Paresh Maity

Born in Tamluk, West Bengal (1965), brought up in Bengal, with very strong understanding of
Art and Culture.
Education
B.F.A. Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata
M.F.A. College of Art, New Delhi

Select Exhibitions
79 Solo Exhibitions worldwide
2017: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, presented by Art Musings
2017: Forty Years of Watercolour, Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, presented by Art Alive Gallery
2017: Lalit Kala Academi, Chennai presented by Gallery Sumukha
2017: Art Stage Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
2016: ‘Beyond Horizons’, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
2016: Art 16 presented by Gallery Sumukha, Olympia, London
         Art Stage Singapore, presented by Sanchit Art, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
2015: CIMA Gallery, Birla Academi of Art & Culture, Kolkata
         Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, presented by Art Alive Gallery, Sydney, Australia
         Art 15 presented by Gallery Sumukha, Olympia, London
         Art Stage Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
2014: The Arts House, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Singapore
         Art Stage Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
         Art 14, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Olympia, London
2013: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, in collaboration with Art Musings
         Art 13, London Olympia, Singapore presented by Gallery Sumukha
         Visual Arts Gallery, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Hong Kong
2012: ‘Eternal Landscape’, joint show with Ram Kumar at ICIA, Mumbai
          Solo Exhibition Chennai presented by Gallery Sumukha as a part of Chennai Art Festival
          The Arts House, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Singapore
          Art Stage Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
          ‘Kolkata Taj Bengal’, presented by Jaguar Land Rover with Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata
2011: Chivas Studio, New Delhi and Mumbai; Gallery Sumukha in association with
         Wei-Ling Contemporary, Malaysia in Bangalore & Kuala Lumpur                                                                                                                      
2011: Art Stage Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
         ‘Shesh Lekha’, Poems by Rabindranath Tagore translated in English by Pritish Nandy
         interpreted by Paresh Maity, NGMA, New Delhi, Mumbai, supported by Art Alive Gallery,
         New Delhi ‘Shesh Lekha’, Tao Gallery, Mumbai and CIMA Gallery, Kolkata
2010: Joint show with Steve McCurry, Chicago, Tourism Centre in association with Art Alive Gallery.
        Group show, Shizaru Art Gallery, London
        ‘The World on a Canvas’, Art Alive Gallery, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2009: Montage, Moments & Memories, Art Musings, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008: Gallery Sumukha, Chennai
         An Enchanting Journey, Art Alive Gallery, New Delhi
2007: CIMA Gallery, Kolkata
2006: Aicon Gallery, Palo Alto, USA
         Visual Arts Gallery, presented by Gallery Sumukha, Hong Kong
2005: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, in collaboration with Art Musings
         Arts India, New York. Gallery in Cork Street, London, in association with ICICI Bank
2004: Alliance Francaise, Singapore, presented by Gallery Sumukha with Easel, Singapore.
         CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata
2003: ‘Shapes in Symphony’, Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi
2002: Arts India, New York; Venetian Odyssey, British Council, New Delhi
         Tagore Centre, Berlin, Germany
2001: ‘Venetian Odyssey’, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; British Council, New Delhi
         Philip Gallery, London
2000: CIMA Art Gallery, Kolkata; Gallerie Aspekte, Germany
         ‘Venetian Odyssey’, Hotel Aryanbika, Debrecen, Hungar; Gallerie Mohanjeet, Paris
1999: Two Decades of Classic Watercolours, Shridharani, Triveni Kala Sangam,
         Gallerie Ganesha,and British Council, New Delhi; Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore
1998: Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1997: CIMA Gallery, Kolkata; Aquarell International, Thun, Switzerland
1996: Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi;
          Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, New Delhi
          Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; ARKS Gallery, London
          Paracelsus Rotenfleskdinik Ausgestelt, in association with Galerie Aspekte, Germany
1995: Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai
1994: British Council, Kolkata; Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; The Gallery, Chennai
         Galerie Aspekte, German; Shridharani Gallery, Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi
1993: Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, New Delhi
1992: Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
         Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai; Siddhartha Art Gallery, Kathmandu; Windsor Manor, Bangalore
1991: Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; Gallery Katayun, Kolkata; Sophia Duchesne Art Gallery, Mumbai
1990: Gallerie Ganesha, New Delhi; Gallery Katayun, Kolkata
1989: Gallery Katayun, Kolkata
1988: Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
1986: Good Companions, Kolkata

Awards
2016: Eastern Eye Editor’s Special Award for contribution in field of art in Royal Festival Hall, London
2014: Padma Shri awarded by the Government of India, New Delhi
2014: Cartier Award, St. Moritz Art Masters, Switzerland
2013: Hall of Fame by Hello (Times of India Group), Mumbai; Shera Bengali Award in Kolkata by ABP
2012: Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture & Education, New Delhi
2005: Indo-American Society, Mumbai
2002: Royal Watercolour Society, London
1999: Harmony Award, Mumbai
1993: British Council Visitorship
1992: Pt. Ravishankar Award from College of Art, New Delhi
1990: All India Fine Arts and Craft Society Award for 62nd All India Art Exhibition, New Delhi
         Award for Outstanding Painting, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata;
         All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Award for Best Watercolour Painting, New Delhi
1989: National Scholarship Award, Government of India, New Delhi
1988: Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Celebration Award
         Governor’s Gold Medal from Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
1987: Jamini Roy Birth Centenary Celebration Award
1986: Indian Society of Oriental Art Award, Kolkata
1985: Best Water Colour Painting Award, Government of West Bengal
         Indian Society of Oriental Art, Kolkata
1983: Gold Medal, U.S.S.R.

Collections
Leela Palace, New Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi
Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru
Crown Plaza, London
Quilon, London
Steller International Art Foundation, London
British Museum, London
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata
Oberoi Group of Hotels; ITC Limited
Welcomgroup Hotels; Tata Iron & Steel Co. Ltd
Kirloskar; DCM Group of Companies
Jindal Group of Companies; Singhania Group of Companies
Standard Chartered Bank; Citibank; Ranbaxy Laboratories
Godrej; Eicher Group; Dr. Reddy’s; Thapar Group
Williamson Magor Limited; RPG Industries
TAFE; Hindustan Computers Limited; Hindustan Lever
CIPLA; SIEL: Jalans; MAX India; Mayo College, Ajmer;
Commonwealth Development Corporation, London
Noon Group, London; Mathys Medical (P) Ltd.
RP Sanjeev Goenka Group

World’s one of the large painting 850 ft. at T-3, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
Bull : Installed in Mumbai in front of Race Course on 1st May, celebrated as Maharashtra Day.
Bihar Museum : Painting on Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha.

Represented in several private and public collections all over the world.
Lives and works in New Delhi, India