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Sujata Tibrewala

Born 1975, Jaipur, India
Lives and works, Cupertino, CA
Sujata Tibrewala, a self taught artist, was trained as a postgraduate electrical engineer and has been exhibiting her art at various prestigious venues around the world since 2008. She uses her quest of knowledge to research the subjects close to her heart and expresses them through her piercing paintings.

She has had successful solos at venues including University of Illinois, Chicago, Lalit Kalal Academy, New Delhi, and Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. Sujata has also served as docent and adult art education advisor at Brooks’s Museum, and her paintings have been published in cover pages of "Broad: A social and feminine justice magazine".

Sujata has won many awards right from her school days, such as Creative Artists Society, Prasar Yagna: The Advertising Club and The ART Slant, New York. Her art has got rave reviews in many leading dailys of India and USA including ST Louis Beacon, Alive St Louis, Everything is art, Lakeview Patch North Central Chicago, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, Deccan herald, The Pioneer, Punjab Kesari, Bangalore Mirror, and Rajasthan Patrika. Her art reviews and interviews have appeared on DD national, P7 news, BNN, Tv9 and I have a Voice. Presently, Sujata resides in the Chicago, IL area , is showing at Life Force arts, and is a member of the Naperville Art League, Art Encounter and Woman Made Gallery, Chicago.

Solo Exhibitions

02/13 The his-story of Women, University of Illionois, Chicago, USA
6/11 Zara Hizaab Uthao: The his-story of Women, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India
9/09 Pratibimba: Mera Saya, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur, India
5/09 Pratibimba: Reflections 2, Two Person Show, Renaissance Art Gallery, BLR, India 12/08 Pratibimba: The Reflections, Curated By Oxford Book House, Leela Galleria, Bangalore, India

Selected Group Exhibitions

07/14 Parallax , Chelsea, London
09/14 Raw San Jose, CA
12/12 Delhi International Film Festival, New Delhi, India,
9/12 “Recycling + Art=Creative Fashions”, Urban Art Retreat Fundraiser, Chicago, IL,
9/12 “Ancestors”, Life Force Arts, Chicago, IL ,
8/12 “Art al Fresco”, Art Fair, Oak Park, IL,
8/12 “Art Dans La Rue”, Art Fair, Oak Park, IL,
7/12 “They all Laughed”, Naperville Art League, Naperville, IL,
6/12 “Beyond Landscape”, Marion Community Foundation, Novato, CA
2012 Traveling Exhibit 4th Contemporary Miniature Format of INTERNATIONAL “MASK EXHIBITION”, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, Bhopal, Dehradun, India,
5/12 Collector’s Choice, Artist Guild, ST Louis, MO,
1/12 Featured artist, Gateway Gallery, St Louis, MO,
1/12 "Celebrate and recognize", Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO
3/12 Art Info Together, Jawahar Kala Kendra, New Delhi, India
2/12 MySLART.org and Gallery at Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO
2012 "Art Fest" fund raiser for Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfield, MO
1/12 MySLART.org and Gallery at Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO
12/11 MySLART.org and Gallery at Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO
11/12 MySLART.org and Gallery at Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO
10/11 MySLART.org and Gallery at Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO
2011 “Among Friends”, Members Artists, St. Louis Artist's Guild, St. Louis, MO

Gallery Affiliations

Raw San Jose, Life Force Arts, Regional Commission for Arts, St Louis, MO Mindworks Gallery, Chesterfield, MO Artconcoction.com, London, Pune, Worldwide Fine Art America.com, Worldwide Naperville Art League, Naperville, IL, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Awards/Honors/Recognition

2012 Showcases at Delhi, International Film Festival, New Delhi, India
2010 Showcased at pan IIT alumni conference New Delhi, India
2010 Video Feature on Vibhutipura Lake , Lost Lakes of Bangalore, India
2009 Showcase Winner, ART Slant New York, NY
1991 3rd Prize , Creative Artist Society Jaipur, India
1990 3rd Prize, Card Designing, The Advertising Club Jaipur, Prasar Yagna, India
1988 Featured on Cover of “Balhans” a leading Children’s magazine, India

Selected Workshops/Art Camps
2014 Artiscience Workshops, Studio Bongiorno, Santa Clara, CA
2013 Winter Classes “Pratibimba Artiscience”, Naperville Art League. IL
2012 Life Force Arts Center “Libation: Painting as an offering to the Ancestors with Sujata Tibrewala” Chicago. IL
2012 “Dynamic Meditation and Guided Imagery Celebrating Blue Moon” Theosophical Society, Wheaton. IL
2012 “Dynamic Meditation and Guided Imagery” Celebrating Creative Spirit in Women, Downers Grove Public Library. IL
2012 Artist Teacher, Art Encounter, Evanston, IL
2012 “Pratibimba Artiscience”, St. Louis Artist’s Guild, St Louis MO 2012 “Pratibimba Artiscience”, GYA Arts Collective, St Louis MO
2011-12 “Pratibimba Artiscience”, Mind works Gallery, Chesterfield, MO
2010 Docent, Brooks Museum, Memphis
2010 “Art Out of Discard”, Defence Colony Owner’s Association, Indiranagar, Bangalore, India
2010 “Kritya Pranjal Artist Camp”, Mysore, India
2009 “Democratization of Art”, Rotary Club, Bangalore, India
2009 “Pratibimba Artiscience”, Association for Promoting Social Action, Bangalore,India
2009-10 “Pratibimba Artiscience”, Oxford Book Store, Rotary Club, Bharati Vidhyalaya,Bangalore
2009-10 “Express yourself in Lines and Colors”, Oxford Book Store, Rotary Club

Selected Bibliography
TV Now, July 2014, "Sujata Tibrewala's Show Opens at Parallax London"

Fox 21, Nov 2013, ""Right Brain Workouts for the Artistically Starved"

India Art Collector, Sept 2013, "Ecofeminist and Indian Artist Sujata Tibrewala moves her practice from Chicago to Santa Clara"

Everything Is Art 10/16/12

Featured Artist, Internet Magazine Lake View Patch, Roscoe Village North Central, 10/12/12,

“Indian Artist to Feature Exhibit at Life Force Arts Center” Andy Ambrosius, Chicago, IL internet newspaper

Hindustantimes 7/13/11 “Lift the veil, please” Radheshyam Tewari English-language newspaper

Hindustantimes 6/09/11 “Exploring the complexity of woman” Garima Vohra English-language newspaper

Deccan Herald 4/23/09 “Painting from one’s imagination” DHNS English-language newspaper

Deccan Herald 12/29/08 “Freewheeling expression” DHNS English-language newspaper

The Pioneer 6/07/11 “Life beyond abstractions” Ila Sankrityayan English-language newspaper

Hindustantimes 10/09“Soulful paintings exhibit at JKK” Radheshyam Tewari English-language newspaper

Hindustantimes 6/11 “Moods of woman depicted in art” HT Shopper English-language newspaper

Sandhya Jyoti 9/28/09 “The colors of nature come Office Hindi-language newspaper