Shipra Bhattacharya
Biography

1954  Born in Calcutta

Academics
1975  B.Sc. (Dist.) Calcutta University
1977  Govt. College of Art & Craft.
1980  Fine Arts at College of Visual Arts Calcutta, under guidance of Shuvaprasanna.

Solo Exhibitions
2006 “Feminine Fantasies” at Artsindia West, Palo Alto, USA.
          “EVEa” Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organized by Gallery Sanskriti;
2004  Solo show at Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata.
2003  Desire 2004 at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.
2002  Desire at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organized by Gallery Sanskriti.
           Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata; “Art and Fashion” in celebration of the lunch of Van Gogh
           Preferred Banking by ABN AMRO Bank at Dubai, organized by Creations Arts.
1997  Solo show at Dubai,
1995  Sridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi; Birla Academy Calcutta,
1993  Apparao Gallery, Madras,
1989  The Gallery, Madras,
1988  The Grindlays Art Gallery, Madras,
           Tagore Art Gallery, Calcutta.

Group Exhibitions
2012   Group exhibition by Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad; CPAA’s Art Exhibition by Cancer Patients Aid Association, Mumbai; Group Exhibition by Renaissance Gallerie, Bangalore; Group Exhibition by India Fine Art, Mumbai; Group exhibition at Tao Art Gallery; Mumbai; Group exhibition at Bajaj Capital Art House, New Delhi; Annual Group exhibition at India Habitat Centre by Chawla Art Gallery, New Delhi; Mumbai Art Summit by Renaissance Gallerie. Delhi Art Summit by Bajaj Capital Art House, New Delhi.

2011  Annual Exhibition by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Annual Group Show at Chawla Art Gallery, Group Exhibition At Emami Chisel Art Pvt Ltd.; Delhi Art Summit by Gallery Nvya, New Delhi; Group Exhibition at Modicare Foundation, Group Exhibition at Genesis Art Gallery at Delhi, “ Electic Ensemble” Group Exhibition at Delhi.

2010  Group Exhibition by Cima Art Gallery, CPAA’C Art Exhibition by Cancer Patients Aid Association, Group Exhibition at Arushi Art Gallery, Delhi Art Summit by Art Alive, New Delhi; Group Exhibition At Art Positive, Bajaj Capital Art House, Group Exhibition at Gallery Sanskriti, Group Exhibition At Tangarina Art Space, Bangalore, Group Exhibition by Also at no. 8, Annual Exhibition 10 by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Group Exhibition at Dhoomimal Art Gallery, Delhi, Annual Group show At Chawla Art Gallery

2009  Annual Exhibition09 by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Exhibition of Satapurna Ashapurna, Kolkata, Group Exhibition by Shrishti Art Gallery, CPAA’s Art Exhibition by ‘Colours of Life 2009’ by Cancer Patients Aid Association, Mumbai, Harvest 2009 by Arushi Art,Delhi, Art for Girl child by Art Indus, Delhi, Group Show by Prakrit Arts, Group show by Point of View Art Gallery, Mumbai, Group Show 2009 by Art Alive; Delhi Art Summit by Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata.

2008  “Annual exhibition” at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata, Group Exhibition in Gurgaon by  The Art Escape. Group Exhibition at Visual Art Gallery, Habitat Centre, New Delhi, Organized by Chawla Art Gallery, Group Exhibition by Udayan Care at New Delhi, Group Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Arts, Kolkata By Masters Collection, Art Fair India 2008, Kolkata by Genesis Art Gallery, Annual Show for 2008, Museum Gallery, Mumbai, by Red Earth Galleries (P) Ltd. Group exhibition by Kabi Birendra Chattopaddhya Smaran Committee, Kolkata, Art of Bengal;The Calcutta Group and  beyond” by Rabindranath Tagore Center, Kolkata,  India Art Summit 2008, Delhi, “Contemplative Figuration” by Art Pilgrim, Delhi, “Ananya – An overview Of contemporary India Art ”
BCAH, “Harvest 2008” by Arushi Arts, “Bengall 2” by De Montage Arts, Art Camp by Mayo College, Ajmer, Ganges Art in Kolkata .  Bajaj Capitat Art Portfolios & Exhibition by Bajaj Capital, “SUMANGAL” by Jagriti Art Initiative , Group show by Studio Art Mela at CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata. Group show by Snaskriti art Gallery.

