Dimple B Shah has completed her art education, post-graduate Diploma in Printmaking, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda, 2001 & Diploma in Painting, Ken School of Art, Bangalore, 1993-1998.
She is multi-disciplinary artist into the practice of performance art, printmaking, installations, video art and painting.
Her solo exhibitions are *Katharsis in forbidden zone*, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore, 2010 & Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, 2013; Gallery III, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow; Central Park, Bangalore, 1999; Gallery Akruti, Bangalore, 1998.
Dimple has been part of several performances events around the world and selected participations include *Breathing Life, 4th Homar festival of light, video & print exhibition*, 2020; *A Ritual of Transcendence*: International Multimedia Art Festival, Serbia, 2020; *Prayer of Shaman: Encountering Catharsis*, Chicago, 2020; *The Laboratory for Survival* curated by Sunil Shah, The Art House, UK, 2019; *Same Difference – Equinox to Equinox* at Cubbon Park, Bangalore, 2019; *Negotiating Purity*, Edge Gallery, D’Lab, Dhaka, 2019; *Liquid Body (A Morphological Study)*, Srishti School of Art & Design, 2018; *Resonating-songs of River & Mountains & Negotiating the Gravity, Morni Hills Performance Biennale,* curated by Guillaume DufourMorin, Chandigarh, 2018; *Love of Saffron – Negotiating Sacredness*, Munich; *Survival & Existence in One sq Feet, Magic Tincture, Feldafing*, Germany, all curated by Dorothea Seror, 2017; *Small piece of Earth in my pocket – what you find in warriors Robe*, curated by Lina Vincent Sunish, Goethe institute, Bangalore, 2017; *In search of Antidote II*, AIFACS, curated by Ratnabali Kant, New Delhi, 2017; *Meet Venkatappa* for Mysore Modernity & Indian Nationalism, NGMA, Bangalore, 2016; *Bring me the smell of earth & give you Taste of love II*, Jaipur, 2016; *Unfolding Ephemeral Traces*, Tanti-Dathri Festival by Parvarthy Baul, 2016; *The Smell of Death*, KIPAF, Kolkota, 2016; *Mapping Paradign Shift* by Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkota, 2015; *Reverberating Earth*, The longest day, Switzerland, 2015; *Karmic Connection II*, Munich, 2015, *Imprinting the dark*, Chobir Haat Festival, Dhaka, 2014; *Six performance intervention for Basavanagudi* Live Art Project, Project 560, IFA, Bangalore 2014; *Black Fever II, Nigeria & Black Fever I*, Khirkee Village, New Delhi 2013; *R.I.P (Rest in Peace)*, Sethu Samudram Project, Bangalore, 2012; *Healing Perfumes*, Live Art, Bangalore 2011; *Saffron Border*, Solo Art Gallery, Mumbai, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore, Kanoria Centre of Art, Ahmedabad, 2003-2002; *Encounter Self*, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda, 2001.
Selected group art exhibitions are *Home Sweet Home*, curated by Indu Antony, Bangalore, 2018, *8th International Trinnale of Graphic Prints*, Sofia, 2019; *5th International Print Exchange programme*, Bangkok, 2018; *Conglomerations I & II*, Raja Ravivarma College, Kerala, 2017 & 2016; Dada Fest Live Art Experiment festival at UICA, USA & Liverpool UK curated by Aaron Williamson, 2015 & 2014; *Between the Line*, NGMA, Mumbai, 2013; *7th Engraving Biennale in Versailles*, France, 2009; *8th & 5th International Print Biennale* at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, 2008 & 2003; *Present and Future*, NGMA, Mumbai, 2005.
Showcased art installations at *Neeru*, Venkatappa Art Gallery, 2017; *Bangalore Gardens Reloaded*, curated by Elke Falat, Goethe Institute, Bangalore, 2013; *Sethu Samudram Project*, curated by Suresh Jayaram, 2012; *Reflex, curated by Christoph Stroz, Bangalore 2012.
Dimple has been part of several residencies and artist studios which includes international residency at The Art House Wakefield, UK, 2019; Villa Waldbreat, Municipal Corporation of Munich City, Feldafing, (Part of Beyond Reach) Munich, 2017; Afriperforma International Residency, Nigeria, 2013; Space Artist Studio, Baroda, 2009; Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, 2006; Academy of Fine Arts – Printmakers Studio, Mumbai in 2005 & 2003; Printmaker’s Studio, Baroda, 2002.
She lives and works in Bengaluru.
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