Arpana Caur (b.1954) graduated with a MA in Literature, Delhi University. She is a distinguished Indian painter and has been exhibited since 1974 across the globe. Her solos include OED Gallery Kochi and Gallery Veda, Chennai (2013), Indigo Blue Gallery, Singapore (2007), Galerie Mueller & Plate, Munich (2004) and Collins Gallery, Glasgow, UK (1991). She has executed two large murals for India International Trade Fair, New Delhi (1981). She was honoured by Rotary Club of Delhi (2011), Sikh Art and Film Foundation, New York (2010) and was also commissioned by Hiroshima Museum to execute a large work for its permanent collection on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Holocaust in 1995. Her paintings are in collections, both public and private, including National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bhopal, Ethnographic Museum, Stockholm, Rockefeller Collection, New York,Victoria and Albert Museum, London and in The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. She lives and works in New Delhi.