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AMIT KAPOOR

New Delhi, INDIA

Tel. : +91 9212172344

Email :  amitiwsindia@gmail.com

Site : www.amitkapoorwatercolor.com

Fb : https://www.facebook.com/amit.kapoor.904750

 

 

  

BIOGRAPHY

 

Mr. Amit Kapoor is a leading master of watercolor medium in India. He has been recognized with top international honors for his paintings and his art graces the walls of many private and corporate collectors. He is in constant demand for solo exhibitions, workshops and instruction. His art captures the very soul of his subjects with passion. His exceptional drawing skills and extra ordinary abilities In art makes him proficient in any medium. His subjects include lot of compositional works where lovely play of light and shadow and perspectives are the main traits  He is also the co-founder and Principal of Anitoons The School Of Art And Animation. He is guest lecturer in many prestigious Art colleges like College of Art, Delhi,  Apeejay Institute of Design, Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication department), Meerabai  Institute of technology . He was also in the jury Panel of Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication department), in the jury panel of Jaipur Animation Film Festival (JAFF). He has been interviewed by several International influential media and magazines and he has high reputation for professional production and inspired leadership. Recently in 2013 he also launched his first book in watercolor medium “Amit kapoor LANDSCAPES IN WATERCOLOR“. He is the only Indian Watercolor Artist to get Silver Star Award from National Watercolor Society, USA. He is only Indian Artist invited for Live Demonstration by world’s biggest Art Channel “ SAA”, UK.

 

Born at New Delhi in 1975

Passed BFA Applied Art, College of Art, New Delhi in 1998

Passed MA Painting, Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 2004

 

 

TITLES, ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

Founder of Watercolour Society of India (WSI)

 

Vice President of International Watercolor Society Global (IWS)

 

President of International Watercolor Society India. (IWS-INDIA)

 

Brand Ambassador of Mejillo Mision Gold Colors

 

Signature Brushes of world’s Finest Brand “ESCODA” from Barcelona, Spain.

 

Founder & Principal of Anitoons The School of Art & Animation, a division of Amarnath Educational Trust.

 

Curator & Organizer of International Watercolor Society India Biennale, India.

 

Curator & Organizer of 1st OLYMPIART 2019 World’s biggest Watercolor Festival.

 

Member of MONDIAL ART ACADEMIA (France)

 

In the jury panel of Jaipur Animation Film Festival (JAFF), 2010

 

In the jury Panel of Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication PG Animation Department), 2005-06

 

Assit. Prof.  at College of Art, Delhi (Visiting) since 2002.

 

Visiting Lecturer at Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication Post Graduation Department), 2005-06

 

Visiting Lecturer at Meerabai  Institute of technology, Delhi University, 2010

 

Visiting Lecturer at Apeejay Institute of Design, 2003-04

 

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENT

 

Won First Award for Plein Air Painting in the 2nd Watercolor Trinnale, Varna, Bulgaria in 2019.

 

Got Honorable Mention Award in Malaysia International Watercolor Invited Exhibition in 2019.

 

One of the Finalist of 1st Universal Watercolor Exposition Online Contest, China.

 

Got “Mention of Honor” at 4th Biennale Caudete, Spain in 2017.

 

Golden Brush Award at Gaziantep, Turkey. Love and peace & Tolerence Watercolor Festival 2017.

 

Third Winner of Cash Award at “The Lake-Blue Heaven Qingdao International Spring Art Salon”, China 2017

 

Invited as a Guest Artist at IWS Thailand Festival and Exhibition 2016, in September.

 

Invited as a Guest Artist at IWS Hong Kong 1st International Watercolor Biennale 2016, in October.

 

Selected in top 30 Artist in IWS Taiwan World Watercolor Competition & Exhibition 2016.

 

Selected for 1st International Watercolor Exhibition, China 2016, as a Guest Artist.

 

Selected in 96th The National Watercolor Society International Exhibition 2016.

 

Invited by “SAA The Society for all Artist” in UK for Demonstration that will be streamed live on the internet.

 

Selected in San Deigo Watercolor Society, 36th Exhibition 2016.

 

Selected in Mini Castra 2016, Slovenia.

 

Selected in Esde Galleria Contest 2016, Europe.

 

Selected Artist in Rochemaure Biennale 2016, France.

