Artist Name - Puja Sarkar 

He And She   (Size - 36X48 Inches)Acrylic on Canvas
Dreamy Eyes  (Size - 36X42 Inches )Acrylic on Canvas
Insight(Size - 14X 22 Inches )Acrylic & Pen on Paper
Vision(Size 36X42)Acrylic on Canvas
Life (Size - 36X42 Inches)Acrylic on Canvas
Obsession (Size - 48X30 Inches)Acrylic on Canvas

Resume

Contact -Email- poojasarkar.artist@gmail.com

 

Web site - www.poojasarkarart.com

 

Educational Profile:

2009: MFA (Master of Fine Arts) 1st Class with Specialization (Honors) in Painting from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

2007: BVA (Bachelor of Visual Arts) 1st Class with Specialization (Honors) in Painting from Rabindra Bharati University,Kolkata, India.

2004: 6th Year in Fine Arts from Sarba Bharatiya Charu Kala Mandir (All India Fine Arts Association) Registered with The Govt. of West Bengal, India.

2003: “Chitra Visharad Final” (5th Year) in Fine Arts (Painting) from Pracheen Kala Kendra Chandigarh, India.

2003: 6th Year in Painting from Surabharati Sangeet Parishad, Registered with The Govt. of West Bengal, India.

Awards, Achievements & Grants:

  • 2018:  Judge  in the Painting Competition to Celebrate the Earth Day 2018 Sponsored & Organized by Durgapur Vishwagandha Science Society on 22nd April, 2018 at  at Anand Amusement Park (Troika Park), City Centre, Durgapur WB India. 

  • 2018:   Judge  in the Sit & Draw Competition, Sponsored by EMAMI Company, Organized by Bagbazar Ashok Sangha on 4th February, 2018 at  BagBazar, Kolkata, India. 

  • 2017:   Judge  in Kolkata Police Sharod Safar 2017 ,  Organized & Sponsored by  Govt. of West Bengal Kolkata Police on 26th Sep , 2017 at  Kolkata, India

  • 2017:   Judge  in  SWACH, NIRMAL,SUSTHA  BANGLA  CONTEST 2017 , the Durga Puja Competition, Organized  by  Health ETC- A Health Care Organization & Sponsored by Daffodil Group on 20th & 22nd September , 2017 at  Kolkata, India.

  • 2017:   Judge  in the Sit  & Draw Competition, Organized  & Sponsored by The Govt. of  West Bengal, Department

  • of Information & Cultural Affairs, On 20th August, 2017 at Office of the Subdivisional Information & Cultural Office, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, India.

  • 2017:  Judge  in the Sit & Draw Competition, Sponsored by EMAMI Company, Organized by Bagbazar Ashok Sangha on 29th January, 2017 at  BagBazar, Kolkata, India. 

  • 2017:  Judge  in the Sit & Draw Competition, Organized by BagBagar Sarbojanin Jagadhatri Puja Committee on 8th

       January, 2017 at BagBazar, Kolkata, India. 

  • 2010: Award Paintings Selected to Appear in the 2010-2011 Edition of “New Art International’’ Art Book Published by Book Art Press, New York, USA.

  • 2007: Judge in the Sit & Draw Program, Organized by The Govt. of West Bengal Office of the Assistant Director, Consumer Affairs & Fair Business Practices, Kolkata, Eastern Sub Region Office, 2007, Kolkata, India.

  • 2006: Student Stipend from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India

Exhibitions:

Solo Shows: ( National & International )

  • 2014: ‘The Eye Within’ Organization, Presented at Online Sponsored Solo Exhibition of Puja Sarkar Since 26th April 2014, Still Continuing.

  • 2010: Solo Exhibition of Paintings of Puja Sarkar in ''Ananda Mela 2010’’, Presented by Bay Area Prabasi, A Nonprofit Organization, California, USA. (www.prabasi.org)

Group Shows, Participations & Competitions & Art Fairs :

 

International Exhibitions:

  1. 2016:   "Creators Deserve to be Seen Project” -- "The Beauty of Art" - Sponsored by Chashama Gallery. On 8th June, 2016 at: 4 Times Square New York, NY, USA .                                                                                                   

  2. 2015:  '' The Voice of the Artist ''SCOPE Art Fair" -Sponsored by Scope Art from 1st-6th December at Miami Beach, FLORIDA 33139 USA.        

