Jogen Chowdhury

 

Born in 1939 in Faridpur, Bengal, He studied at the Government College of Art and Crafts, Kolkata, in 1955-60, Studio of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata in 1960, Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux -Arts, Paris in 1965-67. He has held many solo & group exhibitions including: 2012-13 'Lignes de Meditation', Gallery Veda, Chennai, 2008 'A Calligraphy of Touch and Gaze', presented by Kalakriti Art Gallery at ICIA, Mumbai, 2007 ‘Abahoman: Flowing Life’, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2006 Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, 2002 Drawings and Paintings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Bose-Pacia Modern, New York, 2001 Colored Drawings with Ink and Pastel, Gajah Gallery, Singapore, 1999 Drawings and Paintings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Fine Art Resource, Berlin, 1998 Colored Drawings with Ink and Pastel, Gallerie, Mohnjeet, Paris, 1998 Colored Drawings with Pastel Paper, Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam, 1997 Drawings with Pastel on Paper, Gallerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Art Fair, Amsterdam, 1996 Drawings, Gallerie Foundation for Indian Artists, Amsterdam, 1996 Drawings and Paintings, Glenbarra Art Museum, Japan, 1992 Drawings with Ink and Pastel on Paper, Nandan, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan, 1982 Watercolor Paintings, Bithi Art Centre, Baroda, 1981 Ink and Pastel Works on Paper, Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi, 1967 Oil paintings, Galerie du Haut Pave, Paris. He lives and works in Santiniketan.

Honours and Awards
2003 Jury Member, Singapore Biennale Exhibition of Art, Singapore.
2001 Kalidas Sanman, Government of Madhya Pradesh.
1986 Received Award In the 2nd Biennale of Havana, Cuba.
1966 Awarded Prix le France de la Jeune Peinture, Paris.
1965-67 Awarded French Government Scholarship, Studied at L’Ecole Nationale Superiere des Beaux Arts and Atelier 17, Paris.
1965-67 French Government Scholarship to Ecole Nationale, Superieure des Beaux -Arts, Paris.

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