Sajal Sarkar

1295Born in 1963, Kolkata, India.

Education

  • Post- graduate diploma in printmaking from M.S. University of Baroda in  1995.
  • Graduated in painting from Government College of  Art & Crafts, Kolkata in 1989.

Solo shows

  • “Open Ended”, AICON Gallery, Palo Alto, California, 2007
  • Art World, Chennai, 2005
  • Gallery Katayun, Kolkata, 1997 & 2006
  • Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, 1996 & 1999
  • Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore, 1998
  • Gallery Leela, Mumbai, 1994 & 1997

Group shows

  • Two-man show at Jehangir Art Gallery and Gallery Leela.
  • Participated in several group shows including the annual show of AIFACS
  • New Delhi, Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai.
  • “Young Baroda”, at Art Today, New Delhi. Miniature format show at Sans Tache, Mumbai.
  • “Perceptual Reflections”, at  Ravindra Bhavan, New Delhi.
  • “Self Portraits” and
  • “Art of Bengal” by RPG Enterprises at National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai.
  • Banyan City”, at Nazar Art Gallery, Baroda.
  • “Looking Back Looking Forward”, at Sarjan Art Gallery, Baroda.
  • “Voices against violence”, at Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda.
  • “A New Mediatic Realism”, at ABS Gallery, Baroda.
  • “Are we like this only”, at Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi.
  • “Bridges, exploring new paradigm”, at Art Alive, New Delhi.
  • “Body Language”, at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
  • “Confluence 2006”, at Gallery Arts India, New York.
  • “Diverse Idioms”, at  Hongkong.
  • “Whispering Palette” at Red Earth Gallery,Baroda
  • “Flow, Freeze, Focus”at Gallery Kolkata,
  • ”Gaze within Gaze without” at Gandhara art gallery,
  • International Print Biennale at Bhopal,
  • National exhibition of  Art, at Bangalore, Lucknow.

Art camps

  • Art camps at Kolkata and Jamshedpur by Tata Steel.
  • All India print making camp at Baroda organized by West Zone Cultural
  • Center, Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Lucknow.
  • Painting workshop by Arts Trust at Madh Island, Mumbai, at Baroda by
  • Uttarayan of ABS Gallery, at Pondicherry, Kolkata, and Chennai by Art
  • World, at New York by Gallery Arts India.

Awards

  • Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Canada, 1996 & 2005
  • Bendre–Hussein scholarship, 1996-97
  • Junior research fellowship from Ministry of human resource development,
  • Govt. of India, 1995-97
  • Bombay Art Society, 1994
  • AIFACS New Delhi, 1990 &1995

Collections

National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, several corporate houses and
private collectors in India and abroad.

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