 

Won the Silver Star Award (cash 5000 $) in NWS 2015 95th International Exhibition.

 

Selected Artist in Shenzhen Biennial 2015, China.

 

Won Cash (Purchase) Award in Castra 2015, Slovenia.

 

International Art Contest, Position 2nd , 2013

 

Saint-Petersburg Society of Watercolor Artists, ART-BRIDGE-WATERCOLOR-2013 International Competition, Position 2nd, 2013

 

Selected in the Second round of World Watercolour Competition 2014 organized by The Art of Watercolour Magazine. (Ranking Top 294 Watercolor Artist of World) 

 

Selected in the III International Biennial of New Techniques in Watercolor Caudete 2014, SPAIN among the 50 artist from all over the world. 

 

Special Award in Watercolor Painting conducted by New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) at AIFACS, New Delhi. 

 

“Bharat Gaurav Award” by India International Friendship Society, 2014. 

 

Won AIFACS Award in Watercolor Category  in 2015. 

 

Watercolors Selected for 2015 The World Watercolor Triennale, Korea. Hosted by Korea Watercolor Association. 

 

One of the Juror of International Watercolor Society (IWS) Contest, Turkey in 2015. 

 

Representing India as an IWS Community Leader in In Arte Fabriano, Italy, 2015. 

 

One of the Jury of at 4th International Watercolor Festival “Homer Love & Peace, Turkey, 2105 

 

One of the Jury of 1st IWS Pakistan Watercolor contest 2016. 

 

One of the Jury of 1st IWS Arab online Watercolor contest 2016. 

 

One of the jury of Poster Competition of Indonesia 2016. 

 

One of the jury of IWS Thailand Exhibition 2016. 

 

One of the jury of IWS Hong Kong Exhibition 2016. 

 

Special coverage in the most popular French magazine “ The Art of Watercolor” in 17th & 19th Issue.

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

 

Exhibited in the 1st Olympiart 2019 Hosted by IWS India, New Delhi.

 

Exhibited in the 3rd Watercolor Festival of IWS Albania.

 

Exhibited in the group show at  IWS Sare Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia

 

Exhibited in the 2nd IWS Watercolor Trinnale in Varna, Bulgaria.

 

Exhibited in the 3rd IWS International Watercolor Festival in Vietnam

 

Exhibited in the 1st IWS International Watercolor Festival in Romania.

 

Exhibited in the 2rd Lake-Blue Heaven Qingdao International Spring Art Salon, Qingdao, China.

 

Exhibited in the 3rd IWS International Watercolor Festival in Bali, Indonesia.

 

Exhibited in the 1st IWS International Watercolor Festival in Myanmar.

 

 

2018

 

Exhibited in the 1st IWS International Watercolor Festival in Malaysia.

 

Exhibited in the 2nd IWS International Watercolor Festival in Nepal.

 

Exhibited in the group show with the Masters of watercolor, Second Edition, Russia.

 

Exhibited in the 1st IWS International Watercolor Festival in Ukraine in 2018.

 

Exhibited in the 1st  IWS International Watercolor Festival in Czech Republic in 2018

 

Exhibited at Qingzhou International Art & Cultural Art Expo, China.

 

Exhibited at 1st International Watercolor Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Exhibited at 1st IWS International Watercolor Festival in Dubai.

 

 

2017

 

Exhibited at 2nd International Watercolor Society India Biennale 2017 (IWSIB ).

 

Exhibited at Gaziantep, Turkey. Love and peace & Tolerence Watercolor Festival 2017.

 

Exhibited at the 1st International Watercolor Biennale, Kipus, Bolivia

 

Exhibited in the Cheongju Biennale, South Korea

 

Exhibited at India Art Festival under the banner of Art Zolo Gallery, New Delhi, India.

 

Exhibited at 2nd International Watercolor Society Vietnam Biennale, “Watercolor & Love”2017

 

Exhibited at Heritage Art Watercolor Exhibition in Indonesia, 2017

 

Exhibited at Watercolor Salon 2, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017

 

Exhibited in Lake-Blue Heaven Qingdao International Spring Art Salon, China 2017

 

Exhibited in Kunming Exhibition, China 2017.

 

Exhibited in 1st International Watercolor Biennale Kosovo, 2017 in July.

 

Exhibited in 1st International Watercolor Biennale Portugal, 2017 in May.

