Astha Butail

Biography

1977

Born in Amritsar, India

1991

Trained under a Chinese skilled painter using fabric as a medium
Learnt calligraphy with a designer at Pondicherry

1998 - 2000

Masters in Economics, Punjab University, Chandigarh

1999 - 2000

Certificate in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology, National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi

2000 - 13

Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Management, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore

2010 - 14

Online MA in Rig Veda, a center of Pondicherry, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, International Center for Integral Studies (ICIS)

Lives and works in Gugaon, India

Awards

2017

BMW Art Journey, in association with Art Basel and BMW

selected Solo Exhibitions

2014

Manifested Ratios, GALLERYSKE, Bangalore, India

2017

In the Absence of Writing, Art Journey to Iran, India, Jerusalem, and London
ocus of Being, GALLERYSKE, Bangalore, India

2019

In the Absence of Writing, The Gujral Foundation, New Delhi, India

selected group exhibitions

2012

Sarai 09: The Exhibition, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India

2013

Khoj Peers Share, Khoj Studios, New Delhi, India
Masquellibros, Artist Book Fair, Espaciovalverde, Madrid, Spain

2015

South Asian Studies, Watson Institute, Brown University, United States
Fracture, Indian Textiles, New Conversations, Devi Art Foundation, Gurgaon, India
Codes of culture, GALLERYSKE, New Delhi, India

2017

Unearth - Matter | Time | Process, Exhibit 320, New Delhi, India

2019

For Heaven's Sake!, Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem
As far as the Forest is, KEWENIG Palma, Spain

2020

Visions from India, The Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, United States
Games of Chance, Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for The Arts, Goa, India