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THE MAHARAJA AND THE LAST SUPPER

A Collection of Paintings and Limited Edition Prints by Vijit Pillai

Hyderabad: Vijit Pillai is a well recognised artist and a pioneer in New Media and Digital Art. He has conducted successful exhibitionsin Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Fujairah, UAE.

Over 750 of his artworks have been bought by customers across India and from USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Germany and Italy

Over 500 artworks by the artist are part of the decor at the Sheraton Grand, Bangalore and the Radisson Blu Plaza, Hyderabad.

Sameer Sheikh and Vijit Pillai

Vijit Pillai uses his own photographs and other references which are recreated by the use of textures, filters, patterns and sophisticated digital techniques, and with the use of acrylic paint on canvas, into the genre of ‘Mixed Media Art’ in exclusive paintings or limited edition prints on canvas.
His artworks have been displayed along with masters like MF Hussain and F.N Souza at The All India Auction of Modern and Contemporary Artists at Windsor Manor, Bangalore in August 2013. Of the 3 artworks displayed all were sold at more than twice the bidding price.

The artist began painting at a very early age. He was encouraged by his mother who gave him canvas and paints when he was just three years old. As a student of Rathin Mitra, his art teacher at the Doon School, he went on to win the All India Award for the Best Painting from Nehru Yuva Kendra and the Best Artist prize at school.

ART AUCTIONS

All India Auction of Modern and Contemporary Artists, ITC Windsor Manor, Bangalore, which featured M.F. Hussain and F.N. Souza amongst other eminent artists.

AUGUST 2012 – His artwork was successfully bid for and sold.

AUGUST 2013 – 3 Artworks were selected. All 3 were bid for and sold at over twice the listed price.

ART EXHIBITIONS

SEPTEMBER 2011, Blues of Buddha, Westin Mindspace Hotel, Hyderabad.

FEBRUARY 2012, Blues of Buddha, TajWestend, Bangalore.

MARCH 2012, Heal a child Charity Foundation, Taj Krishna, Hyderabad. His artwork was selected as the main showpiece.

JULY 2012, Reprieve, Sublime Galleria, UB City, Bangalore. Participated with 5 select artists from South India.

AUGUST 2012, Lombok by Moonlight, Sublime Galleria, UB City, Bangalore – Art and Jewellery Fusion in collaboration with Pallavi Foley, award winning Jewellery designer from Bangalore. His artwork was selected as the image of ‘Art Bengaluru 2012’.

SEPTEMBER 2012, Blu Nirvana, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Hyderabad.

MARCH 2013, Blues for Buddha, Vivanta by Taj – Gurgaon, NCR, New Delhi. Exclusive Art Exhibition on the occasion of the opening of the 100th property of the Taj Group of Hotels.

APRIL 2013, Artist of the week, exclusive art exhibition at Taj Palace, New Delhi.

MAY 2013, ‘Within Reach – IV’ GallerieNvya, New Delhi.

MAY 2013, Deccan and the City, a tribute to Deccan Chronicle on its 75th Anniversary at Kalakriti, Hyderabad.

JUNE 2013, Neo- Moghul Art Series, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Hyderabad.

AUGUST 2013, Auto Art La Galleria, Westin Mindspace, Hyderabad.

SEPTEMBER 2013, And All That Jazz Art Gallery, Bangalore.

JANUARY 2014, Sublime Galleria, UB City, Bangalore.

MARCH 2014, Taj Palace, New Delhi.

MAY – DECEMBER 2014, Sherton Hotel and Convention Centre, Whitefield Bangalore, project for inroom artworks for entire 335 rooms. Project completed, hotel expected to open late 2015.

JANUARY 2015, Artworks exhibited at Religare Art Gallery, Saket, New Delhi.

FEBRUARY 2015, Artworks exhibited at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Reserved Lounge.

JUNE 2015, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Hyderabad.

NOVEMBER 2015, Spandanda Charity Auction, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.

MARCH 2016, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Fujairah, UAE.

2016 to 2018 Customised art for Corporate Offices and individual customers including Sheraton Hotels, VST Industries, Indu Projects, Religare, Sona Koyo, Radha Saomi Satsang Beas, Sanjay Kapur amongst others.

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