Niren Sen Gupta
(Advisor cum Jury Member of Confluence)
Born in January 1940 in Bengal, Prof. Niren Sengupta, initially graduated in Science from Calcutta University and then from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta in 1965. Having participated in several artist camps and exhibitions and winner of many prestigious award internationally, he being member of Calcutta painters and Executive member of Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi. A professional painter and teacher, Niren Sengupta is Ex-Principal, College of Art, New Delhi. According to him, one’s capacity for creative pursuit can be sustained and nourished only by an expansion of horizons through wider learning, constant renewal and progression of thought, while being centered to one’s roots. He believes that his own spiritual journey is integrated with his work, and this perhaps is where salvation lies.