About the Speaker:
2 solo exhibitions, 14 books, 7 books translated, 7 documentary films and still counting. Sangeeta Gupta is all with abundance and freedom. A jack of all trades, this iron lady is always up for action and arts. A highly recognized and acclaimed artist, she served as a top bureaucrat as an IRS Officer. A poet in her own right and an artist, Sangeeta Gupta started her artistic journey with intricate drawings. Her real calling was discovered in her abstracts in oils and acrylics on canvas. Her solo shows (2003, 2004, 2006 & 2007) with
Kumar Gallery launched her love for contour within the abyss of colour; the works seemed to stir both within and without and splash off the canvas. She has directed, scripted and shot 3 documentary films. Her first solo exhibition was at the Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata in 1995. Her 26 solo shows have been held all over India i.e. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Chandigarh and abroad at London, Berlin, Munich & Lahore.
She was bestowed with Women Achievers Award from Indian Council for UN relations on the eve of International Her first film “Keshav Malik- A Look Back”, is a reflection on the life of the noted poet & art critic Keshav Malik, Padma Shri, a Fellow of the Lalit Kala Akademi. He was an Art Critic of Hindustan Times and Times of India.
About the Book: