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Ranjit Das

Present Position

T.T. College, Dhaka

Born in 1956 at Tangail, Bangladesh


1975 : BFA, Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, (presently Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka), Dhaka
1981 : MFA under Prof. K G Subramaniam, MS University, Baroda, India.

Major Solo Exhibitions

1981 : Govt. Art College, Dhaka
1996 : Center Art Gallery, Kolkata, India
2000 : Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka
2002 : Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2003-04 : Shilpangan Art Gallery, Dhaka
2004 : Gallery Gora, Montreal, Canada
2006 : Kunj Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2007 : ICCR Art Gallery, Hyderabad, India, organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relations
2007 : Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India, organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relation
2008 : Symphony in Drawing, Shilpangan Art Gallery, Dhaka
2009 : Pathos, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka.

Major Group Exhibitions

1980-88 : All India Art Exhibition, Bombay Art Society, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
1985-07 : National Art Exhibition and Young Painters Art Exhibition, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy
1982-02 : Contemporary Art Exhibition of Bangladesh in Bulgaria, India, Czechoslovakia, Malaysia, USA, China and France
1983-08:2th & 13th Asian Art Biennial Bangladesh
1986 : International Kuwait Art Biennial, Kuwait
1989 : Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Museum, Japan, Seoul, Korea
1999 : Indian Triennial International
1999 : Contemporary works of Bengali Artists, organized by Bengal Foundation at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy Gallery
2001 : Contemporary Art of Bangladesh, organized by High Commission of India in Dhaka
2002-06 : The Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial
2002 : Art Exhibition of Bangladesh, Maison des Art Chatillon, France
2003 : Prachi-Protichee Indo-Bangladesh Art Exhibition, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai and Chittrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata
2006 : Visual Art Exhibition 15th Doha Asian Games, Qatar
2007 : Megh Utsav, Bharatiyam Complex, Saltlake, Kolkata
2007 : Two-man show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008 : Bangladesh Contemporary Art Week, New York, organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts
2008 : Art from a Vibrant Culture, Brussels, organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts
2009 : Bangladesh Contemporary Art, Islamabad, Pakistan
2009 : Bangladesh Contemporary Art, Dubai
2009 : Bangladesh Contemporary Art, South Korea.


1975 : Best Award for Oil Painting, Annual Art Exhibition, Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, Dhaka
1983 : Best Award for Oil Painting, Expo 5, Alliance Francaise de Chittagong
1985 : Best Award in Oil Painting, International Youth Art Exhibition, Bangladesh
1986 : Honourable Mention, Victory day Art Exhibition
1988 : Best Award in Oil Painting, 8 Young Artists Exhibition, Bangladesh
1990 : Honourable Mention, 9th National Art Exhibition
1991 : Honourable Mention, 5th Asian Art Biennial, Bangladesh
1992 : 2nd Award, 18th International Miniature Show, Florida, USA
1995 : Grand Award, 7th Asian Biennial Bangladesh
2001 : Honourable Mention, 14th National Art Exhibition,Bangladesh
2002 : Honourable Mention, 15th National Art Exhibition, Bangladesh.

Commissioned Works

1995 : Mosaic Mural under artist Prof Aminul Islam at Bangladesh Bank Building, Dhaka.

Workshop, Seminars & Art Auction

1997 : Art Camp organized by Artisan in Dhaka; Art camp conducted by German artist Jarg Bachlofer, organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
1999 : Workshop on Contemporary Works of Bengali Artists, participated by 52 artists form West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh, organized by Bengal Foundation in Dhaka
2002 : Contemporary Asian Art workshop, participated by 77 artists, organized jointly by Bengal Foundation and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka
2004 : Collage-Kalpa, art camp conducted by artist Monirul Islam, organized by Bengal Foundation in Dhaka
2005-06 : Baishakhi Utsav 1412 and 1413 art camp , organized by Bengal Foundation in Dhaka
2005 : Art Camp 2005, organized by Bengal Foundation at Florence, Italy
2006 : Dhaka Art Camp 2006, organized by Gallery Kaya at Jamuna Resort
2006 : Dhaka Art Camp 2006, organized by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts at Bangshi Bari, Savar.
2006 : Rembrandt 400, art workshop organized jointly by Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art and the Netherlands Embassy
2007 : Art Auction conducted by Nayang Primary School, Singapore
2008 : Art Camp in Kuakata, organized by WBL, Bangladesh
2008 : Art Camp in Saint Martain, organized by Labaid, Bangladesh.


National Art Gallery, Dhaka; Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan; National Museum, Dhaka; Military Academy, Chittagong, Bangladesh; Banga Bhaban (President's House), Dhaka, Bangladesh; Bengal Foundation, Dhaka; Tama Art University Museum, Japan; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Center Art Gallery, Kolkata; Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata; Galerie Gora, Montreal, Canada; Nayang Primary School, Singapore.

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