2007  “Annual exhibition” at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata ‘Conglomeration’ at Khitab Mahal by Prakit Art; ‘art meets the internet’ at Delhi by Indiatimes; ‘group exhibition’ at Art & Soul organized by Passages; Art for concern auction at Mumbai; ‘Dapran’ at Academy of Fine Arts, New Delhi by Gallery Nvya; ‘Painting new theatre3’ by The Company Theatre, Mumbai; ‘Group exhibition’ at Vinnyasa Premier Art Gallery, Chennai; ‘Maihar 2006 at Gallery Sanskriti. Group exhibition at Taj Banjara in Hyderabad,  by Polka Art Gallery; group Exhibition Gallery Sanskrity, Group Exhibition at Samokal Art gallery, Indigo Exhibition at Weavers Studio , Kolkata, Ati 2007 in New Delhi at Ati Art Gallery, Tehelka Art Auction at Londan organized by Bonham’s

2006   “Group exhibition” at Sanskriti Art Gallery organized by Art Space India; “Annual exhibition” at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata; Bengal Chromosome, group exhibition by artists from India and Bangladesh at Academy of Fine Arts organized by Artists Circle; “Group Show” at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad; “Essence of Bengal Art” at Lokayata organized by Group Fifty; “Group Show” organized by Art Pilgrim; Harmony Art Show, organized by Tina Anil Ambani; “Group Show” at Maurya Sheraton Hotel, Jointly by External Affairs Spouses Association and Chawla Art Show; “Jagriti” at Saurav’s organized by GMB Films Pvt. Ltd; KMOMA auction at Grand Hotel; ‘Action for Autism’ exhibition at Habitat Centre; Art for concern auction at Bangalore, Delhi and Kolkata, ‘Inputs’ by India Fine Art, Mumbai; ‘Unayan’ at Academy of Fine Arts, New Delhi by Gallery Nvya. ‘India on Canvas’ auction at Delhi by Khushii, Group Summer Show at CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata.

2005   Annual show’ at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata; ‘Young Bengal’ at Lalit Kala Akademi organized by Birla Academy of Art and Culture.; “The 10th Harmony Show 2005” organized by Reliance Industries Ltd. at Mumbai, ‘2005 India- Korea contemporary art’ at India Habitat Centre, new Delhi organized by Montage Arts; ‘Hervest 2005’ organized by Arushi Arts, New Delhi; Group show by Gallery Sanskriti; “Feminine Mystique” by Art & Soul, Mumbai; ; ‘Summer Show’ organized by Arushi Arts, New Delhi; “Devotion” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organized by Gallery Arts Positive; “Art for Concern” at Hyatt Regency by Concern India Foundation, Kolkata; “Banglar Mati Banglar Jal” at Academy of Fine Arts and Aryan Art Gallery, New Delhi; “40th Anniversary year” at Artworld, Chennai; Group show by Art N Soul, New Delhi; “Devine Inspiration” by Indian Fine Art, Mumbai; “She” exhibition by Art N Soul, Mumbai; “Palette 2005” by Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi; “Chiaroscuro” at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai by Gallery  Sanskriti, Kolkata; Group exhibition at ITC Sonar Bangla organized by School of Human Genetics and Population Health; The Company Theatre- EVAM at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai; “Small is Beautiful” at Vikalp Art Shop, Swabhumi.

2004  “Art of Bengal” at Bristol Hotel- Gurgaon, organized by Habiart Foundation; “Dhaara” at Academy of Fine Art, presented by Aryan Art Gallery & curated by Ratnottama Sengupta.; “Celebration of Women by Women Artists’ A show on Amrita Shergill, at ICCR, New Delhi; ‘Tales of two cities’ at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata; ‘Passion’ at Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata; ‘Summer 2004’ group show at Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi.; group show at Lalit Kala Galleries, New Delhi and Art Pilgrim, Kolkata; ‘Hervest 2004 Art & Poetry’ organized by Arushi Arts, New Delhi; group show organized by Habiart Foundation at Bangalore; ‘Magic of Images’ at Bangalore by Gallery Om, New Delhi.

2003  “Only Concert” organized by Hyatt Regency & Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
“The 8th Harmony Show 2003” organized by Reliance Industries Ltd. at Mumbai, ; “Harvest 2003” organized by Payal Kapoor at New Delhi; “Kite- A celebration of freedom” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi organized by Dhoomimal Art Centre; “6th Anniversary show” at Artworld, Chennai; “Annual show” at Birla Academy, Kolkata;

2002  Group show at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata, Group show at Art Alive Gallery at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi; “Ma” at India Habitat Centre, Art Indus, New Delhi, “Indian Contemporary art” at Arushi Arts, New Delhi, group show at Surya Gallery, Hyderabad

2001  “Guess who painted it” at Art Today, New Delhi, “Bengal Show” at Bangalore and Mumbai, Group show at Galleria Gallery, New Delhi, Group exhibition at Gallery 88, Kolkata

2000  "Woman" Galleria, Mumbai. "Artistree" Gallery Pegasus, New Delhi. Two for two thousand, Art Today Gallery, New Delhi. "The Millennium" Taj Bengal, Calcutta.

