F.N. Souza

Francisco Victor Newton de Souza, popularly known as F.N. Souza, was born in Saligao, Goa in 1924. In 1940, he joined the Sir JJ School of Art in Bombay. In 1945, he was expelled from this institution because he had participated in the Quit India Movement. Later, he became the founder of the Progressive Artists’…

Dhananjay Singh

Dhananjay Singh was born in Bihar in 1977. He has a bachelor’s degree in sculpture from the Faculty of Visual Arts, Banaras Hindu University. He also has a master’s degree in sculpture from the M.S. University, Baroda. For a short while, Dhananjay Singh has been a visiting faculty at the National Institute of Fashion Technology,…

Datta Bansode

Datta Bansode was born in 1969 at Latur in Maharahstra. He completed G.D. Art (Painting) from the College of Arts, Pune. Between 1992-94 he pursued DIP.A.Ed. from Sir. J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai. He presented solo shows and participated in many group shows.  Popular in the Indian art scene for his Buddha paintings, the artist…

Chhotu Lal

Born in 1957, Chotu Lal is a post graduate in drawing and painting from Udaipur University. He was awarded a gold medal with the post-graduation degree. He won a silver medal at the 17th Annual All India Exhibition of Painting, Udaipur. He is also the recipient of the State Art Award at the 31st Annual…

Chandra Bhattacharjee

Born in West Bengal in 1961, Bhattacharjee graduated from The Indian College of Arts & Draftsmanship in 1986 and received gold medal from Rabindra Bharati University in the same year. He has held eleven solo shows of his work to date, four each in Kolkata and New Delhi, two in Bengaluru and one in Chennai.…

Chameli Ramachandran

Chameli Ramachandran was born in 1940 at Santiniketan. A child of Chinese and Indian parentage, she was named by Santiniketan’s famous artist and poet-in-residence, Rabindranath Tagore. He named her after the jasmine flower that is popular in the area for its sweet fragrance. Ramachandran has always been fascinated by nature and this is expressed in…

Bikash Poddar

Born in Kalitaganj, North Bengal, Bikash Poddar studied art at the Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata and was awarded a gold medal. He joined the commercial world after working in advertising agencies at Ahmedabad, Kolkata and New Delhi. Bikash’s canvas is a journal of his childhood memories. He brings alive the colours of…

Bhaskara Rao

Bhaskara Rao’s landscapes reflect the memories and experiences he has collected from the places he has lived in. These memories also include what he has touched, smelled, heard and walked through in his life. His landscapes are painted from the place of love and gratitude for his experiences of the world. He treats his landscapes…

Ashok Bhowmick

Ashok Bhowmick belongs to the Bengal School of Art. His work is figurative and stands apart from other contemporary artists in the school because it is closely connected to the political situation in West Bengal. Bhowmick studied at the Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta (now Kolkata) and has a diploma in fine arts.…