Manish Nai was born in 1980 in Gujarat. He has held solo exhibitions at Kavi Gupta Gallery in Chicago, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinruecke in Mumbai, Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris, St. Moritz and Cologne, and Galerie Gebr. Lehmann in Berlin. In 2017, the Fondation Fernet Branca presented a comprehensive exhibition of the artist’s paintings, murals, sculptures and photographs in St. Louis, France. The exhibition traveled to the Het Noordbrabants Museum in The Netherlands in 2018.
Nai has participated in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2014) and the Shanghai Biennale (2012). He has recently completed a 60’ long sculpture as a permanent installation in Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex. His works have recently shown at The Sculpture Park at Madhavendra Palace, Rajasthan, India (2017-18), Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (2019), and at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago as part of their permanent collection. Nai’s work is held in numerous private and public collections throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. The artist lives and works in Mumbai.More