Born in Mumbai, In 1990 he received his BFA from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art. Among his
select solo exhibitions are 'Going Green' recycling art project with CNN and Institute of Indian
Indian Contemporary Art, Mumbai (2008), 'War Is Over', Institute of Contemporary Indian Art
(ICIA), Mumbai (2007), 'To Whomsoever It May Concern', Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
(2005), 'Allegory' Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai (2002), 'Obstacles', Aditya Ruia Art Gallery,
Mumbai (2002), 'We Cover You', Alliance France de Bombay, Mumbai (2001), 'Metal Meets
Mettle' Jamaat Art Gallery, Mumbai (2001), 'Inside Out, Jehangir Art Gallery (2000), 'The
Book of Nothing' Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai (1999), and 'Memories of my
Grandmother', Mahalsa Art Gallery, Mumbai (1996) amongst others.
He has participated in several group shows including 'Life is a Stage' organized Institute of
Contemporary Indian Art, Mumbai. (2009), 'Young Gun's' organized Institute of Contemporary
Indian Art, Mumbai. (2008), 'Satyagraha', organized by Afrikhadi, South Africa (2006), 'Bird on
Wire', Online Show, organized by Arts Trust, Mumbai (2005), 'VOEUX D'ARTISTES' Annual Show at Lyon and Marseille, France (2004), 'Ideas and Images' Annual Show, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai (2004), 'A tribute to Bhupen Khakhar, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai(2004), 'Masterpieces of Contemporary Indian Art' in collaboration with Gallery 'Muller & Plate' Munich and Sotheby's, Odeonsplatz, Germany (2004), 'The Quotable Stencil', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai (2002), etc, He has been shortlised twice for Charles Wallace Scholarship and Award (1998 & 1999), and was an invitee artist for 'The Foundation for Indian Artist' (Amsterdam) apart from being selected as an emerging artist for a Dutch documentary film on Indian contemporary art. He has also won Maharashtra State Art Award (2001, 1998), Tilak Smarak Trust Award, Pune (2000, 1998), Art Society of Indian Award (1998), Camlin Western Region Art Competition Award (1998), and Bombay Art Society Award (1998, 1997) Suryakant Lokhande lives and works in Mumbai.