Artist Name - Sutanu Chaterjee

Unvailed Lady-Bronze-2006 black BG
Kali, Painted Wood,2001
Banana Eater, 28X15X4cm Bronze -2010,-a
Agony- Bronze, 1994-96
Crying bird,Bronze,1994
Elephant rider-b

Resume

 

Educational Profile:

SUTANU CHATTERJEE    

Associate Professor, Sculpture Deptt. Kala Bhavana, Visva- Bharati, P.O.-Santiniketan, Pin.-731235(W.B) India.

Present H.O.D. Sculpture, Dept.of Sculpture, Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati.

Address (Residence) : Simantapalli, (Front of Avay Ashram), P.O.: Santiniketan Dist: Birbhum (West Bengal), Pin. -  731235, India.  Mob: 9434221074. E-mail: sutanu.chatterjee6@gmail.com

 

Date of Birth   : 1968

 

Academic Qualifications:

  • B.F.A (First Class 1st. in Sculpture) from Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, in 1995.

  • M.F.A (First Class 1st. in Sculpture) from Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, in 1997.

  • National Cultural Scholarship from Ministry of Human Recourse development, Govt. of India – 1996-1998.

 

Solo Exhibition:

  • Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata in 1996.

  • ‘New Works’ –A One man Show of Sculpture, Painting and Drawing. Organized by Debovasha Shilpa Abaas, Kolkata in 2017.

 

Exhibitions:

  • National Exhibition of Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi in 1995, 2002, 2004, 2019.

  • Annual Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata in1997,1998,1999,2000 & 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011(Invited participation).

  • Annual Exhibition of Academy of Fine Arts in 1993, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2006.

  • Indian Society of Oriental Art Exhibition, Kolkata in 1999, 2006, 2007.

  • ‘Gujarat We Care’ A group exhibition of painting and sculpture, at Birla Academy of Art Culture, Kolkata, 2001.

  • ‘Tradition & Modernity in Bengal’,Bangalore, organized by

Birla Academy of Art & Culture, at Chitrakala Parisad, Bangalore & Century Bhavana, Worli,-Mumbai-2000.

 

  • Invited participation in Art Exhibition of paintings and sculptures organized by Biswa Banga Sammelan Millennium Committee at Kolkata, 2001.

 

  •  ‘Art in Art Colleges of West-Bengal’ – A group show, organized by, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata. At Lalit-Kala-Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi-2002.

  • ‘The World of Serigraphs’ a group Exhibition of Serigraphs organized by Sarjan Art Gallery at Vadodara – 2004.

  • ‘Open–Air Sculpture Exhibition’ – Organized by Rajya Charukala Parshad, Govt. of West Bengal at Kolkata – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,2009,2010,2011.

  • “Joint Art International Exhibition” – Fine Arts Department Silpakorn University, Bangkok & Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, at Nandan, Kala Bhavana – 2006.

  • “Joint Art International Exhibition” – Fine Arts Department Silpakorn University, Bangkok & Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, at Silpakorn University, Bangkok – 2007.

  • “GEN NEXT” – AAKRITI ART GALLERY- Kolkata, 2006.

 

  • “FIGURE IN NATURE” - at Birla Academy, Curated by Mrinal Ghosh Kolkata, 2006.

  • ‘Glimpses of Contemporary Bengal Sculpture’ – Aakriti – Curated by Prasanta Daw. – 2007.

  • ‘TIME & MATERIAL’ –The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi. – 2008.

 

  • “Endangered Earth” curated by Sandip Sarker at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata,-2008.

  • ‘Pretty Ugly’ by BOSE PACIA KOLKATA – curated by critic Romain Maitra -2010.

 

  • Kala Bhavana teachers drawing and painting workshop on Tagore’s Literature, 2010.

  • “Contemporary Sculpture”- By Emami Chisel Art, at Emami Tower, Kolkata.- 2011.

  • ‘Open air sculpture exhibition’ – organized by Rajya Charukala Parishad, Govt. of West Bengal at Kolkata 2011.

 

  • “Celebration2013 Kolkata” an Art Exhibition /Workshop/ Seminar /Music/Film, from 30thMarch to 12th April 2013 at Rabindranath Tagore Center, ICCR, Kolkata, organized by Prof. Dhiraj Choudhury collaboration with ICCR, Kolkata.

