EXHIBITION HISTORY

 
2011   Amrit Rai, Hillside Gardens, Mill Valley, CA

1999   Formless, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

1997   Recent paintings, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

Spirituality in Art, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

1993   Artists Images of AIDS, College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery, Kentfield, CA

1992   Solo Exhibition, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

Barclay Simpson Fine Arts group show, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1991   10th Anniversary Show, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1990   Amrit Rai, Janus Galley, Santé Fe, NM

Group Exhibition, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

LA/90, International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

 Exhibited by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts.

 1989   Art London 89, International Art Fair, London, England

Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

Represented by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

USArt, Exhibition of American works of art, San Francisco, CA

Represented by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1988   Art LA/88, International Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

Represented by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

Small works, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1987   One Woman Show, Represented by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

Art/LA87, International Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

Represented by Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1986   Group show, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1985   Group show, Barclay Simpson Fine Arts, Lafayette, CA

1983   Spring Annual, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

 

COLLECTIONS ( Limited)

Hans Schoepflin, Basel, Switzerland

Archer McComas & Lageson, Walnut Creek, CA

Sharon & Barclay Simpson, Orinda, CA

Vicky Tong, London, England

Cho J.K., London, England

Gil & Ann Berkeley, Lafayette, CA

Susan & Al Spore, Moraga, CA

Freddie Fong, San Francisco, CA

Patricia Chacon, London, England

Namita Gill, Victoria, Australia

Randi & Jonathan Gray, San Francisco, CA

 

COMMISSIONS

2012   Hillside Gardens Cottage, 3 paintings

2011   Schoepflin Stiftung, Loerrach, Germany.  Large mixed media Painting.

1995   Vertrauen, 39 “Channeled symbols” used in a book of poetry by Gertrud Bianchi-Bauer, published in Germany in 1996

1988   Ianetti Lanzone, 40 Collages for a hotel client in Tokyo

 

 AWARDS AND HONORS

Excellence in Drawing Award. Spring annual

Judge: Justine Limpus Parish 1983

Distinction in the Arts, Toms River North, toms River, NJ

 

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS(Limited)

 Rena Jana, “One to watch: Amrit Rai”, Flash Art October 1997, Photos of The Sutra series, courtesy of Freddie Fong.

Rena Jana, “ Spirituality in Art at Freddie Fong”, Asian Art News, July/August 1997, Photo and Commentary.

Diablo Best of the East Bay, July 1992,  “Best Art Gallery”, Images and Commentary mention.

David Bell, “Anniversary shows Span 20 Years of Change”, Journal North, Dec. 1990

Jeffrey Thrift,  “ The Few From U.S. Shine in U.K. art Fair”, Art Business News, 1989

Carol Fowler, “ Time Out”, Contra Costa Times, photo and commentary, Nov. 1987

Carol Fowler, “Amrit Rai’s Abstract Exhibit shows colorful experimentation” Contra Costa Times, 11/16/87.

Carol Fowler, “Provocative exhibit is all down in black and white”, Contra Costa times, 11/30/87

 

EDUCATION

Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA -1980-1983                

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY -1978-1980

Art Students League, New York, NY – 1977-1978

Ocean County College Art Dept. Toms River, NJ, 1976-1977