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2015                MFA in Painting and Intermedia, University of Iowa (Full Scholarship)

2014                Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME  (Full Scholarship)

2005-2012       Indian classical dance of Odissi, with critically acclaimed choreographer Madhavi Mudgal, New Delhi

2007                BFA in Applied Arts, College of Art, Delhi University



2023         Burke Musuem, Seattle

2023         Chemould CoLab, with Chemould Prescott Gallery, Mumbai  

2021         New Dance Alliance (Satellite Residency), Manhattan, NYC

2020         LES Studio Program, Manhattan, NY

2018         Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY

2018         HH Arts Spaces, Goa, India

2016         Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, NE

2015         OMI International, NY

2015         Yaddo, NY

2011         Tellus Art, Stockholm, Sweden 

2010         Bishkek Art Centre, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


2022     Wyckoff Milliman Grant award, Faculty Excellence proposal - Autumn cycle, University of Washington, Seattle

2022     Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grant, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, NYC

2021     Cultural Solidarity Fund Grant, NYC

2021     City Artist Corps Grant, NYC

2020     South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund Fellowship, India Center Foundation, NYC

2018     New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award (interdisciplinary artist category), NYC

2018     Inlaks Foundation Award, Mumbai

2015     Dedalus Foundation Fellowship, NYC  [Finalist]

2014     Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME

2014     Mildred Pelzer Fellowship, IA

2009     National -  Freedom of Expression Award, Infinity Films, Mumbai

2009     Lalit Kala Academy, emerging artist category, New Delhi

2004     Swapan Biswas Award, Delhi University, New Delhi


2024     Love that never told can be: Odissi recital with live musicians, curated by Chemould Gallery for Mumbai Gallery Association, at Veer Sadan, Mumbai

2023     Ecology in Indian Dance: An immersive performance, South Asia Conference of the Pacific Northwest, University of Washington, Seattle

2022     Odissi - aesthetics, music & process, demonstration with lecture, School of Music, University of Washington, Seattle

2022     Dancing with the Indian Art - exploring South Indian literature through visual art, music and dance.

             - curated by Dr. Francesca Cassio, Hofstra University, NY  

2021     Artist's lecture (online) for Foundation Studies Students at MICA, Maryland - with Sangram Majumdar.

2020     Miracle Marks - presentation with performance with Purvi Shah's book reading, Rutgers University, New Jersey

2020     American Dream Redux - panel presentation, Asian American Arts Alliance, NYC

2019    Odissi Odyssey - lecture and dance performance at International Education Week, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

2018     Lecture on changing aesthetics in Sikhism in England and US, Mercy College, Bronx Campus

2018     Presentation at Architecture+Design Adda, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi 

2017     Aesthetics of surface design in Indian textiles, of last 300 years, Hunter College, NYC (Department of Theater)

2016     Lecture Demonstration with performance in exploring the Kronos Collection of Indian Miniatures, Metropolitan Museum, NYC. 

             (In collaboration with curator and cultural presenter Rajika Puri)

2016     Visiting artist’s lecture, University of Nebraska, Omaha

2015     Movement and Mediation, Queens Museum, NYC

2015     The Idea of Land and Landscape in Odissi, Yaddo, NY

2014     Sari Convention - Inter-relativity in India music and textiles, South Asian Studies Program, University of Iowa, USA

2013     Sensual and the Spiritual - lecture with dance on 13th c. Sanskrit Love Poetry, University of Iowa, USA

2013     Lecture demonstration in Odissi, Spic Macay India chapter at University College London, United Kingdom 

SOLO  SHOWS  (curated)

2024         THOSE MEN AND BOYS, Sand Point Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle  (upcoming in Spring) 

2024         NAKHRA: TOWARDS SACRED SENSUALITY, Gallery Chemould Colab, Mumbai (ongoing)

2023         INTO THE FOREST - Odissi performance with a short film, curated by John Schickedanz, Englert Theatre, Iowa City

2019        SO MANY JOURNEYS, new choreographies in Odissi dance, Englert Theater, Iowa City 

2019        THROUGH THE KĀLI-EROS, immersive performance with objects in installation, Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NYC 


2017        ARCHITECTONICS OF DISPERSION \ immersive acts and objects, curated by Leeza Meksin and team, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn 

