Born in 1985.
Completed his studies with a Diploma in Painting from KEN School of Arts, Bengaluru (2008) & Post Diploma in Printmaking from Bangalore University (2010).
His recent projects and participation's have been,57th NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF ART (2016), lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow. ‘Thom’ Group Show at Durbar Art Gallery Kochi. Camel Art Foundation exhibition, ICCR, Kolkata. Morphology of Archive', curated Lina Vincent & TP Sabitha at Museum of Goa, MOG, Goa. ‘Crosstalk’, Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional centre Chennai. Art Bengaluru 2015: Elemental – Curated by Suresh Jayaram. Mini Print Goa, 2015. Transformation curated by Tania Sen Society of International Print makers and Artists (SIPMA), Philadelphia.5 Young artists from Bengaluru at Garage, Kirchplatz 6, 5000 Aarau, Switzerland. “[ ]” Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore. Dialogues with the Self, Curated by Anirudh Chari, The Portret Project, Bakheda, New Delhi. Solo exhibition on urban life of Bangalore at MOD Arts Program, 2014. Lines and beyond curated by Surekha Sharada, RMAC Bangalore, 2014. "Papyrus" curated by Ushmita Sahu, Galleria M, Kolkata, 2014. Crosstalk, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore (2014). Annul Exhibition, Regional centre Chennai (2014). ‘RASA’, exploring the aesthetic experiences, curated by Lina Vincent Sunish (2013). The Emerging Canvas: an Indo-Korean Young Artists Exhibition, Lalith kala Academy, Chennai & Korea (2013). ‘In memory of Dr. Veena Shekar’, organized by Sameeksha Art Trust, Venkatappa Art Gallery (2013). ‘We were trying to make sense...’, curated by Magda Fabianczyk, Exploring Artist & Non- Artist Collaborations, 1 Shanthiroad Studio/Gallery, Bengaluru (2013). Benelli printmaking bharat bhavan, Bhopal,( 2012). Print Spotlight. 545, Bangalore (2012) Cloth Paper Scissors a mixed media exhibition curated show by Dr. Avani Rao at Icon art Gallery(2012). Mini Print International of Cadaqués , Spain (2009, 10 & 11), among others.
He has participated in various camps and workshops such as ‘Mixed Media Art Camp’, organised by the Arnawaz Vasudev Charities, Cholamandal Artists’ Village, Chennai (2013). Lalitha Kala Academy's National Painter's camp, Pune (2010). Bengaluru. Portray Workshop by Prof David’s (U.S.A.), Bangalore University (2010). Rock Art, Indragandi Art foundation, organised by Pramilla Lochan, Venkatappa Govt Art Gallery, (2006). Among others.
Residency at Indian Ateliers, International Residency Program, Goa.
He is recipient of Camel art foundation Europe tour 2016. Camel art foundation award 2015. Shenoy Art Foundation “Emerging artist” Award 2015. Arnawaz Vasudev Charities Scholarship, Bengaluru (2009 & 2010) & Nadoja RM Hadapad Student Scholarship, Bengaluru (2006 & 2007).
He is Member of Artist pension trust.
A. Naveen Kumar lives and works in Bangalore.