Arunkumar H.G. completed his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Fine Arts at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. In 2014 he has set up the Centre for Knowledge and Environment (www.saracentre.org) in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka, India.
Arunkumar's solo shows include: CON-STRUCTION at O P Jindal School of Liberal Arts Sonepat and Gallery Espace New Delhi, 2018; In-site, Aicon Gallery New York, 2018; Seed of Reckoning Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai, 2012; Tract, Nature Morte, New Delhi, 2010; Feed, Nature Morte, New Delhi, Sakshi Gallery Mumbai 2006.
He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in India and abroad, most importantly: 'Embrace Our Rivers' Goethe-Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai, 2018; Sculpture by The Sea, Sculpture Biennial Aarhus Denmark, 2015; The Eye and The Mind: New Interventions in Contemporary Indian Art, part of Festival of India in China, 2015 (sponsored by the National Gallery of Modern Art). Beyond Limits at San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, 2014; Aesthetic Bind Citizen Artist: Forms of Address, Chemould, Mumbai, 2013; Crossing Space, Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover, Germany 2013; Art and Activism in India Since 1989, The SAHMAT Collective, Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago 2013: Zones of Contact, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Noida, India 2013; Cosmopolitan Stranger, Open University of Diversity, Hasselt, Belgium, 2012; The new vanguard, Saffron Art, & Guild Gallery, New York, 2009; Shifting terrains/Altered realities, Shrine Gallery, Delhi & Singapore, 2008; Here There Now, Gallery Soulflower Bangkok, 2007; Indian Colour, Gallery Keumsan, Seoul, 2007.
The artist has additionally participated in several national and international artists’ residencies some of which include: Art Omi International Artist Residency, New York, 2011; Artist in Residency, University of South Australia, Adelaide, 2007 & 2002; Public Art Residency at JNU Campus, New Delhi, 2005; International Artists Camp, George Keyt Foundation, Colombo, 2005; CHROMA, Public Art Project, Bergen, Norway, 2003; KHOJ International Artist-in-residence, New Delhi & Modinagar, 2000.