CV / Biography

Exhibition Participated:

— “Drink Me” show at H Gallery curated by Yessíca Torres, Ventura, California, August, 2018
— “Summer show” at Art Share LA, Los Angeles, California, June, 2018
— Show at Ventura Stoneworks Gallery, Ventura, California, May, 2018
— “Indian Contemporaries” show at ‘Art RUSSIA 2017’ curated by Aakshat Sinha, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia September 2017, and India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, December, 2017
— “Journey” at Maya Art Space, Kolkata, 2016
— Art Prize Exhibition at Fifth Third Bank, Grand Rapids, United States of America, 2015
— “Print & Art” curated by Debabrata Chakraborty at Maya Art Space, Kolkata, 2014
— “Space within space” at Maya Art Space, Kolkata, 2014
— ‘APFEST’ Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival at Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, 2014
— “Art Spotting III” at Gallery Art Positive, New Delhi, 2012
— “An Interstitial Intimacy”- prints group show at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, 2012
— “Census Of Sense” curated by Veeranganakumari Solanki at Exhibit 320, New Delhi, 2011.
— “GenNext – V” at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, October’2010.
— Annual All India Fine Arts Exhibition at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 2009, 2010, 2011
— ‘Arannya 2010’ by RAD at Town Hall, Kolkata, 2011
— Camlin Art Foundation’s annual show at Academy Of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 2004
— Metropolitan Art Saloon’s annual show at Metropolitan Art Saloon, Kolkata, 2004.
— Bharatiya Sangeet Academy’s annual show at Academy of Fine Arts, 2005
— State Govt. ‘Charukala prodarshani & Utsav’,  2005, 2007
— Artmela at CIMA, Kolkata, 2010 – 2017
— Academy of Fine Art’s annual show by the members of the Sketching club, at Academy of Fine Arts 2006 – 2009

Group Shows:

— “Non-Gaze Chronicles” at Birla academy of art & culture, Kolkata, February, 2016
— “Walk On The Line” – curated by Manas Acharya, Chader Haat, Kolkata, 2015
— Democracy – Possibilities and impossibilities – curated by Amit Mukhopadhyay, Nandan Gallery, Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, 2014
— “Post-Production” curated by Manas Acharya at STUDIO21, Kolkata, 8th April – 30th April’2010
— “Monsoon Mix” at STUDIO21, Kolkata, 16th July – 14th August’2010
— “Constructing Realities”, Group exhibition of “OCULAR” at Birla academy of art & culture, Kolkata, 14th to 20th  February’2011
— “Hues of spring”, Group exhibition at Artists’ Centre, Mumbai, 4th to 10th April’2011
— “Constructing Realities II”, Group exhibition of “OCULAR” at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 30th  June- 6th July’2011
— “SUR-MAGIC”, Group exhibition of “OCULAR” at Galerie Karma, Kolkata, February’09

Awards:

— “Atul Bose” award for Best Oil / Acrylic / Mixed Media Painting, Academy Of Fine  Arts, 2011
— State Govt. ‘Charukala prodarshani & Utsav’, Certificate of merit, 2005.
— Awarded by the State Govt. in state level, 2005.

Screening/ Projects

— Screening: Witness. Kolkata. Birla academy of art & culture, February 2016
— Video art & Performance collaboration: Dreamcatcher, Kolkata. Ganges Art Gallery. 2016
Sayak’s video art and Anushree Tapadar’s performance collaboration at Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata. August 2016
— Video art & Performance collaboration: Body Space & Elements, Chapter I, Kolkata.
A performance and Sayak’s video art collaboration project of Performers Independent (Pi) Kolkata. Studio21 Gallery, Kolkata. June 2017
— Video art & Performance collaboration: Body Space & Elements, Chapter II, Santiniketan.
‘Jyotishka Festival 2017’ initiated by Pi (Performers Independent Kolkata) and Lavrenty Repin at Santiniketan, India. A performance and video art collaboration project of Taufik Riaz and Sayak Mitra. 2017

Workshops:

— Art Camp organized by HabitArt, Bangalore, March 2012
— “Earthy Tunes” work shop Organized by Banglanatakdot com and Public Relations Society of India in association with KHOJ Kolkata, RED FM 93.5 and Aaajkaal at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata, in 22nd April, 2010.
— To commemorate the “World Day Prevention Child Abuse” Art Installation Camp organised by Banglanatak.com in association with World Summit Foundation, Switzerland at Dakshinapan Sadan, Kolkata, in 22nd April, 2010.
— “Aranya 2010” art camp organised by Reflection of Another Day (RAD) at Dhamakhali, West Bengal, India, March 2011
— Involved few community mural arts projects with ‘Konnagar Pancharathi’, Konnagar, West Bengal, India

Education: B.Tech from West Bengal University of Technology (Now known as Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology). Diploma in Multimedia & Animation from Jadavpur University, kolkata. Academic art training from Samares Chowdhury and Birendra Nath Goutam.

Born: 1984, Rishra, West Bengal, India.

Live and work between Kolkata and California.

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