Arpita Dasgupta

Arpita Dasgupta was born (December 1964) in Kolkata, India. She graduated from Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan, with specialization in graphics (1988). Dasgupta is working and experimenting on digital art for more than one decade.

EDUCATION

Graduate, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan (W.B.) India, 19

AWARDS

Purchase Prize Award, Portland Art Museum, 1997
Ministry of Culture Fellowship for Outstanding Artists in the Field of Plastic Arts, 1995-97
Lalit Kala Research Grant Award, 1990-91
Certificate of Merit All India Youth Art Exhibition, Calcutta, 1987
SOLO EXHIBITION
Atelier 2221, New Delhi, 1998
Oxford Bookstore-Gallery, Calcutta 1997

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

ArCade IV, The Fourth UK Open International Exhibition of Digital Fine Art Prints EICH Gallery, European Illustration Collection Hull, University of Lincoln, Hull Campus UK (23rd April – 28th May 2003), Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (29 June – I July 2004), University of Central Lancaster, Preston, Lancashire, UK, The Foyer Gallery (March 1st – April 2nd 2004), Sheffield Hallam University The Main Gallery, Psalter Lane, Sheffield UK (15 – 28 October 2003)
ArCade III, 3rd International Exhibition of Digital Art, University of Brighton, UK 2001
‘GAMUT’ exhibition, at the ‘Cleveland Gallery’ which was linked to ‘CADE’99’, the 3rd Conference of Computers in Art & Design Education, held at The University of Teesside, UK & at the Colville Place Gallery, London, 1999
7th International triennial of prints and drawings (GRAFINOVA 98), Vaasa, Finland 1998
‘The Flight Project’ International Exhibition of Art, Italy 1997
Fourth Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Prints, Bhopal 1997
ArCade II, 2nd International Exhibition of Digital Art, University of Brighton, UK 1997
This Exhibition has been shown in University of Derby, Gallery Kensington and Chelsea College, UK, during 1997, The Picture Gallery of Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia1998, The 5th Biennale of Graphics Skalingrad- Kenigsberg-98, Russia1998
International Print Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, USA 1997
“The world’s women on-line!” Internet exhibition 1996 (in conjunction with the United Nations’ fourth world conference on women, Beijing, China)
Third Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Prints, Bhopal 1995
IV International Art Triennale Majdanek, Poland 1994

STATE & NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

‘Graphic Expression’ Print show 2000, organised by Cymroza Art Gallery
‘Black & White’ show organised by Art Today, New Delhi, 2000
Prabaha, Exhibition of Art of Bengal 1850-1999,Biswa Banga Sammelan Millennium Festival, Calcutta 29th December 1999 to 9th January, 2000
‘Black & White’ show organised by Art Today, New Delhi, 1999
‘Edge of the Century’, Hungarian Cultural Centre, New Delhi 1999
First Eastern Print Biennale Organised By Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra Bhubaneswar, Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra Calcutta, And Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Calcutta 1995
Annual Exhibition AIFACS 1995
‘National Exhibition of Art 1994
Exhibition of Lalit Kala Research Grant Awardees Works at Delhi, Calcutta,Lukhnow & Madras 1992
National Exhibition of Art 1992
4th Eastern Region Art Exhibition Organized by Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Calcutta 1992
Annual Exhibition Birla Academy 1990
West Bengal state Fine arts exhibition 1988
All India Youth Art Exhibition Calcutta 1987
All India Art Exhibition Punjab 1987
Annual exhibition West Bengal State academy of Dance Drama Music and visual arts 1986
Annual Exhibition Academy of Fine arts 1986 to 1990 & 1993
LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION
Invited for Lecture and Demonstration on Computer Graphics at Kala Bhavan, Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan 99
COLLECTION
Portland Art Museum, USA
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi (1994, 1999)
Canadian High Commission, New Delhi
Oxford Bookstore-Gallery, Calcutta
INTERNET SITES
http://wwol.inre.asu.edu/dasgupta.html
http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~ryosuzu/R.AEJ11.html
http://www.tees.ac.uk/cade99/
http://gsa.ac.uk/cade2001/arcade/
WORK CITATION
Digital Creativity (Volume10 Number1, P39, 1999)
ISBN 1462 – 6268 published by Swets & Zeitlinger
PUBLICATION
‘Haiku and Image’ by Ryosuke Suzuki and Arpita Dasgupta, NHK Culture Centre, Japan, 2000