BIODATA

About Artist

Born in Kolkata 1954.

Academics

    Graduated from Govt. College of Art and Craft, Calcutta in 1977,
    with 1st class in Drawing and Paintings (Life, Nature, Mural).
    Passed in Art Appreciation Examination from the University of Calcutta in 1977.
    Joined in leading newspaper organization ( ABP Group ) in 1977 as a staff artist.
    Former Assistant Art Director in the same organization.

Exhibitions

    : 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 &1976-Annual Exhibitions of Government
    College of Art and Craft ,Calcutta.
    1973-West Bengal Juva Utsav painting exhibition.
    1978-Group exhibition of painting at Lalit Kala Academy, organized by
    Govt.College of Art& Craft,Calcutta.
    1993- 26th Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture.
    2006-1st year Group Exhibition of ‘FACES’at Samokal Art Gallery.
    2006- ‘NARI, The Eternity’at ITC
    Sonar Bangla Art Gallery.2006-‘Eminent Artist of Bengal’at
    Samokal Art Gallery.
    2006-‘Tribute to Durga’at Samokal Art Gallery.
    2006-Maa Durga,As conceived by Various Artists’at
    Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2006-‘DEVI’at Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai.
    2006- Group Exhibition‘Rhythms of Mind’at Lalit Kala Akademi,
    Rabindra Bhavan,New Delhi. 2006- ‘Figure in Nature’at Birla Academy
    of Art & Culture. 2007-40th Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art &
    Culture,Kolkata. 2007-‘Annual Exhibition’at Samokal Art Gallery,Kolkata..
    2007- Chintamoni Kar Memorial Art Workshop Camp’s Exhibiton at
    Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
    2007-2nd year Group Exhibition of ‘FACES’at Academy Arts,Kolkata.
    2007-‘Reality as Fantasy: Art of illustrators,at Angan Art Gallery,Kolkata.
    2007-Exhibition cum Auction at Town Hall, Kolkata, Organised by
    Institute of International Social Development.
    2007- ‘GANAPATI’ group show at Angan Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2007- ‘The Contemporary Artists of Bengal’ by “Nexus”
    at Chitramayee State Gallery of Fine Arts, Kavury Hills, Hyderabad.
    2007- ‘Ganesh & Ganesh Janani’by contemporary painters & sculptures
    at Samokal Art Gallery,Kolkata.
    2007- ‘Tribute to Durga’at Artline & Shreecharaneshu Art Gallery,Kolkata.
    2007-‘Evocation:Durga’Group Exhibition at Angan Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2008- Annual Exhibition at Samokal Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2008- 41stAnnual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture.Kolkata.
    2008- Group Exhibition at New South-A Gallery,Academy of Fine Arts,
    Kolkata.
    2008- Group Exhibition of Paintings & sculptures,organized by INFAC
    at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
    2008-‘The Monsoon Show”at Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.
    2008- ‘Kala Mela’at Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.
    2008-‘Second Self’at Gallery Karma, Kolkata.
    2008-‘Kala Mela’at Academy of Fine Arts. Kolkata.
    2008-‘Festival Show’ at Samokal Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2009- 42nd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.
    2009- ‘Annual Exhibition’ at Samokal Art Gallery, Kolkata.
    2009-‘SRIJAN’ Exhibition of painting & sculpture at
    Birla Art & Culture,Kolkata.
    2009-‘Colours of Life-V’ at Cymroza Art Gallery,Mumbai.
    2009-‘Colours of Life’at New Delhi.
    2009- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- 44th Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- ‘Colours of Life-VI’ at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
    2010- ‘DURGA 2010’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘DURGA 2011’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011 - Colours of Bengal Art Gallery,Pune.
    2011 – Colours of Bengal Art Gallery at Sheraton, Pune.
    2012-‘WOMEN!’ An Exhibition of Paintings on March.at Ahuja Museum
    for Arts, Kolkata.
    2012- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture,Kolkata.
    2012- ‘DURGA 2012’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2013- ‘A Small Painting Exhibition’at Ajanta Art Gallery.
    2013-‘Four Colours’Exhibition of Paintings by four painters at Hotel
    Niharika,Kolkata.
    2013- ‘SANGAM’ Group exhibition of paintings at Karnataka
    Chitrakala Parisath, Bangalore.
    2013-‘DURGA’2013 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2014-‘Miniature 101’ Exhibition of Miniature Paintings at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata & at Chitramayee State Gallery of Fine Arts,
    Kavury Hills, Hyderabad.
    2014- ‘Art Hub’ Exhibition Paintings (as a guest artist) at Gallery Gold,
    Kolkata.
    2016-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2018-150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita -An Exhibition of
    Paintings Sculptures and Graphics at Golpark,Ramakrishna Mission,
    Institute of Culture, Kokata.
    2019- ‘SUHANA SAFAR’ Organised by daFrame, kolkata,at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata.
    2019-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2020-‘BENARAS’ at Art Villa Gallery,Kolkata.

    Joint Exhibition: 2009-‘Different Strokes’ at D.D Neroy Gallery, Mumbai.
    2018-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.
    2019-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.

