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Photo_1Photo by Anant Kumar Mishra

Born in 1982, Mr. Anant Kumar Mishra has done his initial schooling from a small city named Bokaro situated in Jharkhand (formerly Bihar) of India.

He has beautifully learned and experienced art from Indian art Institution and local art of India. During 1995-2000 he has stayed and studied by spending time at several state art colleges like in West Bengal (Government College of art and Shanti Niketan), in Madhya Pradesh (Kharagarh), in Uttar Pradesh (Banaras and Lucknow), in Gujrat (Badodara), in Maharashtra (J.J colleges of arts, Mumbai), in Bangalore , in Hyderabad, in Punjab and Chandigarh).

After receiving his bachelor's degree in Fine arts (BFA) from Delhi College of the Arts in 2005, he continued his masters (MFA) to complete in 2007. Later for few years he took guest lectures in the same college.

Persuading arts as his career and a passion, Mr. Anant has contributed significantly through streak competitions (mostly solo) and has shown his art exhibition in India and abroad. He in recent has done an event on "PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION” title -The Wheel Of The Soldiers. Few others are -Consumer Number, West to Wow, Hand made Man Made etc. He has at travelled multiple locations like New Delhi, Punjab, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to display a life size Dinosaur during 2007 to 2017.

Amongst many of his significant achievements, a few major are the exhibitions are:

  • Floodlight foundation in India Art Fair during 2017
  • Alian France Gallery new delhi-2014
  • Solo exhibition at India Art Fair during 2013 by Religare Art’s
  • Religare Art – HOLY NOW GROUP ART EXHIBITION in london-2010
  • WWF sponsored event in 2012
  • Religare Art’s inaugural and International Art Program residency in 2009
  • Part of ‘arts l mezz’ residency programme
  • Lok-sabha Art Commission – by Lok-Sabha, Govt. of India.
  • Metro Art Project in Delhi, by Gov. of India,
  • H.K.Kejriwal young artist art award and exhibition in Bangalore 2008,
  • THE HIMALAYAN ODYSSEY, a Artist group exhibition in Travancor Art Gallery New Delhi-2007,India &
  • Korean artist’s group Exhibition in AIFACS 2007.
  • 49th National Art Exhibition, Lalilt kala Academy, 2006-2007.
  • Exhibition by International committee of Red Cross Society, Geneva, In India Habitat Centre,
  • Group Exhibition of painting 2005 (New Delhi).
  • Nagpur art exhibition-1999,
  • All India National Award by National Literacy Mission Indian Government New Delhi-1997, Slected by Development & Directorate Department of post (Indian post) New Delhi.
  • Workshop of young artist in surjkund 2007, Workshop of Art Instillation by Mexican and Indian artist New Delhi, 2006.
  • Workshop of Painting by International committee of Red Cross Society, Geneva.
  • India Habitat Centre,2005 (New Delhi)
  • Bharat Bhawan Young Artist All India National Camp in 2004, Bhopal (M.P)

Presently Mr. Anant resides to carryout his resarch based art work, paintings, sculptur and installation and new media art work in New Delhi, India. The people and place of his hometown are vital inspiration to his work. He has been perusing this as profession since last 20 years.