Prof. Subodh Kerkar

  • Dr. Subodh Kerkar
    DOB: 23/8/1959

    Subodh Kerkar is a qualified medical professional who gave up medicine to pursue arts 27 years ago. He has carved a niche for himself, especially in the field of conceptual art and land art. He is the founding director of Museum of Goa which is one of the largest privately-owned contemporary art spaces in India.

    MAJOR EXHIBITIONS:

    2018:

    • Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.
    • India Art Fair, New Delhi.

    2017:

    • ‘Reimagining Gandhi: An Artist’s Vision’, works for Serendipity Arts Festival 2017, Goa.
    • ‘Moses and the Plastic Ocean’ (Invited Artist at Sea Art Festival, Busan Biennale).
    • ‘Carpet of Joy’ – An installation which aimed at spreading awareness against littering, Saligao, Goa. (The installation was created using One Lakh Fifty Thousand discarded plastic bottles and was visited by over Two Lakhs people over a period of Two months).
    • India Art Fair, New Delhi.

    2016:

    • Installations for BRICS 2016, Goa.
    • India Art Fair, New Delhi. 2015:
    • Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, 2015, Denmark.

    2014:

    • ‘Janela – Migrating Forms & Migrating Gods’ A Collateral Event presented by MOG at Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014 at Kochi, Kerala.
    • Label 201 Gallery, Rome.
    • ‘Sparsha -Touching the Senses. Ritual and contemporary Indian art’ at Kunstmuseum, Bochum, Germany.
    • Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, Australia.
    • ‘Water Bodies’, exhibition organized by INKO Centre and Arts Council (Korea) in Chennai.

    2013:

    • Strarta Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery, London.
    • Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Australia.
    • Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, Australia.