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Chantal Gowa at work. November 2001.


1944 Chantal GOWA was born on first December 1944 in Nice, France.
1965-1969 Studied in the National School of Decorative Arts of Nice. C.A.F.A.S. First prize of France for decoration. National Diplom of Arts, painting department.
1970-1980 Leader of workshops for creativity (Atelier de Créativité) for children and Adults, Cultural Centre, Nice. Foundation and management of workshops for Creativity for children in the Bornala castle, Nice.
Teacher of Arts in Secondary Schools and Colleges.
1981 Moves to Germany.
1991 Moves to Auroville, India.
1993 Opens the "Visual Arts School" in Auroville India.
1999-2002 Public and private orders, from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Madras (Park Sheraton Hotel), and France.

Joint Exhibitions

1968 Gallery Chave, Vence, France. From 1968 until 1975, regularly, Palais de la Méditerranée, Jeune Peinture méditerranéenne, Nice. First prize for painting.
1969 Prize "Le Provençal", prize "Dorothy Gould" (Individual exhibition), special prize of the Biennial Festival of Menton.
1970 Valaurie, Drôme France.
1971 Musée of Toulon, first prize of the Toulon Festival for a painting called "Bicycle".
1982 Ballenhaus, Schongau, Germany. Participation as guest of the artistic Society "Quadrat" (Square) in Murnau castle. Haus of Lutzowplatz, Berlin, with Henry Gowa her father, Germany. Savings bank Gallery, Schongau.
1996 International Artists' Camp of women painters from India and Europe, Alliance Francaise of Madras-Pondicherry-Trivandrum-Hydrabad-Goa (all in India).
1998 Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.
1999 Aurodhan Gallery Pondicherry.

Individual Exhibitions

1971 Cultural Centre, Nice.
1972 Radio Monte-Carlo, Marseille.
1973 Casino of Cannes, France.
1974 Gallery Mascotte, Basel, Switzerland.
1975 Galerie Antoîne, Saint Jeannet, France. Gallery of Castle, Cagnes sur mer, France.
1977 Gallery of Syndicat d'initiative, Biot, France.
1980 Gallery no.7, Nice.
1987 Atelier Pflaumdorf, Munich, Germany.
1987 Gallery Joseph Hierling, Munich.
1989 Gallery of Savings Bank, Schongau.
1995 Gallery "Le Ver-Vert", Vichy, France.
Centre of the Indian Culture,Auroville,India
1996 Alliance Française, Madras, India.
Alliance Française, Bangalore, India.
1998 Alliance Française, Pondicherry.
since 2000 Permanent exhibition in Auropax Studio, Auromodel, Auroville, India


Private Collections in France, England, Germany, Switzerland, USA, Canada and India.


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