Niren Sen Gupta (1940 )

New Delhi, India


Graduated in Science from Calcutta University

Graduated from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta in 1965

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Niren Sengupta was born in January 1940 in Bengal. He was the former Principal of College of Art, New Delhi. He has taught for over 30 years at graduate & post-graduate levels in various art institutions. He is a graduate in science from the Calcutta University and also a graduate in Arts from
Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta. Sengupta is also Founder member of ’Gallery 26’ in Kolkata, besides being member of Calcutta painters and Executive member of Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi.

For him, art is an expression of inner language. His communion with happenings around him evolves and reflects in his works. He finds lasting beauty in the serenity of the total surrender of the monks of the Ramakrishna Mission, a mission that signifies sacrifices and service to mankind. His works are aesthetic expressions of his inner reflections infused with serenity, sacrifice, service and beauty. He has several solo and
prestigious group exhibitions to his credit.


Maha Kaushal Award, Bhopal.
NBT Award, New Delhi.
Recently received Bangladesh friendship award.
udayan care humanity award.


1967 Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi 
1975 Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 
1982 Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 
1984 Information Centre, Calcutta 
1984 Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi 
1988, 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996 Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai 
1992 Aurobindo Gallery, Pondicherry 
1993 Gallery 42, New Delhi 
1998 Akarshan Gallery, New Delhi 
1995 Grindlays Bank, New Delhi 
1999 Freedom Gallery 
2000 Aurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry 
2001 Art Forum, New Delhi 
2002 Damyanti Gallery, New Delhi 
2003 Dhoomimal Mega Art Gallery, New Delhi 
2005 Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi