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Shefali Ranthe

Shefali Ranthe portraet. Shefali in front of her painting.

Visual artist Shefali Ranthe from Denmark

Visual Artist Shefali was born in Bangladesh and adopted to Denmark as a babychild. Is she Danish or not? We think she is the prettiest young Artist talent and a photomodel as well so Denmark should be proud.

 

After 10 years in Dubai the Global Art Award winner 2018, Shefali Ranthe international artist is now based in Copenhagen.

 

She knows for her brilliant compositions, vivid hues, rich textures, all that leads to the joy of life. That aspect of her art has opened up multiple meanings, and symbols. Shefali is engaged with representing ideas of existence, mythology, cultural codes, and intricacies of psyche – both individual and cultural.

 

She uses colors that have melted into one another and She attach paramount importance to the aqueous dimension that gives the work its organic, mineral aspect. Using vivid, contrasting touches, she echoes the traces of time, perpetual natural changes and the movement inherent in all life

 

In Shefali´s work she depicts situations with the intention of evoking stories in the spectators. She always tries not to be too literal, so spectators have space to discover their own stories. She finds evoking stories important because She think our ability to tell them is an essential part of our being.

 

Shefali says: “during the global Covid-19 pandemic, I, along with the rest of the world, spend a lot of time wandering around in empty and closed cities wondering about life. Looking up the sky watching the birds pass by above me made me think about the concept of freedom. Freedom, I thought, is double-edged: Both something we, as humans, praise and practice, while we at the same time restrict ourselves from it with human-imposed restrictions. Looking up the sky watching the birds fly over me became a symbol of ultimate freedom.”

 

She is curator and artist. She has participated is several art fairs in Middle East, US, Asian and Europe for instance in several biennales, museum and nationals galleries around the world.

Her collectors are from the whole world including the Royal family in Dubai, Oman and Abu Dhabi and also the Royal family in Denmark has Collected Shefali’s art.

 

Her art is permanent show case at The National Art Museum of China Beijing, The National Art Gallery in Dhaka, Bangladesh and at Bursa Museum of Migration History Art Gallery, Turkey

 

EXHIBITIONS

 2021 

7th Geoje International Art Festival, Haegeumgang Theme Museum, South Korea
World Art Dubai, Joy of life, Trade Center, Dubai
The Art Fair, Copenhagen Denmark

 

2020

2th Dafen International Oil Painting Biennale, Dafen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

26th Seoul International Art Festival (WCAA 2020), Korea
Thee Gallery, Dubai
Earth Dream, (High light Global warming) Brussel, Belgium

 Art Herning 2020, Galerie Helth Denmark

2019

Empati Group exhibition, Bursa Kent Museum, Turkey

Solo exhibition, Gallerie Heth, Christianshavn, Copenhagen Denmark
8th Beijing International Art Biennale, The National Art Museum of China
CPH Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

World Art Dubai, Light Installation “Nour”, Trade Center, Dubai
Solo Exhibition, Galleri Puls Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Herning 2019, Galerie Helth Denmark

 

2018

Gallery Krebsen, Copenhagen Denmark

 Solo Exhibition, Sofitel The Palm, Dubai
18th Asian Art Biennale, Dhaka, Bangladesh
International Plain Air, Druskininku, Lithuania
Galleri Puls Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Solo Exhibition, Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark
Solo Exhibition, World Art Dubai, Trade Center, Dubai
Oxford International Art Fair, represented by A Bridge For Life, Oxford

Parallax Art Fair, Kensington London

2017

Brick Lane Gallery, London

Gallery Krebsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
7th Beijing International Art Biennale, The National Art Museum of China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HECRd_Vqjg0 (Press forward 8.13 min)

 Joy of life, World Art Dubai, Trade Center, Dubai
Carré d´artistes, Barcelona, Madrid, Spain
Carré d´artistes, Paris, France

2016

The Big Picture, Pro Art Gallery, Dubai
Dubai International art Symposium (DIAS 2016), Dubai
Solo exhibition, XL Carré d´artistes, Marseille, France
World Art Dubai, Gallery Art Zest, Dubai/London
Sharjah Cultural Centre, Sharjah, UAE
Dubai International Art Centre, Gallery 76, Dubai
2nd Edition of Artistic Retreat Cultural Oman-UAE, Abu Dhabi
Art in a Secret, Showcase Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai
Danish Embassy, Abu Dhabi

Carré d´artistes, Barcelona, Spain

 

2015

Art For All, DUCTAC, Mall Of The Emirates, Gallery Art Zest, Dubai

Art Fair Dubai, The Address Hotel Downtown, Dubai
The Big Picture, Street Art Gallery, Dubai
Carré d´artistes, New York and Amsterdam
Solo exhibition Danish Consulate, Dubai

 

2014

Carré d´artistes, New York and Amsterdam
Solo exhibition Nordic Business Council at BB1 Business Centre, Jumirah Lakes Towers, Dubai
Solo exhibition Danish Consulate, Dubai

 

2013

Carré d´artistes, New York
Solo exhibition at Dubai International Art Centre, Dubai
“Art Nation”, Burjuman, Dubai
Art Sawa, DIFC, Dubai
Solo exhibition at Gallery Arteberry, Dubai

 

2010

Abu Dhabi Art Fair represented by Gallery Art Sawa

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 2019

Art Symposium, Beijing

 

2018

Global Art Award, Five Hotel Palm Jumirah, Dubai

 

2017

Curating art work “The Next” Art competition for Innoventures Educations, Dubai

 

2016

Mind of a Winner, given by Executive Women, Dubai
Dubai International art Symposium (DIAS 2016), Rashid Center,
Given by the Patronage of Sheikh Jumaa Bin Maktoum Bin Jumaa Al Maktoum, Dubai

Curating art work “Discover yourself” Art competition for Innoventures Educations, Dubai

 

2014 

Sikka Festival, World biggest Abaya, Mawaheb from Beautiful People, Dubai
Guinness World Records, 2015 Edition

 

2010

The Judging Panel of the Sharjah International Bienniale for Children´s Arts 

 

More Info about

Shefali Ranthe
www.shefali.dk

Mobil: +45 2783 6564
FB: Shefali Ranthe The Artist
Instagram: shefali.ranthe

Art Studio/Gallery: Øster Søgade 10, 4th, 1357 Copenhagen K

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