Sumit Mehndiratta

Sumit Mehndiratta New Delhi India

A self-taught artist, Sumit Mehndiratta enjoys making artworks from different mediums that please the mind and...

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EXHIBITIONS

"Nailed it Series", Wall sculpture exhibit by Petit Morpho Gallery at Art Fair Asia Fukuoka, Japan, 2018.

"Absolute Abstract", Group Exhibition by Art Smiley Art Gallery at Hilton, Dubai, UAE, 2018.

"Edelweiss Pallate Art Show" Charity Fundraiser by EdelGive Foundation, Mumbai, 2016.





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GETTING TO KNOW Sumit Mehndiratta

A self-taught artist, Sumit Mehndiratta enjoys making artworks from different mediums that please the mind and soul of the individual. Describing his style of work, the Delhi-based artist avers, “My main genre of work is nature and abstraction, which is prominent in most of the works. I love abstraction and the fact that everyone perceives it differently. It brings me pleasure to see how people relate to different shapes and colours, and interpret them differently.”

Sumit claims to have been experimental since childhood. Be it drawing, sketching, cooking, painting or photography, he always liked to do something no one has ever thought of, by adding his signature element to the task. To achieve this, Sumit creates his own painting tools to go with the techniques he thinks of. “I usually discover different techniques to paint and construct my own tools to put the ideas into action. I pick up a theme and make a series of paintings on them. When the technique gets repetitive, I wait for another inspiration to strike, and I move onto the next series,” professes Sumit. He does not have any ‘patented style’ as he terms it to be mere repetition and limits an artist’s creativity. Sumit strives to portray feelings of happiness, calmness, serenity, vibrancy and energy through his works that coalesce motifs, psychedelic patterns and elements of nature in a soothing colour palette. Well, he terms it to be the art of turning liquid paint with the help of some brushes to such a level of beauty. Sumit also focuses on giving back to nature from what he earns as an artist. On collecting Sumit Mehndiratta's artwork, you help him contribute 10% of his earnings to an Animal Welfare organisation based in Delhi called Friendicoes (Friendicoes.org) who treat and shelter injured animals from the city.




EDUCATION

MSc. International Fashion Marketing, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK.
BSc Hons. Marketing, University of Bradford, UK.

EXHIBITIONS

Solo
'Fluid Resonance', Solo exhibit by Sumit Mehndiratta, Bestcollegeart Gallery, New Delhi, India, 2017
'Solo show by Sumit Mehndiratta', Gallery Alerid, Impulse arts Gallery, New Delhi, India. September 2011
'Solo show by Sumit Mehndiratta', Gallery Alerid, Impulse arts Gallery,New Delhi, India. December 2010


Group
"Nailed it Series", Wall sculpture exhibit by Petit Morpho Gallery at Art Fair Asia Fukuoka, Japan, September 2018
"Value Beyond", Group Exhibition by Gallery Veda, 2018, Chennai, India.
"Absolute Abstract", Group Exhibition by Art Smiley Art Gallery at Hilton, Dubai, UAE,  2018
"Neoflora", Group exhibition with Art Smiley Art Gallery at World Art Dubai Art Fair, 2018, Dubai, UAE
"Edelweiss Pallate Art Show Part 2" Charity Fundraiser by Edelgive Foundation, 2018, New Delhi, India.
"Within Reach", 7th Edition Presented by Burgundy Events at Gallery Nvya, Saket, 2016, New Delhi, India.
"Edelweiss Pallate Art Show" Charity Fundraiser by EdelGive Foundation,  2016, Mumbai, India.
"God Particle", AIFACS (All India Fine Art & Crafts Society), New Delhi, 2015, India.
"Indian Art Foundation Group Exhibition", Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre,  2015 New Delhi, India.
'Strings Attached', United Art Fair 2nd Edition, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, 2013, India
'Art to heart, season 4', Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi,  2013, India.
'Simply Strokes Part 2', Open palm court gallery, India Habitat Centre New Delhi,  2013, India
'Simply Strokes part 1', Visual arts gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, 2012, India
'Shutters and brushes', Manchester amateur photographic arts society, Manchester, UK, 2008


Projects
The AC Hotels Project- Wall sculpture installations for AC Hotels by JW Marriott, Texas, USA, 2017
The Bahamas Resort Project- Commissioned black and white floral photographic prints for 100 rooms, USA, 2017
Project with SPM Hospitality Group, UAE. Digital art, mixed media art, wall sculptures and wall hangings commissioned, Hyderabad, India,



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