Nupur Kundu Artist
Nupur Kundu
Nupur Kundu specialized in Fine Arts from the College Of Arts, New Delhi, India and has been exhibiting her abstract works for almost two decades now.
  • She has also achieved Sangeet Bhaskar in Indian Classical Dance (Kathak) from Chandigarh University and has performed on stage for eighteen years.
  • She has been featured in India Today Magazines 30th Anniversary Issue amongst 30 young successful achievers turning Thirty (December 2005).
  • Nupur is a recipient of the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for Fine Arts, 2008.
  • She received the Junior Fellowship, Ministry Of Culture, Government of India, 2011 – 2013.
  • Recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award for the Best Contemporary Artist of the Year, 2014.
  • Honored with Indian Council for UN Relations Award in the field of Fine Arts, 2015.
  • ‘Woman of the year Awards 2017’ by Arogya Darpan & Today Live News.
  • Chosen by Times of India Group to Judge their annual Durga Devi Namastute – Best Durga Puja in New Delhi, 2014.
  • Nupur has also worked closely with special children by conducting workshops. She has held Multi Media workshops for the British Council of India; IFFCO; Tihar Jail, New Delhi. She has also judged various Art Competitions – For the Times of India (NIE); For Hindustan Times (PACE); At the Rashtrapati Bhawan for school children; YMCA; AAI (Airport Authority of India), Jindal Steel and All India Camlin Art Competition at Lucknow in 2011.
  • She is a board member on the panel of SHOOBH NGO; Advisory Member on the board of Delhi Public School, Sirsa and a Board Member of the WCD (Women & Child Development) Committee of the PHD Chamber of Commerce
  • She has had a number of Solo and Group Exhibitions both at National and International Level since 1996.
  • The Artist works and lives in New Delhi.
Major Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 Palette Scapes at ITC Sonar Bangla, Kolkata by Gallery Artistmindz
  • 2017 Calendar Launch – ‘Palette Scapes’ by Gallery Artistmindz
  • 2017 “Palette Scapes” by Gallery Artistmindz at J.W Marriot, Kolkata
  • 2016 ‘Palette Scapes’ by NDTV at
  • 2015 ‘Summer Seas’ by Apparao Galleries, at Magnolias, Gurgaon.
  • 2014 ‘The Edge of Colour’ by Apparao Galleries at The Lodhi, New Delhi
  • 2013 Recent Works at India Design Fair, New Delhi
  • 2012 Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
  • 2007 The Furious Purity’ at Sumukha Art Gallery, Bangalore
  • 2006 Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2005 ‘Rhapsody in Space II’ at Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2005 ‘Couple Show’ at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • 2003 ‘Rhapsody in Space I’ at Art Alive Gallery and Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • 1999 Art Indus Gallery, Santushti Complex, New Delhi

Commission Works

  • Taj Phalaknuma Heritage Hotel, Hyderabad, 2011
  • Commissioned Mural, Event with Priety Zinta for LML, Vespa Scooty
  • Series of 75 Oil on Canvas done for Trident Oberoi, Mumbai, 2006
  • Three commission works for TAJ GVK hotel, Chandigarh in 2005, one of which is a single piece Oil on Canvas of dimensions 7ft by 22ft.
  • Jindal Steel Mural Painting, 7 ft by 20 ft, 2005
  • In Private Collections with Gallery ArtistMindz, Bhubaneswar, Odisha; Peter Mueller – Mueller & Plate Gallery, Munich, Germany; Padma Shri Anjolie Ela Menon; Salgaonkars, Goa; Uday Jain, Dhoomimal Art Gallery; Phd Chamber of Commerce; Air India; Bhubaneswar Airport, Odisha; Pheroza Godrej, Mumbai; Atul Kasbekar, Mumbai; SanteVita Hospital, Ranchi; K2K India, Sunita Kohli Architects; Bharat Shah, Mumbai; Ajay Devgn, Mumbai; Preity Zinta, Mumbai; Dr. William Myers, Chicago.


  • 2017 Khushii, India on Canvas 2017
  • 2013 Standard Chartered by Aura Art, Mumbai; ‘Colours of Life’ by Dhoomimal and ‘The Round Table India’ at Le Meridian, New Delhi.
  • 2009 Plan Utsav Charity Auction by Plan India, MGF New Delhi.
  • 2007 Tehelka – The Art for Freedom Auction, London
  • 2006 ‘India on Canvas’ by ‘Khushi’, British High Commissioners Residence, New Delhi.

