Paritosh Sen

Artist Name:Paritosh Sen
Reference Number:26
Year of Birth:1918
Location:Bangladesh
Style: Figurative
Born in 1918 in Dacca, Bangladesh.
EDUCATION
1936-1940 Government College of Arts and Crafts, Chennai
1949-1954 Andre Lhote's School, Academy Grand Chaumier, Ecole des Beaux Arts & Ecole de Louvre (History of Painting), Paris
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Since 1950 in India and abroad
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1961 Tyeb Mehta, London
1966 The Commonwealth Arts Festival, Sal Paulo Biennale & Asahi Shimbun Exhibition of Art, Tokyo
1972 Four Indian Painters, Pittsburgh, USA
1986 Second Biennale, Cuba
1994 Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, organized by Sarala's Art International
PARTICIPATIONS
1942-1943 Founder member, Calcutta Group
1954-1955 Taught art at The Daly College, Indore and at Neterhat Vidyalaya, Bihar
1956-1979 Staff member, Regional Institue of Printing design and layout
1961 Invited to Commonwealth Arts, Festival
1962-1963 French Government Scholarship
1979 Indo-Soviet Friendship Association, Moscow
1983, 1984 & 1987 Artist in residence, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
AWARDS
1969-1970 French Fellowship to continue with designing typeface
1970-1791 John D. Rockefeller III Grant
1981-1982 Indo-US Sub-commission on Culture and Education, Visiting Professor, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore
1985 Asian Paints Award
1986 Portfolio, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
1989 Abanindra Purahkar, Government of West Bengal
1991 conferred "Doctor of Literature" honoris causa by University of Burdwan, West Bengal
1995 West Bengal State Lalit Kala Academy of Art, Prize for Achievement in Art
1996 Kalida Nag Award
1997 The English Speaking Union Outstanding Citizen Award
1998 Hirachand dugar Award Rabindra Bharati University, Bijoya Chakraborty Smriti Puraskar
1999 Aban, Gagan Puraskar conferred by Visva Bharati University

Paritosh Sen