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N N Rimzon

N N Rimzon was born in Kakkoor, Kerala, India 1957. He received National Diploma in Sculpture(five years course) from Govt. College of Fine Arts, 1980. Rimzon received BFA in sculpture, from College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum 1982. MFA with specialization in Sculpture, M.S.U Baroda. 1984. M. A. in Sculpture with distinction from Royal College of Arts, London, U.K 1989. Rimzon has participated widely in Museum and institutional shows. Select shows include, Pond Near the Field, curated by Roobina Karoda, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi and Kochi, 2016; Rewriting the Landscape: India and China, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea 2014; 5th Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China 2012; Santhal Family: Positions Around an Indian Sculpture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium 2008; Edge of Desire, Recent Art In India, curated by Chaitanya Sambrani, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai, India 2007, Berkeley Art Museum (BAM) & Pacific Film Archive (PFA), Berkeley, CA, USA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Asia Society, New York, Queens Musuem of Art, New York, NY, USA, 2004 ; Busan Sculpture Project: Homage to the Earth, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea 2006; The Artist Lives and Works in Baroda/Bombay/Calcutta/Mysore/Rotterdam/Trivandrum, at House of World Culture, Berlin, Germany 2005;BODY‚ÄĘCITY – subTerrain: artworks in the Cityfold House of World Culture, Berlin, Germany curated by Geeta Kapur, 2003; Private Mythology, The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo, Japan,1998; Out of New York, Queens Museum of Art,, USA, 1997; Tryst with Destiny: Art from India 1947-1997, Singapore; Die Anderen Moderns: Contemporary Art from Africa, Asia and Latin America, Berlin, Germany, 1997; Art South Asia Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK 2002. His Solo shows include Forest of The Living Divine, at Talwar Gallery New York, USA 2016; Sculptures and Drawings at The Guild, Mumbai 2008; Liminal Embodiment, Seven Oceans and the Unnumbered Stars, at Bodhi Art, New York, USA. 2007; Recent Sculpture and Drawings at Art Heritage Gallery, New Delhi 1991.

Rimzon has taught and held positions at various institutions. He was Principal, College of Fine Arts, Trivandrum, 2011-2014; Principal, Raja Ravi Varma College of Fine Arts, Mavelikkara, 2007.

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