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Professional Artists
Archana Sonti

Born :

  • 1975

 

Education :

  • 1998-2000 : MFA, University Gold Medal in Painting, S. N. School, Golden Threshold, Hyderabad Central University, (H.C.U.)
  • 1999 : UGC, NET Visual Arts
  • 1991-1996 : BFA, JNTU, Hyderabad

 

Exhibitions :

  • 2011 : Virtual Gallery, online show
  • 2008 : 'In-Transit', Alankritha Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2006 : 'Thinking Lanes', Alankritha Art Gallery, Hyderabad

 

Group Shows :

  • 2012 : Renaissance Gallerie, Bangalore
  • 2011 : Hyderabad Central University on the occasion of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Memorial Lecture
  • 2009 : 'Struggle Within', Altered Esthetics Gallery, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
  • 2008 : 'Pairs', Point of View Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2007 : 'Nine Women Artists of Hyderabad', Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2007 : 'Drawing Show', Lakshana Art Gallery, Chennai
  • 2006 : 'Sands of Color', Andhra Pradesh Artist's, Art n Soul Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2006 : Exhibition of "Drawings" Lakshana Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2005 : 'Urban Metaphors', exhibition of paintings at ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2005 : 'Art for Tsunami', Show at Hotel Grand Kakatiya, Hyderabad
  • 2004 : 'So far, So Good' exhibition of Installations and Conceptual Art, ICCR, Hyderabad sponsored by Department of Culture, Government of A. P.
  • 1999 - 2004 : A. P. State Level Exhibition, Pottisriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
  • 1999 : WWF sponsored show, Hyderabad
  • 1997 : 50th Year Celebrations of Indian Independence, AIFACS, Hyderabad
  • 1997 : 'Blooming Six' sponsored by Guntur Kalapeetam, Guntur, A. P.
  • 1996 : JNTU Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 1994 : Annual Exhibition JNTU, Hyderabad

 

Scholarships :

  • 1998 - 2000 : For Higher Education from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad

 

Others :

    Professional Profile :

  • 2012 : "Eevaaram" Weekly Telugu magazine, Artist's feature
  • 2010 : "Andhra Jyothi" Telugu Sunday Magazine,
  • 2009 : "City Pages"- Sep Minneapolis USA - http://www.citypages.com/events/the-struggle-within-1039533/
  • 2006 : "Art n Deal", National Magazine (Vol. 5, No. 2, Issue No. 21), Review Title - "In an intimate conversation with god - Archana Sonti"
  • 2006 : "Channel 6" The twin cities magazine (Vol. 16, Issue No. 10), Hyderabad Interview Title -"Thinking Lanes"
  • 2006 : D. C. Nellore
  • 2004 : Andhra Bhoomi , Interview - "Chakkani Chitrala Archana", Hyderabad
  • 2004 : Eenadu
  • "Deccan Chronicle" The daily news paper Title - "She talks art through poetry"
  • "Indian Express", Express features Title - "A Search in the memory lanes"
  • "The Hindu", Metro Plus Title - "Archana Sonti's miniatures have a Spartan feel", Artist's Monologue
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    Studio Experience :

  • 2000 : Kanoria Centre for arts Ahmedabad, Painting Studio
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    Slide Presentations :

  • 2005 : Potti Sri Ramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad
  • 2003 : Daira Centre for Arts and Culture, BanjaraHills, Hyderabad

 

Workshops :

  • 2010 : Art camp "Bathukamma", State Art Gallery, Madhapur, Hyderabad
  • 2006 : "Art for a cause", 'Phoenix from the ashes', Art camp by CAP Foundation, Hyderabad
  • 2006 : "Varna Vinyasa" Painting Workshop at Tirupati, A. P.
  • 2005 : "Artistic Development Programme" by ADP Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad
  • 2003 : "A Walk of Art" Studio Installation show/workshop at Daira Centre for Arts & Culture, Hyderabad
  • 2004 : Art Printmaking Workshop, Daira Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2004 : Painting workshop at Hyderabad Central University, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
  • 2000 : Painting workshop conducted by Artist Prabhakar Kolte, Hyderabad
  • 1999 : Jaipur Fresco camp conducted by artist Laxma Goud, Hyderabad
  • 1998 : Graphic workshop conducted by Prof. Rini Dhumal, Hyderabad
  • 1998 : Graphic workshop conducted by London-based artist Toni Martina, Hyderabad
  • 1996 : Lino etching workshop conducted by Printmaker Prakash Wadkar, Hyderabad

 

Collections :

  • Shri. Laxmagoud (Senior Artist India)
  • Shri. Jagdishmittal (Senior Art Collector n Art Historian)
  • Gallery Espace, New Delhi
  • HCU Gachibowli, Hyderabad
  • Bodh Tree Consultants, Hyderabad
  • CDR Hospitals Hyderabad
  • Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
  • Amita Talwar (Film maker and Channel 6 Magazine Director)
  • Avani Rao (Art Critic)
  • Revathi (Film Actress)
  • Other private collections in India and Abroad

 

  • Homage to Painted Fire - I, Painting by Archana Sonti
  • Homage to Painted Fire - II, Painting by Archana Sonti
  • Untitled - I, Painting by Archana Sonti
  • Untitled - II, Painting by Archana Sonti