Neerajj Mittra

Visual Artist, Art Strategist, Design Innovator, TedX - Speaker

Founder: NM Artistry Spreading Smiles

Co-Founder & Chief Art & Creativity Strategist: Gallery Art’est – An Art Abode, Gurugram

 

Communications

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Email mittraneeraj@gmail.com / artsnm06@gmail.com  

Website www.neerajmittra.com

 

Educational qualifications

BFA (Bachelors of Fine Arts) College of Art, New Delhi 1991
MFA (Masters of Fine Arts) College of Art, New Delhi 1993
Art Appreciation Course, National Museum, New Delhi-2004
Certificate Course in Studio Pottery, IGNOU, New Delhi-2006
JENESYS-Scholarship to Japan as an educator-December-2008
Post graduate diploma in counselling and spiritual health, Annamalai University, August 2019
 

Awards

  1. Award of Honour - Shahid Memorial Society- 1991
  2. Art India, Punjab-1992
  3. The Creator's Cash Award and Bronze Medal -1992-93
  4. Merit Certificate awarded by 'The Creators' -1994

 

Acclaimed Creative Projects & Artworks

Creative strategist for illumination of Qutub MInar in tricolors of Hungarian flag to commemorate Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and Hungarian Independence day on October 23, 2020 held by Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, Embassy of Hungary, New Delhi. Event was presided by HE Ambassador of Hungary to India.

Creative Director & art strategist of W-LOC (World’s Largest Online Competition of Art) held by IAI (International Art and Imagination Forum) an initiative of Chhapai.com from Nov 7-8, 2020. The event comprised coming together of over 10000 artists from world over to create a world record of visual arts virtually on digital platform and panel discussions by experts from different fields of arts deliberating on changed scenarios for art and artists. Event designed and showcased on state-of-the-art AI enabled 3D platform under the creative direction and vision of Neerajj Mittra.

Creative trainer and art strategist for Maped a leader in creative products, organising creative workshops, and guiding art educators and students world over on nuances of finesses and creative enrichment strategies.

 

 

Stallions Imperia Nov 7-17, 2020 – A solo show of equines in mixed media on 3D AI enabled platform on W-LOC, under the aegis of IAI an initiative of Chhapai.com

Soul Space Oct 25- Nov 3 – A group art show at Café Hus Tomelila, Sweden showcasing The Czar, An Equine artwork in charcoal

Jury and curator art contest Arte’fest an international online art contest held by IVS School of Design 11 October, 2020

Bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru at Congress Bhawan Manipur

Bronze look fibre glass 13 feet statue of ‘Arjuna’ at Haryana Police Academy, Madhuban, Karnal

30ft tall bronze installation ‘Creative Flights’ at Gallery Art’est – An Art Abode

30 ft X 22 ft art installation inspired by Thangka paintings

12 X 18 3D parallel of ‘Perfect Man’ by Michelangelo

5 feet statue at Army Signals Corps, Bareilly

Bronze Bust of Shri Prem Chand eminent educationist and founder Happy School, New Delhi

Artworks for private collectors in U.K., U.S.A, Australia, Dubai & Germany

Bronze Bust of an industrialist, Noida

 

Inducted Artworks

  1. Secretariat, Chandigarh
  2. Continental Furnitures, New Delhi
  3. Private Houses in Noida and New Delhi
  4. College of Art, New Delhi
  5. Sainik Farms, New Delhi
  6. Haryana Tourism Department, Chandigarh
  7. Alliance Fraincaise, Chandigarh

 

Solo Shows

 

Terra Cotta Reliefs Exhibition:  Alliance Francaise Chandigarh, October 4-11, 1991

Bronze Sculptures Exhibition:  Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, April 27-May 3, 1993

Bronze Sculptures Exhibition:  Alliance Fraincaise Chandigarh, 1994

Bronze Sculptures Exhibition:  Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi, 1995

Bronze Sculptures Exhibition:  Hotel Vasant Continental, New Delhi, 1998

Black' 0' White: An exhibition of Charcoal drawings, Art Folio, Chandigarh, 1999

Blues:  An exhibition of Mix Media paintings, Indus Ind Art Gallery, 2001

Beyond & Beneath: Painting exhibition, Hungarian Information & Cultural Centre, New Delhi, August 23 - September 6, 2004

Meandrings: Painting Exhibition, Shanta Art Gallery, March- 2005, New Delhi

Random Strokes: Painting Exhibition, Triveni Kala Sangam, August, 2005, New Delhi

