Shuvaprasanna - Vita
1947 Born in Calcutta.
1969 Graduated from Indian College of Art (R.B. University, Calcutta).
1972 Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1973 Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi.
1974 Gallery "Les Hirondelles", Geneva, Switzerland.
1975 Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi; Gallery Atlantis, Aix-En-Provance, France.
1976 Gallery Denbarg, Geneva, Switzerland.
1977 Décor Art Gallery, Calcutta.
1978 Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi.
1979 Walburgischule, Werl, Germany; Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta.
1980 National Museum, Singapore; Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi.
1981 Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta; Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi.
1983 Calcutta Art Gallery; Calcutta; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Kreissparkasse, Ludwigsburg, Germany; Volkshochschule, Essen, Germany.
1985 Painter's Home Gallery;, Calcutta.
1987 Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1988 IDM Gallery, Munich, Germany; St. Paulus Pastelite, Ludwigsburg, Germany.
1989 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; The Gallery, Chennai.
1990 Indian Museum, Calcutta; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai;
1991 Sridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi.
1992 Art Age Gallery, Calcutta; La Gallerie, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1993 Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1994 Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany; Studio Helmi Prechter, Augsburg, Germany.
1995 "Metropolis": Portraits of Calcutta; CIMA Gallery, Calcutta; ABC Gallery, Benaras.
1997 Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi; Gallerie Grewal Mohanjeet, Paris, France.
1998 Painter's Home Gallery, Calcutta; Gallery Sanskriti, New Delhi.
1999 Joint Show with Shipra Bhattacharya, Art Today, New Delhi.
An Appreciation of Ted Hughes, Exhibition of Crow Paintings, British Council, Calcutta.; Art Indus, New Delhi
2000 `Shuvaprasanna's Icon & Retrospective, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, organized by Art Indus, New Delhi; Fine Art Company, Mumbai; Gallery Sumukha (Recent & Past) at Bangalore; Artworld, Chennai,: Fine Art Company, Mumbai
2002 `Icons and Illusions' organized by Gallery & Arts India, New York, USA. `Madhura' at At Art Indus, New Delhi.
2004 `Lila' at Sridharni Art Gallery organized by Art Indus, New Delhi, `The Golden Flute” at Gallery Artsindia, New York.
2005 `The Golden Flute” at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai organized by Indian Fine Art & Cymroza Art Gallery.
1961 Arts and Artists, Calcutta
1970 Calcutta Painters, Calcutta and Mumbai; Epar Bangla Opar Bangla, Calcutta.
1975 Gallery Kunsthaus Stuttgart, Germany; Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi; Inaugural show, Décor Art Gallery, Calcutta.
1977 Gallery 26, New Delhi
1979 Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition, Birla Academy, Calcutta
1985 Graphic Art in India since 1950
1987 Indian Drawings Today, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1989 Centenary invitees' show of Bombay Art Society; Human Rights by Arts of Bengal, Alliance Francise de Calcutta and Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1990 300 years of Calcutta show by Birla Academy, Calcutta; Contemporary Paintings on War and Peace, Max Muller Bhavan, Calcutta; Hyderabad; Chennai; Bangalore; Mumbai.
1991 Art of Spastics Auction, Chennai; "The Downtrodden and We" by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
1992 Silver Jubilee exhibition of Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1993 "Sonar Bangla" Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art, Mumbai; Fourth Anniversary Exhibition 'Shraddha Samarpan'; Tributes to the Mentally-ill Downtrodden, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1994 From India: 28 Contemporary Artists Presents New Graphic Work, Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, University of Victoria, Canada.
1995 'Art from the Heart', Exhibition by the People for Animals, Mumbai, Delhi; 'Bombay - An Artist's Impression' RPG, Jehangir Art Gallery; "The Tree of My Life", The Village Gallery, New Delhi; Inaugural Exhibition 'La Mere Art Gallery', Calcutta.
1996 'Autumn', Exhibition by CIMA, New Delhi; H.K.Kejriwal Collection 1830-1995, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore.
