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Born in 1946, Bombay,India.
 
Shamshad Husain did his Diploma in Painting from College of Fine Arts, Baroda and Post Graduation from the Royal College of Art, London.
 
Has held solo exhibitions in Hyderabad, Bombay, Delhi, Baroda, Madras, Bangalore and in Copenhagen, West Germany, London and Geneva. Has also participated in group shows held all over India and in Australia, Switzerland, London, USA, Japan, Turkey, USSR and in Cairo, Egypt titled “Husain, Husain and Husain”
 
Shamshad has won the National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Govt. of India Fellowship. He was commissioned by various organizations both in India and abroad to execute Metal Relief Sculptures, Murals and Paintings.
 
 
EDUCATION
 
1979,80          Post Graduation, Royal College of Art, London.
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
1968,74,83      Hyderabad
1969,70,71,72,74,76,78,83,86,91,2001   Bombay Pundole Art Gallery.
1968,69,70,71,75,79,84,89,91,92,2000   Dhoomimal Gallery, Gita Art Gallery & Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi.
1983                 Baroda.
1973                 Copenhagen, Denmark.
1973,80,84        Hoffiem, Werl, West Germany.
1973                London.
1974,75,78       Geneva, Switzerland, Gallery Denberg.
1986                 Madras.
1987                 Bangalore
 
 
GROUP  EXHIBITIONS
 
1964,65,66      Gujarat State Annual Exhibition.
1965,70,71,74,77,83,84,85      National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
1975,78,86      Triennale International, New Delhi.
1977                 Perth Festival, Australia.
1969,71            Art Today I & II, New Delhi.
1973,75,77      Group Show of Gallery Denberg, Geneva, Switzerland.
1979,1986       'Kala Yatra' Exhibition, Delhi, Calcutta, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Goa, Madras, Cochin, Kualalumpur, London.
1980,82            AIFACS, New Delhi.
1980                 Royal College of Art Annual Exhibition, London.
1980                  Asian Youth Festival, London.
1981,82,85,88   Sahitya Kala Parishad Annual Exhibition, New Delhi.
1982                 Inaugural Exhibition of Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
1980,1985       Drawing and Print Annual Exhibition, Chandigarh.
1984,85            “Five Artists” Exhibition, Hyderabad, Bombay, New Delhi, Calcutta, Bangalore, Madras.
1984                  Tokyo Biennale Tokyo, Japan.
1985                  Asian Art, Fukuoka Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
1985,86            Travelling Print Exhibition, USA.
1986                  Asian Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1986                  Ankara Biennale, Ankara, Turkey.
1988                  Indian Festival in USSR.
1986,88            Bhopal Biennale I & II.
1973,75,77      Geneva, Switzerland.
1991                 Husain, Husain and Husain', Cairo, Egypt.
 2013                'Confluence des Arts'  a group show of 100 artists at Gallery Artchill, Amber Fort , jaipur. 
 
Helpage India 1991, 1993 Artist Alert – Sahmat 1989, Postcards for Gandhi – Sahmat 1995, Gift for India - Sahmat 1997, Drawing Gallery Espace 1994, Graphics Gallery Espace 1996, Christies London & Vadehra Art Gallery – 1995, Indian Contemporary Art Post - Independence, organized by Vadehra Art Gallery NGMA 1997, Art for Charity - Bombay 1999.
 
 
ARTISTS CAMPS  

Haryana, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kasouli, Srinagar, Leh, Orissa, Baroda, Manali, Mauritius, Goa.
 
 
COMMISSIONED  WORKS
 
1969,1911  Mosaic Mural in Delhi and Jaipur.
1981            Monumental Sculpture of a Scientist, Hyderabad.
1986            Metal Relief Sculpture, New Delhi.
1988            Metal Relief Sculpture, Jaipur.
1986            Fiber Glass Sculpture, New Delhi
1991            Three Portraits for British Council Division Annual Report, London.
1995            Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
1995            Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
1995            Mixed media mural at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
2006            Mosaic Mural Jamia Milia University, Delhi.
1983            National Award, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
1983,85      Govt. of India Fellowship.
 
 
Travelled extensively all over India and Western Europe, USSR, Egypt, UAE, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, Canada, USA, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Mauritius,Singapore.