1999  Art for spastic at Taj Coromandel, Chennai. Contemporary works of Bengal Artists, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Small Formal Works, Art Today, New Delhi. Art and Cinema, Arushi Arts, New Delhi. Group Show at Lalit Kala Academy. Recent work by Five Painters, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore.

1998  "Devi", Art Indus, New Delhi. First Group Show of Fine Art Company, Mumbai. Sister Nivedita Girls' School Centenary Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta. Group Show, Gandhara Gallery, Bangalore.  Group Show, Triveni Gallery, New Delhi.

1997  "Diwali Show", Art-Today Gallery, New Delhi. A Tribute to Mother Teresa, Art Indus, New Delhi. Contemporary Art of Bengal, collaboration with Calcutta Metropolitan Festival of Art.

1996  Birla Academy, Kolkata
1995  "People and faces" Art Today Gallery, New Delhi. Exhibition by the people for Animals, New Delhi.
1994  New Generation Exhibition, Birla Academy, Calcutta; "In search of time and identify", Birla
Academy, Calcutta and Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi.

1992  Graphics Exhibition, Alliance Franchise, Calcutta. Exhibition at Balgandharua Gallery, Pune.
1991  "Pioneers to the New Generation" Exhibition, Arts Acre Gallery, Calcutta.
1990  Academy, Calcutta, Bombay.  300 years of Calcutta Show, Gallery Chemould; Ten Painters' Show, Nehru Centre, Bombay; Exhibition at Batra Gallery, New Delhi, Group Show at Gallery Chemould, Calcutta.  Art for Spastics Auction Chennai. "Five Painters", Gallery Chemould, Calcutta;

1989  East Zone Regional Exhibition Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, Exhibition of young contemporary Artists in commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of India's Independence and Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Calcutta.  "The new Generation" from Arts Acre at Birla Academy, Calcutta, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.  "Ganapati" Terracotta Exhibition at Chemould Art Gallery, Calcutta; "The New Generation at Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay, 300 years of Calcutta Show, Birla

1988  Young Faces at Birla Academy, Calcutta,
1987  Arts Acre's Inaugural Ceremony Exhibition at Arts Acre, Calcutta.
1985  Group Show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay, Stockholm, Sweden
1984  Group Show at British Council, Calcutta,
1983  National Exhibition Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Group One at Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta,
1982  Group Show in Stuttgart,
1981  "With Group One" at Décor Art Gallery, Calcutta,

International Exhibitions
2009      Art workshop in Bhutan by Prashant Tulsyan.

2008  Internatinal Art Fair 2009 at Basel, Switzerland by Nitanjali Art Gallery
Croup Exhibition  at The Jam Jar Gallery, Dubai
Traveling Show Delhi, Dubai, London 2008 by Artist Circle Kolkata
“Art Camp” by Beyond Boundaries, Germany

2007  “Bengali Mela 2008” by The Mid America Bengali Association, Columbus, Ohio.
Kolkata’ at Gagash Art Gallery, Dubai organized by The Varandah; ‘Beyone the horizon’ at Singapore by Fiida art; ‘An Indian Summer’ at London by S A Fine Arts & Art Alive.
Art Camp in China by Indigo Blue Art, Group exhibition at Dubai, organized by Mystic Inspiration Ltd.
“Group exhibition” at Singapore organized by Gallery at Art World Singapore organized by Gallery Art Resource Trust.

2006  “Group exhibition” at Reflections Art Gallery, Hong Kong.
2005  “Group exhibition” at M P Birla Millennium Art Gallery, London, organized by Art Pilgrim; “Asian Art Fair” Singapore, organized by Gallery Sumukha; Scenes from a Voyage organized by Art Voyage in association with Art Pilgrim.;

2004   ‘Parbon 2004’, group exhibition at Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, organized by The High Commission of India in Dhaka, Real Concepts and MAA consortium, Dhaka.; ‘Group exhibition’ at Jakarta, Indonesia organized by Gallery Sanskriti.

2003  “Indian Springs” at Hong Kong, organized by Maya B Puri; “Group exhibition” at Intex Gallery, Dubai, organized by Intex.

