Two design concepts displayed at ‘All India-International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2014’ in the ‘Pink City’
He is a passionate academician and loves geometry which very well reflected in his work which was displayed at ‘All India-International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2014’, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. Mr. Amit Gehlot, Assistant Professor-Foundation Design, Pearl Academy, Kukas (Jaipur) presented two of his design concepts at the exhibition which are the result of his explorations during his classroom sessions and assignments at the Academy. The exhibition, which started on 31st January, and continued till 2nd February, 2014, displayed Amit’s work along with many other artists.
‘All India-International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2014’ is a group exhibition of national and international artists, who come together to blend their art traditions and cultures under one roof.
About his work, which has been inspired from class-room teachings of geometry, Amit elaborates, “I have been teaching geometry for design at Pearl Academy for the last five years. Often while exploring the geometric concepts for classroom demonstrations and assignments, I come across surprising geometric forms and these two art works are the outcome of such explorations. These outcomes always intrigue me to keep my quest for geometry on.”
Here is brief introduction on our proud faculty – Amit Gehlot
Exploring the space and materials, finding their meaning in functional contexts and spatial precincts, Amit Gehlot is a design professional who started his quest, to understand epitome of professional life through art and design. During 1997, to work as an intern, he applied at an advertising agency in Indore (Madhya Pradesh), and later he got through the Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, (IICD, Jaipur) to experience and learn the skills of being a material explorer and a product designer. During and after graduating from IICD he worked for various studios, export houses, and organisations such as Vivaldi Leather Pvt. Ltd., Aricia India, for more than five years. After which he decided to get back to his true calling and to share his knowledge, learn and experiment in the class room and start learning with young, energetic and aspiring designers. Currently teaching at Pearl Academy India and holding the responsibility of the Course Leader for Foundation Design Department for past three years, which is a very promising commitment in which the department has to cater to the fundamental prerequisites for all the other professional cohorts across centers, simultaneously, and with determination.