Evolution N Identity: Painting Exhibition, Tribal Route May 2007, Mumbai

Wholesoul: Painting Exhibition, Hungarian Information & Cultural Centre, New Delhi, September 8-30, 2008

TüKöR- A Tribute to relationships: Painting and Sculpture exhibition, Balassi Institute - Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre in cooperation with 'Delhi International Art Festival, I C C R, New Delhi, November 1 - 30, 2012

Pama: Frames and Art show, Mumbai, March 2-4, 2014

We are one: Painting exhibition by Art Floor Gallery, Hotel Pullman, Gurugram, February, 2014

Mix moods: A mix media painting show, DLF club5, December 25 - 31, 2015

Stallions Imperia– A solo show of equines in mixed media on 3D AI enabled platform on W-LOC, under the aegis of IAI an initiative of Chhapai.com Nov 7-17, 2020

 

Two Men Show

Discovery: An exhibition of mixed media paintings, Art Folio-Chandigarh, January 30 — February, 07 2004

 

Exhibitions Participations

7th, 8th & 9th All India Exhibitions by, The Creators, Haryana 1991 - 93

7th, 8th & 9th Yuva Mahotsava, New Delhi 1992 - 94

Retrospective Group Show at Alliance Fraincaise, Chandigarh 1993

36th National Exhibition of Art, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi 1993

8th All India Exhibition, Rohtak, Haryana  1993

9th & 10th Rashtriya Kala Mela, New Delhi 1993 - 94

Jewel of the East, Exhibition, London 1994

Group Show, Nirmal Public School, Karnal, Haryana 1995

Summer Show, Gallery of Arts - Mirage, New Delhi 1996

Group Show, Ravindra Bhawan, New Delhi 1999

Group Show, Gallery of Fine Arts, Siri Fort Institutional Area, New Delhi 2002

46th National Exhibition of Art - Lalit Kala Academy, Kochi, Kerala 2004

Camlin Art Exhibition, New Delhi, 2004

Exhibition of Prints, Krishnas Art Collection, New Delhi, 2004

Spandan-3rd Annual Art Teachers Exhibition, Rabindra Bhawan New Delhi, October 15 -21, 2004

Hiroshima- Never Again: Painting Exhibition,Aparna Art Gallery, New Delhi, August 6-10, 2005

Symphony Of Colours: Painting Exhibition, The Ashok Hotel New Delhi, Feb 15 -22, 2006

60th Milestone: An Exhibition of Art,Travancore House,New Delhi, September 17 -21, 2007

Eloquence: Painting exhibition, AIFACS Rafi marg, New Delhi-October 29-31, 2007

3rd Indian Contemporary Painting And Sculpture Exhibition, Lalit Kala Academy, Rabindra Bhawan New Delhi-March 13 -18 , 2008

Beyond Lines:Painting exhibition, Indian habitat centre, New Delhi, August 28- September 2, 2008

Amaltas: Group Show, Kalasthanam Art gallery, Karnal, October-2009

Balti Blast: Painting Exhibition by Kala Care in association with UNICEF, Lokayat Art gallery, New Delhi, March-2010

Aarambh: Painting exhibition by Gallery Terra Mélange- Epicenter,Gurugram, February 5-8 , 2011

Moonsoon Sutra: Sculpture exhibition by The Art floor gallery, Gurugram and later at Hungarian Information And Cultural Centre, New Delhi, November 2011

Sculpture Garden : Sculpture exhibition at Hungarian Information & Cultural Centre in association with The Art Floor gallery, November 2011

International Mask Exhibition:  Fibre glass mask exhibition by Nav Siddartha Group ,Rabindra Bhawan, January 1-5, 2012

Gurugram Art Fest: Exhibition of paintings and sculpture, Epicentre Gurugram,January 19-26, 2012

Delhi Art Festival: Exhibition of paintings and sculpture, March 27-29, 2012

Affection: Exhibition of paintings, Nehru Centre, London, UK April 16-23, 2013

Arte En Bhutan: Group Exhibition of paintings, Nehru Wangchuck Cultural Centre, Embassy of India ,Thimphu, Bhutan July 28- August 06 2013

Ekam: Group show of paintings and Sculptures, India Habitat Centre, August 21-24, 2014

Panoroma: Exhibition of paintings and sculptures, Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Panorama 3 Group show of paintingsVisual Art Gallery India Habitat Centre, July 5-10, 2014

Aparajita – The Indomitable Spirit of Woman: An exhibition of paintings and sculptures,  Visual Art Gallery India Habitat Centre,New Delhi, August 28 -September 25, 2015

