Hemali Bhuta (born in 1978) received her MVA Part II (Painting) at the MS University, Baroda, 2009. She completed her diploma in Fine Arts (Painting) from LS Raheja School of Art, Mumbai, 2003. She received a Diploma in Interior Designing and Decorations from Sophia College, Mumbai, 1997.
The hangover of agarlum was Hemali's first solo venture at project 88, Mumbai, 2010. She has participated in several group shows including Tracing Reality curated by Nicole Rampa, Gallery Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich,2010; Ballard Estate, curated by Gitanjali Dang, Religare arts initiative, Delhi, 2010; Revisioning Materiality Part II, Gallery Espace, Delhi, 2009; Moment as Monument, at Tranvancore Gallery, by Thomas Erben Gallery (New York) and Gallery Seven (Delhi), as a part of the Art Summit 2009, Delhi; Video Wednesdays, curated by Johny ML at Gallery Espace, Delhi, 2008-2009.
The artist has been selected for an exchange program (2009- 2010) at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. In 2009, she also received the FICA Emerging Artist Award, Delhi and a residency at the Montalvo arts centre, California. She is also a finalist for the Rolex Mentor Protégé Program under Mr. Anish Kapoor.
Hemali lives and works in Mumbai.
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