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Arvind Sundar works with concepts related to geometry, grids and mathematics. His paintings, drawings and objects explore his spiritual and physical connectedness to mathematical and geometrical systems. His most recent works explores the idea of repetition, deconstruction and seriality involving sacred geometry.

He received his MFA degree in painting and drawing from the University of Cincinnati’s School of Art, USA in 2018 with the Best graduating student of the year award. He also did a Prior Degree Course at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA in 2016. He was a recipient of the Wolstein travel fellowship for the year 2017, which allowed him to travel across Italy, studying Renaissance painting and sculpture. He was also awarded the Presidential Scholarship of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for 2015.

He has participated in over fifty exhibitions, including at the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Cincinnati, 2018; Homage to Hassan Sharif, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE, 2017; Everything will work out: two-person show, Divisible Artist collaborative, Dayton, 2017; Locus Pocus: Paintings by Peter Shear and Arvind Sundar, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, 2018; Drawing Index, Cholamandal Artist Village, Chennai, 2019; Making spaces; A6 Mural project, Artist project run by Dutch artist Lydia Wierenga, Netherlands, 2020 and his recent solo exhibition Blueprints for impossible structures, Anupa Mehta Contemporary Art, Mumbai, 2023. He also exhibited at India Art Fair, 2024. He is also a recipient of Bombay Institute of Critical Analysis and Research (BICAR) writing fellowship for the year 2023. He has been an artist-in-residence at Hampi Art lab powered by JSW Foundation in 2024.

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