Nupur Kundu
Born in 1975 at New Delhi, joined the College of Art in 1993 for a B.F.A. degree in painting and simultaneously pursued Sangeet Bhaskar in Indian Classical Dance (Kathak). Performed on stage for 18 years. Participated in several group Exhibitions both in India and Abroad. Did three commission works for TAJ GVK Hotel (Chandigarh) in 2005, one of which is a single piece oil on canvas of dimensions 7ft *22ft. Featured in India Today Magazines 30th Anniversary issue among 30 young Successful achievers turning Thirty (December 2005). Commissioned a series of 75 Oil on Canvas for Trident Oberoi, Mumbai, Aug.2006. Recipient of the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Purukar in the field of Fine Arts,2008.
   
   Exhibitions
   Selected Solo Exhibitions
   • 2007 ‘The Furious Purity’, Gallery Sumukha, Chennai and Bangalore
   •2005 "Rhapsody in Space II", Visual Art Gallery India Habitat Centre by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.
   •2003 Rhapsody in Space, Solo exhibition at Visual Arts Gallery , India Habitat Centre held by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.
   •1993 Art Indus, Santushti Complex, New Delhi
   Selected Group Exhibitions
   • 2010 'Black is Beautiful', India Fine Art, Mumbai
   • 2009 'Deep In Black', Galerie Muller and Plate, Munich
   •2006 ‘Digressing Domains’, Organized by Nitanjali Art Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
   •2006 Show organized by Nitanjali Art Gallery at Dubai
   •2006 Celebrating India, commemorating 150 Years of India's Freedom Struggle, TYRO at Travancore Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •2006 ‘Devotion’, Organized by Art Positive at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
   •2006 Trident Inter Continental Hotel, Gurgaon, India
   •2006 ‘Muskaan’, Organized by Art Indus Gallery at, India Ha-bitat Centre, New Delhi
   •2006 ‘Water Show’, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
   •2006 Concern India Foundation, Bangalore
   •2006 ‘Timeless Art’, Singapore
   •2006 ‘Give Me Red’, Polka Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •2005 ‘Roop Vidhan- Expressions in Abstract’, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
   •2005 ‘Colors of Healing’, Organized by Art Junction, Intercontinental The Grand, New Delhi
   •2005 Embrace - Sewa Ashram School Organized by Chawla Art Gallery at Hotel Intercontinental Eros, New Delhi
   •2005 ‘Devotion’, Organized by Gallery Art at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
   •2005 ‘People in Progress’, The Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi
   •2005 ‘Lines and Colors from Rajdhani’, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
   •2005 Organized by Roerich's Art Society at The Russian Centre of Art and Culture
   •2004 ‘The Feminine Eye’, celebrating Women Artists Fortnight, Galerie Sara Arakkal, Bangalore
   •2004 Art for Vision a charity show for Sankara Nethralaya at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
   •2004 Ravi Jain Memorial Foundations 12th year celebration, New Delhi
   •2004 Indian Artists for France, charity show at Alliance Francoise, New Delhi
   •2004 Akar Prakar, Kolkatta
   •2003 Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkatta
   •2003 Duets, Habiart Gallery, New Delhi
   •2003 Kite A celebration of Freedom, Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi
   •2003 Ulsa at Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi; Swastika Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •2002 Ajanta Art Gallery, Azad Bhawan, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
   •2002 Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre organized by Nayan’s Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •2002 Russian Centre of Science and Culture, New Delhi
   •2002 Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre organized by Art Alive, New Delhi
   •2001 Stree Shakti, Habiart Foundation, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
   •2001 Monsoon, Hotel Inter Continental, New Delhi
   •2001 Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre by ‘Kalashram’, New Delhi
   •2001 Art With Heart for CRY, Dubai
   •2000 Women Artists, Arpana Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •2000 Art and Artifice organized by Om Gallery at Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi
   •2000 Masks, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
   •1999 Art Junction, Hotel Inter Continental, New Delhi
   •1999 Small Format Works, Art Today, New Delhi
   •1999 Artists For Kargil by ‘Cinemaya’, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
   •1999 Uruswati Centre for Contemporary Arts, New Delhi
   •1998 Masters for a Child by ‘Ashraya’, Dubai
   •1998 India Habitat Centre organized by Arushi Arts, New Delhi
   •1997 People for Animals by Maneka Gandhi, Taj Palace, New Delhi
   •1997 Akarshan Gallery, Hauz Khaz village, New Delhi
   •1997 Summer Group Show, Swastika Gallery, New Delhi
   •1997 12 Artists from College of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
   •1996 Yuva Mahotsava by Sahitya Kala Parishad, Dilli Haat, New Delhi
   •1996 Avantika Group Show, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
   Participations
   • 2006 Annual Show, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
   • 2005 7th Anniversary of Art Junction, Intercontinental The Grand, New Delhi
   •2005 Annual Show, DMG Mega Art Complex, New Delhi
   •2004 Annual Show, Galerie Sara Arakkal, Bangalore
   •2003 Shitya Kala Parishads 12th Yuva Mahotsava, Bal Bhawan, New Delhi
   •2002 Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
   •1997 10th National Kala Mela, Bal Bhawan, New Delhi
   •1995 South Asian Youth Exhibition, Dimapur, Nagaland
   •1994-97 Annual Exhibitions, College of Art, New Delhi


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