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 seven solo exhibitions in Delhi, 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, October 13, 2016 to January 2017
    – Las Francesas, Valladolid, September 2 to September 25, 2016
    – China Art Museum, Shanghai, November 6, 2015 to February 22, 2016
    – Art and Culture Building, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, April 29 to May 8, 2015
    – Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, March 21 to April 26, 2015
  • ICCR-Seher’s Puducherry Blue:
    – Jaffna, Sri Lanka, May 2011
    – Bengal Gallery, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 2011
    – Puducherry, March, 2010
  • The Epic Journey of Indian Art, Contemporary Art Exhibition:
    – Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, January 23-24, 2017
    – National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 18-23, 2016

Selected Indian Group Shows:

  • Yoga Chakra: Tradition and Modernity at Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, 2015
  • Aparajita, The Indomitable Spirit of Woman, India Habitat Centre, Delhi, 2015
  • Art Positive’s Imaging Sai show in New Delhi, 2010
  • Indian Art Circle’s 10th anniversary show in New Delhi, 2010
  • Ati Art Gallery’s India Rising show in New Delhi, 2009
  • Christie’s India on Canvas in New Delhi, 2009
  • Legends of India-ICCR Exhibition in Kolkata, 2008
  • Khushi Foundation’s show in Bengaluru, 2008
  • Harmony Art Show held in Mumbai, 2008
  • Sanjha Safar, International Federalism Conference, Government of India, 2007

Solo exhibitions of the artist in the last 12 years:

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