Nupur Kundu



 

Born in 1975 at New Delhi, joined the College of Art (Delhi) 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 X 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, August 2006. Awarded the Indra Gandhi Priyadarshini Award, 2008
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 “The Furious Purity”, Sumukha Art Gallery, Bangalore.
2006 “The Furious Purity”, Travancore Gallery, New Delhi.
2005 “Rhapsody in Space II”, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre by Art Alive  Gallery, New Delhi.
2005 “Rhapsody in Space – III” Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai                                
2003 “Rhapsody in Space I”, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi.
1999 At Art Indus, Santushti Complex, New Delhi
 
TWO PERSON SHOWS
2008 Mueller and Plate Gallery, Munich
2001 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2000 Surya Gallery, Hyderabad.
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008
“Continuum”, by Udayan Care, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Delhi
“Canvas 2008” Group show by Legends of India, Kolkata, June 2008
“Tiranga” at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Independence Day Celebrations
2007
“Dhoomimal through the Ages”, New Delhi, Nov
“Emerging India” by Art Alive Gallery, London, September
Galerie Sara Arakkal's Fourth anniversary Show, Bangalore, August
“High On art” by YaWeDo International, Visual Arts Gallery, Delhi, July
TEHELKA - The Art for Freedom Auction, London, June
“Paper-Love”, at India Fine Art, Mumbai, May
Auction by PLANutsav, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Mumbai, April
Group show by Kalakriti Arts, Dubai, February
2006
‘India on Canvas' Auction by 'Khushi', British High Commissioners Residence, Delhi
'Digressing Domains', L.K.A by Nitanjali Art Gallery, New Delhi
Nitanjali Show, Dubai, November
'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
Show at Trident Inter Continental Hotel, Gurgaon
'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
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,
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- The Academy Of Fine Arts & Literature, 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
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 yr 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 Calcutta.
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
'Ulsa'at Rabindra Bhawan, New Delhi
Capitol Art Café, Ashok Hotel, New Delhi
Swastika Art gallery, 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
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
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.
 
 
PARTICIPATION IN ART CAMP
2006
Camp for restoration of Temple, Shantiniketan, Kolkata, Jan
AIFACS All India camp
SKP All India Camp
CCMB Centre, Hyderabad
Open Skies' by Air India, organized by Seher at Canterbury, U.K (2006)
2005
Help for Tsunami Victims, Tivoli Garden Resorts, New Delhi
2004
Windscapes', World Bamboo Congress, Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi
'Silent Expressions', CCMB centre, Hyderabad  by The Fine Art Society of Bombay
Artist's Camp at Hampi, Department of Tourism, Govt Of India, Karnataka
“Celebration of Lives- National Campaign by Artists against HIV/AIDS” by UNDP at Amby Valley Sahara Lake City, Maharashtra
Art Junction, Hotel Intercontinental by Wild Life Trust of India, New Delhi
'Art for Humanity'- Art Alive gallery, New Delhi.                
2002
Artists meet of SAARC Countries, Art Junction, Grand Intercontinental Hotel, New Delhi
'Artists Square', Art Indus, Santushti Festival, New Delhi.             
2001
Srijan for Deepalaya, New Delhi.
2000
Artists Camp, Surajkund Crafts Mela, Haryana.
1999
AIFACS All India Artists for Kargil, New Delhi.
1996
Birth Centenary of Subhash Chandra Bose, SKP, New Delhi.
1994
5th South Asian Friendship Youth Camp, Nagaland.
 
WORKSHOPS HELD / EVENTS & JUDGING OF ART COMPETITIONS
2007
Judging Times of India Art Competition, January
2006
Combined painting with Perizaad Zorabian for Barney's Coffee Launch, at Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi Combined painting
with Preity Zinta for TVS Scooty Launch, Mumbai, January Profiled as a painter by Etv Enadu Channel
Profiled as a painter by Subah Savere
Judging for Times of India – Colour Splash Contest, Pragati Maidan
Judging art/dance competion at Banyan tree school
2005
Judging Sahara Samay 'Sharadotsav' 2005 for The Best Pratima Award for Delhi during Durga Puja
Judging of Inter School Dance Competition of The Rotary Club of Delhi South Central.
2004
Judging of Inter School Art Competition, Dilli Haat, New Delhi                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Judging Painting competition of mentally challenged & autistic children Rashtrapati Bhawan for The President, Seher
Workshop held for AADI- Spastic Society of India, New Delhi
Workshop at the 'Kala Utsav' DPS school, New Delhi
Judgement of art competition at Salwan school, New Delhi
Luxor & NIE Times of India's 'Colour Splash' on the spot painting competition Pragati Maidan, New Delhi;Workshop held for
British Council, New Delhi.
2000
Monoprint Workshop, Mosaic Workshop &Collage workshop held for British Council, New Delhi