sustainable development


manav gupta©2009 -2013(Des Moines, Iowa, Berlin, Germany, New Delhi, India, London, U.K.)

One minute films commissioned by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India

Engaging his paintings with his own poetry, music and voice to create one minute films as Public Service Messages on climate change and sustainable development to be used for public broadcast on National Prime Time channels. 2005-2006

“… on the canvas™’: Again, as a first of its kind innovation by the artist, in 2003, on World Environment Day, at his exhibition, hosted by The Park, New Delhi, the artist  brought one and all together – luminaries from all walks of life, including former President of India, Dr Kalam, Prime Minister Mr.I.K.Gujral and Chief Minister, New Delhi, Smt Shiela Dixit along with CEOs, Industrialists, Educational institutions, NGOs, artistes and the general public to paint on his canvas, on a one on one basis with him, for environment .The event marked a defining moment in the more than a decade long, ongoing outreach and collaborative engagements by the artist.

Otherpublic and students’ outreach programmes include his exhibition site venues inducted for the programme range from Lalit Kala Akademi, India Habitat Centre, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and Park Hotel in India to Omani Fine ARTS Society, Oman and Victoria Jones Gallery, London. 1997 onwards.

‘from beyond’ : Book by artist published on the occasion of his exhibition preview and workshop at Lalit Kala Academi to mark the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) (2005)


 “COPENHAGEN WALL OF HOPE” Commissioned by CNN-IBN for the exclusive painting by the artist in response to climate change – translating the ethos of Copenhagen Climate Change summit on canvas (2009)

sculptures & interiors