Abul Hisham, born 1987 (Thrissur, India) lives & works in Amsterdam, NL.
2010 •B.F.A painting Govt: college of fine arts ,Thrissur.
2012 •M.F.A painting SN school of fine arts, University of Hyderabad , Hyderabad.
2021 • Rijksakademie Residency 2021 – 23 (ongoing) in Amsterdam.
2019 •. SKOWHEGAN ARTIST RESIDENCY, at Skowhegan school of painting and sculpture , Maine, USA.
2014 •. Artist in residency at ‘What about art’ (WAA), collaborated with Inlaks india foundation in Mumbai, India.
2015 •Harmony art residency Mumbai, by reliance india foundation.
Awards / Scholarships.
2021 • Inlaks india foundation scholarship for overseas Residency
2020 •Srishty AIF Art grant
2018 •Diamond Jubilee fellowship ministry of culture Kerala
2013 •Inlaks fine arts award
2009 •Kerala lalitha kala academy special mention award
2010 •Kerala lalitha kala academy scholarship for art students
Connection group exhibition at Galerie Bart in Amsterdam.
Rijksakademie open studio 2021, Amsterdam Netherlands 2021
Rijksakademie project space group show curated by Antonio Vega & Isabella Cornaro, Amsterdam.
Lokame Tharavadu , World is one family group exhibition curated by Bose Krishnamachary at Alapuzha, Kerala India.
Notes from the studio curated by Birgis Uccia.
In the Land of Downside Up solo exhibition curated by Nancy Adajania at Birla Art Academy, Kolkata, India
Recitation solo exhibition at Gallerie Mirchandani + Stienrucke Mumbai, India.
Nine painters from Kerala group exhibition at Gallery Mirchandani + Steinrucke in Mumbai India.
India art fair 2018 group presentation with Gallery Mirchandani + Steinrucke in Mumbai India.
Taking place curated by Zahra Mithra at Gallery OED in Cochin India.
Drawing Experience curated by Avani Rao at Icon Art Gallery, Hyderabad India.
Dwelling, 10th Anniversary Show (Part II) at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke in Mumbai, India.
Reviving the retinal group exhibition, curated by Kathleen Wyma at Gallery OED Cochin, India.
2014 • Abul hisham New works solo exhibition at Gallerie Mirchandani + Stienrucke Mumbai.
ART for young collecters 2 group exhibition at Gallery Mirchandani + Steinrucke, Mumbai India.
Hanging Terraces group exhibition curated by Dr.Kavitha Balakrishnan at Gallery Veda , Chennai India
Prepellers group exhibition curated by Dr.Kavitha Balakrishnan at Gallery Art & Soul Chennai India.
ART for young collectors group exhibition at Gallery Mirchandani + Steinrucke, Mumbai India.
New trends from south Chennai art fair represented by Apparao art galleries in Chennai India.
Voices from Kerala group exhibition by apparao art galleries. 2011
DOMINATION solo exhibition at Kashi art gallery, Cochin, India.
36 degree C group exhibition at Govt.college of fine arts , Thrissur India.
SESTET - National exhibition of paintings and drawings organized by Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy at Chithra Kala Parishath art gallery, Bangalore India.
Kerala Lalitha Kala Academy state exhibition at durbar hall arts centre,Cochin India.
Exhibition of images at London art fair 2009 presented by kings road art gallery, London
Verdent strokes group presentation organized by kerala lalitha kala academy at david hall, Cochin India.
What’s wrong with that ? at durbar hall arts centre, Cochin India.
Deep Sleep solo exhibition installation at Govt:college of fine arts,Thrissur, Kerala
Back space - Exhibition of graphic prints at Dravidia art gallery Mattanchery, Cochin India.
10.06 If then is now Abul Hisham: “My paintings are sequences” by Walter van Teeffelen.
16.06 Marbella Marbella Architectural Digest World Fine Art Professionals and their Key-Pieces, 368 - Abul Hisham by Walter van Teeffelen.
ARTFORUM Abul Hisham GALERIE MIRCHANDANI + STEINRUECKE by Rahel Aima.
22.04 Architectural Digest Mumbai: Abul Hisham’s second solo, ‘Recitation,’ at Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke by Shaikh Ayaz.
17.03 The Indian Express Teller of Tales: The shadows and mysteries of the human mind shape the narratives in Abul Hisham’s paintings by Pooja Pillai.
SIR scholar in residence programme RLV college of fine arts Cochin
Interactive lecture organized by Kerala Lalithkala academy at kottakkunu gallery , Malappuram kerala
lecture programme at S.N school of fine arts, Hyderabad, India.
Talk and presentation at Banyan Heart residency program , Hyderabad, India.
Lecture and presentation at Harmony arts foundation Mumbai, India.