Arpita Singh, a well known contemporary artist, born in the year 1937 at Baranagar in Kolkata, West Bengal. She moved to Delhi in 1946 along with her family and has lived her since then. During her academic years, she went to School of Art, Delhi Polytechnic and then worked as a textile designer with the Weavers Service Centre that was part of the Handloom Board of India. Celebrated as a modernist and figurative artist, her works have been exhibited world over.
Her drawings are an amalgamation of texture and visual vocabulary that are descriptive of sensibility and has a large influence on the current generation of artist who have followed her.