Nikhil Chopra is a performance artist whose work generally centers on the remnants of India’s colonial past. Deeply influenced by his Kashmiri identity, Chopra creates characters that are not fixed in time or space, not historically accurate, yet immensely real and endearing. As a performance artist, Chopra collapses the boundaries between theatre and several other artistic endeavours, including set design, costume and makeup design, and...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2007 International Performance Art Residency, Khoj, New Delhi
  • 2003 Edith Fergus Gilmore Materials Grant, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2002 Preparing Studio Art Faculty Program Grant, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2001 Graduate Teaching Associate, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • 2000 Santa Farinella Sangiamo Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Maryland
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    Lot 47 Details

    The Collector`s Eye 27-28 May 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

    Lands, Waters,...

    Mixed media on paper

    16.75 x 35.75 in

    Winning bid
    $4,784
    Rs 3,54,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 43 Details

    COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser Online Auction 29-30 April 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

    Lands, Waters,...

    Mixed media on paper

    18.75 x 27 in

    Winning bid
    $3,927
    Rs 2,90,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 4 Details

    Art Rises for Kerala Live Fundraiser Auction 18 January 2019

    Nikhil Chopra

    Lands, Waters...

    Watercolour, charcoal and pastel on paper

    12.5 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,667
    Rs 4,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 79 Details

    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art 24 February 2016

    Nikhil Chopra

    Photograph on paper

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    Winning bid
    $8,824
    Rs 6,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 2 Details

    Friday Five 9 October 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    Winning bid
    $1,077
    Rs 78,075
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    FRIDAY FIVE 31 July 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

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    Winning bid
    $1,493
    Rs 1,10,460
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)



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    Lot 14 Details

    OUTSIDE | Chatterjee & Lal. 24 Jul-1 Dec 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

    What will I do...

    C print on kodak professional paper

    19 x 20 in




    Lot 15 Details

    OUTSIDE | Chatterjee & Lal. 24 Jul-1 Dec 2020

    Nikhil Chopra

    Lands, Waters, & ...

    Charcoal on paper

    29.5 x 43.25 in







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