18th August 2017
Jagdip Jagpal to join India Art Fair as Fair Director

MCH Regional Art Fairs, AngusMontgomery Arts and Neha Kirpal are delighted to welcome Jagdip Jagpal as Fair Director of India Art Fair. Bringing over two decades of international experience in art and related industries from a range of positions based in the UK, Ms. Jagpal takes up her new role with India Art Fair in New Delhi this August.

Jagdip has been actively involved in a number of commercial and public projects in the UK, China and the South Asian region. Most recently she worked on a major cultural exchange project, ‘New North and South’, a new network of 11 arts organisations across South Asia and the North of England, prior to which she managed international partnerships and programmes at Tate. A former Trustee of the Wallace Collection and Almeida Theatre in London, Jagdip is currently a Governor of the London School of Economics and a Member of the Development Board at the Royal College of Art.

Ms Jagpal commented: “I am excited to be joining the organization as Fair Director at this time. The fair has seen many positive developments over the years, and has been able to gain ground as a leading platform for modern and contemporary art in the Indian subcontinent. As we approach the tenth edition, I look forward to working with our expanding team to build on its strengths and define the purpose for the future.”

Ms. Neha Kirpal, Founder, India Art Fair said: “With Jagdip’s strong background in both the commercial and public art sector, she is ideally placed to take the India Art Fair to its next level of potential, in India and beyond.”