•Faculty – Painting, Art School at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Florida: 2011 – Present

•Professional exhibiting member, Artists Guild Gallery of Vero Beach, Florida 2014 – Present

Other memberships: Americans for the Arts, Ongoing, Museum of Modern Art, New York 2015 – present, Matt Roberts Arts, London, UK 2005 – present, SI Artspace, Sheffield, UK 2006- present

•Faculty – Painting, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 2003-2010

•August 2016: Triptych painting measuring 36 in. (w) x 24 in.(H) size and commission requested by CEO, Biaggis Restaurants, Bloomington Illinois

•March 2008: Public Art Commission to create a 13.8 feet wide, 4 feet high wall mural in the front lobby of Crooked Creek Elementary School, Marion County, Indianapolis. Project made possible through a grant to the school by the Washington Township, Indianapolis. Style: My signature style of abstraction. Theme: Global

• August 2006-February 2007: Public Art Installation “Picture Windows 2006: Urban Interpretations”, venue Chase Towers, Indianapolis. A project by the Arts Council of Indianapolis, supported by the Indianapolis Cultural Development Commission

•2007: Plein air painting created and sold at the White River Garden, Indianapolis, Indiana, to benefit the Indianapolis Zoo and White River Garden.

•2006: Set of 5” X 7” custom postcard paintings for Florida International University, Miami Florida, USA

•2005: Set of ten 6.5″ X 5″ paintings, Indianapolis Museum of Art/Arts Park created for the “Gallery of the Machine” vending machine project to support the museum

•2004: Pair of 4′ X 6′ paintings for the MGM Resorts International/Mirage, on permanent display inside the Conservatory Gardens of the Bellagio, Las Vegas

•Madam C.J. Walker Theater Center, Indianapolis, Indiana USA
•Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
•MGM Mirage Design Group, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
•The College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
The University of Illinois Foundation, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
•Corporate collection, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe
•Several private collections in the United States, Europe, India

•July 2012: Professional Artist residency, Studio Internatiozonale di Grafica, Venice, Italy,

•April 2010: Invitational self-directed residency in Painting at Camac Centre D’Art at Marnay sur Seine, France through partnered with the UNESCO:

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors) Major: Painting 1993

Paris, France Contemporary French Art History, and Painting (Studio) 1992

University of Illinois, Master of Business Administration
Concentration: Arts Administration & Human Resources Art Internship: New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1997

• Biography feature, Marquis’ Who’s Who in America

• International Dictionary of Artists – Artists’ Reference Book, First Edition, 2011. Hard cover. Curator: Despina Tunberg. Publisher: World Wide Art Books

• International Contemporary Artists vol I – Ramanathan, Chitra, p.118, 2010

Publisher: Publisher: Lemonidou Eve; 1st edition (October 24, 2010)

Lemonidou Eve (Author), Eve Lemonidou (Editor), Olga Antoniadou (Editor)
U.S: In. Co. Artists Books, 9 Columbus Avenue, NYC, NY 10024, EU: Athens Towers, 2-4 Messogion Av. Athens 115 27, Greece Paperback: 272 pages, Amazon Language: English ISBN-10: 9609322980

•Abstract, College Art Association 96th Annual Conference 2008, “World Art: A Panhuman Narrative for Egalitarian Teaching” as Co-Chair, Art History Session: College Art Association 96th Annual Conference, Dallas-Fort Worth: Committee on Diversity Practices. Lecture topic presentation: “World Art: A Panhuman Narrative for Egalitarian Teaching” February 22, 2008

•Biography and artwork of Chitra Ramanathan, “The Artists Bluebook 2004″ American Artists: 16th Century to August 2004”- by Lonnie Pierson Dunbier, Editor., “Books on this artist”

•Committee for Cultural Diversity Practices, The College Art Association of America, New York City, New York, 2007-2010
•Artist-Member, Arts Council Of Indianapolis, Indiana, 2003-present
•Services to Artists Committee, College Art Association of America, New York City, New York, 2003-2006
•Directory of Artists, Council of Indianapolis Artists Services and Public Art
•Volunteer, Lilly House and Oldfields Gardens, Member, Indianapolis Museum of Art

(* Indicates articles)
•Featured: Interview with Chitra Ramanathan, University of Illinois Alumni Association, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2016.

• “Chitra Ramanathan and the definition of happiness” Interview by Ellen Fischer, Vero Beach 32963 Publication, Vero News, August 2014.

• *Profile: “Rendezvous Artist”, Profile Article, Indianapolis Star Newspaper’s Fishers|Geist Magazine, July/August 2007

•“Paintings Give Form to the Ephemeral”, interview/profile, Indianapolis Business Journal, Women in Business Section, April 9-15, 2007

•*Indianapolis Monthly Home Magazine, Profile: “Secret Success”, Summer/July 2006

•CAA News, Newsletter of the College Art Association, NYC; Volume 30, Number 5, “Solo Exhibition by Artist Members”, September 2005

•*PR WEB Worldwide Press Release, “The Artist Chitra Ramanathan to Lecture at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK” September 25, 2005

•“Artist Chitra Ramanathan receives Hotel Bellagio Las Vegas Commission”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Alumni Newsletter, August 2005

•*Awards and Grants, People in the News, CAA News, Newsletter of the College Art Association, NYC; November 2004

•*PR WEB Worldwide Press Release, December 9, 2004

•Academe, “People in the News”, CAA News, Newsletter of the College Art Association, New York City, Volume 29, Number 4, July 2004

•*”Happy Art”, Melissa Merli, Staff Writer, The Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, Sunday, February 23, 2003

