Vandana, born in Haryana, has completed her MFA in Fine Art from London, UK, after attending Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Arts & Craft, Mumbai, and achieving Masters's degree in English from New Delhi following her Bachelor's degree from Haryana.... Read More
Vandana, born in Haryana, has completed her MFA in Fine Art from London, UK, after attending Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Arts & Craft, Mumbai,
and achieving Masters's degree in English from New Delhi following her Bachelor's degree from Haryana. She has exhibited her work in India (Including New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata), the United Kingdom (including London), Switzerland, South Korea (Daegu Art Fair), Thailand (Bangkok Art Biennale 2018), and Italy. Her practice involves installation, mixed media, sculpture & two-dimensional work, live performance, and video. She performed her first long durational Live Performance
(175 hours in 22 days) titled – I The Flame, at Bangkok Art Biennale
2018, commissioned by Marina Abramovic Institute (MAI). She has been
awarded Kingston Award Gold Level in 2018 and GREAT Scholarship Award in 2015
by Kingston University & British Council London. Vandana was
awarded Third Prize for her Live Performance Chapter Close, at
pratyagati-Journey Home, exhibition cum competition in Mumbai, juried by
eminent artists Mr. Subodh Gupta & Ms. Shilpa Gupta, and organized
by Stiftung Futur, Switzerland in 2017.
Her work, City of London, has been featured as staff pick of the week
during Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016 a year-long touring exhibition in the
UK. She received Creative Artist Award from Gallery Sree Arts, India in 2014. She
had been an artist in residence at Stiftung Futur Artist Residency
Program, Switzerland, in April-June 2013. Vandana received Excellence Award-First Prize for her monograph on Silence,
by RSAFAC, Mumbai in 2011, and the Best Artist 2003, Title Award, by
Adarsh College (MDU) in addition to University Rank 13th in 2003 in her Graduation.
I'm a multi-disciplinary contemporary conceptual artist, majorly doing live performances.