Jayasri Burman

The contemporary Indian artist, Jayasri Burman, was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1960 and completed her studies from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan. She has participated in exhibitions in India and many other countries, including Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London, Germany and Tokyo. She received the National Award in 1985. In 2007, her paintings were…

Jayashree Chakravarty

Jayashree Chakravarty was born in Tripura in 1956. She completed her education in fine arts from Kala Bhavan, Viswa Bharati, Santiniketan. She went to pursue a postgraduate diploma in fine arts from the MS University of Baroda. Later, she moved to France. The artist has showcased her work both in India and abroad. In 1988,…

Jatin Das

Jatin Das was born in Orissa (now Odhisha) in 1941. Alumnus of Sir J J School of Art, Bombay, he has participated in numerous solo exhibitions in India and abroad. His phenomenal work has been auctioned by Osian’s, Sotheby’s and Christie’s. In the late nineties, he designed a 7 x 68 ft mural named, The…

Ganesh Pyne

Ganesh Pyne was born in 1937 in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He witnessed the horrors of the partition and it left deep scars on a young boy’s psyche. We see the results of these scars in his paintings. The Bengali folk tales that his grandmother narrated to him in his childhood also played an important role…

Ganesh Haloi

Ganesh Haloi was born in Mymensingh in present-day Bangladesh in 1936. The Partition of India forced him to leave his birth place, this experience deeply affected him and we see its reflection in his art pieces. In 1956, he graduated from the Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (now Kolkata).  Later, he joined the…

G.R. Santosh

G.R. Santosh was born in 1929. He was forced to abandon studies after his father passed away. He had to pick up odd jobs to make ends meet. He took to painting sign boards, weaving silk and even carried out whitewashing of walls. This skillful artist of papier-mache was given a scholarship by the Government…