Amitabh Sengupta

Reference Number:6
Year of Birth:1941
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Style: Abstract, Figurative

EDUCATION
1963 Graduated in Painting from Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata
1966 - 1968 Received French Government Scholarship in Printmaking and Painting, studied at Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
Ed.M in the State University of New York at Buffalo under AICE-UNESCO
1976 - 1987 Worked in Nigeria as the Head of Visual Arts in two universities
1979 - 1981 Fellowship on General Education & Educational Policy Analysis

EXHIBITIONS
1988 Graphic show 4 Artist Gallerie, Calcutta
1990 Gallery Katayun, Calcutta,
Jehangir Art Gallery Bombay
Sarala's Art International - Madras
1991 Art heritage New Delhi
1992 & 93 Sarala's Art Centre, Madras
1994 Pao Galleries- Hongkong Art Centre, Hongkong
Sarala's Art International 2005 - Artworld

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1968 Galeie des Beaux-Arts, Paris Cite International de Paris Salon d'Automne, Paris
1974 Black Partridge Gallery, New Delhi
1975 Black Partridge Gallery, New Delhi
1979 Owerri, Nigeria
1986 Port Harcourt, Nigeria
1988 "Interiors" at The Gallery, Chennai
1989 "Walls" at the Galerie 88, Kolkata
1990 "Interiors" at the Gallery Katayun, Kolkata
1991 "Interiors" at the Art Heritage, New Delhi
1992 "Split Wall" at the Center Art Gallery, Kolkata
1993 "Surface of Time" at Sarala's Art Centre, Chennai and the Art Heritage, New Delhi
1995 "Surface of Time" at Crimson Gallery, Bangalore
1996 Jehangir Art Gallery, Chennai
1997 Paintings and computer Graphics, ArtWorld Gallery, Chennai
1999 Paintings and Computer Graphics, Birla Academy, Kolkata
2000 ArtWorld Gallery, Chennai

AWARDS
1961 Received All India Award in painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
1975 Received President's Award in painting, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi
1986 - 1987 Listed as Art advisor with the Federal Universities, Nigeria and with the UNESCO, Paris

PRODUCTIONS
1990 Video film on the work and life of folk painters of Bengal, 30 minutes
1993 Video film on the Workshop with the Contemporary artists of Kolkata

Amitabh Sengupta