Vasudha Thozur (Baroda)
Vasudha Thozhur is a painter who is currently based in Baroda. She was born in Mysore in 1956 and educated at the College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, and at the School of Art and Design, Croydon, UK. She worked in Madras for many years, between 1981 – 1997. Besides participation in exhibitions in the country and abroad, institutional work has involved lectures/teaching/workshops as visiting faculty at MSU, Baroda, NID in Ahmedabad, and IICD, Jaipur. A recent grant from the India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore, supported a research project, ‘The Himmat Workshops’, that looked at ways of rooting art practice in ground realities as experienced in India. It involved collaborating with Himmat, an activist organization based in Vatva, Ahmedabad.