  3. 2010: Paintings Selected to Appear in the 2011 - 2012 Edition of ''New Art International''  Art Book Sponsored &  Published by Book Art Press, New York, USA.

  4. 2008:  Artists of Chittagong & Kolkata titled “Vicinity” Sponsored & Organized by  Assistant High Commission of India, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

National Exhibitions:

  1. 2017: Participated Artist of an Exhibition of Fellow Members of Youth Guild in the Occasion of International Women’s Day and 80th Birthday of Valentina Tereshkova, Organized by Youth Guild for Friendship, Russian Centre of Science & Culture Kolkata from 20th to 23rd March, 2017 at Gorky Sadan, Kolkata. India. 

  2. 2017:  Selected & Participated Artist of “81st ANNUAL ALL INDIA FINE ARTS EXHIBITION 2017” Sponsored show of Academy of Fine Arts from 8th Jan to 22nd January, 2017 at Academy of Fine Arts, Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata, India Sponsored & Organized by Academy of Fine Arts.a 81st Annual Fine Arts Sponsored Exhibition of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

  3. 2016: Selected Artist & Sponsored by IMA Foundation (London) , for ANUBHAV Tour Exhibitions in 3 Cities The Schedules are :     1st ANUBHAV Exhibition is in Ahmadabad at the Hutheesing Visual Art Centre 2nd, 3rd and 4th December 2016.  2nd ANUBHAV Exhibition is in Jaipur at the IV Jaipur Art Summit. IMA Foundation Collaborating with the Jaipur Art Summit team to produce the fourth edition of the Jaipur Art Summit 7th to 11th December2016.  3rdANUBHAV Exhibition is in Vadodara at the SITE Art Space 16th and 17th December 2016. All  Exhibitions are Curated by IMA Foundation and Working Together with Hutheesing Visual Art Centre Ahmadabad, Jaipur Art Summit Jaipur, SITE Art Space Vadodara, and IMA Foundation London.

  4. 2016:  Selected & Participated Artist of “Charukala Exhibition 2016” Sponsored & Organized “Rajya Charukala Parisad” - Govt. of West Bengal Information and Cultural Affairs Department from 27th Nov to 4th Dec, 2016 at Academy of Fine Arts , Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata, India.

  5. 2016: A display of Paintings & Art Works of “SMS’’ Group at “Charukala Mela 2016”  Sponsored & Organized by “Rajya Charukala Parisad” - Govt. of West Bengal Information and Cultural Affairs Department at Rabindra Sadan & Nandan Cultural Centre Premises, from 24th Nov to 30th Nov 2016,Kolkata, India.

  6. 2016:  Selected & Participated Artist of “5th Edition of Emami Art Fair” with Chief Guest, H.E.Craig Hall, US Consul General along with Guest of Honor Prosenjit Chatterjee, National Award Winning Actor & Superstar. Sponsored & Organized by  ECA (Emami Chisel Art) from 1 – 4 September 2016, Thursday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. at  ECA (Emami Chisel Art) Art Gallery .

  7. 2016:  Galerie La Mere Presented '' FREEDOM '' 2016  a Sponsored Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures by Eminent Artists from 15th to 26th August, 2016, Inauguration by Mr GOUTAM DE Regional Director, Rabindranath Tagore Centre. Indian Council for Cultural Relations on 15th August 2016 at 6 p.m.Kolkata, India

  8. 2016: Galerie La Mere Presents '' Parama 2016 '' a Sponsored Exhibition of Paintings ,Drawings and Sculptures by Eminent Female Artists from 21st February to 6 th March ,2016, Kolkata, India.

  9. 2016: BIRLA ACADEMY OF ART & CULTURE Sponsored & Presented all India 49th Annual Exhibition 2016 including special exhibition LoC - Line of Control Conceptualized curated by Johny ML from 9th January to 31st January 2016, Kolkata, India.

  10. 2015: Group Exhibition of Contemporary Artists from 24th Dec to 28th Dec , Participating Guest Eminent Artists - Shukti Subhra Pradhan , Dhiraj Chowdhury ,Partho Pratim Deb, Judhajit Sengupta, Wasim Kapoor at Nazrultirtha Art Gallery, Kolkata, India.

  11. 2015: A display of Paintings & Graphics of ‘’SMS’’ Group at ‘Charukala Utsav 2015’ Organized by ‘’Charukala Parisad ‘’- Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata, India.

