Annu Palakunnathu Matthew (born 1964) is a British photographer. Her work has been exhibited at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum; Guangzhou Biennial of Photography, China; Tang Museum, New York; and The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Matthew is a professor of art (photography) in the University of Rhode Island's Department of Art and Art History.[1]

Major works and exhibitions

  • The Unremembered: Indian Soldiers from the Italian Campaign of World War I
  • Open Wound: Stories of Partition
  • To Majority Minority
  • An Indian From India
  • ReGeneration
  • Memories of India
  • Fabricated Memories
  • Bollywood Satirized
  • The Virtual Immigrant[2]

Awards

  • 2003: John Gutmann Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation.[3]
  • 2007: MacColl Johnson Fellowship in Visual Arts.[4][5]
  • 2009: University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities Visiting Scholar Grant for the visit of Hasan Elahi, Assistant Professor at the CADRE Laboratory for New Media School of Art and Design, San Jose State University.[6]
  • 2011: University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities Sabbatical Fellowship for her project “Expanding Re-Generations.”[6]
  • 2012: Fulbright Fellowship.[7]
  • 2010: Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship.[8]
  • American Institute of Indian Studies Creative Arts fellowship.[9]
  • Artist in residence, Yaddo Colony, Saratoga Springs, NY and the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH.[10]
  • 2013: Society of Photographic Educators (SPE) Future Focus Project support grant.[11]
  • 2013: University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities Faculty Subvention Grant for her project “Re-Generations-An Open Wound.”[6]
  • 2015: Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Merit Award in New Genres.[12][13]
  • 2015–2017: Recipient of the Silvia Chandley Professorship in Nonviolence and Peace

Selected exhibitions

Solo:

  • Generations, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada (2015).[14]
  • The Virtual Immigrant, Stockton College, Galloway, NJ (2009).[15]
  • The Virtual Immigrant, Tasveer Gallery, Bangalore, India (2009).[16]
  • The Virtual Immigrant, Institute of Contemporary Indian Art, Mumbai, India (2011).[16]
  • The Virtual Immigrant, Tasveer Gallery, New Delhi, India (2011).[16]
  • Re-Generations, Gallery Z20, Rome, Italy (2011).[17]
  • Open Wound, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI (2014).[18]
  • Between Cultures, Lycoming College, PA (2014).[19]
  • Bollywood Satirized, Watson Center, Brown University, Providence RI (2014).[20]
  • Memória, OÁ Galeria - Arte Contemporânea, Vittoria, Brazil (2014).[21]

Group:

  • 37 Still Lives, Design Gallery, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India (2013).[22]
  • 40 Artists / 40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection, Light Work, Syracuse, Lubin House, NYC (2013).[23]
  • A Photograph Is Not An Opinion, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (2013).[24]
  • For Which It Stands, Lodge Gallery, New York, NY (2013).[25]
  • Grace, Delhi Photo Festival 2013, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India (2013).[26]
  • Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (2013).[27]
  • Self, Model, and Self as Other, The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX (2013).[28]
  • The First 15: Photography from the Meredith S. Moody Residency at Yaddo, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY (2013).[10]
  • Home Truths: Motherhood, Photography and Loss, Foundling Museum, London, England (2013).[29]
  • The Other and Me, Sharjah Art Museum, Sarjah, UAE (2014).[30]
  • Conversation XVII: Photographic Memory, Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, KS (2014).[31]
  • Forty Years of Blue Sky, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (2014).[32]
  • Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (2015).[33]
  • Beyond Bollywood Indian-Americans Shape the Nation, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC (2015).[34]
  • Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS (2015).[35]
  • Re Present: Photography from South Asia, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada (2018).[36]

References

  1. ^ "Annu Palakunnathu Matthew". Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Annu Palakunnathu Matthew home page". Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  3. ^ "John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Recipients." John Gutmann. Web. 13 Jan 2015.
  4. ^ Rourke, Bryan. "Three RI Artists Win Coveted MacColl Johnson Fellowships." The Providence Journal 9 Sept 2007. Archived August 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Grosch, Connie. "The MacColl Johnson Fellowships: Celebrating Ten Years." Rhode Island Foundation 23 Jan. 2015. Web. 29 May 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "Recent Grant and Fellowship Awards". Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). Retrieved 19 May 2015.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Annu Matthew." Fulbright Scholar Program. n.d. Web 26 Jan 2015.
  8. ^ "Fellowships for 2010." State of Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Web. 13 Jan 2015.
  9. ^ "AIIS Performing Arts Fellows Rock!" American Institute of Indian Studies. Web. 13 Jan 2015.
  10. ^ a b "Events – Yaddo". yaddo.org.
  11. ^ Smithson, Aline. "Annu Palakunnathu Matthew: SPE Future Focus Project Support Grant Winner." Lenscratch. 23 Sept. 2013. Web. 26 Jan. 2015.
  12. ^ "Fellowships for FY2015". Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA)/. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  13. ^ http://web.uri.edu/humanities/recents/.html[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ "Generations." Royal Ontario Museum Archived August 5, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ ""Press Release" Stockton College Art Gallery" (PDF).
  16. ^ a b c "Tasveer Gallery - Exhibitions Annu Palakunnathu Matthew The Virtual Immigrant". www.tasveerarts.com.
  17. ^ Italy, www.celesteprize.com - Celeste Network -. "Re-Generations. ANNU PALAKUNNATHU MATTHEW solo show". www.celesteprize.com.
  18. ^ "News – URI Today". www.uri.edu.
  19. ^ "Lycoming College Art Department to exhibit 'Between Cultures'". Lycoming College.
  20. ^ "Art at Watson Presents Annu Palakunnathu Matthew: Bollywood Satirized - Watson Institute". watson.brown.edu.
  21. ^ "OA galeria". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  22. ^ "Tasveer Gallery - Group Shows 37 Indian Still Lifes About The Show". www.tasveerarts.com.
  23. ^ "40 Artists / 40 Years:
    Selections from the Light Work Collection"
    . 6 June 2013.
  24. ^ Mumbai, FOCUS Festival (21 May 2013). "FOCUS Insights // A Photograph is not an Opinion // Curated by Sunil Gupta // Jehangir Art Gallery // FOCUS Festival Mumbai 2013" – via Vimeo.
  25. ^ "FOR WHICH IT STANDS • The Lodge Gallery". 19 July 2013.
  26. ^ "sepia EYE: Annu Palakunnathu Matthew in Grace". sepiaeye.com. Archived from the original on 2016-08-09. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  27. ^ "Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora - The William Benton Museum of Art". 22 October 2013.
  28. ^ ""Self, Model, and Self as Other" MFAH". Archived from the original on 2016-06-30. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  29. ^ "Home Truths - The Photographers' Gallery". Archived from the original on 2015-07-26. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  30. ^ "sepia EYE: Bhalla and Matthew in Sharjah Art Museum's The Other and Me". sepiaeye.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  31. ^ "Conversation XVII: Photographic Memory - Spencer Museum of Art". www.spencerart.ku.edu.
  32. ^ "Blue Sky".
  33. ^ "The Greatest Indian Art Show of the Spring is Happening in America." The Huffington Post. 16 March 2015. Web. 22 May 2015.]
  34. ^ "Beyond Bollywood - Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center". Beyond Bollywood.
  35. ^ "Upcoming Exhibitions" Ulrich Museum of Art Archived August 11, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  36. ^ Gallery, Kamloops Art. "Re Present: Photography from South Asia". Kamloops Art Gallery. Retrieved 2019-03-01.

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