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Born  January, 1940, Bengal, India
 
 
ART EDUCATION
 
Graduated in Science from Calcutta University.
Graduated from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta in 1965.
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 
1967    Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi. 
1975    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi. 
1982    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi. 
1984    Information Centre, Calcutta. 
1984    Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi. 
1988,1990,1992,1994 & 1996    Taj Art Gallery, Mumbai. 
1992    Aurobindo Gallery, Pondicherry 
1993    Gallery 42, New Delhi. 
1998 Akarshan Gallery, New Delhi. 
1995 Grindlays Bank, New Delhi. 
2000 Aurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry. 
2001 Art Forum, New Delhi. 
2002 Damyanti Gallery, New Delhi. 
 
 
PARTICIPATIONS
 
1969    National Exhibition, and AIFACS Exhibition.  
1972    Group shows by Calcutta painters in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Shantiniketan. 
1971    Group shows in aid of Bangladesh in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi. 
1976 & 1977    Gallery 26 in New Delhi.  
1980    All India Drawing Exhibition, Chandigarh. 
1988    Biennale, Bhopal. 
1990    Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi. 
1990    Dhoomi Mal Art Gallery ‘Ravi Jain Memorial’ 
1991    Participated in ‘Artists who are Teacher’s at Habitat Centre, New Delhi. 
1994    Group shows organized by ‘Udayan Care’ New Delhi. 
1994    Birla Academy, Kolkata. 
1995    ‘Vision 95’ Urusvati Centre for Contemporary Art, New Delhi. 
1995    Bangladesh Biennale , Dhaka. 
1995    Exhibition of Paintings at Damascus. 
1995    Urusvati, New Delhi. 
1995    Gallery Petite, New Delhi.
1995    Aurodhan Exhibition in Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. 
1996    Tanjore Gallery, New Delhi. 
1996    20 Artists show at AIFACS, New Delhi. 
1996    Mexico Festival. 
1997    21 Artists show at AIFACS, New Delhi. 
1997    Delhi for Delhi, and People for Animals at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi. 
1997    ‘The End of Silence’ organized by Gallery Mirage, New Delhi. 
1998    Delhi Art Gallery show at Park Royal, New Delhi. 
1998    ‘Song of Summer ’ Gallery Mirage. 
1998    ‘Jodhpur Musing’ by Gallery Ganesha. 
1998    ‘Vision 98’ by Urusvati Gallery, New Delhi. 
1999    ‘Art for Spastics’ Chennai. 
1999 & 2001    Anniversary show by Gallery Ganesha. 
1999    ‘The Art Show ’ by Art Junction , New Delhi. 
1999    ‘Dreams and Realities’ LKA New Delhi. 
1999    ‘An Evening with Figures’ Art Junction ,New Delhi. 
2000    ‘Their Story’ by VHAI, at LKA New Delhi. 
2001    ‘International Exchange Exhibition ’ at Seoul. 
2002    India – Korea Contemporary Art Exhibition, LKA, New Delhi. 
2002    ‘Principals of Art’ by Art Forum, New Delhi. 
2002    I’m Gallery, New Delhi. 
2002    Freedom Gallery , New Delhi. 
2002    Kalanjali , New Delhi. 
2002    Daffodils Gallery show at Grand Hyatt , New Delhi. 
Curated Millennium shows ‘ Their Story ’ organized by VHAI and ‘Artists connection with Bengal’ organized by    Dhoomi Mal Gallery.
2009    Group show 'Stroke by Stroke IInd' at Le Meridien jaipur, organized by Gallery Artchill 
2013    'Confluence des Arts '  a group show of 100 artists at Gallery Artchill, Amber Fort , jaipur
 
 
ARTISTS CAMPS
 
Participated in various artists camps organized by AIFACS, Dhoomi Mal Gallery, Maharaja of Jodhpur.
TATA Jamshedpur, Taj Banjara Hyderabad organized by Aurodhan Gallery, Urusvati Gallery.
Gallery Mirage, VHAI, British 3X camp, LKA.
2005  'Stroke by Stroke’ organized by Juneja Art Gallery, Jaipur .
2009  Group show 'Stroke by Stroke IInd' at Le Meridien jaipur, organized by Gallery Artchill.
 
 
AWARDS 
 
Senior Fellowship, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India.
AIFACS Award.
Maha Kaushal Award, Bhopal.
NBT Award, New Delhi.
 
 
MEMBER
 
Founder member of ‘Gallery 26’
Member of Calcutta painters.
Executive member of Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi.
Art adviser to various art organizations and member of Habitat Centre, Delhi.
 
Ex Principal, College of Art , New Delhi
Professional Painter and teacher
 
 
PUBLICATIONS  
 
Article published in Financial Express, New Delhi – ‘Art Education in India’
‘Meaning of Art in the Contemporary Context – Higher and Technical and Professional Education’ DTE New Delhi.
‘Bangladesh Biennale ’ Dhaka.