Faculty Member

Pinaki Barua

Graphic Art, Kala-Bhavana

Area of Specialisation
Graphic Art (Print making)




Date of Birth 1st November 1954
Research Projects, Papers and Books
Departmental Project Work on 'Chalcographic Art of Bengal'
Departmental Project Work On 'Terracotta Temples of Medinipur District
Extensive Survey of Patas And Patuas of Santhal Parganas Region
Participation in Formation of Tribal Museum at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh
Photographic Documentation on The Life of Bhil And Bhilala Tribes of Western Madhya Pradesh.
Documentation on Dokra Caster of Denkanal District of Orissa.
Photography On Everest, Annapurna And Lang Tang Region of Nepal
Folio of Wood Cut 'Saw Mill'
Folio of Colour Lino Cut 'Servant - Maidservant'
Folio of Etching Prints - During Senior Fellowship
Folio of Lithography Prints - During Senior Fellowship
Teaching Experience
9 years in Visva-Bharati
9 years in Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.
Awards and other Academic Distinctions
Received Awards In Graphics
1978 All India Print Exhibition, Hyderabad
1981 All India Fine Arts Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
1980,1981,1985 Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Birla Academy, Kolkata
1987 National Academy Award, Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi
Participated In Graphic Camps
1979 Kolkata, Organised By British Council
1980 Kolkata, Under The Guidance Of Carol Summers
1981 Santiniketan, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy, 1981
1984 Kolkata, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy
1984 Kolkata; Under The Guidance Of Prof. Paul Lingreen
1985 Kolkata, Under The Guidance Of Prof. Krishna Reddy
1988 Kolkata, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy
1993 Bhopal, Organised By Bharat Bhavna
1994 Kolkata, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy
2001 Kolkata, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy
2003 Santiniketan, Organised By Lalit Kala Academy
Major Exhibitions
1978 'TRANSITION, Kolkata.
1979 Exhibition Of Graphics By Santiniketan Group Of Artists, Mumbai
1981 'Graphics 81' All India Exhibition Of Prints, Chandigarh
1982 Solo-Exhibition, Art Heritage, New Delhi
1983 Solo-Exhibition, Art Heritage And Sarala Art Gallery, Chennai
1983,85,87 Lalit Kala Akademi National Art Exhibition, New Delhi
1986 Solo-Exhibition At Bergen, Norway
1986 Solo-Exhibition At Svolvaer, Norway
1986 Solo-Exhibition At Tromso, Norway
1989 Eastern Region Art Exhibition, Kolkata
1990 'THE REALIST', Kolkata
1992 'THE REALIST', Kolkata
1994 'THE REALIST', Mumbai
1995 Bharat Bhavan Biennial, Bhopal
1996 Mini Prints'96, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh
1997 'MAJOR TRENDS IN INDIAN ART', Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi
1997 'MOVEMENT IN INDIAN ART', Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath,. Bangalore
1999 'AGE OF THE CENTURY', New Delhi
2000-01 'ART OF BENGAL', Kolkata, Mumbai
2003 Group Show, Gallery 88, Kolkata
Other Co-Curricular Interests
Any Other Information
1978-80 Received National Cultural Scholarship Under The Scheme Of Young Workers In Different Cultural Fields Under Prof. Somnath Hore
1981-84 Teaching As Art Teacher At Julien Day School, Kolkata
1985-94 Teaching As Lecturer In Printmaking At Rabindra Bharati University
1990-94 Member Of Board Of Studies, Calcutta University
1991-94 Member Of Board Of Studies, Visva Bharati University
1992-94 Member Of Executive Council, Rabindra Bharati University
1994-95 Member Of General Council, Lalit Kala Academy
1994-96 Recipient Of Junior Fellowship, Ministry Of Human Resource Development, Department Of Culture
1997-99 Recipient Of Senior Fellowship, Ministry Of Human Resource Development, Department Of Culture