Art Workshops and Exchange Programs

  • 2017 Udaipur Art Camp
  • 2016 Art Melange Season I, Bhubaneswar, Odisha by Gallery ArtistMind
  • 2016 Art for Impact by Reddys, Space Art Gallery at Hyderabad
  • 2015 Workshop at IILM, Gurugram,
  • 2014 Maitri – International Residency (Indo-Chinese Women) – Maitri, by ICCR, and Empowerment,Jaipur
  • 2013 VAMA Women Artists Camp at IGNCA, New Delhi
  • 2012 Mandu, Gwalior by Dhoomimal Gallery.
  • 2011 Marve Annual Art Camp by RPG Group and Arts Trust, Mumbai; SAARC Artists Camp at Poovar, Kerala by ICCR and Seher.
  • 2006 Open Skies’ by Air India & Seher at Canterbury, U.K; AIFACS and SKP , New Delhi, Shantiniketan, West Bengal
  • 2005 Help for Tsunami Victims at Tivoli Gardens, New Delhi
  • 2004 Hampi, Department of Tourism, Govt of India, Karnataka; Amby Valley Sahara Lake City, aharashtra; ‘Windscapes’, World Bamboo Congress, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi
  • 2004 CCMB Centre, Hyderabad by India Fine Art Mumbai
  • 2000 – 1996 Surajkund Crafts Mela, Haryana; SKP, AIFACS, Artists for Kargil at New Delhi

Selected Group Exhibitions, National and International


  • Madhyam Art, Bangalore


  • YesArtCan 2017 at IGNCA, New Delhi
  • Rotary Foundation Centennial Ball at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi curated by Niten Mehta
  • Samanvai Art Gallery, Jaipur
  • Silent Spectacle, by Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai


  • Spandan by Karma at Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • Feminine Unbound, Women’s Exhibition curated by Anjolie Ela Menon, compiled by Nupur Kundu for NDTV,
  • ‘Expanding Metaphors’ at NDTV, Curated by Alka Raghuvanshi for NDTV,
  • ‘Abstract Stories” at TAO Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • ‘Five Elements’ by Veva Art at Pune
  • ‘An Overwhelming Imagination’ by Art Konsult, New Delhi
  • Women Artists show at Art Junction, New Delhi
  • India Design Fair by K2 India, NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi
  • Black and White at Lodhi Hotel by Apparao Gallerey, New Delhi



  • 56th National Exhibition of Art, Rabindra Bhawan, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
  • Indian Summer Exhibition at Albemarle Gallery London organized by TAO Mumbai
  • ‘Let Me Live’ in aid of the NGO Nanhi Chhaan at Oberoi, Gurugram
  • Four Person Show at Art Chill, Juneja Art Gallery, Jaipur
  • National Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Nagpur by SCZCC
  • The Indian Cancer Society Charity Exhibition at Hotel Palladium, Gallery Art and Soul, Mumbai
  • Bidsvilla in Association with National Association of Blind, Hotel J W Marriott, Gurugram
  • ‘Devotion’ by Art Positive Gallery, New Delhi
  • VAMA, IGNCA, New Delhi
  • Art Kettle Garden III at Gallery Annexe, India International Centre
  • Samanvai Art Gallery at Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Maitri’ Exhibition at ICCR, India International Centre, New Delhi


  • ‘ACHROME – One by One’ at India Fine Art, Mumbai
  • ‘Magnetic Forms III’ at Art Konsult, New Delhi
  • Nirbhaya Show at Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Colours of Hope’ India- Pakistan Women Artists’ Exhibition by Empowerment at ICCR


  • ‘Own an Original’ at Gallery Art and Aesthetics, New Delhi
  • VAMA – Womens Exhibition on International Womens Day, Twin Art Galleries, IGNCA, New Delhi
  • Art Zest, Dubai
  • ‘Quad Set Go’ by TAD Arts, Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi
  • Art for Concern, Gurugram


  • 54th National Exhibitiona of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi


  • ‘Feminalle’ By Gallery Art Sastra at – Art Lounge, MGF Metropolitan, New Delhi
  • Eight anniversary exhibition, Gallerie Sara Arakkal, Bangalore


  • 52nd National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in association with ICCR, Kolkata.
  • Annual Exhibition, Indian art Circle, Visual Arts Gallery, IHC, New Delhi


  • Workshop held for EEE at Tihar Jail, New Delhi
  • Exhibition by Nitanjali Art Gallery at Mumbai, Dubai
  • 15th Asian Adana Bienale organized by Gallerie Sara Arakkal at Turkey
  • Four Steps Charity School, curated by Elizabeth Rogers for Nitanjali art Gallery at Stainless Gallery, New Delhi
  • Plan Utsav’s Charity Auction by Plan India, at Manre, MGF Mall, New Delhi, January


