バンガロール出身。アーティスト、美術史家、キュレーター、運営を行う。バンガロール(インド)にあるインターナショナル・アーティスト・イン・レジデンスとオルタナティブアートスペースである「Visual Art Collective/1.Shanthiroad Studio」の創設者であり、ディレクターでもある。現在は、アートの実践、都市マッピング、アーカイブ、キュレーション、芸術教育に携わっている。環境と都市開発の問題へ強い関心を持ち、制作を行う。Karnataka Chitrakala Parishathやバンガロール美術大学で美術史を教え、2005年から2007年まで学部長を務めた。1990年にファイン・アーツ・カルナータカ・チットラカラ・パリッシャース大学を卒業し、1992年にマハラジャサヤジラオバローダ大学のアート批評専攻を修了。 主な作品に、「Colombo Art Biennale 2012」(スリランカ、キュレーターとして参加)、2011年-「Krumbiegel Project」(2011年、リサーチ、キュレーション、編集);南インドで重要なドイツの園芸家であり都市計画家でもあるグスタフ・ヘルマン・クルンビゲルの生涯を調査、文書化、展示を行ったパブリック・ヒストリーの文脈化(アートプロジェクト)など。


Suresh Jayaram is an artist, art historian, arts administrator and curator from Bangalore. He is the Founder, Director of Visual Art Collective/1.Shanthiroad Studio an international artist’s residency and alternative art space in Bangalore, India. He is currently involved in art practise, urban mapping, archiving, curation and arts education. His keen interest in environmental and urban developmental issues influences his work. He taught Art History at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, the College of Fine Arts in Bangalore and later went on to become the Dean from 2005-2007. He obtained his BFA in painting from the College of Fine Arts,Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat 1990 and MFA from M.S.University, Baroda in 1992 in Art Criticism. Some of his significant work has included- 2012- Curator for Colombo Art Biennale 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka 2011- Research, curated exhibition and compiled monograpgh for the ‘Krumbiegel Project’ -A public history/art project that included research, documentation and exhibition that looked at the life of Gustav Herman Krumbiegel a German horticulturist and urban planner of significance in South India. 2010-Curator for ‘Sethusamudram Project’ – 3 year collaborative art project initiated by Theertha International Artists Collective, Colombo, Sri Lanka and 1.Shanthi Road Studio/Gallery, Bangalore, India that seeks to collectively develop and envision programmes to engage with and address the highly complex and variegated history and emotions surrounding the relations between India and Sri Lanka 2010- Art Think South Asia fellow in arts administration, Sculpturen Park, Berlin 2010-07- Coordinated the South Asian residency for KHOJ as a founder of 1Shanthiroad Studio 2008- ANA-Artist Network Asia grant to curate a multidimensional show called REWA, to acknowledge and celebrate the culture of Tibetans in exile in India. 2004- British Council Charles Wallace India Trust award to work as an artist at the Gasworks Studios, London. 2004-05-Working committee of Khoj International Artists Association to organize international artists Residency in Mysore and Bangalore.