 

  • “Sahanubhuti” by Emamichisel art curated by Dr, Archana Roy, Aug, 2013.

 

  • “Celebration2013 Kolkata” an Art Exhibition at Rabindranath Tagore Center, ICCR, Kolkata, organized by Prof. Dhiraj Choudhury collaboration with ICCR, Kolkata.

 

  • ‘’Beneath the Surface’ – an etching exhibition of K.B. teachers work, at CIMA, Kolkata – 2013.

 

  • ‘Praxis’-Kala Bhavana teachers exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademy,New Delhi-2013

 

  • ‘Praxis’-Kala Bhavana teacher’s exhibition at Bharatiya Nritya-Kala Mandir- Lalit Kala Akademy, Patna, Bihar. - 2013.

 

  • Kala Bhavana Teachers sculpture, tapestry and enamel painting Exhibitions at Nandan Art Gallery, 2015

  • “Ensemble”- Kala Bhavana teacher’s exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademy, Chenni. – 2015.

  • ’27-Drawings of Bengal’ – curated by Arindam Saha Sarder, at Jibonsmriti Archive, Uttarpara, Hoogly. – August-September-2015.

  • A drawing exhibition of 33 Artists of Kolkata, Santiniketan and Baroda, curated by Arindam Saha Sarder at Jibonsmriti Archive, Uttarpara, Hoogly, March-April, 2016.

  • Exhibition of‘Art Works’- Tribute to K. G. Subramanyan by Teachers of Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati at Nandan, Santiniketan.- 2016.

 

  • “Post Contemporary Wave” – an unconventional exhibition of International Artists in Village space of Komdhara, Babnan, Hoogly. Curated by Bibekananda Santra, organized by Narrative movements & F.A.C.T.S Foundation – Feb. 2016.

 

  • An exhibition of Painting, Sculpture & Photography for Baundule atGaganendra Pradarsasala, Kolkata, 2017.

 

  • “Sister Nivedita”- All-India Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture- A tribute from – Indian National Forum of Art and Culture on the occasion of the birth sesquicentennial of Sister Nivedita. – 15-17 June, 2017.

 

  • An exhibition in Painting, sculpture and drawing, organized by IGNCA, Kolkata at ICCR, Kolkata. – 2019.

  • Bangla Biennale –Komdhara, Singur, organized by Narrative Movement. -  2019.

  • “Nababarsher Chitra Pradorshani”, Organized by Debovasha, Kolkata. –15April - 5May, 2019.

  • ‘Remembering Dinkar Kaudhik’- Centenary Exhibition of Dynacare Kaushik at Birla academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata. – 23rd Nov. - 21st December, 2019.

  • An Exhibition of Paintings by the members of Santiniketan Kala Bhavana Praktoni at Nandan Gallery, Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan. – 20-24th January, 2020.

  • Online “International Art Exhibition, 2020”- Organized by Provaswito Academy of Art & Culture. From 15th October, 2020.

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 Awards Received:

  • West Bengal ‘Rajya Charukala Pradarshani’ Award in 1995 & 1996.

  • Calcutta Sculptor’s Award – 1994.

  • Ramkinkar Baij Book Award. – 1995.

  • Intra University Cultural Competition – 1st rank (Certificate of Merit) - 1995,

  • National Cultural Scholarship, Govt. of India – 1996-1998.

  • Merit Scholarship of Visva-Bharati in 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1997.

  • Lalit Kala Akademy Prize, New Delhi (State Academy Exhibition) in 1998.

  • West Bengal State Academy Award. – 1998.

  • Indian Society of Oriental Art Award in 1999 & 2006.

  • Academy of Fine Arts (Certificate of Merit) – Senior Category, 2006.

 

Participation in Art Camps / Workshops:

  • Invited participation in All India Sculptor’s Camp, Visakhapatnam – organized by Municipal Corporation of Visakhapatnam (MCV) in 1998-1999.

  • Stone Curving Camp, Tapang (Orissa) – organized by Visva-Bharati – 1994.

  • Stone Curving Camp. Chunner (U.P.) – organized by Visva-Bharati – 1996.

