21 x 18 “Acrylic & airbrush with resin on canvas
Shampa Shah

Shampa Shah has been working as an independent artist in ceramics for the last two decades. She has exhibited widely in many major forums in India and abroad.

She is a five time recipient of All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) Awards. She was awarded the Junior National Fellowship of Ministry of Human Resource and Development and Roopankar fellowship of Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.

Shampa has headed the Ceramic Section at Indira Gandhi National Museum of Man (IGRMS) Bhopal for 21 years, and done exhaustive research and documentation on the pottery traditions of India and a host of traditional folk and tribal artists of India. She has curated major exhibitions for IGRMS on the theme of folk and tribal `Mythologies of India’.

She has also worked as consultant museologist and folklorist towards the conceptualization of the recently developed Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum, Bhopal.

Ceramic Specrtum – Inscape I
Ceramic Specrtum – Inscape III
Ceramic Specrtum – Inscape II
21 January 2016 - 21 February 2016
The artists in the Ceramic Spectrum 2016 have varied approaches to clay — the basic material of all ceramic production. While some develop the vessel form, others explore new ideas. The inspiration, content and the context within which they locate themselves are wide-rang-ing, reflecting their individual aesthetic concerns.