Indian Contemporary Artist

Nahid Sikander

“Art cannot be described but expressed”

Nahid Sikander – born 1970, in Delhi, New Delhi, India, is one of the 21st century Indian contemporary artists make Indian contemporary art. Practicing Indian Art in various medium, also working as a Sr. Lecturer in Media College.

Nahid Sikadner
Nahid Sikander an Indian contemporary artist – “Art cannot be described but expressed”

I as Nahid Sikander started my career after completing my graduation from Faculty of Fine Art, Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi where I received a “BFA – Applied Art” degree. I was equipped with multimedia tools by getting training from Arena Multimedia in 2002 from Delhi, India.

Nahid Sikander Ansari is my full name, has had a few group shows in India and exhibited at ‘MF Hussain Art Gallery’ IFACS Gallery, New Delhi. I was selected for III National Photography Exhibition India in 1997-1998, New Delhi. I practice as an artist and work on Digital Indian Art or Indian paintings in Digital formats. This is one of my work example | title=Troup of Trumpeters (Pahari Painting, Indian art)

Group exhibitions
2015 ”Born Again”, MF Hussai Art Gallery, Jamia, New Delhi

1997-98 – Photograph Selected for III National Photography Exhibition, New Delhi, India
Appreciation as Internet website Design Judge

Website: “Nahid Sikander Profile and Collection of Art Works

Personal Information

Name: Nahid Sikander
Gender: Indian male artist
Birth Year: 1970 birth
Age: 46 years
Marital status: Nahid Sikander is married to Nazarana and lives in Delhi.
Time: Living people
Alumni: Jamia Millia Islamia College of Fine Arts, alumni
Alumni: Alumni of Arena Multimedia
City: Artists from Delhi
Current:21st- century Indian contemporary artist

nahid sikander
Art cannot be described but express

“Art cannot be described but expressed”

Current Status:
Currently I am working in Chennai, India,
Working as a Sr. Lecturer in Icat College of Media and Design, which comes under Image Infotainment Limited (provide digital media education and develop various digital media content.)

a journey through the various industries where fine art used.

Currently I have been working as a Sr. Lecture in Icat College of media and Design, provide guidance to students of advertising and graphic  division under BSc. Visual Communication courses (Icat is a division of Image Infotainment Limited) in Chennai, India.

I started use of my ideas with pencil and brush for commercial art work after completing my graduation in Fine Arts (BFA Applied Arts). I had been working part time for some advertising agencies and along with I was pursuing Multimedia Diploma and web Engineering Diploma courses from ARENA Multimedia in 2002. Now finally I was equipped with latest technology with some hand on experience of industry, finally in 2003 I joined an IT company as a Visualiser for design website and other printing materials, and the journey had been started through.

“Art cannot be described but expressed”
By: Nahid Sikander Ansari

Formal info:


BFA Applied Arts

Year 1997 (Fine Arts-Applied Arts)
Fine Arts Dept. Jamia Millia University,
New Delhi-110058

BSc. Agriculture:

Other technical qualifications:

Multimedia Dual Diploma

1. Multimedia Diploma

2. Web Engineering Diploma

(In the year 2002, from ARENA Multimedia New Delhi)

Computer Skills:

Corel Draw
Adobe Premier
(Video & Sound Editing)
Nice to have:
3D Studio Max
Virtual reality
Elastic reality (Morphing)

Adobe Premier
(Video & Sound Editing)

Nice to have:

MS office
Power point
MS Excel
MS Word
HTML , Java Script, ASP, VB, PHP, CSS, SEO

Creative skills and responsibilities:

Website Design
Graphic Design
Printing and Prepress
Flash Animations
Multimedia Presentation
UI Design for WBT and CBTs
characters design
Design for iphone/ Mobile applications
Banners / Newsletters / flyers
2d, 3d animations
Provide Paintings and Illustrations if required for any projects
Video Editing
Character designing
Sketching and Illustrations

Other Skills:


I have done Various Photography assignments and in one of them. (
the whole project had been taken care by me)

Free Hand Skills:

Sketching, drawing and painting, water colours,
pastel colours, pencil colours drawing, oil colours painting,
and specialist in portrait making and Photography.

Hindi, Urdu Knowledge (Typing skills):

Ability to work in Hindi and Urdu language, comfortable in design in Urdu and Hindi as well.


15 years relevant experience in the field of Fine Art and Commercial Designing, Web designing, Print, flash Animation, Photography, including 2 years exp. of iphone application environment.

Companies I have been worked on

. Image Infotainment Limited
, Chennai : Currently Working as a Lecturer (In icat College of Design and media) Advertising division.

. Studio Bull: Team Head – 2010(Art Director)

. Compare Infobase Limited Delhi- Sr. Visualiser (Team Head) 2005 -2009-
Website designer and designs for posters, brochures, ads, pamphlet, Mobile apps etc..

. GE Capital Gurgaon– UI Designer –¬†2004 – 2005
e-learning, CBT and WBT,- Gurgaon, India

. Compare Infobase Limited Delhi- Visualiser- 2003-2004
Delhi, India

. Mind Printing Solution Pvt. Ltd. – Visualiser – 2000 – 2003

. Graphics Ad – Layout Artist – 1999 – 2000

. AES Publications Pvt. Ltd. – 1998 -1999


I have been worked on various projects through my journey as a creative person in the visual communication industry (digital marketing). So I have enough experience of the future industry.


Thanks and Regards

Nahid Sikander

Art quote: “Art cannot be described but expressed” By – Nahid Sikander


  1. Gerry said:

    It’s great to find sonemoe so on the ball

    November 21, 2016
  2. Hi Edward,
    Thanks for the appreciation,
    Please check “My Portfolio” listed at my site, you will see some of my artwork there.
    Looking forward
    Thanks and Regards
    Nahid Sikander

    September 21, 2019

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