  • Invited participation in Biswa Banga Sammelan Millennium Camp, Calcutta 2000.

  • Invited participation in “Regional Art Camp” – organized by Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Kolkata at Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan-2004.

  • Invited participation in “Open Air Sculpture Camp” – organized by Rajya Charukala Parshad, Govt. of West-Bengal at Kolkata-2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011.

  • Invited participation in “Regional Art Camp”– organized by Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Kolkata at Kala-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan-2004.

  • THAI-INDIA Art Workshop and Cultural Exchange in Shilpacorn University, Bangkok & Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati.- 2005-2006.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers sculpture workshop at Kala bhavana. – 2007.

  • Invited participation in Painting & Sculpture Workshop – organized by Dunlop & Santiniketan Society at Santiniketan. – 2008.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers print making (Serigraph) workshop, at Kala Bhavana.-

2003, 2004 & 2007.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers painting workshop, at Kala Bhavana. – 2005, 10 & 2011.

  • Invited participation in Wood Curving Workshop in Tripura, organized by- ONGC –Tripura. – 2011.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers drawing and painting workshop on Tagore’s Literature, 2010.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers sculpture workshop – 2009.

  • Resource Person: First UGC Sponsored workshop cum Seminar Program- Organized By College of Art and Design, University of Burdwan and Govt. College of Art and Craft, Sept 2011.

  • Invited an ‘ Interactive Seminar on Sculpture and Environmental Art’- Sponsored by UGC organized by College of Art and Design, University of Burdwan and Govt. College of Art and Craft, Sept 2011.

  • Invited an ‘ Interactive Seminar on Sculpture and Environmental Art’- Sponsored by UGC organized by College of Art and Design, University of Burdwan and Govt. College of Art and Craft, Sept 2011.

  • Dhaka-Santiniketan International Art Workshop and Cultural Exchange, at University of Dhaka – 2012.

  • Dhaka-Santiniketan Art Workshop (Part of Exchange Program) at Kala Bhavana,Visva Bharati. – January, 2012.

  • Invited as a ‘Resource person’ in the UGC sponsored workshop, organized by Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, September 2012.

  • Invited to an interactive seminar and lecture on ‘Sushen Ghosh and his works’ Sponsored by UGC and organized by Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, September 2012.

  • Environmental sculpture at Satyajit Ray Film Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata, 2013.

  • Invited participation in National Sculpture Camp (Stone) at J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. Organized by L.K.A, New Delhi. – February, 2013.

  • Land-Art in Eco friendly Medium at Lalbandh Eco Zone, Santiniketan 2014.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers Tapestry workshop at Santiniketan. – 2013.

  • Renovated, coordinated and supervised an outdoor sculpture of ‘Vistiwala’ by Suren Dey at Agro Economic Center, Santiniketan-2013.

  • Nepal – Santiniketan International one day Painting workshop at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan, January, 2013.

  • Attended all India ‘Stone carving workshop’- at J.J.School of Art, Mumbai. Organished by Lalit kala Akademy,New Delhi. February-2013.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers Enamel Painting workshop & Tapestry workshop at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan. – 2014.

  • Completed wooden portrait of Rabindranath Tagore for Consul General of the Office of India in Shanghai to be presented to a renowned Chinese Tagore Expert in Shanghai from Chinese Language & Culture (Cheena Bhavana), Bhasha Bhavana,Visva Bharati for fostering the Sino Indiana Cultural Bondage.2014 –

  • Kala Bhavana teachers drawing workshop at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan.- 2015.

  • Painting workshop at Shishutirtha, Santiniketan.-2016.

  • Renovated, an important outdoor sculpture of ‘Buddha’ by Legendary sculptorRamkinkar Baij, Santiniketan-2016.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers Reverse painting (Glass Painting) workshop at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan. – 2017.

  • Participating at the International Land Art Residency “MIRROR + LIGHT + SHADOW”- Organized by Narrative Movements at Kimdhara, Hooghly, West Bengal – February 2017.

  • Participating at International Artist Residency – ‘THE GOLDEN THREAD’ – Organized by Narrative Movements at Suri, West Bengal, November, 2017.