 

Exhibited in 2nd International Watercolor Biennale Tirana, Albania 2017 in March.

 

Exhibited in International Watercolor Society Winter Festival of Bangladesh in March, 2017.

 

 

2016

 

Exhibited in IWS Canada 1st International Watercolor Biennale 2016 in July.

 

Exhibited in IWS Bulgaria International Watercolor Triennial Varna 2016 with travel Exhibition (first edition).

 

Exhibited in IWS Hong Kong 1st International Watercolor Biennale 2016 in October. 

 

Exhibited in IWS Hungary 1st International Watercolor Biennale 2016 in September.

 

Exhibited in IWS Thailand Festival in 2016.

 

Exhibited in IWS Nepal International Watercolor Festival CUM  Plein Air Workshop.

 

Exhibited in Watercolor International III in Greece

 

Exhibited in IWS Taiwan World Watercolor Exhibition

 

Exhibiting in 1st International Watercolor Exhibition, China

 

Exhibited in the 4th IWS Serbia 4th International Watercolor Biennale Belgrade 2016.

 

Exhibited in 1st international Watercolor Exhibition in Moscow (Russia) 2106.

 

Exhibited in InArte Fabriano in Watercolor 2016, Italy.

 

Exhibited in The 2nd National Traveling Exhibition of Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial     

 

2015-2016, in Wuhan Art Museum, Hubei Province,China.12-29 May,2016.

 

Exhibited in “Marche d’ Acqua” Exhibition in Italy in June, 2016

 

Exhibited in the Gallery Museums in Greece: Katsigra Museum Gallery.

 

Exhibited in Pearls of Peace through Watercolor, 1st International  Watercolor Biennale,  Pakistan  2016.

 

Exhibited in 1st International Watercolor Festival, Spain 2016

 

Exhibited in Large Size Watercolor International Exhibition Mexico City 2016

 

 

2015

 

Exhibited in the 1st International Watercolor Society India Biennale 2015 at AIFACS

 

Exhibited in the 95th International Exhibition, National Watercolor Society, USA

 

Exhibited in The World Watercolor Triennale, Korea. Hosted by Korea Watercolor Association.

 

Exhibited in the Shenzhen Biennial 2015, China.

 

Group show in “Mail Art Exhibition, Greece.

 

Exhibited in the group show with the Masters of watercolor,

 

Group Show International Festival of Watercolor 2015, Albania

 

Group Show The Lovearth - IWS INDONESIA 2015 Watercolor Exhibition 2015

 

Group show with Masters of Watercolor in Turkey

 

Group show with Masters of Watercolor at 4th International Watercolor Festival “Homer Love &   Peace” in Turkey.

 

Group show “Masters Of Watercolor" exhibit in St.Petersburg, Russia.

 

Group show in InArte Fabriano in Watercolor 2015, Italy.

 

Group show at Fraser Suite organized by Team Uchaan at New Delhi.

 

 

2014

 

Group show in III International Biennial of New Techniques in Watercolor Caudete 2014, Spain.

 

Group Show in World Watermedia Exposition Thailand.

 

Group Show organized by NDMC, at AIFACS, New Delhi.

 

Group Show, 4th Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi.

 

Group Show organized by Delhi International Film Festival

 

Group Show, Habbitat Center, New Delhi organized by “Art Concern”.

 

 

2013

 

India Art Festival 2013, Mumbai.   

 

Group Show, ICCR, Azad Bhawan, New Delhi.

 

Group Show, Habbitat Center, New Delhi.

 

Group Show by Simply Strokes, Open Palm Court Gallery, Habitat Center, New Delhi

 

3 back to back Group Shows by Colour ‘N’ Focus, PSK, Laxmi Nagar, New Delhi

 

Group Show at Artist Center, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai

 

Group Show “Harmony” at Sri Yash Art Gallery, New Delhi

 

Group Show “Tranquility” at Epi Center, Gurgaon, Haryana.

 

Group Show, 3rd Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi.