2015        STRUCTURE IS WHAT I SPEAK OF, Installation Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City

2014        NOLI ME TANGERE, immersive performance in installation with directed performers, Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City

2014        AND THOUSAND EYES, Performance with directed collaborators, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME

2014        OF MOONS & TORSOS, drawing based performance, Porch Gallery, Iowa City

2011        PREVIEW: KULDEEP SINGH, Galerie Romain Rolland, Alliance de Francaise, New Delhi 


2025           TO BE ANNOUNCED SHOW, curated by Noor Bhangu, The National Museum, Oslo, Norway (TBA) 

2024           200 YEARS of THE BROOKLYN MUSUEM , invited by Mickalene Thomas, The Brooklyn Museum, NY (upcoming in October)

2024          CURRENTLY STREAMING, curated by Rajiv Menon, Rajiv Menon Contemporary, Los Angeles (upcoming in February) 

2023          CONTINUUM, conceptualized by Atyaan Jungalwala, Chemould Colab, Mumbai

2022          ﺑﺮدە , curated by Noor Bhangu and Hanan Benammar, at ARTendal, Arendal, Norway

2021-22     E/MERGE: ART OF THE INDIAN DIASPORA, National Indo-American Museum, Chicago

2021          ENDLESS STATE, curated by Xinyi ChengYui Kugimiya and Jagdeep Raina for Skowhegan, NY

2020          NRITTA SINGULARITY (short film), curated by Himanshu Verma, Chaumasa Monsoon Festival, Jaipur, India

2020          ARCHITECTONICS OF DISPERSION, online showcase of short digital film, CADAF online, NYC/ Miami

2018         THE REVOLUTION CONTINUES, curated by Rachel Cooper, performance for The Progressives Show, Asia Society Museum, NYC

2018         GARDEN OF SKIN, curated by Zachari Logan, at Angus-Hughes Gallery, London 

2018         PERFORMANCE MIX FESTIVAL:32 for New Dance Alliance, University Settlement, NYC

2018         RE: ART SHOW 21, curated by Efrem Zelony Mindell, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NYC 

2018         LOVE 2018 - PURPLE HEARTS, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NYC

2017         FROM THE HORSE’S MOUTH, curated by Tina Croll/ Jamie Cunningham, Celebrating a Century of Indian Dance in America, 

                  Theater Y at 14th street, NYC 

2016         PADMA-STHANA, Panoply Laboratory, Brooklyn

2016         PRINCE OF DANCE, curated by Navatman, Drive East Festival, La Mama Theatre, NYC

2016         NOLI ME TANGERE II, 5th Rapid Pulse International Performance Festival, Chicago

2016         EXPLORING MANASOLLASA, performance showcase, Queens Museum, NYC

2015         STATIC/MOVEMENT, performance in installation, Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh, India

2015         NAAPAN II, 3rd Kolkata International Performance Art Festival, Calcutta, India

2014         SPEAK PARROT SPEAK, at I TALK THE ZIGGURAT, Englert Theatre, Iowa City

2014         SKOWHEGAN PERFORMS, Socrates Sculpture Park, NYC

2014         TINYSOME, Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting

2014         CONIC at TINY TEN, curated by Esther Baker Tarpaga, Englert Theatre, Iowa City

2014         SANKEERNA JAGATĪ and NAAPAN, 2nd Kolkata International Performance Arts Festival, Calcutta, India

2012         CONSTRUCTION OF LOSS, curated by Himali Singh Soin, Gallery Exhibit 320, New Delhi

2009         NAVSAR Annual Show, curated by Amit Kumar Jain and Ambika Jain, Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi

2009         Ctr+Alt+Dlt, curated by Amit Kumar Jain, Gallery Stainless Steel, New Delhi



2015     TALK THE TEMPLE, co-curated with Heidi Wiren Bartlett, collaborative production of short acts, Englert Theatre, Iowa City

2014     I TALK THE ZIGGURAT,  interdisciplinary showcase of various short acts, Englert Theatre, Iowa City

2014     AND THOUSAND EYES, collaborative performance. Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME

2014     TINYSOME, Performance Project. Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2011     THE STORY COMPOUNDERS, Visual Art Show. L'institut supérieur des arts appliqués, New Delhi 


