Jogen Chowdhury

Biography: Jogen Chowdhury

Born:
1939 -   Faridpur, Bangladesh.

Education:
•  1965-67 Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux -Arts, Paris.
•  1960 Studio of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
•  1955-60 Govenment College of Art and Crafts, Kolkata.

Exhibitions
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
•  2008 'A Calligraphy of Touch and Gaze', presented by Kalakriti Art Gallery at ICIA, Mumbai
•  2007 ‘Abahoman: Flowing Life’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2006 Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2002 Drawings and Paintings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Bose-Pacia Modern, New York
•  2001 Colored Drawings with Ink and Pastel, Gajah Gallery, Singapore
•  1999 Drawings and Paintings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Fine Art Resource, Berlin
•  1998 Colored Drawings with Ink and Pastel, Gallerie, Mohnjeet, Paris
•  1998 Colored Drawings with Pastel Paper, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam
•  1997 Drawings with Pastel on Paper, Gallerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Art Fair, Amsterdam
•  1996 Drawings, Gallerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam
•  1996 Drawings and Paintings, Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan
•  1996 Drawings and Paintings, Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  1994-95 Drawings, Sakshi Gallery, Kolkata
•  1994 Drawings, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.
•  1994 One Hundred Drawings, Seagull Art Foundation, Sukh Sagar, Kolkata
•  1994 Ink Brush Drawings on Poems by Namita Chowdhury, Little Gallery, Kolkata
•  1992 Drawings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Nandan, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan.
•  1990 Drawings, Sarala Art Centre, Chennai
•  1988 Ink and Pastel Works on Paper, Sista’s Art Gallery organized by Kala Yatra, Bangalore
•  1983 Watercolor Paintings, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad.
•  1982 Watercolor Paintings, Bithi Art Centre, Baroda
•  1981 Ink and Pastel Works on Paper, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi.
•  1977 Ink and Pastel Works on Paper, Chanakya Art Gallery, New Delhi.
•  1976 Ink and Pastel Works on Paper, Embassy of India, Paris.
•  1972 Ink and Mixed Media Works on Paper, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
•  1970,90 Ink and Mixed Media Works on Paper, Sarla Art Centre, Chennai
•  1968 Drawings and Paintings, Alliance Franciase de Madras, Chennai
•  1967 Oil paintings, Galerie du Haut Pave, Paris
•  1965 Bangla Sanskriti Sammelan, Kolkata
•  1963 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
Selected Group Exhibitions
•  2011 'Adbhutam: Rasa in Indian Art', Centre of International Modern Art(CIMA), Kolkata
•  2011 'Masters Ltd: Limited Editions', Gallery Beyond, Mumbai
•  2011 'The Aviary', Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata
•  2011 'Of Humour, Wit & Satire', Gallery Threshold, New Delhi
•  2010-11 'Figure/Landscape: Part Two', Aicon Gallery, London
•  2010 Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
•  2010 'Love to Live', Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2010 'Dali's Elephant', Aicon Gallery, London
•  2010 'Paper Trails', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2010 'The Living Insignia', Gallery Ensign, New Delhi
•  2010-11 'Writing Visuals', The Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata; W + K Exp, New Delhi
•  2010 'From Miniature to Modern: Traditions in Transition', Rob Dean Art, London in association with Pundole  
   Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  2010 'Summer Show 2010', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2010 'Aviskar: Easts Meets West', Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
•  2010 'Image and Symbol: Painters Perception', Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata
•  2010 'Symbols and Metaphors', Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2010 'Logged', Emami Chisel, Kolkata
•  2010 'Essential, Eclectic,...Ephemeral', The Harrington Mansions, Kolkata
•  2010 'Pretty Ugly', Bose Pacia, Kolkata
•  2009,10 'Master Class', The Arts Trust, Mumbai
•  2009 'Mark of Masters -2', Art and Soul, Mumbai
•  2009 'Modern Continuous', Galerie 88, Kolkata
•  2009 'Think Small', Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
•  2009 'Progressive to Altermodern: 62 Years of Indian Modern Art', Grosvenor Gallery, London
•  2009 'Kalpana: Figurative Art in India', presented by The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) at Aicon Gallery, London; The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
•  2009 'The Root of Everything', Gallery Mementos, Bangalore
•  2009 'Zip Files', Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  2008 'Review', Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2008 'Modern and Contemporary Indian Art', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2008 ‘Freedom 2008 – Sixty Years after Indian Independence’, Centre for International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2007 ‘Body Mind Soul’, organized by Gallery Threshold at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat centre, New Delhi
