Biography of Paresh Maity
Paper, Canvas or any other mediums are structured in a magic with one touch of Paresh Maity's colour. The great Artist of West Bengal, Paresh Maity was born on 1st January 1965 in Tamulk of West Bengal. Now he lives in Delhi. Jayasri Burman, an Indian Artist is the wife of Paresh Maity.
Paresh Maity has obtained a degree in Fine Arts from the Government College of Art and craft, Kolkata. After that he went to Delhi College of Arts to study Masters of Fine Arts. Paresh Maity has experimented in manY abstracts through out 20 years of his carrier. The colours used by Paresh to portary expressions are superb and attracts the viewer. Mainly Paresh Maity gradually represented the human form from atmospheric sceneries.
Now a days Paresh puts concentrates in painting bold and graphic images. Few solo exhibitions of Paresh Maity includes, 2004 CIMA Art gallery, Kolkata, 2002 ArtsIndia , New York, 2003 Shapes in Symphony, Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi, 2002 Venetian Odyssey, British Council, New Delhi, 2002 Tagore Centre, Berlin Germany, in 1999 Two decades of classic watercolours, Shridharani Triveni Kala, sangam, Gallerie Ganesha, and British Council, New Delhi, 1998 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2001 Philip Gallery, London; 1996 Hungarian information and cultural centre, New Delhi; in 1994 The Gallery, Chennai; in 1993 All India fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi; in 1992 Windsor Manor, Bangalore; in 1991 Sophia Duchesne Art Gallery, Mumbai; in 1989 Gallery Ktayun, Kolkata etc.
Many group exhibition includes in 2003 Uttarayan, group show of Egypt; 2002 Rossy and Rossy Gallery, London, 2002 Auction at Bonhams, London in association with Modi foundation; 2002 International water colour exhibition, Royal water colour Society, London; 2002 Art workshop Jaipur, Bangkok; 2001 Rossy and Rossy Gallery, London; 1999 Art work shop Dhaka, Bangladesh; 1997 AquarelleInternational Thun, Switzerland; 1996 INCITATO Art camp, Transylvania; 1996 'Trends and Images', Cima Gallery, Kolkata; 1994 Exhibition, Gallery Katayun, Kolkata; 1989 Annual Exhibition, Academy of fine Arts, Kolkata etc.
Paresh Maity was awarded with many awards for his awesome paintings. These includes Royal Water colour Society,London in 2002; Harmony Award in Mumbai, 1999; British Council Visitorship in 1993; Pt. Ravishankar Award from College of Art, New Delhi in 1992; All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Award; Pt. Jawaharlal Neheru Birth Centurian Award in 1988; Governors Gold Medal from Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata in 1988 and many more. In 1983, Paresh Maity was awarded by Indian Society of Oriental Art, Kolkata and has achieved Gold Medal hrom U.S.S.R in the same tear.
Presh Mity's recent group exhibition includes 'The World on Canvas' by Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi at Ravindra Bhavan, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi. More over Paresh Maity had some 43 shows in twenty years. The British Museum, and the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi are the best collection of his works.
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