Born in 1985, A Naveen Kumar completed his studies with Diploma in Painting from KEN School of Arts, Bengaluru (2008) & Post Diploma in Printmaking from Bangalore University (2010). His solo exhibition includes Magical Stories from 81 sqft Studio at Gallery Sumukha, Bengaluru (2017); Magical Stories, MOD, Bengaluru (2014). He has participated in various camps, residencies and workshops such as Piramal Art Residency, Cycle 18, Art and Science, Thane Mumbai (2018); Art For Change, New Delhi (2018); Indian Ateliers, International Residency Program, Goa (2013). He had been a part of many group exhibitions and curated shows both national and international. He is recipient of Camel art Foundation Europe tour (2016); Camel Art Foundation Award (2015); Shenoy Art Foundation “Emerging Artist” Award (2015). A. Naveen Kumar lives and works in Bangalore and Palakkad, Kerala.