Tanmoy Samanta (b. 1973)

Born in West Bengal, Tanmoy obtained his BFA and MFA in painting from KalaBhavan, Santiniketan in 1996.This artist has held solo shows at Anant Art Gallery, Kolkata (2008); and GalleryEspace, New Delhi (2006). His works have been represented at Art Dubai, andother art events including India on Canvas by Khushii, a public art project onfederalism conceived by Mr. Rajeev Sethi; Art & Ecology camp by Mohile ParikhCentre, Mumbai and Green Peace etc.He was the recipient of Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award. New York in 2003,worked as an artist-in residence at Kanoria Centre for Arts between 1999-2000,Ahmedabad and was awarded the National Scholarship in 1998. He lives andworks in New Delhi.

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