Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Nov 17th 2010 to Dec 17th 2010
  • PRACTICE : Visual Art
  • FROM : India
Rekha Rodwittiya was born in 1958 in Bangalore, India. She completed her BFA (painting) from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S University of Baroda in 1981. A recipient of the Inlaks Scholarship, she received an M.A in painting from the Royal College of Art, London in 1984. Rodwittiya has undertaken numerous residency projects and site-specific works abroad and has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. She has been actively involved in art teaching through alternative, non-institutionalised methods, as well as being a guest faculty member at art colleges in the UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Australia, and Japan. Rodwittiya lectures on contemporary Indian art in India and abroad, as well as writing on gender-politics, issues of identity, curatorial methods, and other subjects within an Indian/global context of art practice. Her artwork can be found in private and public collections throughout the world.