Born 1961, in West Bengal, Chandra graduated from the Indian College of Art and Draughtsman ship in 1986 and received gold medal from Rabindra Bharati University in the same year. He has held 11 solo shows of his work to date, 4 each in Kolkata and New Delhi, two in Bangalore and one in Chennai. He has also been a part of a two person show that toured Bangalore, Singapore and Mumbai. He has participated in more than 60 groups shows across India and abroad, and his works have been included in XIth Triennale, India; during the last few years. He lives and works in Kolkata.