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"Every Child is an artist. The Problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up"-Pablo Picasso.

Parag Roy

Born: 1965 in Kolkata.


BFA from Kala-Bhavan; Visva-Bharati; Santiniketan – 1989
MFA from Kala-Bhavan; Visva- Bharati; Santiniketan-1991
Qualified NET from UGC-1991


Present position:

Dept. of Graphics-printmaking
Faculty of Visual Arts
Rabindra Bharati University; Kolkata

Served the Faculty of Visual Arts as Dean from Sept 2010 to January 2012
Also, serve the University as Director; Centre for Heritage Studies and Restoration (CHSR)
Recipient of

AIFACS Regional Award from AIFACS; N.Delhi-2003.
Junior Fellowship from Ministry of Human Resource; Govt. of India-1999-2001.
Academy Award from Academy of Fine Arts; Kolkata-1995.
Lalit Kala Research Grant from Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi-1993.


Solo exhibition:
Urban metaphors: Triveni Art Gallery, New Delhi: 2008.
Parikrama; Apeejee House; Kolkata-1994.


Exhibited in
Gallery Emami Chisel-2014.
Group show; Jawahar Kala Kendra; Jaipur-2014.
150th Birth Centenary Show of Swami Vivekananda; RKM and ICCR; Kolkata – 2013.
Annual Exhibition; WB State Academy of FA and PA -2013.
Gallery La Mare / Kolkata- 2013.
150th Birth Anniversary / RK Mission-2013.
Emami art Fair / Emami Art Gallery/ Kolkata- 2012.
Group show; Dhaka Art Centre-2012.
Multiple Encounters; Exhibition of Fine-prints; Rabindra Bhavan,    New Delhi: 2012.
Gallery La Mare: Kolkata: 2012.
Creative wave; Rabindra Bhavan; New Delhi; 2011.
National Exhibition; Lalit Kala Academi; Chennai-2011.
Chaturanga; Birla Academy; Kolkata-2011.
Golden Jubilee Show; RBU; Harrington St Art Centre; Kolkata-2011.
Gallery Imami Chisel; Art Fair; Kolkata-2010.
Gallery Paintbrush & Chisel; New Delhi-2010.
Gatha; Town Hall; Kolkata-2010.
Imagism; Birla Academy; Kolkata-2010.
Creative Wave; Academy of Fine Arts; Kolkata -2010.
Annual exhibition; Birla Academy of Art & culture; Kolkata-2010.
Spectrum; ITC Hotel; Bangaluru-2009.
Imagism; Birla Academy of Art & Culture; Kolkata-2009.
Durga; Gallery Halo-heritage, Kolkata; Curated by Debasis Chanda: 2008.
Gallery Time & Space; Bangaluru-2008.
Signature; Art fair; Park St-2008.
Jagriti; Birla Academy-2007.
Group show curated by Mrinal Ghosh; Somokal:-2007.
Changing images; Chitrakoot; Kolkata-2007.
Art bazaar organized by Genesis and Habiart (N.Delhi)-2007.
Group show; MCKS, Kolkata-2007.
Group show curated by Mrinal Ghosh; Somokal; Kolkata-2006.
Group show-Artists Circle -2006.
Santiniketan Shisutirtha-2006.
Printmakers show; Somokal Art Gallery-2006.
International Print Biennale; Bhopal-2006.
Spring Equinox; Gallery Katyaun-2006.
Chitrakoot Art Gallery; Kolkata-2005.
A tale of two cities; Birla Academy; Kolkata-2004.
All India exhibition of prints; Cymroza Art Gallery; Mumbai and CIMA; Kolkata-2001.
Jehangir Art Gallery; Mumbai-2000.
Prabaha-III / Biswa Banga Sammelan; Kolkata-2000.
Exhibition of etching prints, Gallery88-1998.
National exhibition of Art:’93,’95,’98,’99,’03, 08,11.
Exhibition of mini-prints organized by British Council of India-1996.
International Print Biennale-1995.
All India Exhibition organized by SAMPARKA/ N.Delhi & Kolkata- 1993.
Exhibition of prints; Gallery Katayun /Kolkata- 1993.
Group show; Gallery BF14-1992.
India International Art Centre; Birla Academy- 1991.
2nd Exhibition of prints; CMC Gallery; N. Delhi-1989.
Exhibition of prints; Lincoln Hall; USIS, Kolkata-1989.


All India Exhibitions:
National exhibition of Art:’93,’95,’98,’99,’03, 08,’11.
Annual Exhibitions of Birla Academy; Kolkata- 1988, 91,94,95,99, 2001-11.
AIFACS; N.Delhi- 2003, 2010.
All India exhibition of prints; Cymroza Art Gallery; Mumbai and CIMA; Kolkata-2001.


Workshop/ Artists camp:

Participated in
Indo-Bangladesh Painting workshop / Bangladesh High commission / Kolkata- 2012
All India Painting camp/ Meyo College/ Rajasthan-2012
National workshop on etching/ Birla Academy of Art and Culture/ Kolkata-2010
National level Painting workshop; AIFACS; New Delhi-2009
UGC workshop on Algraphy; RBU; Kolkata-2009
All India workshop of etching prints organized by Gallery Rasa; Kolkata-2006
All India workshops on printmaking organized by Lalit Kala Akademi and GAC/Assam in Guwahati -2004
National workshop on modern concepts of art education organized by UGC/ N.Delhi-2002
National workshop on serigraphy organized by AIFACS-N.Delhi & GCAC-Kolkata-1994


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