  • As a Resource person conducted “Sculpture Workshop” and Presentation for the students of Royal Global School of Fine Arts, Royal Global University, Guwahati, Assam.- 2018.

  • Kala Bhavana teachers Etching workshop at Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan. – 2018.

  • Participated in the International symposium and Workshops in Ceramic Sculpture-“Silpakorn Clay work Phichaburi 2019 International Raku Sculpture”at Thailand – February, 2019.

 

Publication:

  • Catalogue essay- ‘Protikkrityr Aarale’ - Rajya Charukala Annual show, - 2010.

  • Catalogue essay- ‘ Bhaskarjya Kare Koy’ - Rajya Charukala Annual show, - 2011.

  • Essay writing for a Journal - ‘Bhaskar Ajit Chakraborty’ in UGC Sponsored interactive seminar on sculpture and environmental art. Dept of Sculpture, College of art and Design, Burdwan – 2012.

  • ‘Bhaskar Jamini Roy’- an essay writing in a little magazine names – ‘Aarattrick’ – 2014.

  • ‘BIKASH DEBNATH’- a Book Published by Rajya Charukala Parshad, Govt. of West Bengal-2014.

  • Essay writing in bases of interview with Sculptor Sushen Ghosh regarding Ramkinkar Baij – ‘Aamader Sa – Re -Ga -Ma’ in a magazine –Shiladitta. – May, 2014.

  • Essay writing about sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee in a magazine –Shiladitta. – Feb.2015.

  • ‘Apprakashito Ramkinkar’ – Shiladitta – April, 2015.

  • Introduction writing for Sculptor Ajit Chakraborty’s diary –‘ ROJNAMA’-in Shiladitta magazine.- Dec. 2014 , Jan., March, May, June, 2015.

  • ‘Achena Tarasankar’ – essay writing for Shiladitta-July, 2015.

  • Essay writing in bases of interview with Art Historian & Painter Arun Pal Regarding Binodbehari Mukherjee. – Feb,-2015.

  • ‘Sakkhatkar’- an interview with Eminent painter Sanat Kar, in Renowned Bengali Journal

  • Krttibas.-April-Jun-issue.-2015.

  • Catalogue essay ‘Sculptor of Nature’- for a Retrospective Exhibition of Bikas Debnath.- 2015.

  • ‘Bharat-er Mahila Bhaskar’ – Shiladitta, 2016.

  • Worked as a sub Editor of VESSELS OF FIRE – A Department of Sculpture, Kala Bhavana, Published Book, - 2017.

  • Worked as an Editor in TULI-KALAM - A Department of Sculpture, Kala Bhavana, Published Magazine in Nandan Mela – 2016, 2017, 18-19.

  • “Sculpture is Frozen Music’ – Sushen Ghosh’’ - an essay writing in a Renowned Magazine – ART & DEAL –Issue 100, - January 2017.

  • Aamar Shilpa Bhabna – Sutanu Chatterjee – A small book published by Debovasha Boi o Shilpo Abash – 2017.

  • “ Kala Bhavana Protistha o tar Uddeshyo”- in ‘Tuli-Kalom’, Dept. of Sculpture, Nandan Mela-2019.

 

Monumental Sculpture Experience: 

  • Bengal Ambuja Housing Complex, Ajay Nagar. – Four times from 1997- 2001.

  • Bronze statue of Rabindranath Tagore for National Library,Kolkata. – 2008

  • Outdoor sculpture in bronze at Singapore. – 2010.

  • Environmental Sculpture (two) in S.R.F.T.I., Kolkata – 2012.

  • Environmental Sculpture in Lalbandh Eco-park, Santiniketan. – 2014.

  • Terracotta Relief Sculpture (42 x 8 ft.) on ‘Hindu Wedding Ceremony’ for Ganapati India International Pvt. Ltd. Durgapur. - September, 2018.

Member

  • Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.

  • Member of Editorial Board of ‘Wisdom Speaks’ of Indian National Forum of Art and Culture, Kolkata (INFAC).

  • Former member of the Advisory committee – Rajya Charukala Parshad, Govt. of

       West Bengal.

  • Head of the Department of Sculpture, Kala-Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan.

  • Editor of “Tuli-Kalam”, dept. of Sculpture, Kala Bhavana.

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