Kota Neelima has studied painting techniques at the Academy of Fine Arts and Literature, New Delhi. Neelima’s paintings are impressionist-abstract and the medium is oil on canvas. She has held nine solo exhibitions in Delhi & UK, which have all been part of the process to deconstruct contemporary reality through spirituality. Her paintings have been featured in art shows in Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Pondicherry. Her work is also part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Sacred Art, Belgium.

Highlights of Exhibitions

Selected International Shows:

  • Forms of Devotion: The Spiritual in Indian Art:
    – Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain
    – Las Francesas, Valladolid
    – China Art Museum, Shanghai
    – Art and Culture Building, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    – Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi
  • ICCR-Seher’s Puducherry Blue:
    – Jaffna, Sri Lanka
    – Bengal Gallery, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    – Puducherry
  • The Epic Journey of Indian Art, Contemporary Art Exhibition:
    – Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
    – National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Selected Indian Group Shows:

  • Experiments with Truth: The Jerusalem Biennale Precursor Show at Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, Delhi
  • Yoga Chakra: Tradition and Modernity at Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi
  • Aparajita, The Indomitable Spirit of Woman, India Habitat Centre, Delhi
  • Art Positive’s Imaging Sai show in New Delhi
  • Indian Art Circle’s 10th anniversary show in New Delhi
  • Ati Art Gallery’s India Rising show in New Delhi
  • Christie’s India on Canvas in New Delhi
  • Legends of India-ICCR Exhibition in Kolkata
  • Khushi Foundation’s show in Bengaluru
  • Harmony Art Show held in Mumbai
  • Sanjha Safar, International Federalism Conference, Government of India

Solo exhibitions of the artist in the last 14 years:

Tree of Brahma
at China Art Museum in Shanghai
Friday, November 6, 2015