Madhvi Subrahmanian

Studio 14, Jalan Bahar Clay Studios




Artist Biography

Born in Mumbai, Madhvi Subrahmanian was trained under Ray Meeker at the Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry, India. She attained her Masters degree in Fine Arts from the Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, Dallas, Texas where she studied with Peter Beasecker. In 2002, she went to England under a British Council scholarship and worked briefly with Kate Malone. Madhvi has also had the opportunity to study with Warren Mckenzie, Val Cushing, William Daley and others.

She has also participated in several artist-in-residence programs- such as FLICAM -FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (Fuping, China), Watershed (Maine USA), Golden Bridge Pottery (Pondicherry, India) and The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park (Japan).  Her works have been published in various international magazines like Ceramic Art and Perception and Ceramics Monthly and in books titled Paper Clay by Rossett Gault, Smoke firing by Jane Perryman and Contemporary Ceramics by Emmanuel Cooper.  Madhvi has shown in many galleries in India including Chemould Prescott in Mumbai, Apparao Gallery in Chennai and Indigo Blue Gallery in Singapore. She has participated in many group exhibitions around the world including in India, USA, Taiwan, Korea and Spain. Her works are found in several private and public collections such as Mumbai Airport Authority in India, JSW foundation in India, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park in Japan and India Ceramic Museum in China.

An artist, writer and curator, Madhvi has lived in India, USA, Germany and currently lives and works in Singapore.


Recent Exhibitions and Activities

2014   India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

2013   Wood Symposium, Sculpture Society of Singapore, Fort canning, Singapore

………Talks by Artists at the Gyeonggi Ceramic Beinnale, Icheon, Korea

………Curated and exhibited in Traditions Evolving : Golden Bridge Pottery and        ……..Contemporary India Ceramics at NCECA, Houston USA

………Residency at FLICAM – FuLe International Ceramic Museums,
………Fuping, Shaanxi, China

2012   Residency at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

………Solo – Absorbing Japan, Japan Creative Center, Singapore

2011   Solo – Connections, Indigo Blue Art Gallery, Singapore

2010   Solo – Organic/Abstract – Gallery Chemould at Prescott Rd, Mumbai

2010   Residency at Watershed, Maine, USA