2018 EMERGING VOICE AWARD RECIPIENT
MFA 2007, Fine Arts
Mixed Media Artist and Educator
Ina Kaur is an active interdisciplinary practitioner and educator. Localism, globalism and hybridity have formed a new perspective for Kaur in conceptualizing and visualizing her work and identity. Kaur’s research investigates how identities are defined and influenced by history, society and the culture of our immediate surrounding. In this global cultural environment where identities and boundaries converge, one seeks to identify oneself. Kaur explores a continuum of cross-cultural negotiation.
She is an active artist and her studio research has been showcased in numerous national and international exhibitions and has also been a recipient of numerous Grants, Residencies & Excellence Awards. She has been invited for a number of visiting artist lectures and workshops.
Kaur graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts Degree with honors from Purdue University, Indiana USA and received her Bachelors Degrees with Roll of Honor from College of Art, Chandigarh Punjab, India, and studied printmaking at M. S. University of Baroda. She has taught at Purdue University, Indiana; Bowling Green State University, Ohio; Tampa University, Florida and currently is part of the Contemporary Art Practice Department at Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology in Bangalore overseeing their Master’s Program.