•CAA News, “Solo Exhibition by Artist Members”, November 2001

•*The Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, “New Exhibition Series Opens at the Springer Cultural Center, 2000

•*Krish Krishnan, “CHITRA RAMANATHAN” KALA Arts Quarterly, Toronto, Canada, January 2000

•*Levina Melwani, New York Correspondent, India Today Magazine, “IN PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS”, May 1998

•*Louis Rodriguez Aranguren, “PINTORA HINDU CHITRA RAMANATHAN SEDUCE A NEW YORK CON EL EMBRUJO DEL COLOR Y ALEGORIAS METAFISCAS” (“Hindu Painter Chitra Ramanathan Seduces New York with enchantment of color and metaphysical allegories”) Nosotros Magazine, New York City, April 1995

•*“Midwest Artist Slates Show in N.Y”, India Abroad Magazine, March 31 1995

•*Claude LeSuer, “Six Original Talents at Montserrat Gallery”, ARTSPEAK, New York 1995

•*Gordon Dane, “Reviews & Previews” Manhattan Arts International, New York, fall 1995

•*“UI Fine Art Student Wins Grant”, Features; University of Illinois News in Brief, May 14 1995

•*Gisele Atterberry, “Complexities Abound in ‘Simple’ Works”, The Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, December 3 1993

•*“Chitra Ramanathan: About the Artist”, Gallery 105, Champaign, Illinois, December 1992

, 1994-Present:

2016: Current and ongoing:
•Art in Public Places: Annual display of Chitra Ramanathan painting at the County Administration Buildings, program by the Cultural Council of Indian River County, Vero Beach, Florida

•Exhibition of paintings, Artists Guild Gallery of Vero Beach, Florida

•Faculty exhibition, Art School at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida USA, Summer 2016

• “Art by the Sea”, Annual Group Exhibition of Paintings by the Vero Beach Art Club, Florida, USA. January 2016

•Exhibition, Artists Guild Gallery of Vero Beach, Florida

•Solo exhibition of paintings, Dale Sorensen Real Estate, 14th Avenue, Downtown Vero Beach Gallery District, Vero Beach, Florida November 2014

•Invitational solo exhibition of paintings, Main Street Gallery, Vero Beach, Florida August 2014 (Interview by Ellen Fischer, Vero Beach 32963 Magazine, August 2014

•Solo exhibition of paintings, Darby Fine Art Gallery, Vero Beach, Florida. March 2013

• “Chitra Ramanathan: Public Art”, exhibit at the Indian River Courthouse, Vero Beach, Florida USA, April 16-July 11, 2012

•Professional Resident Artist Exhibition, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy: July 2012

“Art by the Sea”, Annual Group Exhibition of Paintings by the Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida, USA. January 2012

•Loan Exhibition of painting at the Office of Mayor Greg Ballard, Indianapolis, Indiana USA: July 2010 – December 2011

•Women’s Day International Group Painting Exhibition Ahmedabad, India: March 2011

•Atelier East Juried exhibition, Wishbech and Fenland Museum, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, July 2010, August 7- September 18, 2010

•Solo exhibition, GALLERY SEVEN, Pike Performing Arts Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. June 4 – July 13, 2010.

SPOTLIGHT Artists Gallery Opening Night Reception Spotlight Art at Clowes: Invitational Exhibition: “One Night, One Stage, One Reason” “to raise money for the Indiana AIDS Fund and HIV/AIDS education and prevention”, Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana USA. April 12 – May 24, 2010.

•Bi-annual faculty exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. August 28 – October 4, 2009

•Invitational exhibition, The Brevard Art Museum of Arts and Sciences. Melbourne, Florida, USA. May 15 – July 12, 2009

•”A Postcard is Worth 1000 Words Exhibition”, APW Gallery Long Island City, New York, USA. June 5 – June 29, 2009:

•Exhibition of five large paintings at Chase Towers, Monument Circle, Indianapolis, Indiana, a public art commission by the Arts Council of Indianapolis.

•* “Chitra Ramanathan: Recent Paintings”, Retrospective Solo Exhibition, Indianapolis ArtsGarden, Indiana, USA. January 1-31, 2006

• “Naturally Inspired” Art exhibition of “en plein air” paintings, White River Gardens Indianapolis, USA. September 1-November 19, 2006

•”Impromptu Show”, 4 Star Gallery Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. April 2006

•Bi-annual Faculty Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. August 26-September 29, 2005

•”Artists against AIDS” 2002 Tenth Annual Exhibition & Benefit Show, Champaign, Illinois, USA. Paintings /Prints February 26 – March 17, 2003

• Exhibition of Paintings, Springer Cultural Center Champaign, Illinois, USA. April 18-30, 2003

•”Artists against AIDS” 2003 Eleventh Annual Exhibition & Benefit Show, Champaign, Illinois, USA. Paintings. April 19-May 4, 2002

• Art in Alternate Spaces: International Galleries, Urbana, Illinois, USA: Solo exhibition of paintings, August 18 – September 14, 2001

•Montserrat Gallery, Manhattan, New York City, USA: Solo exhibition of paintings, April 1-30, 1999

•Montserrat Gallery, Manhattan, New York City, USA: Solo exhibition of paintings, April – May 1998

•Agora Gallery SoHo, Broadway, New York City, USA (Now located at Chelsea): Paintings & Sculpture. November 4 – November 18, 1995

•Montserrat Gallery, Manhattan, New York City, USA: Solo exhibition of paintings, May 1-30, 1995

• *Arc Gallery /Educational Foundation, Chicago Illinois, USA: Solo exhibition. Paintings, Prints & Sculpture. May 31-June 25, 1994

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