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About the Principal

 


Amit Kapoor
Founder/Principal

Born at New Delhi in 1975
Passed BFA Applied Art, College of Art, New Delhi in 1998
Passed MA Painting, Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 2004

  1. - Founder of Watercolour Society of India (WSI)
  2. - Vice President of International Watercolor Society Global
  3. - Country Head of International Watercolor Society India. (IWS-INDIA)
  4. - Founder & Principal of Anitoons The School of Art & Animation, a division of Amarnath Educational Trust.
  5. - In the jury panel of Jaipur Animation Film Festival (JAFF), 2010
  6. - In the jury Panel of Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication PG Animation Department), 2005-6

- Assit. Prof.  at College of Art, Delhi (Visiting) since 2002.
- Visiting Lecturer at Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication Post Graduation Department), 2005-06

  • - Visiting Lecturer at Meerabai  Institute of technology, Delhi University, 2010
  • - Visiting Lecturer at Apeejay Institute of Design, 2003-04

 

Mr. Amit kapoor is a leading master of watercolor medium in India. He has been recognized with top international honors for his paintings and his art graces the walls of many private and corporate collectors. He is in constant demand for solo exhibitions, workshops and instruction. His art captures the very soul of his subjects with passion. His exceptional drawing skills and extra ordinary abilities In art makes him proficient in any medium. His subjects include lot of compositional works where lovely play of light and shadow and prespectives are the main traits  He is also the co founder and Principal of Anitoons The School Of Art And Animation. He is guest lecturer in many prestigious Art colleges like College of Art, Delhi,  Apeejay Institute of Design, Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication department), Meerabai  Institute of technology . He was also in the jury Panel of Jamia Millia Islamia (Mass Communication department), in the jury panel of Jaipur Animation Film Festival (JAFF). He  has been interviewed by several influential media and magazines and he has high reputation for professional production and inspired leadership. Recently in 2013  he also launched his first book in watercolor medium “Amit kapoor LANDSCAPES IN WATERCOLOR“. He is the only Indian Watercolor Artist to represent India in World Watermedia Exposition Thailand in 2014. 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENT :

    • Won Cash (Purchase) Award in Castra 2015, Slovenia.
    • Won the Silver Star Award (cash 500 $) in NWS 2015 95th International Exhibition.
    • Selected in Shenzhen Biennial 2015, China.
    • International Art Contest, Position 2nd , 2013
    • Saint-Petersburg Society of Watercolor Artists, ART-BRIDGE-WATERCOLOR-2013 International Competition, Position 2nd, 2013
    • Selected in the Second round of World Watercolour Competition 2014 organized by The Art of Watercolour Magazine. (Ranking Top 294 Watercolor Artist of World)
    • Selected in the III International Biennial of New Techniques in Watercolor Caudete 2014, SPAIN among the 50 artist from all over the world.
    • Special Award in Watercolor Painting conducted by New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) at AIFACS, New Delhi.
    • “Bharat Gaurav Award” by India International Friendship Society, 2014.
    • Won AIFACS Award in Watercolor Category  in 2015.
    • Watercolors Selected for 2015 The World Watercolor Triennale, Korea. Hosted by Korea Watercolor Association.
    • One of the Juror of International Watercolor Society (IWS) Contest, Turkey in 2015.
    • Representing India as an IWS Community Leader in In Arte Fabriano, Italy, 2015.
    • One of the Jury of at 4th International Watercolor Festival “Homer Love & Peace, Turkey, 2105
    •  One of the Jury of 1st IWS Pakistan Watercolor contest 2016.
    • One of the Jury of 1st IWS Arab online Watercolor contest 2016.
    • One of the jury of Poster Competition of Indonesia 2016.
    • Special coverage in the most popular French magazine “ The Art of Watercolor” in 17th & 19th Issue.

     

    Exhibitions:     
    2016 Exhibited in “Marche d’ Acqua” Exhibition in Italy in June, 2016
    2016 Exhibited in the Gallery Museums in Greece: Katsigra Museum Gallery.
    2016 Exhibited in Pearls of Peace through Watercolor, 1st International  Watercolor Biennale,                  Pakistan  2016.
    2016 Exhibited in 1st International Watercolor Festival, Spain 2016
    2016 Exhibited in Large Size Watercolor International Exhibition Mexico City 2016
    2015 Exhibited in the 1st International Watercolor Society India Biennale 2015 at AIFACS
    2015 Exhibited in the 95th International Exhibition, National Watercolor Society, USA
    2015 Exhibited in The World Watercolor Triennale, Korea. Hosted by Korea Watercolor Association.
    2015 Exhibited in the Shenzhen Biennial 2015, China.
    2015 Group show in “Mail Art Exhibition, Greece.
    2015 Exhibited in the group show with the Masters of watercolor,
    2015 Group Show International Festival of Watercolor 2015, Albania
    2015 Group Show "The Lovearth - IWS Indonesia 2013 Watercolor Exhibition.