•  2007 ‘Inverting Inventing Traditions’, Grosvenor Vadehra, London
•  2006 ‘Shadow Lines’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2006 'Drawing Show an Act of Art II', Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  2004 ‘Realms of Fantasy’, New Delhi and Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong
•  2002 ‘A Celebration of Colors’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2002 ‘Sidewinders’, Indo-British Artists Show, British Council and Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2001 ‘Art of Bengal – Past and Present’, National gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mumbai and Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  2001 ‘Prabhav’, Indian Embassy, Berlin
•  2000 ‘Satabdi’, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi and Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  1999 ‘Watermark’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  1997 Singapore Art Museum, Singapore; National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi and Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata
•  1997 ‘Tryst with Destiny – Art from Modern India (1947-1997)
•  1996 ‘Chamatkara’, organized by Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, at Whitleys Art Gallery, London
•  1995 Autumn Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art, All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi
•  1995 ‘Seven Contemporary Artists’, Le Monde de’l Art, Paris
•  1994 ‘Contemporary Indian Prints’, Maltwood Art Museum, Victoria, Canada
•  1982 ‘Contemporary Indian Paintings’, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
•  1980 ‘Seven Indian Painters’, Worpswed Hann, Hamburg, Braunschweig and Bayreuth
•  1979 ‘Asian Art Exhibition’, Fukuoka, Japan, and Indian Painting, National Art
•  1978 ‘New Contemporaries’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  1970 Art Today – III, Kunika Chemould Gallery, New Delhi
•  1967 Exhibition of Artists-Residents from Cit’e Internationale des Arts, Paris
Participations
•  2012 'Art for Humanity', Coomaraswamy Hall, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai
•  2011 'Ethos V: Indian Art Through the Lens of History (1900 to 1980), Indigo Blue Art, Singapore
•  2011 ‘Manifestations VI', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2011 ‘Manifestations V', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2011 'Time Unfolded', Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), New Delhi
•  2010 'Art Celebrates 2010: Sports and the City', represented by Art Alive Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi to coincide with the hosting of the Commonwealth Games
•  2010 'Master’s Corner', organized by Indian Contemporary Art Journal at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; India International Art Fair, New Delhi
•  2010 'Contemporary Printmaking In India', presented by Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Priyasri Art Gallery, Mumbai
•  2010 'National Printmaking Portfolio', Marvel Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
•  2010 ‘Manifestations IV', Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
•  2010 'Roots', 25th Anniversary Exhibition of Sakshi Art Gallery, Mumbai at The Park, Chennai
•  2009 Annual Exhibition, La-Mere, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, Kolkata
•  2008-09 ''Modern India', organized by Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (IVAM) and Casa Asia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture at Valencia, Spain
•  2008 ArtSingapore 2008, Singapore
•  1992 ‘Confluence’, Indo-French Art Camp, Kolkata
•  1986 1st International Festival of Art, Baghdad
•  1982 Participates in Artists Workshop on Indian and German artists in Braunschweig, Germany and Arezzo, Italy
•  1978 15th Sao Paolo Biennale, Brazil
•  1976 International Exhibition, Cagnes – sur - Mer
•  1975 3rd Triennale India, International Exhibition of Arts, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
•  1971 2nd Triennale India, International Exhibition of Arts, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
•  1965 Indian Painters in France, Nongent le Retrou
•  1957 Indian Painters in France, Nongent le Retrou (1965), on view till 1980, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
Honours and Awards

•  2003 Jury Member, Singapore Biennale Exhibition of Art, Singapore
•  2001 Kalidas Sanman, Government of Madhya Pradesh
•  1986 Received Award In the 2nd Biennale of Havana, Cuba
•  1966 Awarded Prix le France de la Jeune Peinture, Paris
•  1965-67 Awarded French Government Scholarship, Studied at L’Ecole Nationale Superiere des Beaux Arts and Atelier 17, Paris
•  1965 -7 French Government Scholarship to Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux -Arts, Paris

Exhibitions: FIELDS OF DEPTH | DHAKA ART SUMMIT 2014 | India Art Fair 2014, New Delhi | Anuchitra or Miniature Art