Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Parveen Kaur Ghatorora was born in Mumbai, India 1985. Her schooling is from Mumbai, after which she did her Diploma in Fine Arts and Craft from Rachana Sansad, Mumbai, India. After her three-year diploma she went for her further studies to New Zealand. She graduated with Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts from Design and Arts College of New Zealand (Christchurch). Currently she is pursuing degree in Bachelors of Fine Art from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in Auckland, New Zealand. Parveen is a practicing artist and she is been working in the areas installations, paintings and mix-media.

In India there are gender issues, which is taking place still in this 21st century. In the Indian family males are superior to females. Being an Indian woman, she has been working on gender issues. She is currently working on the injustice happening to woman in India on sensitive issues. Her works highlights on the topics like woman’s emotions, fights, anger, duties, frustration, love, humor, and patience and on other aspects. There is a strong bond between she and her mother. Listening and sharing the stories of her mother’s life she happen to come across many such stories which lead her to create artworks on woman’s life.

Academic Qualifications:

2011 – Bachelors of Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College Art and Design, Auckland, New Zealand.

2010 – Advanced diploma in Fine Arts at Design & Arts College of New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand.

2009 – Three years diploma in Fine Arts at Rachana Sansad of Academy of Fine Arts and Craft, Mumbai, India.

Academic Achievements:

2009 – Overall Excellence Award in 3rd year of Fine Arts, Rachana Sansad College, Mumbai, India.

2008 – Merit Award in 2nd year, Rachana Sansad College, Mumbai, India.

Exhibitions Participated:

2011 - ADVAITA group show at Kohinoor Continental Hotel, Mumbai, India.

2011 - 'The New Zealand Art Show' at TSB Arena, Wellington, New Zealand.

2011 - BFA mid-year exhibition at Whitecliffe College Studio, Auckland , New Zealand.

2011 - Here is my Idea, Do something with it group exhibition at Pearce Gallery, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, Auckland, New Zealand.

2011 - AHAVA group exhibition at Paintbrush & Chisel Gallery, New Delhi, India.

2010 - GROUP SHOW group exhibition by Rachana Sansad Graduates at Piramal Art Gallery, NCPA, Mumbai, India.

2010 - Colours of India group exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand.

2009 - Group exhibition at Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Art & Craft, Mumbai, India.

2008 - Paper Installation group exhibition at Rachana Sansad Art Gallery, Mumbai, India.

2007 - Painting exhibition at Rachana Sansad Academy of Fine Art & Craft, Mumbai, India.

Professional Experience:

2011 - Participated in Kala Ghoda Festival with 'CRACK IT' interactive game.

2007 – Kala Ghoda Art Festival, Mumbai, India.


  1. very good collection of artwork.. love it
    Rhuta :-)

  2. am so proud of you girl ...good going :) ...