Surya Prakash

“My paintings are about the elements in nature, space, light and colour. I would collect my images from visual vocabulary, which are subtle sensuous and calm. My thought process is to work towards a celebration of nature.” This artist was born in 1940 and has been in the forefront of the art movement in the…

Sunil Das

Sunil Das was born in 1939 in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He was a graduate from the Government College of Art and Craft. He was awarded the Shiromani Kala Puraskar while he was still studying in the college. He also studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He took part in various exhibitions…

Suman Roy

Suman Roy, son of the eminent artist Suhas Roy, spent his childhood in the peaceful and natural environs of Santiniketan. This period had a profound influence on him as seen in the depiction of nature in his early works. He adopted a simple style as he thought that it was unfair to trap a viewer…

Suhas Roy

Suhas Roy was born in present-day Bangladesh in 1936. He completed his education from the Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship. Later, he went to Paris to pursue a course in graphic art. He joined two institutions in Paris, Lecole Superiecure Des Beaux Arts and École des Beaux-Arts, to study murals. Later in his life,…

Sudhir Patwardhan

Sudhir Patwardhan considers himself a painter of people. Born in Pune, Maharashtra in 1949, he graduated in Medicine from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1972. Patwardhan, a practicing radiologist, runs a clinic in a modest part of Thane in Mumbai. He held his first solo exhibition of paintings in Delhi at the famous…

Sudhanshu Sutar

Born in 1969 in kalikapur village of orissa, Sudhanshu sutar graduated in Fine Arts from Utkal University, Orissa, 1993. He has held various exhibitions including “Fact beyond Fact” at Lalit kala Akademy, New Delhi 1999 and also has shown at the sizoka Art Gallery Japan 1996. Sudhanshu Sutar evokes imagery replete with nostalgia that he…

Subrata Saha

Subrata Saha was born in 1961. The contemporary artist from Kolkata brings alive the figures from his village through his vibrant colours on the canvas. Imbued with realism, his works are in private collections in India and abroad. He has held solo shows with Art Pilgrim in London and Delhi.

Somnath Hore

Somnath Hore was born in a village called Barama in Chittagong in present day Bangladesh in 1921. While he was still very young, he started making posters for the Communist party. It was with the help of the leader of this party that he was admitted into the Government College of Art & Craft. Between…

Sidharth

Born in 1956 in Rajkot, Punjab, India, Sidharths mother inculcated in him a spirit of connection with nature and the divine. He started painting signboards while still at school. He learned the skilled art of creating murals and friezes from Tara Mason, skilled master craftsmen of the area in Punjab. He not only meditated on…