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Sumit Mehndiratta
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Sumit Mehndiratta

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ABOUT SELLER

Hello. I'm Sumit Mehndiratta. I'm a self-taught artist and have been working with online art galleries since 2007. I've been exhibiting my works, both group and solo shows across The UK and India. My main genre of work is abstraction and prominent in most of the works which I do, be it any medium. I love abstraction and the fact that everyone perceives it differently. It brings me pleasure to see how people relate to different shapes and colors, and interpret them differently. It feels as if I've created something more than I intended to and that's the beauty of it. I've always been experimental since childhood. Be it drawing, sketching, cooking, painting or photography. I always liked to do something no one has ever thought of by adding my signature element to the task. And now, even to paint on the canvas, I sometimes create my own painting tools to go with the techniques i think of. For example, the scoop series in my folio is done with a palette knife I constructed out of a wooden-rubber scoop used in screen printing.

Education:
MSc. International Fashion Marketing, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2008, UK

BSc. Hons. Marketing, Bradford University, 2007, UK

Exhibitions:
Group shows
"Indian Art Foundation Group Exhibition", Open Palm Court Gallery, India Habitat Centre, February 2015 New Delhi, India.
'Strings Attached', United Art Fair 2nd Edition, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, 2013, India
'Art to heart, season 4', Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, April 2013, India.
'Simply Strokes Part 2', Open palm court gallery, India Habitat Centre New Delhi, Jan 2013, India
'Simply Strokes part 1', Visual arts gallery, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, Nov, 2012, India
'Shutters and brushes', Manchester amateur photographic arts society, Manchester, UK, August 2008

Solo Shows
'Solo show by Sumit Mehndiratta', Gallery Alerid, Impulse arts Gallery, New Delhi, India. September 2011
'Solo show by Sumit Mehndiratta', Gallery Alerid, Impulse arts Gallery,New Delhi, India. December 2010