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Indian Contemporary Artist KANCHAN CHANDER

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Storrs Campus
Art Building Room 106

Tuesday, October 4 / 6:30 pm ART BUILDING – Room 106 “The Evolution of a Contemporary Indian Artist” 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 – 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.

Contact:

Ms. Fe Delos-Santos at fe.delos-santos@uconn.edu

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