Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Storrs CampusArt Building Room 106
Tuesday, October 4 / 6:30 pm
ART BUILDING â Room 106
âThe Evolution of a Contemporary Indian Artistâ
Co-sponsored by India Studies and Asian/Asian American Studies Institute
Open to the Public
KANCHAN CHANDER is a painter, printmaker, sculptor and artist-lecturer based in New Delhi, India. She received her BFA in painting and printmaking from Delhi College of Art, where she also lectured until 2005. Her training in the arts has taken her to Berlin (Germany), Santiago, (Chile), and Paris (France). Ms. Chander is the recipient of the Print Biennale-1985 Award and the Sahitya Kala Parishad Award, India.
Chander has held several solo shows in India, Japan, Nepal and Australia. She has also exhibited all over India, Berkeley (CA), Boston (MA), and Rutgers (NJ), as well as attended art camps and workshops in Switzerland, Singapore, Kathmandu, and Fukuoka. And, her artworks have been collected by the National Gallery Modern Art,Delhi; Mumbai International Airport; Kiran Nadar Museum,New Delhi; Lawrence Gallery, Santiago; College of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi; Chandigarh Museum; Patiala Museum; British Museum; Victoria and Albert Museum; London, Ecole Des Beaux Arts, Paris, France; Fukuoka Art Museum â Japan; Glenberra Museum, Japan; Museum of Sacred Arts, Durbuy, Belgium; Air India; Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi; Art Heritage, New Delhi; Arts Acre Foundation, Kolkatta; and by private collectors in India and abroad.