Avi Roy

Born in 1973 the artist did his  Bachelors  of  Visual – Arts (Western  Painting ) Govt. College of   Art  Kolkata and  Post  Diploma in Graphics (Print – Making ) Kala –Bhavana, Visva-   Bharti, Santiniketan. He worked at Graphics Department, Kala Bhavana, and Santiniketan on a scholarship from Human Resources & Cultural Ministry of India. Since 1999 till 2016 he has participated in several group and solo shows in India and abroad. The artist has been awarded by Government of Art College, Kolkata; and by Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh for best painting amongst others. The artist draws his inspiration from the corridors of childhood and its innocent years which he visually narrates through simple lines, figure of a child often bent in concentration, the tonal variation kept minimal focusing on single sombre colour to create the desired effect of the symbolic black and white of life.

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