Vikash Kalra was born in Delhi on 27th July 1973. He completed his graduation from Delhi University in Commerce. A self-taught artist, Vikash firmly believes that art is an organic entity and one who passion for art can learn from it like an organic experience and with sustained dedication and hard work, become a practitioner,
Known for his fluid, abstract paintings and sculptures, Vikash Kalra explores difficult themes in his works. And his works, according to critic exhibit a subliminal quality. He counts masters such as Pablo Picasso and F.N. Souza amongst his early influences.
The artist’s works have been widely exhibited across India and are held in several private and corporate collections. He lives in New Delhi with his wife and two children. His other hobbies include music. As a music lover, he has a goof collection of musical instruments procured from different parts of the country and he plays them occasionally
Selected Solo Exhibitions
• 2018 Endless Communication, Gita Art Gallery, New Delhi • 2017 Thinking Big: Contemporary Sculpture and Installation by Vikash Kalra, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi • 2016 Tribute to Picasso & Souza by Vikash, Dhoomimal Art Centre, New Delhi • 2015 Tales from the Soul Marrow, Art Indus, New Delhi • 2014 THE ALCHEMIST, Art and Aesthetic, Lado Sarai, New Delhi • 2013 Angels of History, Art Konsult and Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi • 2011 Nostalgia/Memory, Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre and Art Konsult, New Delhi • 2010 The Artist The Man-IV, Open Palm Court, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Selected Group Exhibitions
• 2015 Aparajita (Beti Bachao Beti Padhao), Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi • 2013 The Winter Tale, Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi • 2013 NAVA, Gallerie Nvya, New Delhi • 2012 Group show at the Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad • 2011 Group show at the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi • 2009 Rooh – The Journey Within, Vadehra Art Gallery and India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Participations
• 2018 Indian Art Festival, Nehru Centre, Mumbai • 2015 India Art Fair, New Delhi • 2012 India Art Fair (Art Konsult), New Delhi
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