Chronology of Artist Hemi Bawa
Born in 1948, Hemi Bawa's learning in the
world of art has been very enriching. It commenced in the year 1962, and
she was awarded the first National
Prize at the Chitra Kala Sangam in 1968. Since then, her work has been exhibited
at various galleries and shows. Some of these are:
2000: Hemi Bawa was a reciepient of the Padam Shri given by the
President of India Smt Pratiba Patil in the year 2009.
1987-90: Hemi's work was included in all the annual shows of All
India Fine Arts and Crafts Society.
1990: Hemi Bawa had her first individual exhibition of paintings at Sridharani
Gallery at Triveni.
1991: Hemi Bawa was felicitated The Prime Minister of India for her contribution
to social service in the field of art.
1991-93: Her work was displayed at the annual Sahitya Kala Show.
1992: This year also saw a Solo Show of paintings of Hemi's work at the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery.
1993: The Mandarin in Hong Kong organized an exclusive exhibition
of Hemi's paintings.
1993: Hemi Bawa had a special show of her Sculptures in Ceramic
and Glass in Delhi.
1994: Hemi Bawa exhibited her contemporary garden sculptures, entitled
"Form and Spirit" in Delhi.
1996: Hemi Bawa held an exhibition of her cast glass sculptures
at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Shridharani Gallery in Delhi. Her
work is also in the collection of National Gallery of Modern Art.
1996: Hemi Bawa was commissioned by Coca Cola to make a sculpture for
the Olympic Games. The Eight feet high Coke sculpture in the coke museum
1997: Installation glass, 'Fourth dimension' at the Colonnade - Delhi.
1998: Hemi Bawa held a Solo Show in Cast Glass Sculptures in Art Today
1999: Hemi Bawa's 'Frozen Fire' another Solo Show in cast glass
sculptures held in LONDON.
2000: Hemi Bawa participated in www.sculpture2000.org
in Conneticut as a representative of India.
2001: Represented India in Sculpture Garden of Tuscany, Italy.
2002: Installed a 18 Feet High Sculpture at "The Park Hotel"
2002: Received The Habitat Arts Commendation for the Best Artists
Show 2002 at the India Habitat Center.
2004: Mixed media show at the Hyatt, Delhi.
2005: Glass work in the Serina Hotel in Kabul, Afghanisthan.
2005: Cast glass show at the Park Hotel, Delhi.
2005: Glass and Paintings solo show in Tokyo at the
2005: Work in collection of the Corning Museum of
Glass in The USA.