Nikhileswar Baruah

Born in Assam in 1967, Nikhileswar Baruah remembers his childhood days in Guwhati quite clearly. The picturesque state, now ripped apart by violence, in fact finds its way in his works quite often.

He comes from a family with a background in theatre. "But I liked painting right since childhood," he recalls. "And no one in my family tried to divert my attention to any other art form. I knew I would be a painter."

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Honours and Awards
  • 2000 Emerging Artist of the year Award, 'Harmony 2000'
  • 1997 Unesco - Aschberg Bursaries to work at the European Ceramic Work Centre, The Netherlands.
  • 1991 All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), Scholarship
  • 1986 - 1992 Assam Government Scholarship
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 79 Details

    StoryLTD Absolute Auction 12-13 November 2013

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Good Evening

    Acrylic on canvas

    72.5 x 52 in

    Winning bid
    $1,020
    Rs 61,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 221 Details

    Auction 2002 (May) 13-16 May 2002

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Devotion to Rhythm

    Watercolour on paper

    25.5 x 25.5 in

    Winning bid
    $375
    Rs 18,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 134 Details

    Auction 2000 (November) 24 Nov-1 Dec 2000

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Performance

    Watercolour on mdf board

    14.25 x 8 in




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    Showing 4 of 14 works

    Lot 110 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 21-22 January 2020

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    29.5 x 21.5 in

    Winning bid
    $249
    Rs 17,658
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 145 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 21-22 January 2020

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Good Evening

    Acrylic on canvas

    69.75 x 49.25 in

    Winning bid
    $410
    Rs 29,112
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 79 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    30 x 22 in

    Winning bid
    $70
    Rs 4,920
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 104 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 20-21 August 2019

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    21.75 x 29.75 in

    Winning bid
    $124
    Rs 8,700
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 208 Details

    Works on paper. 2-20 February 2006

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    30 x 22 in




    Lot 38 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    60 x 22 in




    Lot 39 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Direction

    Watercolour on paper

    60 x 22 in




    Lot 40 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    Nikhileswar Baruah

    Dialogue

    Watercolour on paper

    60 x 22 in







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