Anni Kumari is a visual practitioner and art educator. She earned a Master’s degree (MFA) in Painting (2013) from the College of Art, Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree (B.A) Hons in Political Science from Miranda House, Delhi University.Her practice includes drawing, painting, printmaking and videos with a cross-disciplinary focus on mathematics (including fractal geometry, Fibonacci and Prime Number sequence) and social anthropology.
She is a recipient of research and art education grants, including the National Artist Scholarship, Lalit Kala Akademi(2013); Junior Research Fellowship, Ministry of Culture (2014) ; Junior Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission( 2015) ; Artreach Teaching fellowship for visual artists (2015, 2017); and the Sahapedia-UNESCO Research fellowship (2017).
Her works have been exhibited in curated solo and group shows in India, including ‘Algorhythms’ ,Anant Art Gallery +Apparao Art gallery,(2021), ‘Spiralling into the absurd’, Anant Art Gallery (2021), ‘Shifting Positions’, India Art Fair(2020), ‘Mirrored Questions’, Art District XIII(2019) and ’Again & yet again’, OED gallery, Kochi(2017).
She had been a visiting faculty at the College of Art (Delhi) and the State University of Performing and Visual Arts (Rohtak, Haryana) between 2014 and 2017.