ONGOING : Opening Preview of our new exhibit – ‘SSVAD Collectives’: A Group Show of the Members of Santiniketan Society of Visual Arts and Design, showcasing the artworks of various artists under one roof.
ONGOING : Kalakriti Art Gallery invites to a lecture, ‘The Satavahanas: History, Trade and Coinage’ by Shailendra Bhandare, on history of the Satavahanas – their coinage in collaboration with Deccan Heritage Foundation on Thursday, 18th January, 2018 | 7pm

Naresh Kumar

Born: Patna, (Bihar), India 1988, currently lives and works in Bombay, India
He spent One year in Paris, on a fellowship, and Four year in New Delhi, on a two year Scholarship

2014-15, Beaux-arts de Paris, l’écol National supérieure, Paris, Receive French Gov.-Krishnakriti Foundatio, Fellowship , France
2011-13, Received Scholarship -Young Artist Scholarship by Ministry of Culture, New. Delhi,Govment of India
2008-Bachelors in fine arts,(Painting) college of arts & crafts, Patna university, India 2010 -Masters in visual arts,( Painting) lalit kala sansathan, B. R. University, Agra,India 2011-Art appreciation short term course by National museum New Delhi

Solo Debut
2015-The Moon with a Crooked Smile’ solo project Hosted by the Schmall Gallery, curated by Doran Scmaal and Zasha Colah,Sumesh sharma, Amsterdam
2015-Black Rice, solo project at Foundation Lucien Paye , supported by Foundation Lucien Paye, Paris, France, curated by Sumesh Sharma

2014- ‘Neo-Dynamisms’, solo project Curated by Zasha Colah & Sumesh Sharma at Clark House Initiative, Bombay, India

Dual solo
Choque-Parisien ‘ dual solo with Shinichiro Koromo at the Maison du Japon, supported by the Fondation Franco-Japonais Sasakawa 2015;

Upcoming shows /projects
2017 – PASSAGENS,Collateral Events the 57th Venice Biennale at The Palazzo Loredan on Campo Santo Stefano,Italy.
2017 – Solo project at New gallery, Paris,France.

Residency and art project
2015, Five week residence at casa masaccio / centro per , Corsol’arte conItalia, San Giovanni Valdarno
2014- ‘Exit door’ which engages in public, community and site specific art. Local community, Gov. school children in Delhi, India

Selected Group show
2016 -The Irish Museum of Modern and contemporary art, Dublin Ireland,
2016 -REVOLT OF THE MONKEYS – TARDIS at New Gallery Paris,
2016 -Dakar art Biennale Senegal (west Africa)
2016- Groupe Mobile February 13–July 2, bringing together international artists and Villa Vassilieff, Paris France,|
Casa Masaccio | Arte Contemporanea Museum – San Giovanni Valdarno curated by Serena Trichero & Fausto Forte in conversation with Sumesh Sharma
2015- Exhibition Kamarado, the exhibition in Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Netherland

  1. Bunting Curated by zasha colah and sumesh sharma at Chemould Prescott Road, Bombay,

2015- When Estelle Met Parker , co-curated by Sumesh Sharma and Qinyi Lim at the University of Hong Kong Museum and Art
2015 – We are not your Native Informants- (11) Curated by sumesh sarma at Clark House Initiative, Bombay
2014- ‘PORTAGE’ Hosted by Laurence Nicod at École nationale supérieure des beaux-Arts de Paris
2014- ‘PANIC ROOM’ Curated by Florian Mermin at Beaux-arts de Paris, l’école nationale. supérieure, Paris, France
2014- “INSERT” The Sharp Edge of the Global Contemporary, (Common Ground) artist
Direction by Raqs media collective at IGNC Delhi presented by -Inlaks foundation, London/Mumbai,|
2014- ‘And I laid traps for troubadours’ Curated by Emilie Villez, Zasha Colah & Sumesh Sharma, Kadis art foundation, Paris, France
2011- Artist in Residence-International Artist Residency-two m. Niv art center-Delhi
2008- Award ‘Gold Medal’ “Silver Medal” ‘Bronze Medal’ (Y. Festival 08, at Bodh Gaya), Award by l
21st S.C.Z.C.C., Nagpur.
2007- Camel Art Foundation” 8th Eastern Region Art Ex: 07 at Kolkata. India
2007-  21th All India Art contest by South Central Zone Culture Center. Nagpur. India

Attended -workshop/ CAMP –
2012-Baroda (MSU University), 2013-Shimla (lalit kala academy) , 2011-Buneshwar (state tourism) .2011 –Haryana  (malt culture centre for arts), 2010-Mandu (m.p.),
2008-Hyderabad (state gallery of fine arts), 2007-Chennai (collage of arts), 2014-Delhi (iilm institute), 2014-Patna (lalit kala Academy, Bihar)


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