Pooja Verma is an India born full time artist, living and working in Utrecht City - Netherlands. She is an artist with a fair of bold, well constructed colour palette and elaborate compositions. She often conducts art workshops from her studio in Utrecht.
Pooja’s paintings are held in private collections throughout The Netherlands, Germany, Brussels, France, London, Sweden, Dubai, Singapore Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Malaysia, Hong Kong and India. Pooja’s art exhibition and artwork has been featured in various publications including Marie Claire, The Expats Group , Femina India, Bela Magazine, Star newspaper etc. She has widely exhibited her artwork yet main art exhibitions are mentioned below.
Main Group Exhibitions :
2016 - ColourLand - Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi - India
2017 - Perak State Museum, Ipoh, Malaysia
2018 - Malaysia Fashion week- White Box Gallery , KualaLumpur
2019 - Digital Screen Exhibition - Big apple screen- NewYork
2020 - Aqua Peace , Singapore
2021 - Arte Pavillion - ILHAMKU - Kuala Lumpur, December 2021
Atelier Route, Utrecht, October 2021
Art show at Landhouse de stad - Utrecht, July 2021
KunstMarkt - Molen De Ster, Lombok - September 2021
Gnani Art Gallery- and She slays the Demon -Singapore 2021
2022 - Watdajel Festival - St Nicolaikerk Utrecht , October 2022
Solo Exhibition -
1. A Culture in Quilt – High Commission of India - Indian Cultural Centre- June 2018 KualaLumpur, Malaysia. Her solo exhibition was featured in International Magazine- ExpatGo and Marie Claire.
2. The Secret Garden - Galerie Nieks Waterbolk, Utrecht, Sep 2022.
Pooja was involved in Malaysia Fashion week 2018 as a “Art and Design Contributor”, where designs were presented to Shoe Designer “Jimmy Choo”. She exhibited her artwork during the fashion week as well which was highly admired by Dato Jimmy Choo and other well known designers.
Pooja has actively worked as a volunteer art teacher and fundraiser for chin refugee and Rohingya's refugee community in Malaysia and has taught in UNHCR , KualaLumpur, Malaysia year 2013 - 2015 as a part time art teacher. She has painted live for art battles, refugee home fund, UNHCR, Warner Music - “When sun goes up” , where the fund was raised for charity purposes.