Rajib Chowdhury

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Rajib Chowdhury is a Kolkata, West Bengal born practicing visual artist lives and works in Baroda, Gujarat. He completed his Bachelor's in Painting from Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata (1991 to 1996) and studied Printmaking at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S.University, Baroda (1997 to 1999). The artist has been exhibiting his works nationally and internationally through several shows since 2000.

Prominent shows include “s-o-n-d-e-r”, presented by Vis-à-vis Artists Studio at Art Cube Space, Kochi (2022-2023); “Code Decode” at Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda (2022); and “Malhar: A Lyrical Exposition at Anant Art, New Delhi (2020); “Enter – Alt – Space” at Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts, Baroda (2019); “CIMA Award Show” at CIMA Gallery, Kolkata (2017 & 2015); “Fragile Hands: A curatorial essay on stated subjectivities”, curated by Shaheen Merali, Exhibition centre at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Heiligenkreuzer Hof, Vienna, Austria (2014); “When Violence Becomes Decadent”, curated by Shaheen Merali at ACC Gallerie, Weimar (2013) and at Freies Museum, Berlin (2012); “Desh Pardesh” at Gallery Artcore, Derbyshire, UK (2010); “Ophelia” at Gallery OED, Kochi (2007); “Whispering Palette” at Red Earth Gallery, Baroda (2007); “Metamorphosis”, presented by Rhea Arts & Paperwasp Studio at Asian Fusion Gallery, Asian Cultural Center, Manhattan, New York (2005). Rajib is the recipient of National Scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, AIFACS Award, Bombay Art Society Award and Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy Award. Rajib's works are in several collections in India, Israel, Belgium, France and U.K. His works published in Hakara (A bi-lingual journal of creative expression), Edition 04: Chaos, April, 2018, Guftugu Journal, August, 2018 and Art Dose Zine (Issue – 4), 2019.