Uday Shanbhag

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Uday Shanbhag

Born in Sirsi, Karnataka, India in 1972 Lives & works in Mumbai.


1999-2001 De ateliers, Amsterdam

1998 Post diploma in creative painting Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.U., Baroda.

1996 Diploma in painting Ken School of Arts, Bangalore.

1991 Diploma in Electrical Engineering Sirsi.


2011 BACK TO THE ROOTS Allianace Francaise de Bangaolre.

2009 MIND THE GAPE Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

2006 GREAT INDIAN ROPE MAGIC De Netherlandsche Bank, Amsterdam.

2003 DEPORTATION GLASS paintings Gallery Schroder, The Hauge.

2002 RECENT WORKS Reinier van Ewijk Projects, Amsterdam.

2001 INBETWEEN De Ateliers, Amsterdam.


2000 RECENT WORKS Gallery F.I.A., Amsterdam


2020 Bolero an International art project on the move, Manifesta 13, Marseille, France.

2017 Eos Gallery,, 38 Cheiden, Victoria Square, Athens, documenta 14.

2015 THE SELFIE SHOW | MONA Photography,An Art Exhibition of Self-Portraits Museum of New Art. Michigan

2015 BOLERO - an international art project on the move,TORUN, Balibaba Sokak,

2015 BORDERS & DISORDERS Art warning the world (video), Venice Art House Gallery, Avant le Biennale de Venise, Venice.

2014 32nd International Symposium of Contemporary Art of Baie-Saint-Paul (Québec).

2014 And I laid traps for troubadours Clark House Initiative, Bombay.

2013 Small is Big Darbar Hall Cochin.

2012 SPOT ON Art in Redlight, De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam.

2012 BOLERO an international art project on the move, Part of MANIFESTA 9 Parallel Events TVL café / bibliotheek, Stadsplein 3, Genk (Belgium).

2012 How to milk the Holy cow Kamdhenu Stores, Andheri.>Project > Land (of) mine, ArtO2- Breathing Art Works, Mumbai.

2012 BOLERO an international art project on the move, Galerie RIVELLI 798, 798 Artzone, Jiuxianqiao

2012 P(RE)PELLERS Art Chennai.

2011 FlowCut 1 StidioX MUMBAI.

2010 the fluid city ArtO2- Breathing Art Works, Mumbai.

2010 iamumbai ArtO2- Breathing Art Works, Mumbai.

2009 (en)counters Outside in, ArtO2- Breathing Art Works,The Viewing Room Gallery, Mumbai.

2009 (en)counters – talking sites ArtO2- Breathing Art Works, Mumbai

2009 SEZ WHO? Experimenter Kolkata

2008 THE SAKSHI SHOW Kerala Lalith Kala Academy,Cochin.

2007 OPEN ATELIERS OUD - WEST Serieuze Zaken Studioos/ Gallery Robert Malasch, Amsterdam.

2006 INDENTITY De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam.


2005 ART IN REDLIGHT De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam.

2005 FLESH TINT:DIALOGUES IN PAINTING 2 De Overslag, Eindhoven.

2004 Reinier van Ewijk Projects Amsterdam.

2004 Galley Schroder, The Hauge.

2003 LOST TERITORIES Gallery Schroder, The Hauge.

2002 HEALING ART OF ART Reinier van Ewijk Projects, Amsterdam.

2002 NO ID Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai.

2002 SOLD THE FINEST ART SHOW, Christie`s Amsterdam.

2002 EARLY WORKS D e ateliers, Amsterdam.

2002 ART FORM BERLIN (Reinier van Ewijk Projects).

2002 BASIC-INPUT-OUTPUT-SYSTEM, VACANCY BE TIED DOWN Reinier van Ewijk Projects,Amsterdam.

2002 UNST RAI - AMSTERDAM (Galley Schroder, The Hauge).

2001 THE INCREDIBLY SHINKING ART SHOW Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam.

2001 PLEASED TO MEET YOU, HOPE YOU GET MY NAME Gallery Single 74, Amsterdam.

2001 KUNST RAI - AMSTERDAM (Gallery Single 74).

2001 BOLLYWOOD HAS ARRIVED PTA Terminal, Amsterdam.

2001 ARTHOTEEK Belmer.

2000 ELLY AND THE MICROWAVE De Ateliers, Amsterdam.

1999 SPRING Gallery F.I.A., Amsterdam.

1998 Faculty of Fine Arts M.S.University, Baroda.

1996 Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore.

Articles / Catalogues (Selection)

2010 The Skoda Awards, New Delhi.

2009 Sez Who?, Experimenter, Kolkata.

2007 Catalouge ‘De Netherlandsche Bank Art Collection’, De Netherlandsche Bank Amsterdam.

2006 Catalouge ‘Identity’, De Oud Kerk, Amsredam.

2006 Identifying with Art, Entertainment, 13-10-2006.

2005 Catalouge ‘ART IN REDLIGHT’, Art in Redlight , Amsterdam.

2005 Jecintha Vetter, Dominic van den Boogard, catalouge ‘Dialogues in Painting’, 2005, De Overslag, Eindhoven.

2004 Dominic van den Boogard, Catalouge ‘Blue Tuesdays De ateliers 1963-2003’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam.

2003 EB at ART-NL MORENRN KUNST EN DESIGN, Februari/Maart 2003.

2002 Dominic van den Boogard, Catalouge ‘Early Works, De Ateliers 1998-2002’, De Ateliers, Amsterdam.

2002 Catalouge ‘SOLD’ THE FINEST ART SHOW, Christie`s Amsterdam.

2002 Catolouge ' A Collection', Selected works from the collection of ABN AMRO Bank, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.


The Museum of Contemporary Art of Baie-Saint-Paul (Quebec)

ABN AMRO Kunststichting

De Nederlandsche Bank

Private collections in India, The Netherlands, Canada, USA.

Awards / Grants / Scholarships

1999-2002 Dutch ministry of Science & Culture, The Netherlands

2000 Junier Fellowship 1999, (Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government. of India)

1999 Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad

1997-98 Karnataka Lalithkala Academy, Bengaluru

1997 Arnavaz Vasudev Scholarship



Dominic van den Boogard. For the catalogue “Early Works” De Ateliers 1998 - 2002. Shanbhag’s paintings and sculptures form a challenging hybrid of different artistic styles and cultures.

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For any queries please contact me by email at ukshanbhag@gmail.com