Panoroma4: Exhibition of paintings and sculptures, AIFFACS, 2015

Arte Kettle Garden : India International Centre, April 1-15, 2015

Ray Of Hope: Group show of paintings, sculpture and installations, by Kala Care Group And Bachpan Bachao Aandolan, November 22-January 22, 2015

Seems: Group exhibition of paintings and sculptures, Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, September 18-23, 2015

Un Written Thoughts: Exhibition of paintings and sculptures at AIFACS,New Delhi, April 8-14, 2015

Art Night: Exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Art Floor Gallery at Pulman Gurugram, Haryana

Kaleidoscope : An exhibition of paintings and sculptures, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, July 22-24, 2016

Bindu- An Art Show on Female Infanticide by Kala Care Group, The American Centre, KG Marg, New Delhi, December 9-31, 2016

Recesses of heart at Shringaar, 242 Sector 16A, Chandigarh from Jan 15-17, 2016

The Collective: Group art show of paintings, sculptures and ceramic pottery, by Artfile Shingaar 242 , Chandigarh

Art2heart Kala care group

Melting Kala care group

Wing For Change: Group art show The American Centre, KG Marg, New Delhi, March 23- April 7, 2017

Hues -Against Gender Based Violence: Group art show The American Centre, KG Marg, New Delhi, December 8-29, 2017

Celebration of Fashion Design and Art: Team Abraxas with Audi Delhi South & Fashion Viesta, December 8, 2017

Saviours of Glaciers

Masks

Birds set free Gallery Arte'st- An Art Abode Gurugram, October 28-November 25,2018

Le Verve du Art Open Palms Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre, December 2018

The Spirit Remain Unlocked Virtual group art show by Art Route showcasing The Flowing Equines artworks in mixed media by Neerajj Mittra July 5-September 30, 2020

Soul Space – A group art show by gallery Nawras at Café Hus Tomelila, Sweden showcasing The Czar, An Equine artwork in charcoal Oct 25- Nov 3

 

International Art Residencies

SPEAKING STONES : April 28 – May 7, 2019

Gallery Art’est – An Art Abode in collaboration with Hungarian Information & Cultural Centre, Embassy of Hungary and SOS Children’s Villages of India

A 7 days art residency program curated and conceptualized by Neerajj Mittra, held in collaboration with Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, Embassy of Hungary, New Delhi at gallery ART’EST – AN ART ABODE.

Participating artists were Magyar Judith Maria from Hungary, Vinita Vasu, India and Neerajj Mittra conceptualized, organized and executed the entire art residency right from art workshops to curation of artworks on display. The camp comprised an art exhibition titled ‘SPEAKING STONES’ displaying the art works of the eminent mentor artists and the students attending the camp and a series of workshops titled ‘STONE CREATIVES’ under which 97 students from different schools, a design school and 30 less privileged children of Herman Gmeiner School were taught to create artworks using stones, sand, leaves, flowers, spices, colours, etc.

The 7day panorama of engagement in art and creativity culminated as a Finnesage and artist talk held on May 5, 2019 during which the artists spoke to the art lovers, the camp participants and the visitors about their art styles, artworks and experiences. All the participants of the art residency and workshops were felicitated by the eminent chief guest Dr. Zoltan Wilheim, Former Director, Hungarian Information & Cultural Centre, Embassy of Hungary and Jattinn Kocchar, noted Fashion Designer.

Workshops/ Camps / Motivational Art Talks / Art Walks

  1. All India Workshop, The Creators, Ambala 1991
  2. Aravali Mahotsava, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Rewari1993
  3. Art Workshop, Brahma Sarovar, Mount Abu1998
  4. Art Camp, Karnal by NEERAJGRAM in association with Nishan Public School, Karnal 1999
  5. Souvenir making workshop at Kurukshetra Museum for Kurukshetra development board 2001
  6. Serigraphy workshop (print making) New Delhi, 2004
  7. Clay modeling workshop New Delhi, 2007
  8. Clay modelling workshop, India Today Media School, September 2014
  9. Motivational Speaker TedX Youth- Disruption at Amity International School, Gurugram 46, November 22, 2018
  10. Motivational Speaker, Invictus 2018 IVS School of Design at India Islamic Cultural Centre, June 2018
  11. Educating the educators workshop, Jodhamal Public School, Jammu, January 2019
  12.  Mandala Art workshop – SOS Children’s Villages Of India, Bawana Village, New Delhi, June 4, 2019

  13.  Canvas Carols art workshop - An art ode to epitome of love to celebrate the 100th birthday of Herman Gmeiner, Founder, SOS Children’s Villages Foundation, Greenfields Village, Faridabad, June 23, 2019

