Nirmal Kapoor, born in Rawalpindi in 1942, obtained first division in National Diploma in Fine Arts from College of Arts, New Delhi, 1968-74. He worked as Set Designer in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, New Delhi in 1974. He teaches in Commercial Art Department of Women's Polytechnic, New Delhi.
He has done solo shows in Open Air Coffee House, Triveni Kala Sangam, Vedehra Art Gallery, Taj Art Gallery and Art Heritage Gallery. He has done Group Shows in Jehangie Art Gallery, Nehru Environmental Show, Triveni Kala Sangan, etc. He has won various too.