2002  “Art Space” Barn Galleries Aston Henley on Thames England; Dubai Group show organized by Ambica Beri, Group show, Sarala Art Gallery, Singapore,

2001  “Art with Heart” organized by CRY, Dubai
2000  "Faces" Design Art, Jumeirah, Dubai, APLA Les Ateliers Dupere Lachaise Associes, 78 Ruedes Grands Champ, Paris Group Show, Gandhara Art Gallery, Calcutta.
1998  “Indian Contemporary women” Hong Kong
1997  "Bengal Show" Singapore by Apparao Galleries. "Out Come", Singapore/Hong Kong.
1996  "With in the Frame" New York.
1994 "The Indian Context" Lee Authur Studio, New York.
1993  "Kufa Gallery" 26 Wesbourne Grove, London.
1992  To Encounter the other "Kassel, Germany".
1991  DCAC Art Centre, Washington DC.  MAC Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston, England. Greenwich Citizen Gallery and Ipswitch Gallery, U.K.
1984  Stockholm, Sweden
1983  Stuttgart, West Germany

Publications  
1995  “Shuttle” portfolio of graphics & verses by Obergraben Presse, Dresden & Calcutta
1993  “Between the earth & the Sky”
1983  “Eyes of Times”
1982  “The Dream & Reality” a collection of drawings.

Workshops
2012   Indonesia workshop.
2011  Greece workshop by Prakrit Art
2010  Goa Art Camp, Government of Goa. Art Camp at Goa, Popular Prakashan (P) Ltd.
2009  National Art Camp in Kolkata Vedic Viage by Reflection another Day, Russia workshop by Rai Foundation; Thailand workshop; Bhutan workshop by Prsant Tulsyan;

2008  Switzerland workshop by Nitanjali Art Gallery; Germany workshop; Indian Artist at Busel Art Fair by Nitanjali Art Gallery

2007  Hyderabad workshop by Gallery Space, Hyderabad; ‘Pro con’ Hyderabad workshop by Ochre India. China workshop by Film Logic; Europe workshop organized by Gallery Sanskriti; Edinburgh workshop at Edinburgh organized by Pritish Nandi Communication.

2006  Santiniketan camp organized by Suresh Amiya Memorial Trust; Kolkata Marathan 2006 workshop; Intercontinental art camp organized by Intercontinental Marine Drive and Indian Fine Art, Mumbai; Cambodia art camp organized by Gandhara Art Gallery; Vedic Village workshop organized by Gallery Kolkata;  Russia workshop organized by Gallery Art Resource Trust; Gwalior workshop organized by Institute of Technology & Management; Myanmar workshop organized by The Eye within.

2005  Dubai Art Camp organized by Intex, Dubai.; ‘Art & Parsi Hospitality’ for benefiting the statesman Tsunami relief fund, organized by Gallery Katayun.; ‘Le Royal Meridian Mumbai Art Camp’ organized by Gallery Beyond; Vadic Village Camp organized by Artists Circle, Kolkata; Kodaikanal Art Camp organized by Artworld, Chennai; Taj Coramondal camp organized by Artworld, Chennai; Asian art Camp in Italy organized by Bengal Foundation, Bangladesh ; ITC art Camp, Kolkata, organized by Popular Prakashan, Mumbai.

2004  Art camp organized by Sanskriti Art Gallery, Kolkata; ; ‘Artists workshop’ organized by Eastern Command HQ; Kodaikanal Art Camp organized by Artworld, Chennai.
2003  Art camp organized by Gallery beyond & La Royal Meridian, Mumbai
2002  Art camp organized by Sanskriti Art Gallery & Taj Bengal, Kolkata
2000  Painting Workshop - Friends for tribal society at Raychak. Painting Workshop at Myher, Madhya Pradesh.

1999  Workshop on contemporary works of Bengal Artists, Bengal Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Painting Workshop with collaboration of Art & Soul at Taj Place, New Delhi.

1996  Terracotta workshop, Lalit Kala Academy.
1993  Graphics Workshop with Paola Di Prima
1992  "Gangotsov Art Camp".
1991  Graphics Workshop with Richard Hurds, Calcutta; Painting Workshop Washington, USA.
1986  College Painting Workshop with Ivan Koshmider Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta.
1980  Young Artists Workshop, Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta.
1979  Graphics Workshop with Carrol Summers, Birla Academy, Calcutta.

Collections
Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, Delhi Art College.  Birla Academy, Calcutta, National Gallery for Modern Art.  Fukuoka Collection (Japan), Washington, New York, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and many private collections in India & abroad.

Awards     
Government College of Art
The Taj Gourav, The Commemoration of the Taj Mahal