1997 'Colours of Independence', N.G.M.A., New Delhi; 'Bengal Show', Singapore by Apparao Galleries; 'Indian Beast', New Delhi; 'Within the Frame', New York/London/New Delhi; 'Major Trends in Indian Art', Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi; 'Image - Beyond Image', Contemporary Indian Paintings from the Collection of Glenberra Art Museum, Japan, exhibited at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Birla Academy of Arts & Culture, Calcutta; Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore; National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai; Heart, 'The Intuitive Logic II', Exhibition : Auction Modern & Contemporary Indian Paintings, The Park, New Delhi; The Nehru Centre, Mumbai; Kalanjali, Chitrakala Parishat, Bangalore, 'A Tribute to Mother Teresa', Art Indus, New Delhi; Contemporary Art of Bengal, Victoria Memorial in collaboration with Calcutta Metropolitan Festival of Art.
1998 'Krishna', Art Indus, New Delhi; 'Devi', Art Indus, New Delhi; Indian Contemporary Art, The RPG Collection, Bayer A.G., Germany; Confluence, Trends in Contemporary Indian Art, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore; Art Connoisseur Gallery, London; Gallery Asiana, New York; First Group Show of The Fine Art Company, Mumbai; Exhibition of Modern Miniatures, Gandhara Gallery, New Delhi; Indian Contemporary Art Show/Auction, Singapore; 'Unmaskings' Exhibition of Self-Portraits, Gallery Om, New Delhi; Sister Nivedita Girls' School Centenary Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta; 'The Silent Symphony'
1999 Exhibition of Textile Painting, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai..
Art for Spastics, at Taj Coromandel, Chennai, Contemporary Works of Bengali Artists, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh; 'Water' Contemporary Watercolour Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi; Small Format Works, Art Today, New Delhi;
2000 Art and Cinema, Arushi Arts, New Delhi.
`Shatabadi' reflextion on a century past- exhibition organized by CIMA at Calcutta and Mumbai; `The Miniature Formet Show 2000' Sanstache Art Gallery Mumbai;
2001 The Best of Bengal at Art Today, New Delhi.
`Art of Bengal: Past & Present' organized by CIMA at Mumbai in January, the same in Kolkata April; `Scapes 2001' at Hong Kong; `The Harmony show' at Mumbai; `Harvest 2001' exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art; `A Treasure Trove' at Birla Academy, Kolkata; `Art for Heart's Sake' at New Delhi; `Works on paper' organized by CIMA at Kolkata.
2002 `Ma' exhibiton of Indian Contemporary Art organized by Art Indus in New Delhi; `Art for Hearts Sake' Auction at Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai.
2003 `The 8th Harmony show' at Mumbai; “Shakti” at Anant Art Gallery & curated by Ratnottama Sengupta.; `Call of the Real' exhibition by Sanskriti Gallery with Taj Group of Hotels at Kolkata, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Colombo.
2004 “Strokes for concern” at Oberoi Grand by Concern India Foundation; “Dhaara” at Academy of Fine Art, presented by Aryan Art Gallery & curated by Ratnottama Sengupta.; “Freedom through Education” at Bangalore by Bangalore Round Table 7.
2005 `Annual show' at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata; “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; `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; `Art for God's Shake' by The Art Trust at India Habitat Centre;
1985 III Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh
1986 II International Biennial, Havana, Cuba
1990 II International Biennial, Ankara, Turkey
1991 VII International Triennial India, New Delhi. Visited United States under the auspices of the USIA; Visited England under the sponsorship of British Council.
1992 The Museum of Modern Art, Sitomo, Japan; "To Encounter Others", Kassel, Germany.
1993 Visited Germany under the sponsorship of Inter Nations.
1995 III International Biennial of Prints, Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal.
1997 Indian Contemporary Paintings, Cristies', London
1998 Contemporary *Indian Paintings, Sothebys', New York
2003 6th EME Triennale Mondiale D'Estampes Petit Format 2003 in France
2004 Scenes from a Voyage organized by Art Voyage in association with Art Pilgrim; `Parbon 2004', group exhibition at Sheraton Hotel, Dhaka, organized by The High Commission of India in Dhaka, Real Concepts and MAA consortium, Dhaka..
2005 “Group exhibition” at Reflections Art Gallery, Hong Kong.
