- Tapas Ghosal
Ghoshal’s paintings weaves an Antahkaran, creating structural spaces, sometimes meditative & melancholic in nature. His contemplative mind, enters into the inner realm of reality, dissects it and extracts a kind of mystic silence.
Born :1965, West Bengal.
Educational Qualification :
1989 : Graduation in Painting from Govt.College of Art & Craft,Kolkata (First Class First) 1992 : Post Graduate in Painting from Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi(First Class).
Solo Exhibitions :
1993 : The Centre Art Gallery,Kolkata 1994 : Gallery Katayun. Kolkata. 1997 : Gallery KatayunKolkata. 1997 : ABC Art Gallery , Varanasi 1997 : Art n’ Soul. New Delhi. 2001 : Gallery Katayun, Kolkata. 2005 : Art World,Sarala Art Centre, Chennai. 2005 : Gallery Katayun, Kolkata. 2006 : Right Lines Gallery & Gallery Katayun,Bangalore. 2007 : Gallery K2, Kolkata.
Group Shows :
1991 The Center Art Gallery, Kolkata "Six Artists", The Center Art Gallery, Kolkata 1992 "Akar" Group Shows by ABC India Ltd., ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi 1993 "Young Faces in Contemporary Art", Birla Academy, Kolkata 2001 "Colours of Bengal", Gallery Katayun and Renaissance Gallery, Bangalore Autumnal Applause, Gallery Katayun, Kolkata 2002 Group Shows, Art Collector, Kolkata "Of Traditions and Paradigm", Oncidiem Art Gallery, Kolkata "Abstract Bengal Show", Gallery Zen, Bangalore 2004 Group Shows, Gallery Art Pilgrim, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi 2004 Group Shows, Gallery Art Pilgrim, London Group Shows, Bangalore Sheraton Hotel, Bangalore.
1983-1990 All India Annual Art Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata 1983-2004 All India Annual Art Exhibition, Birla Academy of Arts, Kolkata 1985-1990 West Bengal Government State Exhibition, Kolkata 1987 All India Youth Art Exhibition, Kolkata & New Delhi 1988 AIFACS Annual Exhibition, New Delhi 1990 To The Eyes of Painters Kolkata 300 years, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata & Mumbai 1991 "Paintings, graphics & Sculptures of Contemporary Themes", sponsored by Batra Consultancies, Jammu 1992 Open Air Art Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata 1996 "Art for Heart's Sake", Save the Children, Mumbai 1999-2001 "Traditions and Modernity in Bengal", Birla Academy, New Delhi, Bangalore & Mumbai 2001 "The Art of Bengal", Gallery Katayun & Art Today, New Delhi 2003 Art Camp by I.T.C., Rajputana Sheraton, Jaipur & Marriott Welcome Hotel, New Delhi Gallery Art Pilgrim, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi 2004 Art Camp, ArtWorld Gallery, Chennai 2005 Tsunami Relief Art Camp, Gallery Katayun, Kolkata.
1987 : Best exhibit in Drawing West Bengal State Government. 1987 : Jamini Roy Birth Centenary Award, Kolkata. 1988 : Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary award, New Delhi. 1988 : West Bengal State Exhibition, Kolkata. 1990 : Governor Award, Gold Medal for the Best Exhibit, Academy of fine Arts, Kolkata. 1992 : Gold Medal for the Best Exhibit ,2nd All India Art Exhibition,varanasi.
ABC India Limited, Rajputana Sheraton, Marriot Sheraton, Tata group and numerous centers in India and U.S.A ,UK, Singapore,Canada Australia etc.