Born in 1950 In Siliguri, West Bengal, Arunima Choudhury studied painting at the Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship and Design and Mass Communication at Chitrabani, Kolkata, between 1970 and 1978. Working primarily with vegetable colours on handmade papers, she is known for her works depicting the languid world of nature and human being, their intimacy and coexistence.  

She has participated in several important group exhibitions such as Kolkata: Run in the Alley curated by Praneet Soi and Manuel Klappe at Marres (Netherlands, 2022), Feminine Facets at Emami Art (Kolkata, 2021), Constellations, Emami Art (Kolkata, 2021); Hart Gallery, Beijing, China; Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata; among others. She is the subject of the solo shows The Dark Edge of Green, curated by Ms. Nancy Adajania at Emami Art (Kolkata 2022), Khela at Seagull Foundation of the Arts and Nature as I See at Emami Art, both in Kolkata.  

Arunima Choudhury lives and works in Kolkata.