Alphonso Arul Doss



Born in Bangalore, South India-1939 
ART EDUCATION
 
1962                 -Graduated from Govt.College & Arts & Crafts, Madras India
1963                 -Awarded National Scholarship to undergo specialized study in painting under ministry of education and culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
1995                 -Recipient of cultural doctorate in Art education from world university, Arizone, U.S.A
 
POSITION HELD
 
1992-97 -Principal, Government College of Arts and crafts, Madras South India-Department of Art and Culture (Aft. University of Madras), Tamil Nadu 
 
MEMBERSHIP
 
Doctoral Member, World University AZ, USA. Ex-Executive Member, Asian Christian Art Association, Yogjakarta. International Society for Education through Art, USA.
 
AWARDS AND HONOURS
 
1968                - Recepient of international cultural centre award, New Delhi
1969                - Kalidasa Exhibition Gold Medal in Bhopal. M.P. State Lalit Kala Academy Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
1968                - Recepient of National Academy Award, New Delhi.
 
TRAVEL SCHOLAESHIP
 
1983                - Department of State Guest, Inrernational Visitiors Programme, USIA, Washington DC., USA
1983                -Asian Christian Art Association Japan and Christian Conference of Asia, Singapore.
1985                -Air India Bombay and ICMC England.
1995                -Gangotri Art & Culture Centre, Ahmedabad.
 
PARTICIPATION
 
1965                -Participated in Commonwelth Art Festival in London.
1984                -Contemporary Indian painting Exhibition in Cuba and Mexico
1984                -South Zone Cultural cnetre Exhibition in Madras.
1986                -Asian Art Bienanial in Dhaka, Bangaladesh.
1989                -Paul Lingren Memorial Exhibition, USIS Madras.
1989                -Nehru Centenary Exhibition, New Delhi.
1989                -The Bombay Art Society Centenary Exhibition in Bombay.
1991                -All India Drawing Exhibition in Chandigarth.
1991                -Seventh Trinnale International Exhibition in New Delhi.
1992                -Third Bienanial of visual Arts in Seychells.
1994                -Nine Malaysian and Indian Artists Exibitions held in Singapore.
2000                -Participated in Cherry Creek Art Festival Denver, USA.
1998                -Participated in group show organized by Joshua fine Art Gallery Kualaumpur.
2001                -Participated Spiritual art Exhibition in Indonesia
2002                -Participated veteran art exhibition IFACS New Delhi
2003                -Participated in Korean Christian art association Exhibition in Seoul, as a special
                         invitee.
 
ONE MAN SHOW HELD IN INDIA
 
1977                -Taj Coromendal gallery sponsored by Aliance Francaise, Madras.
1977                -Alliance Francaise Gallery, Bangalore.
1978                -Taj Art Gallery, Bombay
1981                -Sarala Art Centre, Madras
1981                -Venkatappa Art Gallery, Government Museum, Bangalore.
1983                -Conemporary Art gallery Ahmedabad.
1985                - Krithika Art Gallery, Bangalore
1989                -Adayar Park Hotel Art Gallery, Madras.
1989                -Raftig Ar Gallery, Madras.
1990                -Gems Gallery, Madras.
1990                -Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1991                -KCP Art Complex- Art Gallery Bangalore
1992                -Kasturai Sreenivasan Trust Gallery, Coimbatore.
1996                -Saga Art Gqallery, Madras
2000                -Vinyasa Art Gallery, Madras
2001                -DBS Gallery, Madras
2001                - Lakshana Art Gallery Bangalore.
 
ONE MAN SHOWS HELD ABROAD
 
1979                -bf Larsen Gallery Brigham Young Unversity, USA
1979                -De-schakel Leisen Hagur Holland.
1980                -Burgezzal Zwijndrecht Holland.
1982                -Rosa Speer Laren, Holland.
1982                -De Bonkelaars Sliendrecht and De Rietgore, Museum of Modern Art Papendrecht, Holland.
1983                -Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan
1983                -International YMCA Gallery Osaka, Japan
1985                -Treasure Room Gallery New York during the festival of India programme, USA
1986                -BF Larsen Gallery BYU, USA and Ricks College, Idaho USA
1998                -One man show was sponsored by Denver Sister Cities. International at Driscol Centre, University of Denver Co. USA.
1998                -Brimhall, Brigham Young University, USA.
2003                -Dispalay of 20 drawings at Sangnam Institute, Yonsai University, Seoul, Korea.
2005                -Kwun Chung Centre Hong Kong
2005                -Centre Point Hotel, Bangkok
 
COLLECTION:
 
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
National Academy of Art (Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi)
National Museum Art Gallery, Government Museum, Chennai
Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath Art Gallery and State Lalit Kala Academy Bangalore
Kasturi Srinivasan Trust, Coimbatore
National Museum, Singapore
Asian Christian Art Association, Jogjakarta, Indonaesia.
Kansai Seminar house Kyoto, Japan.
Theological Seminary, Osijec, Croatia.