Date of Birth & Place: 1973, Siliguri,West Bengal
Art Education: Masters in Fine arts, Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan 1994-96
Bachelors in Fine arts, Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan 1989-94
Award/Scholarships : Received ‘Pollock Krasner Award’ from New York 2009,
Junior Fellowship, Dept.of Culture,Govt.of India,
New Delhi(2000-2002), Artist in residence at Kanoria Centre for Arts, Ahmedabad.(1999) National Scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development , Govt.of India,New Delhi(1995-97) Merit scholarship from Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati( 1995-96)
Solo show: “Garden Of Smoke” at lalit kala academy,New Delhi (2013)
Cut-tear-curl at shridharani gallery by Anant Art, New Delhi,(2010)
‘Emblem of fear’ at Anant art Gallery, Kolkata (2008)
‘Timescape’at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata(2004)
Made a Docu -film “colours will float”on the Ganga River, Varanasi (2003) shown at Chitrakoot art Gallery.
Group Shows :
‘Edge of the Century’ curated by Amit Mukherjee, New Delhi(1999), ‘Young Santiniketan Today’ Guild art gallery ,Mumbai(1998), Visited Amsterdam for a group show ‘Spring’curated by Rob Birza at ‘Foundation for Indian Artist’ Amsterdam in collaboration with Kanoria Centre Ahamedabad in (1999), ‘Young Contemporaries’ curated by Jogen Chowdhury organized by Gallery Espace in (2002), ‘Art of young Bengal’ curated by Pranab Ranjan Ray at Aakriti art gallery,Kolkata (2006), participated in a group show at gallery ‘Tereverde’ Switzerland (2002), Visited New York for a group show ‘Edge of Reality’ at Tamarind Art, New York in (2006). ‘Making history our own’ presented by ‘Sahmat’ (2007,2009), AIFACS, Jamia University, ‘Emerging India’ by Art Alive gallery at Royal college of art London(2007), ‘Layered Trajectories’ by Lemongrasshooper gallery, Ahmedabad (2007). “Federalism” a public art project by Asian Heritage Foundation, organized by Rajeev Sethi.
Participated in a group show ‘Keep Drawing’curated by Chintan Upadhya at Gallery Espace in 2008, participated in a group show ‘The art of Santiniketan masters and emerging artists, organised by SA Fine Arts at Royal College of Art in London 2008, Group show at ‘Tamarind Art’ New York 2008, participated “Overtones”at Sridharani, New Delhi by Anant art gallery 2009. summer Show 2009 at anant art gallery,New Delhi.’the monsoon chapter 5(the genda phool project)’ by red earth at alliance francaise, latitude 28 august,september2010 new delhi, group show at Lalit Kala Academi Art Celebrates 2010 sports and city curated by Rupika Chawla 2010, ‘Roots/Routes of Bengal’ a group exhibition curated by Archana Roy at Mahua the art gallery,bangalore2011, Participated in 53rd National Art Exhibition at Chennai 2011,
Participated United art fair, New Delhi September 2013,Group show at Ganges Art Gallery 2013,group show curated by Jogen Chowdhury at Ganges art, kolkata 2013,group show AAA New Delhi 2013 and 2014.participated at Bangladesh Art fair(Dhaka art summit)by Ganges Art 2014.group at gallery M,kolkata2014,group show ‘In Mourning and in Rage”at Emami Chisel Art at kolkata 2014
Art Camps: Indo-German art camp by Limited Editions at Kolkata 2007, Art and Ecology by Mohile Parikh center at Kashid beach resort, Maharashtra.2007, participate an art camp organized by Dunlop Limited at Santiniketan 2008, participated an art camp by Lalit kala academi,.Garhi studio New Delhi 2008,participated National art camp,by lalit kala academy, at kochi, kerala 2011,participated an art workshop at santiniketan,SWAD,organized by sanchit art and Jogen Chowdhury 2014.