  12. 2014: Indian art Collectors - Art Gallery, Presented at Online Sponsored Group Exhibition from 16th November to 31st December, 2014.

  13. 2014: Indian art Collectors - Art Gallery, Presented at Online Sponsored Group Exhibition titled “The Square Foot’’ from 1st to15thJuly, 2014. (http://www.indianartcollectors.com).

  14. 2013: Indian Art Collectors - Art Gallery, Presented at Online Sponsored Group Exhibition of Three Artists titled “Women Artists“ as An Honor on International Women’s Day from 1st to 15th March 2013 (http://www.indianartcollectors.com).

  15. 2012: A Group Exhibition of Recent Works at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata India.

  16. 2012: Bliss Art Gallery Presented Sponsored Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures of ‘’SMS’’ Group in Pune, India.

  17. 2012: A display of ‘’SMS’’ Group at ‘Charukala Utsav 2012’ Organized by ‘’Charukala Parisad ‘’- Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata, India.

  18. 2011: “SMS” Group Presented “Coalesce” Group Exhibition of Paintings at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India.

  19. 2011: City Art Factory Presented Internal Hotel Display of Contemporary Paintings at the Hotel Hindustan International, Kolkata, India.

  20. 2011: City Art Factory Sponsored Internal Hotel Display of Contemporary Paintings at the Hotel Chrome, Kolkata, India.

  21. 2011: A Group Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  22. 2011: A Group Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  23. 2011: A Group Exhibition Organized by ''Samayer Canvas'' -  at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

  24. 2010: Group Exhibition of Paintings & Graphics of ‘’SMS’’Group at X-Bose Pacia Art Gallery Sponsored by Servaria, Kolkata,India.

  25. 2010: All India 43rd Annual Sponsored Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  26. 2009: ‘’Anastasia’’ Art Gallery Presented Sponsored Group Exhibition of Paintings, Kolkata, India.

  27. 2009: Group Exhibition of “SMS” Group at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  28. 2009: Group Exhibition of Paintings of “Blue Petals” Group at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  29. 2009: Group Exhibition of Paintings titled “Unmesh” (Blossom) – A Gallery Sponsored Show in Gallery “Upstairs’’ Kolkata, India.

  30. 2009: All India 42nd Annual Sponsored Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  31. 2009: Annual Exhibition of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

  32. 2008: Group Exhibition of “Creativity” Group at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

  33. 2008: Group Exhibition titled “Tribute to Durga’’ Sponsored by Spectrum Arts Gallery, Kolkata, India.

  34. 2008: International Camel Art Foundation the 9th Eastern Region Art Sponsored Exhibition, Kolkata, India.

  35. 2008: All India 41st Annual Sponsored Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  36. 2008: Annual Exhibition of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

  37. 2008: All India Sponsored Exhibition of the ‘Eye Within’, “The Golden Brush”, Kolkata, India.

  38. 2007: All India Seventy-Second Annual Fine Arts Sponsored Exhibition of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

  39. 2004 to 2007: Annual Exhibition of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

Illustrations:

  • 2016:  Jagobangla Utsav Sankha 1423 (Bengali Magazine)

  • 2015: Jagobangla Utsav Sankha 1422(Bengali Magazine)

  • 2014: Jagobangla Utsav Sankha 1421(Bengali Magazine)

  • 2013: Jagobangla Utsav Sankha 1420(Bengali Magazine)

  • 2012: Jagobangla Utsav Sankha 1419(Bengali Magazine)

  • 2012: Aajkal Sarod Sankha 1419(Bengali Magazine)

Workshops  

  • 2008: Workshop on Fresco Painting (Fresco Buno) with Prof. Nandadulal Mukherjee (Head of the Department - Painting) Viswa Bharati University Santiniketan, at Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India.

Bibliography:Newspapers :( India)Review on Some Exhibitions & Paintings Published in the Following Indian Newspapers----

  • Dainik Statesman  – 17th December 2016,Kolkata - Review on SMS GROUP at  “Charukala Utsav 2016” Organized & Sponsored by “Rajya Charukala Parisad”

  • Dainik Statesman – 5th March 2016, Kolkata – Review on'' Parama 2016 '' Sponsored Exhibition  at Galerie La Mere Kolkata.