  • Participation in India Art Fair by Dhoomimal Art Gallery, Pragati Maidan, Okhla, New Delhi
  • ‘Deep in Black’, Mueller and Plate Gallery, Munich, Germany
  • “Continuum”, by Udayan Care, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi
  • “Canvas 2008” Group show by Legends of India, Kolkata
  • “Tiranga” at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Independence Day Celebrations


  • “Dhoomimal through the Ages”, New Delhi, Nov
  • “Emerging India” by Art Alive Gallery at Royal College of Art, Henri Moore Gallery, London
  • Galerie Sara Arakkal’s Fourth anniversary Show, Bangalore
  • “High On art” by YaWeDo International, Visual Arts Gallery, Delhi
  • TEHELKA – The Art for Freedom Auction, London
  • “Paper-Love”, at India Fine Art, Mumbai
  • Auction by PLANutsav, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Mumbai
  • Group show by Kalakriti Arts, Dubai
  • ‘Corporate Colours’, Workshop held for IFFCO organized by Udayan Care, New Delhi


  • ‘India on Canvas’ Auction by ‘Khushi’, British High Commissioners Residence, Delhi
  • ‘Digressing Domains’, L.K.A by Nitanjali Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Celebrating India’, commemorating 150 yrs of India’s freedom struggle, TRYO, Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Devotion’ by Art Positive Gallery, Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • ‘Muskaan’ by Art Indus Gallery, L.K.A, New Delhi
  • ‘Water show’ at Cymroza Art gallery, Mumbai, August
  • Concern India Foundation, Bangalore
  • Birla Academy of Art & Culture Annual Show, Kolkata
  • ‘Timeless Art’, Singapore
  • ‘Give me Red’, Polka Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • Annual Show, DMG Mega Art Complex at visual art gallery
  • Art Pilgrim’s Charity group show for Thallesemia patients,Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi


  • ‘Roop Vidhan’ – Expressions in Abstract’ at Art Alive Gallery New Delhi
  • Colours of Healing, Art Junction, Intercontinental The Grand, New Delhi
  • Embrace – Sewa Ashram School, at Hotel Intercontinental Eros, Nehru Place by Chawla Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Devotion’, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre by Gallery Art, New Delhi
  • ‘People in Progress’ at AIFACS, New Delhi
  • Lines & Colours from Rajdhani, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata
  • Celebrating 7th anniversary of Art Junction, Intercontinental The Grand, New Delhi
  • Group show by Roerich Art Society at The Russian Centre of Art & Culture, New Delhi
  • Annual Show, DMG Mega Art complex, New Delhi
  • Charity Show, Shangri-La Hotel for Earthquake victims at Trident Inter-Continental Hotel, Gurugram


  • “The Feminine Eye” celebrating Women Artist’s Fortnight, Galerie Sara Arakkal, Bangalore
  • ‘Art for Vision’, Sankara Nethralaya at LKA, New Delhi
  • Ravi Jain Memorial Foundations 12th year celebration DMG Mega Art complex, New Delhi
  • Indian Artists for France, charity show at Alliance Francoise, New Delhi
  • Akar Prakar, Kolkata by Chitrangan & Rotary Club of Kolkata


  • Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkatta
  • Sahitya Kala Parishad’s12th Yuva Mahotsava,Bal Bhawan, New Delhi
  • ‘Duets’, Habiart Gallery, New Delhi
  • ‘Kite- A celebration of Freedom’, Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi


  • Ajanta Art Gallery, Azad Bhawan, ICCR, New Delhi, Russian Centre of Art & Culture, New Delhi
  • Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi by Art Alive Gallery
  • Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkatta


  • Two Person Show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
  • Stree Shakti, Habiart Foundation, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • Monsoon, Hotel Inter-Continental, New Delhi
  • ‘Art with Heart’ for CRY, Dubai
  • Women Artists, Arpana Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • Art & Artifice by Om Gallery at Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi
  • Small Format Works, Art Today, New Delhi
  • ‘Artists for Kargil’ by ‘Cinemaya’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


  • Two Person Show at Surya Gallery, Hyderabad


  • Masters for a Child by ‘Ashraya’, Dubai
  • Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi by Arushi Arts
  • Charity show, Art Today, New Delhi.


  • People for Animals by Maneka Gandhi, Taj Palace, New Delhi
  • Akarshan Gallery, Hauz Khaz village, New Delhi
  • Summer Group Show, Swastika Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 10th National Kala Mela, Bal Bhawan,
  • 12 artists from College of Art, LKA, New Delhi


  • Yuva Mahotsava, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Dilli Haat
  • Avantika Group Show, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
  • South Asian Youth Exhibition, Dimapur, Nagaland