2024 (winter)        Beginning Painting, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2024 (winter)        Advanced Concepts in Drawing, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (fall)             Beginning Figure Drawing, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (fall)             Intermediate Drawing Concepts, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (spring)        Advanced Concepts in Drawing, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (spring)        Intermediate Painting, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (winter)        Beginning Painting, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2023 (winter)        Beginning Figure Drawing, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2022 (fall)             Beginning Painting, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2022 (fall)             Advanced Concepts in Drawing, School of Art + Art History + Design, University of Washington, Seattle

2021                     Guest Thesis Critic for Spring Semester, RISD, Rhode Island  (with faculty Angela Dufresne and Dean Moss)

2021                     Guest Critic for BFA final year thesis, New York University, NY  (with faculty Howie Chen)

2012-2015             Elements of Art and Design (for non-majors)  and Basic Drawing (for majors), University of Iowa, IA 

2009-2012             Indian Aesthetics and Concepts, College of Art, Delhi University, New Delhi

2011-2012             Applied drawing for design, L'institut supérieur des arts appliqués, New Delhi

2010-201            Drawing applications for design in problem solving, IILM School of Design, Gurgaon


Shreya Ajmani, “Mumbai Art Scene Boosted by Gallery Weekend, New Galleries”, Ocula Magazine, January 17, 2024

Sridevi Nambiar, “11 art exhibits not to miss at Mumbai Gallery Weekend 2024”, Architectural Digest, India, January 8, 2024

Jeffrey Grunthaner, “Studio Visit: Kuldeep Singh”, Bomb Magazine, November 6, 2023

Ariana Lessard, "Painting and drawing UI alum opens exhibition at National Indo-American Museum", The Daily Iowan, March 10, 2022

Pia Singh, "Being, Becoming, Belonging", international review, Art India, Volume 25, Issue 3, Quarter 3, 2022

Staff Writer, "National Indo-American Museum Launches with E/Merge Art Exhibit Interviews — Art and Heritage",, October 14, 2021

Adrian Enzastiga, “Kuldeep Singh shines in Englert”, The Daily Iowan, April 27, 2019

Ayesha Singh, “Home is Where the Art is”  The Sunday Standard Magazine, The Indian Express Group, New Delhi, March 3, 2019

Daniel Boscaljon, “Five questions with: Choreographer and dancer Kuldeep Singh”, Little Village, April 24, 2019

Julian A. Jimarez Howard, “Interview with Kuldeep Singh”, White Hot Magazine, March 2019

Kuldeep Singh, “ An Archive of Traditions: Kuldeep Singh’s Playlist, Art in America, November 28, 2018

Eric Sutphin,” First Look: Kuldeep Singh”,  Art in America, November 1, 2018 

Jeffrey Grunthaner, “Kuldeep Singh at Ortega y Gasset Projects”,  White Hot Magazine, October 2017

Clay and Milk Contributor, “Review: [ sharp tongue, quiet lips ] at Yellow Door Gallery”, Clay and Milk, July 10, 2017

“Rabbit to chicken, earthen glasses to mirrors: all for art”, The Telegraph Online, Calcutta, India, January 2014


2023 - present   Collateral designs for gallery shows, Rajiv Menon Contemporary, Los Angeles

2019 - present   Publication designs for represented artists solo shows, Totah (contemporary art gallery), NYC

2018 - 2019        Moving image design and production, for various lectures and series, The Polis Project (non profit), NYC

2018                   Planning of visual/ moving image records for “Ruchira Gupta Archives” for Stanford University, CA acquisition (Apne Aap)

                           And, post production design for a short documentary: “Decriminalized Tribes of India”, Apne Aap Women Worldwide, NYC

2017                   Yearbook design with production, Downtown Manhattan Community Television, Manhattan. NYC

2016                   Artist's assistant to artist Christopher Myer, NYC

2011                   Cultural Expertise to University of Iowa (Studio Arts Program), for Arts and Architectural program in South India

2009                   Creative assistance for THE DREAM MUSEUM PROJECT,  in collaboration with DEVI ART FOUNDATION & ASIA ART ARCHIVES,

                           Hong Kong and New Delhi

2008                   Assistant researcher to Eminent Art Historian Benoy K. Behl, New Delhi

2007                   Assistant, Vinita Chand Design Associates, New Delhi

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