  • Ei Somay – 28th March 2015, Kolkata – Review on  SMS GROUP at “Charukala Utsav 2015” Organized by “Charukala Parisad “ -

  • Dainik Statesman – 16th June 2012, Kolkata – Review of Group Show of Recent Works at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata India.

  • Aajkaal – 19th May 2012 , Kolkata – Review of Group Show of Recent Works at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata India.

  •  Ganasakti - 13th May 2012, Kolkata - Review of Group Show of Recent Works at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata India.

  • Eenadu -Telugu Newspaper – 5th December 2011, Bangalore – Exhibition of “SMS” Group at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath,

  • Ganasakti - 2011, Kolkata - Review on Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  • Dainik Statesman – 23rd October 2010, Kolkata – Review of Sponsored Exhibition of ‘’SMS’’ Group in X-Bose Pacia Gallery,

  • Pratyahik Khabor – 10th October 2010, Kolkata – Review of Sponsored Exhibition of ‘’SMS’’ Group in X-Bose Pacia Gallery,

  • Dainik Statesman – 5th September 2009, Kolkata - Review on “SMS” Group’s Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture,

  • Dainik Statesman – 11th July 2009, Kolkata - Review of Sponsored Exhibition titled “Unmesh” at Gallery “Upstairs” Kolkata. In

  • Dainik Statesman – 20th June, 2009,KolkataReview of Show of Blue Petals at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, India.

  • Anandabazar Patrika -15th December , 2007, Kolkata - Review on Exhibition of “The Eye Within” – The Golden Brush, 2008,

  • Dainik Statesman – 22nd July 2008, Kolkata – Review on Exhibition of “Creativity in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India.

Newspapers: (Bangladesh)Review about Exhibition titled “Vicinity” in Bangladesh Published in the Following Bangladeshi Newspapers-

  • “Daily Suprobhat Bangladesh” - Bangladesh, Chattagram, 19th October, 2008, Sunday.

  • “Dainik Ajadi”- Bangladesh, 23rd October, 2008, Thursday.

  • “Dainik Purbocon “- 23rd October, 2008 Thursday.

  • “Pratham Alo” – Bangladesh, 23rd October, 2008, Thursday.

  • “Anandan” -  Bangladesh – 23rd October, 2008, Thursday.

  • “Dainik Purbocon” - Bangladesh –19th October, 2008.  

Magazines: (India)Review on Some Exhibitions & Paintings Published in the Following Indian Magazines-

  • Art And Cart” – 5th March 2013 Mumbai & Delhi, “Brush with femininity “Review of Exhibition of Indian Art Collectors 

  • “Saptahik Bartaman” - 6thJune, 2009 Kolkata, Review on Exhibition of “Blue Patels’’ Group.

  • “Desh” – 2nd July, 2009 Kolkata, Review on Exhibition “Creativity” 2008.

  • “Sonar Tari” (2006-2007) & (2007-2008) Kolkata – Annual Magazine of Rabindra Bharati University (Published My Paintings).

Magazines: (Bangladesh)Review about Exhibition titled “Vicinity” in Bangladesh Published in the Bangladeshi Art Magazine

  • “Silparup” A quarterly Magazine of Art – Bangladesh, 

Teaching Experiences:

  • Art & Craft Teacher at ARTY e ZONE, Kolkata, India.

  • Art Instructor - Painting Class for Drawing, Study, Composition in an Art School Administered by Saradacharan Aryan Institution Alumni Association, (January 2007—July 2009) Kolkata, India.

  • Art Instructor at “Sur-o-Silpo”, A School of Fine Arts (Yrs. 2001- 2006) Kolkata, India

Member :

   

  • Youth Guild for Friendship, Russian Centre of Science & Culture ( Painting Sub Committee Member ).

 

Extra Knowledge & Experiences :

 

  • Web Designing and Developing.

  • Interior Decorations.

  • Fashion Designing – 2016 : Working as VIDA Voices Designer, San Francisco, CA 94105- Visit My Official SIGNATURE COLLECTION of Scarves and Women’s Top at  - http://www.shopvida.com/collections/voices/puja-sarkar

 

Collections: California, New York, (USA), Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, Dubai, Turkey, Italy & Bangladesh.

                         Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune (All over India).

                         Many Galleries, Private Collections.

: Date: 15th June , 2017.                                                                                                                                                                      Puja Sarkar

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