Prokash Karmakar

Prokash Karmakar was born in 1933 in Calcutta (now Kolkata). Prokash’s father was an artist and taught at the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata. So, Prokash was influenced by art right in his childhood years. Prokash took admission in the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata. However, he had to leave the…

Praveen Kumar

Praveen Kumar was born in Mangalore in 1971. He studied BFA in painting from DMS Mysore. Praveen taught himself the intricacies of drawing and painting following a deep interest in art and a necessity to express himself visually from a young age. Praveen shows a keen understanding of architecture in his paintings. He has held…

Pradip Maitra

Pradip Maitra holds a diploma from Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship Kolkata. The contemporary modern artist paints in abstract style. He uses a variety of colours to blend the past with the present. Old buildings, monuments and steam engines are recurring themes in his artworks. He is a member of Society of Contemporary Artists…

Phalguni Dasgupta

Phalguni Dasgupta is a versatile artist. In 1959, he graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (now Kolkata). He joined the art department of Bimal Roy Productions in 1960 where he worked for two years. After this he taught for seven years at Sainik school in Purulia. He later worked as an…

Partha Shaw

Partha Shaw was born in 1971 in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He is the son of the eminent artist, Lalu Prasad Shaw. The young artist was attracted towards art in his childhood. He completed his education from the prestigious Kala Bhavan in Santiniketan and has consciously developed his unique style.

Paritosh Sen

Paritosh Sen was born in 1919 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He had a diploma in fine arts from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Madras (now Chennai). He was also the founder member of the Calcutta Group, which played a significant role in shaping up the modern art in India in the pre-Independence days. In…

Paresh Maity

“Water-colours are my heart & soul” says Paresh Maity who over a period of the last 20 years has achieved proficiency in the medium a few can claim. Paresh Maity, on whatever surface he may choose, be it paper, canvas or any other medium, creates magic. The colours are vibrant, and echo the passion of…

D.V.S. Krishna

D.V.S. Krishna was born in 1973 at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. He holds a bachelor’s degree in painting from JNTU, Hyderabad. He has participated in group shows organized by institutions like the Hyderabad Art Society Ahuja Museum for Arts (Kolakata) and World Telugu Federation. D.V.S. Krishna has had two solo shows so far. The fibreglass sculptures…

Dimpy Menon

Dimpy Menon is a graduate in fine arts from the College of Arts and Crafts in Chennai. The Bangalore-based artist majored in sculpture. She has held solo shows across the globe to exhibit her work, including the ones at Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore (now Bengaluru) in 1981; Park Sheraton in Madras (now Chennai) in 1986;…