin, sky, grass, fabric, stone or metal. The subject matter of his paintings are about humanity in different shades, such as; relationships, shared spaces, everyday life and mundane happenings.
Solo Exhibitions by Viveek Sharma
Some of his Solo Exhibitions are as follows:
"Urban Legacies" at The Leela Art Gallery, Mumbai (1997)
"New Form of surrealistic Expression" at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2006)
"Gestalt Images of Metaphors and Abstractions" at Viart Gallery, New Delhi (2008)
"Dialectical Nexus" at Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi (2010)
"My City_ My Dreams_!" at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai by RPG (2010)
"Introspective Metaphors" at Galerie Beck and Eggeling, Dusseldorf, Germany (2010)
"Reflections - Andy Pop Recreated: A Tribute" at The Viewing Room, Mumbai (2012)
"Metaphor, Mysticism and Mumbai" at Castle of Worb, Worb, Switzerland (2015)
"Acts of Faith" - Ville dAmboise, by Louise Marx and Martine Le Coz, Amboise, France (2016)
"Silence, Please" at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai by RPG and Gallery Beyond, Mumbai (2017)
"Equilibrium" at Indian High Commission, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2017)
"The Quest" at NYB Gallery, Seattle, USA (2019)
Selected Exhibitions by Viveek Sharma
Some of his Selected Exhibitions are as follows:
Harmony Show, Mumbai (2006)
Monsoon Show, Gallery Art and Soul, Mumbai (2006)
Gallery Romain Rolland Alliance Francaise de New Delhi (2006)
Generation Next, Akriti Art Gallery, Kolkata (2007)
Harmony Show, Mumbai (2007)
Kaleidoscope, Kitab Mahal, Mumbai (2007)
Independent India, Ati Art Gallery, New Delhi (2007)
Popular Reality, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi Shifting Focus, Visual Art Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi (2008)
Indian Style, Beck and Eggeling, Dusseldorf (2009)
Two man show titled "Indias Reflections", Fabian Claude Walter gallery, Zurich (2011)
Two men Show, Bilder aus Indien in der Galerie Weise- Germany, Chemnitz (2014)
"Sparsha" Kunstmuseum Bochum (2014)
"The Indian Collection", Weise Galerie and Kunsthandel, Chemnitz, Germany (2015)
"Indian Art Fair", Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi (2015), (2016), (2017)
"Eternity", Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi (2017)
Art Fairs by Viveek Sharma
Viveek Sharma has been participating in the Indian Art Summit every year since 2008. Apart from the Indian Art Summit, he also participated in various Art Fairs. Some of his Art Fairs are as follows:
Kunst, Zurich (2008)
Arte Fiera Bologna (2009)
Art Basel - Honkong (2010)
Scope Basel Zurich (2011)
Residencies and Awards by Viveek Sharma
Some of the prestigious residencies and awards received by Viveek Sharma are as follows:
Maharashtra State Award for Artistic Excellence (1994), (2004)
Artist in Residence in Chemnitz, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany (2009)
Artist in Residence in Klosters, Fabian and Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich (2010)
Artist in Residence in Berlin, Germany (2011)
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