1982 Poster Workshop, British Council, Calcutta.
1983 All India Painting Workshop, Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta
1988 Workshop in Horniman Museum, London.
1990 Painting Workshop in Coonoor, Chennai; War and Peace, Indo-German Artists Camp, Max Mueller Bhavan, Calcutta.
1991 Advanced Lithography Workshop with Tamarind Institute, USA, and Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai.
1992 Gangotsav Art Camp at Riverside Diamond Harbour, West Bengal.
1993 Graphics Workshop in Obergrabenpresse, Dresden, Germany; Druck und Publikations GmbH and Kupferdrucker Lothar Becker in Munich, Germany; Painting Workshop of Artists from Bangladesh and West Bengal, at Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Calcutta.
1995 International Workshop - Art and Nature, New Delhi; Graphics Workshop in Obergrabenpresse, Dresden, Germany.
1999 Workshop on Contemporary Works of Bengali Artists, Bengal Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2000 Painting Workshop at Taj Bengal, Calcutta; Painting Workshop at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi; Painting Workshop at Taj Coromandel, Chennai, Painting Workshop at Myher, Madhya Pradesh.
2001 Art In Nature, Indo-German Workshop in connection with German Festival in India.
2002 `Art workshop' organized by Sanghi Industries at Hyderabad
2003 `Le Royal Meridian Mumbai Art Camp' organized by Gallery Beyond
2004 Kodaikanal Art Camp organized by Artworld, Chennai; `Artists workshop' organized by Surya Prakash at Hyderabad; `Artists workshop' organized by Eastern Command HQ; Dubai Art Camp organized by Intex, Dubai.
2005 `Art workshop' organized by Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata; `Le Royal Meridian Mumbai Art Camp' organized by Gallery Beyond; Kodaikanal Art Camp organized by Artworld, Chennai. South Africa Art Camp organized by Gallery Nvya, New Delhi.
1979 Awarded by AIFACS, New Delhi
1978 Awarded by State Lalit Kala Akademi, West Bengal
1977 Awarded by Birla Academy, Calcutta.
Art Organizational Works
1996 Founder member, Art and Artists, Calcutta.
1970 Joined Calcutta Painters, Calcutta
1972 Jt. Secretary, Calcutta Art Fair
1974 Member, CIRCA Geneva, Switzerland
1976 Founded College of Visual Arts, Calcutta
1984 Founded Arts Acre, An Artists' Village, Calcutta.
1976 Edited with Shakti Chattopadhyay, Anarchy and the Blue
1977 Published Artist, a Collection of Woodcut Prints
1981 Editor Art Today, a journal on movement of contemporary visual arts in India
1981 Edited Portfolio The Dream and Reality (a collection of drawings)
1983 Edited Portfolio The Eyes of Time (a collection of drawings)
1993 Published Between the Earth and the Sky
1995 Published Wondering Silence (Drawings and Contemporary Bengali Poems)
1995 Published Shuttle Portfolio of Graphics and verses by Obergrabenpresse, Dresden and Calcutta.
1998 Published Bishanna Swadesh (Drawings with Poems of Partha Raha)
1999 Published Ma-Nishad (Drawings with Poems of Jay Goswami)
2000 Published Shuvaprasanna: Vision Reality and beyond by Chitrotpala Mukherjee.
2002 Published “Aamaar Chhelebela” an autobiography of Shuvaprasanna
2003 Published “Swapna, Swapna noy” a Bengali short stories for children's by Shuvaprasanna.; `Call of the Real- Contemporary Indian Artists of Bengal' published by Mapin.
2005 Published “Onno Nagorik” a collection of proses by Shuvaprasanna.
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi; Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi; Govt. College of Art, New Delhi; UP State Lalit Kala Akademi,; Chandigarh Museum; Punjab University; NCERT, New Delhi; Birla Academy, Calcutta; Air India; Taj Group of Hotels; Times of India Group; WHO Geneva; Kratel SA Stuttgart, Germany; Glenberra Art Museum, Japan; HEART, India; Radisson Ffort, Raichak, West Bengal; Gujarat Heavy Chemicals, Delhi, Telecom Venture Group, Hongkong, etc.