 

2012-13   Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi 

 

 

2012

 

Group Show, Deccan Art Foundation, Hyderabad

 

Solo Show, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

 

Group Show, 2nd Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi

 

Group Show , Art Perspective Gallery, New Delhi

 

Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

 

Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi

 

Group Show by Galerie Art Eterne at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi

 

Group Show, Ruki Art Gallery, New Delhi

 

India Art Festival 2012, Mumbai

 

 

2011

 

Group Show, Artifest, New Delhi

 

Group Show, Gandhi Smarak, New Delhi

 

 

1997 

 

Group Show, British High Commission, New Delhi

 

 

1996 

 

Group Show of Life Drawings, Gallery Steps, New Delhi

 

Group Show, Blinds Relief Association, New Delhi

 

 

1995 

 

Group Show, Blinds Relief Association, New Delhi

 

 

WORKSHOPS / DEMONSTRATIONS

 

Workshop on Animation Jamia Millia Islamia Art Department,

 

Workshop on Animation “Samita” College of Art (Delhi),

 

Workshop on Caricatures INIFT, New Delhi.

 

Workshop on Caricaturs & Portraits by Austin Airlines in Hyderabad.

 

Workshop on Caricature by ESPN for Cricket World Cup.

 

Workshop on Animation in Nagpur, India.

 

Workshop on Watercolor in Thailand.

 

Workshop on Animation in Delhi Collage of Art.

 

Workshop on Animation & Drawing in Jamia Millia Islamia, Fine Arts Department, 2014 in Delhi.

 

Workshop on Watercolor in Jamia Millia Islamia, Fine Arts Department, 2014 in Delhi.

 

Workshop on Watercolor in Craft Museum, in Delhi.

 

Demonstration on Watercolor at In Arte Fabriano Exhibition, Italy 2015 & 2016.

 

3 Days Workshop on Watercolor Organized by In Arte Fabriano, Italy.

 

One Day Workshop on Watercolor at Castra 2015, Slovenia.

 

Demonstration at 1st International Watercolor Society Albania Biennale 2015.

 

Demonstration at  III International Biennial of New Techniques in Watercolor Caudete 2014, Spain.

 

Demonstration at 1st International Watercolor Society India Biennale 2015.

 

Demonstration at 4th Homer Love & Peace Watercolor Festival, Izmir, Turkey.

 

3 Demonstrations at different Galleries of Delhi organized by Wagon Arts.

 

10 personal workshops conducted in the studio of Anitoons The School of Art & Animation

 

2 Days Workshop on Watercolor Organized by RainZe Art Gallery, Hong Kong.

 

2 Days Plien Air Watercolor Workshop in Mumbai, India 2017.

 

2 Days Watercolor Workshop in Banglore, India 2017 organized by Shiny Colors.

 

One day Workshop in Rome in March, 2017 organized by Aquarelle Art Studio.

 

2 Days Watercolor Workshop in May at Torres Vedras, Portugal 2017.

 

3 Days Watercolor Workshop in May at Ceret, France 2017.

 

2 Days Watercolor Workshop in May at Barcelona, Spain 2017.

 

1 day Workshop in Yunan Kunming University in China, 2017

 

3 days watercolor workshop in Dubai organized by The Cartoon Art Gallery, 2017

 

Demonstration at the 2nd IWS Vietnam Biennale, 2017.

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Dubai organized by The Cartoon Art Gallery, 2018

 

3 days watercolor workshop in Shillong organized by Metropolis, 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Banaras, 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Barcelona, Spain 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Madrid, Spain 2018

 

One days watercolor workshop in Ceret, France 2018

 

3 days watercolor workshop in Catilonia, Spain 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Bangkok, Thailand 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in New Delhi, India organized by Sahitya Kala parishad 2018

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Madrid, Spain 2019

 

3 days watercolor workshop in Rochemaur, France 2019

 

3 days watercolor workshop in Frankfurt, Germany 2019

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Kolkata, India 2019

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India 2019

 

2 days watercolor workshop in Cape Town, South Africa 2019.

 

5 Days Watercolor Workshop in Philippines.

 

2 days Watercolor workshop in Moscow, Russia.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Published Articles in the 17th & 19th issue of the French Magazine “ The Art of Watercolor”.

 

Published Article in the India’s Train Magazine “Rail Bandhu”.

 

Published Article in the Magazine of Go Air Airlines “Go-Getter”.

 

Published Article in the 1st issue of International Watercolor Society Magazine.

 

Published complete journey of Art in the most popular magazine of Netherland “PALET”.

 

 

Studio : Anitoons The School of Art & Animation

32A, Corner Market, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi – 110017, INDIA.

 

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