Kolkata-based artist Prasanta Acharjee has done five-years Diploma in Painting from the Indian Society of Oriental Arts. The artist has many solo shows to his name and has been participating in group shows held in different cities of the country.
The artist has also been a part of an exhibition titled ‘Symphony in Art & Music’ organised by ArtBorderLine in London (2009). He has bagged Lilavati K. Shah Memorial Medal at the All India Annual Exhibition of Indian Society of Oriental Art (1997) and Santosh Kumar Chongdar Memorial Medal at the All India Annual Exhibition of Indian Society of Oriental Art (1999). The artist has been a part of art camps too and his collections adorn Alliance Francis Du Bengal - Kolkata, Gurgaon, Delhi, Singapore, USA, London and Brazil.
Describing his artistic statement, Prasanta says, “I am drawn to the elemental and to the force and purity of colours. I am influenced by the colours of Indian terrain & habitat, and by the emotions of Indian existence in contemporary India.”
In his works there is a quest for higher meaning, in which art is seen as a manifestation of universal laws rather than mere individualistic expression. An expertLess