Amit Ambalal (b. 1943)
Amit has had no formal training in art school, but was guided by veteran artistChhaganlal Jadhav. He was a businessman before taking up painting full-time since1979. His solo exhibitions between 1980 and 2008 include Recent Works, GalleryEspace, Delhi and Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Crows: A journey back to the nest – asite specific installation at ATMA, building by Le Corbusier, LemongrasshopperGallery, Ahmedabad; Lonely Planet, Archer, Amdavadni Gufa, Ahmedabad; LeelaLyrics, Archer, Amdavadni Gufa, Ahmedabad; Black Spring Of The Blue God,Gallery Maya, London & Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; Leela the Lightness of Being,Bodhi Art, Singapore & Delhi; The Civitella Experience, Hutheesing Visual ArtsCenter, Ahmedabad; Archer Art Gallery, Ahmedabad; Gallery Espace, New Delhi;Galerie F.I.A. Amsterdam; Archer, Herwitz Gallery, Ahmedabad; Gallery Chemould,Mumbai; Herwitz Gallery, Hussain-Doshi Gufa, Ahmedabad; Gallery Espace, NewDelhi; Hutheesing Visual Arts Center, Ahmedabad; Contemporary Art Gallery,Ahmedabad; Sanskar Kendra Gallery, Ahmedabad; Triveni Gallery, New Delhi;Sangath, Ahmedabad; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Urja Art Gallery, Baroda;Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta; Hutheesing Visual Arts Center, Ahmedabad. Theartist lives and works in Baroda, Gujarat.