Samir Mondal was born in Bengal and completed his education from the Government College of Arts, Kolkata.
He creates beautiful paintings in watercolours. He was influenced by Van Gogh Robert Rauschenberg. He has been part of solo shows and group exhibitions across the globe, including Bajaj Art Gallery, Bombay (now Mumbai); Ki Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo.
His paintings are part of many art collections within the country and abroad. In 1995, the A.P.Council of Artists, Hyderabad gave him an award.