Karl Antao (b.1966)
Karl studied Applied Arts at the J.J. Institute, Mumbai, 1986-1991. He began hiscareer as a graphic & set designer and visualizer with Lintas. He then proceededon to a residency at the Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad, 1992-96. He wasalso a visiting faculty with the School of Architecture, Ahmedabad, 1997-2001,attending residencies, like Khoj, Bangalore, 2003 and Kerala International SculptureCamp, 2001. He has several conducted workshops in metal casting, clay modeling,recycling waste and puppetry for students and under-privileged women andchildren. He has received junior Government fellowships and won several awards– like the Indian Habitat Centre Award for Best Solo Show – 2005, Bendre-HusainAward India-1995, 1993 Bombay Art Society Award and Best Sculpture Award, AllIndia Arts Society, Mumbai -1992.Some of his solo shows are Couple of Differences, Gallery Espace, New Delhi(2010); Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai (2010); Unseen Truth, Gallery Sumukha (2007);LKA, Ahmedabad, Gallery Espace, New Delhi (2004); Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai(2003); Hutheesingh Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad (1999). He lives and works inAhmedabad.