Kiran Soni Gupta

Kiran Soni Gupta is an artist, writer and an activist administrator, She is presently serving as Divisional Commissioner, Jodhpur in Rajasthan. She has been a Mason Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 2005-06.

Career Profile

After a brilliant career in academics, she joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1985 and has held various distinguished assignments in the Government of India, Kerala & Rajasthan.

Her concerns and sensitivity to various contemporary issues have been expressed regularly in her writing in many national and international newspapers and journals including "The Hindu", "The Indian Express", "The Tribune" & "The Economic Times".

Kiran Soni Gupta 

Despite having no formal training in art she has produced a number of works in different art forms and styles.
Her works very vividly reflect not only her conviction and clarity on issues relating to women, children, poverty, development, environment but also her keen sense of observation, humility and above all an abounding faith in god and service to humanity and mankind.
From sketches, pen & ink works to mixed media she has given new horizons to art forms both traditional and modern.

Artistic Achievements

Kiran's association with well known artists & masters has led her to some of her best etchings, wood cuts, linocuts, lithography & calligraphies.
Her works have been exhibited at different national/international events more recently at New York, Cambridge, Syracuse, Toronto, Chicago, London, Iran and Srilanka. She was also a visiting artist at the East West Centre, Hawaii.


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