K R Nariman was born in New Delhi, India where she currently resides and works. Her artistic inspiration comes from her learnings at the studio of K.S. Radhakrishnan where she spent three years honing her sculpture skills before completing her masters (MFA), from the University of the Arts, London.
K R Nariman’s sculpture’s exhibit human connectivity and wildlife concerns, which takes its shape in the form of Sculptures of human and animal figurines. Recycled material and hand crafted sculptures are primary to her practice. Her sculptures are in two styles. The first being abstract human figures. These evoke a sense of detachment from societal conceptions such as race, colour and ethnicity. Nature and animal inspired sculptures consist of the second type of sculptures she produces. Through these, she hopes to extend knowledge on conservation efforts.
She has had her first set of solo exhibitions in Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad; India. Some of her notable group exhibitions have been at the ‘Paris Art Fair’ in France, ‘Milan Art Fair’ in Italy, ‘India Art Fair’ in India, India’s first Art, Architecture and Design biennale, ‘Wildlife artist of the year’ and ‘Royal Society of British artists’ at the ‘Mall Galleries’ in London and ‘Van Gogh Art Gallery’ in Spain. She has been featured in AstaGuru auction house among Contemporary Artists, she has been awarded the ‘Special Award 2019’ by Delhi Minorities Commission, Government of NCT Delhi for Sculpture. She has won numerous awards for her bronze sculptures, been shortlisted for the Wildlife Artist of the Year Award, Clifford Chance Sculpture Award and the John Ruskin Prize: Agents of Change.