Jagannath Paul is a Mumbai based artist.The varied nuances of male and female relationship are manifested into his paintings through the medium of charcoals and colors on paper and canvas. He uses colours to depict relationships in different moods and emotions.
His works bring out the drama of black and white by introducing solid blocks of paint, which are restricted to reds, yellows and orange. The contrast sets the mood of the work, highlighting the character that he paints. His skillful rendering of the female form shows an innate understanding and mastery of the subject.
About the Artist and his work :
Born : 1976 in West Bengal.
Jagannath Paul has graduated from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata 2000 with 1st class 1st.
Honours and Awards :
2003 – Hindustan Pencil Ltd. Award From the Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
2001 – Governor Awards
2001 – Camlin Award, Mumbai
1999 – College Award From Governemnt College of Arts and Craft, Kolkata
1996 – Academy Award From Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
1996 – Gopen Roy Award From Indian Society of Oriental Arts, Kolkata
1995-96 – College Awards For Best Pencil Study, Government College of Arts and Craft, Kolkata.