Swapan Kumar Palley

Born: 1953, West Bengal

Qualification:
– Graduated from Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship (in fine arts) under – Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta (1977)
– Special study under eminent painter Mr. Prakash Kannakar Since 1990.
– Now working Artist of Rashtriya Lalit Kala Academy, Calcutta, since 1999.

Awards:
– BEST OF MERIT in Annual Exhibition of Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, Calcutta (1975)
– Awarded by Emerald Isle Gallery Calcutta (1996)
– BEST OF EXHIBITORS in Indian Arts College (1977)
– Awarded HONORABLE MENTION in fifth all Indian Art Exhibition by A V ANTIKA, Delhi (1997)

Solo Exhibition:
2002 – ART PILGRIM, NEWDELHI.
1995 – L.T.G. Arts Gallery, New Delhi.
1991 – Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
1977 – HOWRAH organized by Salkia Chatradal.

Selected Participations:
2004 – “Art Voyage” The Nehru Centre, London.
2004 – “Bengal Masters and their Students-Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata and New Delhi.
2004 – Modern My1h: Changing Images IN Indian Arts Part-I at Texas, Austin, USA
2003 – Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi org Art Pilgrim.
2002 – Taj Bengal for Cancer Relief Donation at Kolkata
2002 – The Academy of Fine Arts org, Gallery katayun, Kolkata
2002 – Dell Jewish Community Center U.S.A Named “Modern Manfestations”
2001 –  Art To Day, Delhi, Gallery Katayun, Calcutta, Renaissance Gallerie, Bangalore.
2000 – Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
2000 – Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
1999 – Gajah Art Gallery, Singapore.
1999 – Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1999 – Birla Academy,Mumbai.
1999 – Image India Gallery, Delhi.
1998 – Doumas Art Gallery, Calcutta.
1998 – Birla Academy Calcutta.
1997 – Fifih All India Art Exhibition, A V Antika Delhi.
1997 – Durga Art Gallery, Bandra, Mumbai
1997 – Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1996 – Emerald Isle Gallery, Calcutta.
1995 – Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1995 – GALLEY B. F. 56 at Salt Lake, Calcutta.
1994 – Birla Acedemy, Calcutta.
1994 – Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1993 – Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai. Named ”Sonar BangIa”
1990 – Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.

Group Exhibition:
2005 – Gennesis Art Gallery, Kolkata
2005 – Chamold Art Gallery, Kolkata
2005 – Group Exhibition, Singapore.

2004 – Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

2002 – Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.
2001 – Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2001 – “Gaileria”, Mumbai.
1999 – “Art Access” Birla Academy Mumbai.
1999 – “Painters of Bengal” Tolly Club org. by Gallery La Mare, Calcutta.
1999 – Exhibition of Painting org. by RAD, Calcutta.
1998 – Birla Academy of Arts and Culture, Calcutta.
1998 – “74 hours” Group Show at Gallery CB-56 org. by RAD, Calcutta.
1997 – Birla Academy of Art of Culture, Calcutta.
1997 – “VOX 0033″ Group Show GAGANENDRA GALLERY, Calcutta.
1997 – INAUGURAL Show, Lake gallery org. by Lake Gallery, Calcutta.
1997 – NATIONAL KALA MELA org. by LALIT KALA ACADEMY, New Delhi.
1997 – “Figment” Birla Academy, Calcutta.
1997 – Gallery c.B. 56 at Salt Lake, Calcutta.
1996 – “Mixed Bag Show” Gallery c.B. -56, Calcutta.
1996 – RASTRIYA KALA MELA, VICTORIA MEMORIAL Complex, Calcutta.
1996 – Birla Kala Mela & Open Air Exhibition org. by Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta.
1990 – ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, Calcutta.

Art Camps:
2003 – PAINTING WORKSHOP ‘DISABILITTY AND LIFE’ SUPPORT AND M0TTIVATION OF DOMINIQUE LAPIERRE AT ULUBERIA, WB.
1999 – ART CAMP organised by WEST BENGAL VOLUNTARY HEALTH ASSOCIATION & STATE AIDS PREVENTION & CONTROL SOCIETY Govt. of WEST BENGAL.
1999 – KALA MELA by LALIT KALA ACADEMY, CALCUITA
1997 – NATIONAL KALA MELA organized By LALAIT KAKA ACADEMY, New Delhi.
1997 – ARTS SPACE CAMP organized by LIFE SAVING SOCIETY OF INDIA.
1997 – Calcutta metropolitan Art Fair In Calcutta
1996 – Art Camp ’96 at Dasnagar, Howrah.
1996 – Painter’s Workshop POETRY ON CANVAS org. by RAD at Najrul Mancha, Calcutta.
1994 – Painter’s Workshop organised by ”NORTH BENGAL ART AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION” at KANCHANJANGHA Stadium, Siliguri, West Bengal.
1993 – Painter’s Workshop, Howrah named SHILPA SHIBIR ’93 org by NIKHIL BANGR ART SOCIETY.
1992 – ART CAMP for CUBA in org. by GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL.
1992 – ART CAMP for Communal Harmony Named ”PATHER PANCHALI” in Calcutta.

Collections:
– Mr. Lam Pack Heng. Ambassador of Singapore.
– Mr. Ng Lang. First Secretary, Singapore High Commission.
– Mrs. Rousvita Joshi, German Embassy.
– Mr. Justin Marx, Kala Fine Arts, Austin Texas.
– Essar Group, Mumbai. Til Limited, Calcutta.
– ViIlai Engineering Corporation, Madhya Pradesh.
Several private collections in Calcutta, Mumbai, Delhi, Madras and abroad as Germany, Saudi Arab, Japan, Barmingham Bingali Association, London, Singapore, Bangladesh and USA

–To be updated soon–