Aparajita Jain is the co-director of Nature Morte Art Limited since 2012, when she bought a controlling interest in the leading contemporary art gallery, assimilating into its nest some of the artists represented by Seven Arts Limited, the gallery she previously owned that focussed on discovering young talent, among whom was Asim Waqif, who, in 2016, was awarded India Today Art Award for Emerging Artist of the Year.
Aparajita sits on the board of Tate's South Asian Acquisition Committee and was along with her husband, Gaurav Jain, a founding/council member of Harvard University's South Asia Arts Council, representing Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, established to connect South Asia's curators, museum administrators, artists and art educators with Harvard faculty. She is also a patron of India's very first biennale, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. She was listed as one of 50 iconic Indian gallerists by Platform magazine and, besides being featured, played an active role in the Vogue Women's Empowerment Campaign. She was listed as one among eight influential women in the Indian art world by ARTSY and as one of 30 influential women in the art world by ELLE magazine.
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