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.
  • 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

  • 2017 Calendar Launch – ‘Palette Scapes’ by Gallery Artistmind
  • 2017 “Palette Scapes” by Gallery Artistmindz at J.W Marriot, Kolkata
  • 2016  ‘Palette Scapes’ by NDTV at www.mojarto.com
  • 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.

Auctions

  • 2013Standard Chartered by Aura Art, Mumbai; ‘Colours of Life’ by Dhoomimal and ‘The Round Table India’ at Le Meridian, New Delhi.
  • 2009PlanUtsav 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

2017

  • 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

2016

  • 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, www.mojarto.com
  • ‘Expanding Metaphors’ at NDTV, Curated by Alka Raghuvanshi for NDTV, www.mojarto.com
  • ‘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

 

2015

  • 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

2014

  • ‘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

2013

  • ‘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

2012

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

2011

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

2010

  • 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

2009

  • 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

2008

  • 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

2007

  • “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

2006

  • ‘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

2005

  • ‘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

2004

  • “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

2003

  • 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

2002

  • 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

2001

  • 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

2000

  • Two Person Show at Surya Gallery, Hyderabad

1998

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

1997

  • 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

1996

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