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Payal Sehgal



2008 (Feb -Dec)

                        Honours (combined project in Visual Arts and creative writing) Photography and Media Arts

                        ANU School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra,


1990-94           Bachelor of Fine Arts (Printmaking)

                        Govt. College of Art, Chandigarh, Panjab University, India

Other Experience: Radio

1997-98            Presenter - Artzone: Visual Arts programme, Every Monday and then Every Alternate Monday 

                         Community Radio 2XX (1008AM), Canberra (9:00-10:30 AM)

Grants and Awards (selected)

2014                 1 of 16 Artists in residence, Projectspace, Gorman House, Canberra

2010                 Artist in residence, Canberra Glassworks, Canberra

                         Financial support received from the Multicultural Arts Officer, ACT for solo show "penso a te…"

2009                 Grant recipient (Out of Round Funding) from artsACT for solo exhibition ,"From 1997-2009", Parsons School of Art and Design, Paris

                         Shortlisted for Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra

2008                 EASS (Emerging Artist Support Scheme) recipient, ANU School of Art for a show at Canberra Boys Grammar School Gallery, Canberra

2007                 Artist in Residence, PhotoAccess Arts Centre, Canberra

2005                 One of 11 Artists selected to work on a Megalo Project to commemorate the 2003 Bushfires of Canberra


Solo Exhibitions

2014                 Melting Dreams, POD, CraftACT, Lonsdale St, Braddon, Canberra

2012                 and then there were none…,a selection of photographs, drawings and crochet from 2003-2012, ANCA Gallery Dickson, Canberra

2011                 penso a te…, selected works, Engine Room, Canberra Glassworks, Canberra

2010                 penso a te…, (EASS scholarship), The Gallery, Canberra Boys’ Grammar School, Canberra

                         being on the edge of abstraction, Ramp Gallery, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

2009                 From 1997-2009, Parsons School Of Art and Design, Paris

2007                 les bleues et les rouges, Huw Davies gallery, Canberra

2003                 imperfect, impermanent, incomplete…, Huw Davies gallery, Canberra

1997                 as it is..., Photoaccess, Kingsley St, Acton


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014                 SeeMe Takeover 2014, Times Square, New York

2013                 Photoville 2013, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

2013                 The Story of the Creative,, Long Island City Gallery, New York

2013                 Capture the fleeting, Brunswickstreetgallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne 

2012                 Selected work by five M16 Artists, Artespresso, Kingston, ACT

                         Rebuilt, Legislative Assembly, Canberra

2009                 Phoenix Prize for Spiritual Art, School of Art Gallery, Canberra

                         One Shot, Tuggeranong Arts Centre Gallery, ACT

                         art:house, art and design festival, Benedict house, Queanbeyan, NSW

2008                 Graduating Show, School of Art Gallery, Canberra


Bibliography (selected)

2014                 Mostra d'arte di artista di Canbera, Devlin, Yvette, La Fiamma, 15/12/14

2014                 A few more peas left in the pod, Hogan, Jil, Private Capital, The Canbera Times, 06/12/14

2013                 100 Views of Canberra, Chalker, David; Robinson, Barbie, a PhotoAccess Publication, ACT         

2012                 Artistic exploration into physical and emotional space, Cerabona, Ron, The Canberra Times, 7/02/12

2010                 Catalogue essay, penso a te…, Belfrage, Clare, creative director, Canberra Glassworks

2009                 Canberra’s got style, Davidson, Emma,, 03/02/09

2007                 Shifting red and blue moods, Ogilvy, Charly, The Canberra Times, 30/10/07

2006                 Broad visions in focus, Ogilvy, Charly, The Canberra Times, 08/06/06

2006                 A walk on the wildside, Ogilvy, Charly, The Canberra Times, 10/04/06


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