NIREN SEN GUPTA

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    Niren Sen Gupta

    Born in January 1940 in Bengal
    Former Principal, College of Art, New Delhi
    Teaching experience of over 30 years in graduate & post-graduate levels in various art institutions
    Education:
    Graduated in Science from Calcutta University
    Graduated from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta in 1965
    Member:
    Founder member of ‘Gallery 26’
    Member of Calcutta painters, Academy of Visual Media
    Art advisor to various Art Organisations and member of Habitat Centre, Delhi
    Curated the Millenium shows ‘Their Story’ organized by VHAI and ‘Artists connection with Bengal’ organized by Dhoomi Mal Gallery.
    Solo Exhibitions:
    Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi 1967
    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 1975
    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 1982
    Information Centre, Calcutta 1984
    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 1984
    Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996
    Aurobindo Gallery, Pondicherry 1992
    Gallery 42, New Delhi 1993
    Akarshan Gallery, New Delhi 1998
    Grindlays Bank – Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi 1995
    Freedom Gallery 1999
    Aurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry 2000
    Art Forum, New Delhi 2001
    Damyanti Gallery, New Delhi 2002
    Dhoomimal Mega Art Gallery, New Delhi 2003
    Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 2005
    Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi 2008
    Group Exhibitions:
    Participating in National Exhibition, and AIFACS annual Exhibition since 1969
    Group shows by Calcutta painters in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Shantiniketan since 1972
    Group shows in aid of Bangladesh in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi 1971
    Gallery 26 in New Delhi in 1976 and 1977
    Biennale, Bhopal 1988
    Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi 1990
    Dhoomi Mal Gallery ‘Ravi Jain memorial show’ since 1990
    Participated in ‘Artists who are teachers’ at Habitat Centre, New Delhi 1991
    Group shows organized by ‘Udayan Care’ New Delhi 1994
    Birla Academy, Kolkata 1994
    Banladesh Biennale, Dhaka 1995
    Exhibition of Paintings at Damascus 1995
    Uravasti, New Delhi 1995
    Gallery Petite, New Delhi
    Aurodhan Exhibition in Hyatt Regency, New Delhi 1995
    Tanjore Gallery, New Delhi 1996
    20 Artists show at AIFACS, New Delhi 1996
    Mexico Festival 1996
    21 Artists show at AIFACS, New Delhi 1997
    Delhi for Delhi, and People for Animals at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi 1997
    ‘The End of Silence’ organised by Gallery Mirage, New Delhi 1997
    Delhi Art Gallery shows at Park Royal, New Delhi 1998
    ‘Song of Summer’, Gallery Mirage 1998
    ‘Jodhpur Musing’ by Gallery Ganesha 1998
    ‘Vision 98’ by Uruvasti Gallery, New Delhi 1998
    ‘Art for Spastics’ Chennai 1999
    Anniversary show by Gallery Ganesha in 1999 and 2001
    ‘The Art Show’ by Art Junction, New Delhi 1999
    ‘Dreams and Realities’ LKA New Delhi 1999
    ‘An evening with figures’ Art Junction, New Delhi 1999
    ‘Their Story’ by VHAI, at LKA New Delhi 2000
    Group show by Academy of Visual Media, LKA, New Delhi 2002
    ‘International Exchange Exhibition’ at Seoul 2001
    ‘Principals of Art’ by Art Forum,New Delhi 2002
    I’m Gallery, New Delhi 2002
    Freedom Gallery, New Delhi 2002
    Kalanjali, New Delhi 2002
    Daffodils Gallery show at Grand Hyatt, New Delhi 2002
    Dhoomimal Mega Art Gallery, New Delhi 2003-08
    Indo-Russian Show, New Delhi 2005
    Indian Art Forum 2005
    Indo-French Show, Alliance Francaise 2006
    Indo-France Show, Paris Nov 2006
    Indo-Korean Show, Seoul 2007
    International Art Festival Seoul 2007
    Dhoomimal Gallery 70 years, 2007
    Calcutta Painters, Kolkata and Singapore 2007
    Indo-Korean Show at Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi 2008
    Navarasa organized by Birla Academy, Kolkata 2009
    Drawing Show by Dhoomimal Gallery, at Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi 2009
    Artists Camps:
    Attended various national and international artist camps in India, France, Australia, Italy, Bangladesh, South Korea, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Russia etc.
    Collection:
    Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
    National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
    College of Art, New Delhi
    Taj Hotel Group, Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
    Goenka, Mumbai
    Raj Bhavan, Kolkata
    Japanese Prime Minister
    And with many other private collectors in India and abroad
    Awards:
    Received major awards like AIFACS Award and NBT Award – New Delhi; Award for Humanity Udayan Care; DSCWOS etc