Amar sultan was born in Mussoorie and is a self-taught artist. His works are mainly oil on canvas. The visual language is diverse and includes a vibrant palette exquisite strokes strong texture and dynamic energy. The works are inspired by the flight of pigeons as symbolic of peace and their interaction with their human neighbors. there is softness and simplicity which is his unique language.
Anwar Maqsood has become a legend in his life time.Anwar is a well known script writer,humourist and an artist.His works in oil and acrylics portray a great sense of reality not seen anywhere.The artist lives in Karachi.
Arpan’s works are simple and effective. The artist hails from Hooghly in Bengal. His works include light and style contrast monochrome and colorful hues.As in like life his paintings with the cityscape series show use of themes of a heritage city with grand old statures and rain filled streets.
ASIT KUMAR PATTANAIK
Born in 1968 in Orissa , spent his childhood in Cuttack and completed his Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from Government College of Art and Craft s at Khalikote and Master’s from BHU Varanasi.A semi realistic painter his narrative revolve around partly clad men and women engrossed in their emotions.The artist is based in Delhi
Bashir Mirza is an acknowledged great artist.He has worked on a gamut of styles all through his painting career.Born in Amritsar,India he joined the Mayo School of Arts,Lahore.He never stayed for long with one theme or style fluctuating between realistic,abstract and non-objective styles.
Carmen is an artist from Galati district in Romania.She is a specialist in textiles,decorative art and fashion design.She is a member of the Fine Arts Club of Romania,Association of European Artists and UNESCO Club.
Dip Narayan Paul
19th oct 1974
Assimilates traditional art forms in his earlier works. Born is West Bengal to a family of artists. He had a rich artistic legacy. The artist works with a dark background and luminous color and texture so typical of the Indian folk paintings he draws. He keeps the legend of Radha and Krishna alive.
Hungarian An eminenent and prolific artist
Eqbal Mehdi was a famous Pakistani artist.Mehdi’s portraiture are his signature paintings.One of his finest exists with Bon Art.
Horacio is an Argentinian artist.He has done a great deal of paintings over the years.His love for India shows through his art on Rajasthani women.
The colourful and intricate detailing of Dangi’s work shows stories within stories. The imagery appears in a mix of the sublime and the spiritual with the profane. The artist has been awarded from the Kala Parishad in Bhopal.His work is a part of the collections at Bharat Bhawan and Archaeology Department in Bhopal and the National Science Center in New Delhi.
Kanchan Chander is a well known artist based in Delhi.
A Recipient of Lalit Kala Academy and Ministry of Human Resource Development fellowships in India, a French Government scholarship for study at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Kanchan has taught for two decades at College of Art, Delhi before turning to freelance. Shifting her focus from tribal imagery of the Shakti cult, she has worked in collage and brightly painted female torsos. More recently, her work has featured female legends, mainly Frida Kahlo and the stars of Hollywood and Bollywood, while continuing to portray aspects of fertility, the erotic and the sensuousness of female form, bedecked with sequins, silver leaf and beads etc.
Artist Karuna Priya symbolises what Oscar Wilde had once said; “Be yourself, everybody else is already taken.”
Karuna Priya belongs to Orissa but has currently made Delhi her home. Her paintings are unique in their amazing shadow play and she uses light most effectively. She has been developing many interesting themes but woman is a constant factor in her paintings evoking romance, life and passion. Her paintings are a rich melange of beautiful colours and richly diverse in their style. If rumours are to be believed she is the one to watch in the art world.
B – 1968
An established artist. An art guru in B K college of arts Bhubanshwar Orissa. He teaches the younger generation of artists.In 2005 he was awarded the OTDC award. His works can be found around the world. He is based in India.
Maqbool Fida Husain
1915 – 2011
M F Husain is the most celebrated and internationally recognized indian artist of the 20th century.He is often referred to as the Picasso pf India. His trademark horses were depicted in a lot of his works.He was one of the founding fathers of the Progressive Artists Association.
Mircea Suciu is a Romanian artist.He was born in Baia Mare.Suciu paints images of early to mid 20th century life with a dark and mysterious twist.Using mainly monochromatic colouring Suciu is able to convey a sense of forboding to the veiwer;as well as as adding a noir-like feel to the smooth and atmostpheric scenes.
Niladri Paul graduated from the Government College of Arts and Craft in Kolkata.Niladri is a reputed Contemporary Fine Artist from New Delhi and is known for his unique amalgamation of figurative and abstract.”Art should convey positive energy and that is the aim of my work.I am inspired by motion, sentiment,colour and infinity.They all come together on the canvas in a sort of visual poetry.”The hybrid of styles that coalesce on his canvas result in bright and attractive works.
Born – 1962
West Bengal India. His paintings depict, nature with animals and birds. The works evoke art which is both figurative as well as abstract Paints with passion themes similar to the Bengal School.
Born – 1969
Paresh Mridha is an artist with a difference.He does not mimic what he sees in reality.Instead,he tries to penetrate deep into the core of the relationship between man and woman in a metaphysical manner to portray the meaning in the relationship.
Born – 1948
An eminent diplomat by profession but an artist and writer by inclination.He does a lot of abstract work in acrylics and mixed media.
His works search deep from mythology and bring stories to life reminding of the cultural trasures found in Hampi and Angor Wat.His acclaimed works have been collected by institutions and private collections globall
1958 in Kolkata
For him school was boring. He became an artist painted under contract to the Delhi based galleries Is now very successful lives in Delhi and Kolkata.
Born in 1943 in New Delhi, Shobha completed her Diploma in Fine Arts (Painting) from College of Art, New Delhi in 1964 and her Sangeet Visharad at New Delhi in 1962. She has held over 14 solo shows of her works at 10 at New Delhi during 1982 to 2005; one each in Perth in 1997; Mumbai and Varanasi in 1994; London in 1992; Chandigarh in 1985. She has participated in several group shows across India and abroad including Singapore, Chicago, Sydney, London, Hungary, Poland, Italy, as well as 6th Triennial at India ; Asian European Art Biennale at Turkey. She has received the AIFACS, New Delhi in 1982; Sahitya Kala Parishad, New Delhi in 1986; Scholarship by Ministry of Culture in 1982-85 among others. She lives and works in New Delhi.
He was born in 1956 in Mysore. She studied at the College of Arts and Crafts, Madras, and at the School of Art and Design in Croydon, UK.
She lived and worked in Chennai between 1981 – 1997 and in Baroda between 1997 – 2013.Besides participation in exhibitions/workshops in the country and abroad, institutional work has involved lectures/teaching/juries at MS University, Baroda, NID, Ahmedabad and IICD Jaipur.
Two grants from the India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore, between 2002 – 2006 and 2009 – 2011, supported a research project ‘The Himmat Workshops’. The project looked at ways of rooting art practice in ground and other realities as experienced in the country, with particular reference to conflict zones. It involved collaborating with Himmat, an activist organization based in Vatva, Ahmedabad, between 2002 – 2007.
Among grants received earlier are the French Government Scholarship to work at the Cite des Arts, Paris and the Charles Wallace Grant to work at Gasworks, London.
She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Design and Performing Arts at Shiv Nadar University, Dadri.