Shweta P. Bhattad
Born in 1984 in Nagpur, Shweta Bhattad did her bachelors in sculpture from her hometown and her masters in Sculpture from M.S.U Baroda. She was awarded with gold medal and merit scholarship for her works in the field, in year 2011 from M.S.U. Known for her amazing fake food stuff made from wax that appears both stunning and humorous, Shweta has worked across disciplines with totally different approaches. This includes her work around significant issues that came forth during her years of working with women who were victims of sexual abuse. Some of these works were recently exhibited in a group show, “And The Falcon Passed Through His Neck ” at Gallery Latitude 28, curated by Jasmine Wahi, a New York based curator. Shweta has participated in many group shows at Lalit Kala National Exhibition, Bombay Art Society, Bombay Art Fair, and M.S.U. Baroda to name a few and has also held a a solo show “Wax Magic” at the SCZCC (South Central Zone Cultural Centre), Nagpur in year 2005. She lives and works from her recently made studio in her hometown Nagpur, India.