K.R. Nariman was born in New Delhi, India where she currently resides. She is a graduate with a Masters of Fine Arts degree (MFA) from the University of Arts, London. Her artistic inspiration comes from her learnings at the studio of K.S. Radhakrishnan where she spent three years honing her casting skills before completing her masters from London.
Her research is preoccupied by human destruction on Earth that leads to the depletion and ultimately the extinction of the environment and the creatures that co-habitat on it. She specializes in Bronze casting but also works in different materials such as metal, wood and ceramics. She has interned with the well-known metal sculptor -Arzan Khambatta, the Padma Shri awardee- Sudarshan Sahoo and learnt ceramics at Blue Pottery, Delhi. She has been awarded the ‘Special Award 2019’ by Delhi Minorities Commission, Government of NCT Delhi. She has also been nominated for Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019, shortlisted for the Clifford Chance Sculpture Award and been awarded fourth place for 3 Dimensional award at the 9th All Women Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery 2020. She has been a part of a number of group shows in London. Some noted ones include the Royal Society of British Artists annual exhibition 2019 and the Society of Women’s Artist annual exhibition 2019 as well. Through her practice, she hopes to reach out to society - to inform, educate and ignite a curiosity towards improving our environment.
To know more about K R Nariman and her artworks visit her website: www.krnariman.com
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