Prokash Karmakar

Artist Name:Prokash Karmakar
Reference Number:28
Year of Birth:1930
Location:Calcutta
Style: Landscape, Figurative, Abstract
EDUCATION
1950-57 His artistic apprenticeship was first with Dilip Das Gupta in his studio
1953 Studied at the Govt. College of Art and Craft, Calcutta
1964-65 worked in Nirode Mazumdar's studio,Calcutta
1953 Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Calcutta
EXHIBITIONS
1991 Solo Exhb. of drawing, Gallerie 88, Calcutta
Invited to Participate 5th Aniversery show of Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta
1992 One man show of paintings, Gandhara Art Gallery, Calcutta
Invited to Participate in Confluance Art Camp, organized by Alliance France Francaise de Calcutta
Invited to participate in the Silver Jubilee, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta
1993 Participated in Artist Camp 'Gangotsav', organized by West Corp.
Participated in Artist Camp for '21 February' in Bangladesh Mission, organized by Bangladesh High Commission, Calcutta
1994 Participated in Contemporary Miniatures Show organized by CIMA Art Gallery, Calcutta
Participated in group exhb. organized by L.T.G Gallery, New Delhi
1995 Autumn exhb. by CIMA Art Gallery, Calcutta
Participated in 'Reflections', Gallerie 88, Calcutta
1996 Participated in 5th All India veteran Artist Exhb., organized by AIFACS, New Delhi
Parti- cipated in summer show organized by CIMA Art Gallery, Calcutta
Participated in an exhb., L.T.G. Gallery, New Delhi
COLLECTION
Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, Bangalore and New Delhi. National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
Art Heritage, New Delhi
Birla Academy of Art and Craft, Calcutta
Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Lucknow Art Museum, Lucknow
Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
Jane and Kito de Boer, Dubai
Tata Institute of Art, Bombay
Tata Centre, Jamshedpur
Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
Hyderabad Museum, Hyderabad
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
AWARDS
1957 Certificate of merit at the Annual National Exhibition, New Delhi
1966 Award, Lalit kala Akademi, New Delhi
1968 Lalit kala Akademi, National Award.
French Govt. honoured him with fellowship to study art in Paris
1969-70 Received additional Grant for extensive travel in Western Europe
1970 Rabindra Bharati University Award, Calcutta
1976 Received special award from Maha Koshia Kala Parishad, Raipur
Award, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta
1996 Received award from AIFACS.
1999 Received Abanindra Puraskar

Prokash Karmakar