Born in January 1940 in Bengal, Prof. Niren Sengupta initially graduated in Science from Calcutta University and then from Government College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta in 1965. Having participated in several artist camps and exhibitions and winner of many prestigious awards, he is also Founder member of ‘Gallery 26’ in Kolkata, besides being member of Calcutta painters and Executive member of Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi. His solo exhibitions include Damyanti Gallery, New Delhi 2002; Dhoomimal Mega Art Gallery, New Delhi 2003; Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 2005; Gallery Ganesha, New Delhi 2008. He has also been a part of many group exhibitions in India and abroad including, Dhoomimal Gallery 70 years, 2007, Calcutta Painters, Kolkata and Singapore 2007, Indo-Korean Show at Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi 2008, Navarasa organized by Birla Academy, Kolkata 2009, Drawing Show by Dhoomimal Gallery, at Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi 2009 & Indo-France Show, Paris Nov 2006, Indo-Korean Show, Seoul 2007 and International Art Festival Seoul 2007. A professional painter and teacher, Niren Sengupta is Ex-Principal, College of Art, New Delhi. He lives and works in New Delhi.