  14. Artist (painting) at ‘25 years 25 artists’ art camp by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), at Haus Khas Metro Station July 25, 2019

  15. Artwalk ‘ Talk Art Walk Art’ July 27, 2019 for a group of 30 foreign students of AFS Intercultural Programs, India
  16. Judge of GT Photo IT contest August 15, 2019 by The Global Times Amity Group of Schools
  17. Stallion Speak Art Show and Workshop for students at,Zuglói Munkácsy Mihály Általános Iskola és Alapfokú Művészeti, Iskola, Hungary, October 7, 2019
  18. Jury of art competition at Heritage School, Gurugram
  19. Jury of Inter School Art Fest ‘Chitrankan’, Amity Group of Schools, Gurugram
  20. Conducted a photography workshop for students under the aegis of The GT Picture IT contest at Amity Group of Schools, India December 7, 2019
  21. Participating artist at St Petersberg Virtual Art Residency (SPVAR), Pushinskya, where he created horse series titled ‘Flowing Equines’. His artworks were showcased at Transpositions III- Mind the Gap’ an international online art exhibition held by SPVAR for their resident artists.
  22. Artworks Flowing Equines showcased at ‘The Spirit Remain Unlocked’ a one of its kind online art show envisioned by Ms. Lubna Sen, CEO The Art Route.com.

 

Innovative living and working spaces

  1. Kutir Boutique, New Delhi
  2. The Ranthambore Bagh Resort, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
  3. AJS Boutique, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
  4. Private houses in Noida & New Delhi
  5. A part of Kids Station ( Toy Store ) Vasant Vihar, New Delhi

 

Art Shows Curated – Gallery Art’est –An Art Abode

  1. Genesis
  2. A Painter’s Symphony
  3. Embraced by Fire
  4. Shades of Passion
  5. Naveen Chayya –I
  6. Tabula Rasa
  7. Metanoia Solo Show Manish Rao Javadekar
  8. Birds Set Free Group Photo Art Show
  9. Elephant in the room Solo Ceramic
  10. Chromatic Tales – Rosy Winters Singing Gales Group Painting Art Show
  11. Rang Manika –Soulful Spring
  12. Chitt Shakti – Fulfilling Dreams
  13. Speaking Stones – An Artist Finnesage as a part of International Art Residency
  14. Khwabeeda- Show of paintings and wearable art moving installations
  15. Gulshan-e-Khwabeeda – An Art Talk about Wearable art
  16. Aqua -Flux, Ebbs & Tides
  17. Neel – Abhivyaktiyon Ka Sagar – Abstract by Sharad Bhardwaj
  18. Neel Sajeev -7 Quisse
  19. Eternal Reminiscences 2.0 – Abstract by Hem Raj
  20. Ekam Tatvam Sravasva – Abstract by Jagmohan Bangani
  21. Carte Blanche – Abstract by Ramesh Bisht
  22. Transparent Black – Abstract by Chandrakant Channe

 

Miscellaneous experiments, engagements and innovations

  1. Visiting pre-production faculty in MAAC-Maya Academy of Advance Cinematics, Noida since 2004
  2. Visiting faculty MAAC, Kamla nagar and Dlf centres in 2006-07
  3. Conducted clay modeling workshops in MAAC-NOIDA
  4. Assemblage workshop with Wigen and Leigh college
  5. Concrete outdoor sculpture workshop with Wigen and Leigh college
  6. Workshop in Salwan school, Rajinder Nagar on beautification and planning of schoolenvironment with 26 branches of Salwan school teachers taking part
  7. Student exchange coordinator (volunteer) & Art walk curator, Delhi Chapter of AFS Intercultural Programs, India
  8. Associated as an advisor with AFS Intercultural Programs, India
  9. Volunteer for Kids for Tiger – Sanctuary Asia
  10. Designed graphics for science comic fiction Science Club – The Saviours of the Galaxy by Laisha Dharni
  11. Photography, T- shirt and canvas painting workshop with slum kids for NGO BRIGHT FUTURES
  12. Directed two documentary movies for BRIGHT FUTURES
  13. Acted in a vfx movie PARADOX.
  14. Anchored approx 40 episodes of cookery show for regional channels Tara Punjabi and Lashkara.

 

You Tube Channel : https://www.youtube.com/user/neerajmittra

Show Reel Neerajj Mittra: https://youtu.be/99IAXKJyj2I

 

Personal profile

Dob : February 6, 1971
Father : Late. Mr Bhim Sain Mittra
Marital status: Married
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