    2015 Group show with Masters of Watercolor in Turkey
    2015 Group show with Masters of Watercolor at 4th International Watercolor Festival “Homer Love &   Peace” in Turkey.
    2015 Group show “Masters Of Watercolor" exhibit in St.Petersburg, Russia.
    2015 Group show in InArte Fabriano in Watercolor 2015, Italy.
    2015 Group show at Fraser Suite organized by Team Uchaan at New Delhi.
    2014 Group show in III International Biennial of New Techniques in Watercolor Caudete 2014, Spain.
    2014 Group Show in World Watermedia Exposition Thailand.
    2014 Group Show organized by NDMC, at AIFACS, New Delhi.
    2014 Group Show, 4th Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi.
    2014 Group Show organized by Delhi International Film Festival
    2014 Group Show, Habbitat Center, New Delhi organized by “Art Concern”.
    2013 India Art Festival 2013, Mumbai.    
    2013 Group Show, ICCR, Azad Bhawan, New Delhi.
    2013 Group Show, Habbitat Center, New Delhi.
    2013 Group Show by Simply Strokes, Open Palm Court Gallery, Habitat Center, New Delhi
    2013   3 back to back Group Shows by Colour ‘N’ Focus, PSK, Laxmi Nagar, New Delhi
    2013   Group Show at Artist Center, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai
    2013 Group Show “Harmony” at Sri Yash Art Gallery, New Delhi
    2013 Group Show “Tranquility” at Epi Center, Gurgaon, Haryana.
    2013 Group Show, 3rd Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi.
    2012-13   Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi
    2012    Group Show, Deccan Art Foundation, Hyderabad
    2012   Solo Show, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show, 2nd Artifest Annual Art Exhibition, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show , Art Perspective Gallery, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show by Vignette Arts, Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show by Galerie Art Eterne at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
    2012   Group Show, Ruki Art Gallery, New Delhi
    2012   India Art Festival 2012, Mumbai
    2011    Group Show, Artifest, New Delhi
    2011    Group Show, Gandhi Smarak, New Delhi
    1997    Group Show, British High Commission, New Delhi
    1996    Group Show of Life Drawings, Gallery Steps, New Delhi
    1996    Group Show, Blinds Relief Association, New Delhi
    1995    Group Show, Blinds Relief Association, New Delhi

    Workshops/Demonstration:

      • Workshop on Animation Jamia Millia Islamia Art Department ,
      • Workshop on Animation “Samita” College of Art (Delhi),
      • Workshop on Caricatures INIFT, New Delhi.
      • Workshop on Caricaturs & Portraits by Austin Airlines in Hyderabad.
      • Workshop on Caricature by ESPN for Cricket World Cup.
      • Workshop on Animation in Nagpur
      • Workshop on Watercolor in Thailand
      • Workshop on Animation in Delhi Collage of Art.
      • Workshop on Animation & Drawing in Jamia Millia Islamia, Fine Arts Department, 2014 in Delhi.
      • Workshop on Watercolor in Jamia Millia Islamia, Fine Arts Department, 2014 in Delhi.
      • Workshop on Watercolor in Craft Museum, in Delhi.
      • Workshop on Watercolor at In Arte Fabriano Exhibition, Italy.
      • 3 Days Workshop on Watercolor Organized by In Arte Fabriano, Italy.
      • One Day Workshop on Watercolor at Castra 2015, Slovenia.
      • Demonstration at 1st International Watercolor Society Albania Biennale 2015.
      • Demonstration at 4th Homer Love & Peace Watercolor Festival, Izmir, Turkey.
      • 3 Demonstrations at different Galleries of Delhi organized by Wagon Arts.
      • 10 personal workshops conducted in the studio of Anitoons The School of Art & Animation

      Collections:

      British High Commission, Dabur House, Vindravan Resturant, DAV School

      Murals : Alcon International School, Prelude International School, Subways of Delhi

      Workshops : Jamia Millia Islamia Art Department , "Samita" College of Art (Delhi), Delhi Collage of Art, INIFT, Various Schools, Austin Airlines ( Hyderabad), Caricature workshop by ESPN for Cricket World Cup.

      Credits:

      TV Commercials :
      • a. Kelvinator (Animatics)
      • b. Vicks
      • c. Dabur (Story Board)
      • d. Eveready
      • e. Tata Premium Tea (Animatics)
      • f. Whirlpool (Animatics)
      • g. Supremo Biscuts
      • h. SAHARA TV (Promo of Staight from the State)
      • i. Gillette (Animatics)
      • j. Horlicks (Animatics)
      • k. Maggi
      • l. Center Fresh
      • m. DOCOMO
      • n. Hundai i-20


      Short Films :

      • a. Documentary movie for 'French Film Festival' 2002 "Hakim Tartoosi's ....Potency Oil" Produced
      • by 'Sarnath Banerjee'.
      • b."Little Ozzie" for 'Mumbai International Film Festival' 2002 & Hiroshima Film ....Festival' 2002.
      • c. Short story "Thirsty Crow" for Doordarshan (DD1)
      • d. Promo of "KULLAM KHULLA" serial for Doordarshan (DD1).
      • e. Animated part in Documentary movie "Beyond Monarchs and Merchants: A ....space for
      • Public access and service broadcasting" Produced by 'Gargi Sen'
      • f. Short film "Moksha" produced by 'Filo Interiors'.
      • g. Serial "Adventures of Murli" Produced by 'Anitoons Production'.
      • h. Short film "Dream" produced by Anitoons Production for ASIFA International ....Film Festival
      • held in Mumbai, INDIA.
      • i. Short film "Fumes" produced by Anitoons Production for Vatavaran 2005 Film Festival held

        in New Delhi, INDIA.
        j. Three Short Films "Waste segregation, water consumption, environment" for DAVP, NewDelhi.

      • n. Serial "RAHI A Cowards Pilgrimage" Produced by 'Anitoons Production'.
      • o. Short Film "Kanch Ka Jadoo Balle Balle" Produced by 'UNICEF'
      • p. Film " Bhagatambar Stotra" Produced by G M Surana Foundation.
      • Phone : 9212172344, 26858839, 26673462
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