    Solo Exhibition: 2008-‘Just Figuratives’ Exhibition of paintings at Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.
    2012-SoloExhibition of Paintings at Hotel Hindusthan International, Kolkata.

    2009-‘Colours of Life’at New Delhi.
    2009- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- 44th Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- ‘Colours of Life-VI’ at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
    2010- ‘DURGA 2010’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘DURGA 2011’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011 - Colours of Bengal Art Gallery,Pune.
    2011 – Colours of Bengal Art Gallery at Sheraton, Pune.
    2012-‘WOMEN!’ An Exhibition of Paintings on March.at Ahuja Museum
    for Arts, Kolkata.
    2012- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture,Kolkata.
    2012- ‘DURGA 2012’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2013- ‘A Small Painting Exhibition’at Ajanta Art Gallery.
    2013-‘Four Colours’Exhibition of Paintings by four painters at Hotel
    Niharika,Kolkata.
    2013- ‘SANGAM’ Group exhibition of paintings at Karnataka
    Chitrakala Parisath, Bangalore.
    2013-‘DURGA’2013 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2014-‘Miniature 101’ Exhibition of Miniature Paintings at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata & at Chitramayee State Gallery of Fine Arts,
    Kavury Hills, Hyderabad.
    2014- ‘Art Hub’ Exhibition Paintings (as a guest artist) at Gallery Gold,
    Kolkata.
    2016-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2018-150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita -An Exhibition of
    Paintings Sculptures and Graphics at Golpark,Ramakrishna Mission,
    Institute of Culture, Kokata.
    2019- ‘SUHANA SAFAR’ Organised by daFrame, kolkata,at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata.
    2019-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2020-‘BENARAS’ at Art Villa Gallery,Kolkata.

    Joint Exhibition: 2009-‘Different Strokes’ at D.D Neroy Gallery, Mumbai.
    2018-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.
    2019-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.

    Solo Exhibition: 2008-‘Just Figuratives’ Exhibition of paintings at Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.
    2012-SoloExhibition of Paintings at Hotel Hindusthan International, Kolkata.

    2009-‘Colours of Life’at New Delhi.
    2009- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- 44th Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Calture, Kolkata.
    2010- ‘Colours of Life-VI’ at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
    2010- ‘DURGA 2010’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011- 43rd Annual Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture, Kolkata.
    2011- ‘DURGA 2011’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2011 - Colours of Bengal Art Gallery,Pune.
    2011 – Colours of Bengal Art Gallery at Sheraton, Pune.
    2012-‘WOMEN!’ An Exhibition of Paintings on March.at Ahuja Museum
    for Arts, Kolkata.
    2012- ‘SREEJAN’ Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture at Birla Art &
    Culture,Kolkata.
    2012- ‘DURGA 2012’at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2013- ‘A Small Painting Exhibition’at Ajanta Art Gallery.
    2013-‘Four Colours’Exhibition of Paintings by four painters at Hotel
    Niharika,Kolkata.
    2013- ‘SANGAM’ Group exhibition of paintings at Karnataka
    Chitrakala Parisath, Bangalore.
    2013-‘DURGA’2013 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2014-‘Miniature 101’ Exhibition of Miniature Paintings at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata & at Chitramayee State Gallery of Fine Arts,
    Kavury Hills, Hyderabad.
    2014- ‘Art Hub’ Exhibition Paintings (as a guest artist) at Gallery Gold,
    Kolkata.
    2016-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2018-150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita -An Exhibition of
    Paintings Sculptures and Graphics at Golpark,Ramakrishna Mission,
    Institute of Culture, Kokata.
    2019- ‘SUHANA SAFAR’ Organised by daFrame, kolkata,at Academy of
    Fine Arts, Kolkata.
    2019-‘DURGA’2016 at Galerie La Mere, Kolkata.
    2020-‘BENARAS’ at Art Villa Gallery,Kolkata.

    Joint Exhibition: 2009-‘Different Strokes’ at D.D Neroy Gallery, Mumbai.
    2018-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.
    2019-‘Seeter Roddur’(Winter’s Sun),at Academy of Fine Arts,Kolkata.

    Solo Exhibition: 2008-‘Just Figuratives’ Exhibition of paintings at Gallery Exposure, Kolkata.
    2012-SoloExhibition of Paintings at Hotel Hindusthan International, Kolkata.

    Other Activity: 2010- One of the Judges in the’Camel Art Foundation’
    Eastern Region Art Compitition
    For Professional Artists & Art College Students.
    Now I am External Examiner of Rabindra Bharaty University.

Award & Recognition

    Awards: 1993-Best Water colour Award in the Annual Exhibition of Govt.Art College.
    1976- Award for Best Sketch in the Annual Exhibition of Govt. Art College.
    1977- Award for Best Oil Painting in The Govt. Art College.
    2004- Received ‘Utsav Samman’ for Illustration from USA based
    Bengali Literature Magazine.

    Collections: Delhi Art College; Fort William,Kolkata; CIMA; Birla Academy, Kolkata and
    different Art Galleries. Also Emta Group; Deys Medical; Spice Jet Air ways;
    Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Other Corporate Houses and
    many more collectors. Some of the collections also present at UK, Russia,
    West Germany and USA.