Vinita Dasgupta (30 April 1983) is an upcoming
contemporary Indian painter born to a Bengali
family, sometimes known as ‘The Story teller’, and
today considered an important woman painter of 21th
century India, whose name stands at par with that of
the other talented artists of India; she is also one
of the 'most expensive' woman painter of India.
Early life and education
She spent most of early childhood in different
states. Parents guided her by critiquing her work
since childhood and gave her an academic foundation
to grow on. they also instructed her to use common
people as models. She has also learnt classical
singing and dancing.
In 1998 her family moved to New
Delhi for higher studies, soon began learning
painting and fashion designing professionally.
Though she was already painting since the age of
five she formally started learning painting at age
She completed Masters in Fine Arts from
College of art ,New Delhi in 2008 , and working as
an independent galleries with national and
international galleries and curators.
Awarded ‘’Art for social change award’’ from United
Nations Population Fund-India, New Delhi
2008.Awarded National Scholarship in Painting by
Ministry of Culture, HRD for 2yrs from 2009-2011,New
Delhi.Painting selected & exhibited at the
International Painting competition organized by
Château des Réaux ,France, February 2009.She got
special recognition and awards by Sahitya Kala
parishad, AIFACS, ICRC, UNESCO, Lalit Kala and many
worked with lot of reputed galleries and
paricipated in many Art Fairs.
remaining an inspiration to many young
contemporary Indian artists, she also became
the inspiration behind promoting ancient
miniature and folk art silently through her
art mediums and practices.