Babita Das

Babita Das

Babita Das, after acquiring Master of Fine Arts (Printmaking) degree from Vishwa Bharati University (1992) - a renowned seat of learning in arts and culture - had the privilege to work as Indian National Scholar (1992-93) in some of the prestigious institutions (e.g.,M.S.Univeristy, Baroda; Lalit Kala Academy, Madras; J.J.School of Arts, Mumbai). Then followed a spate of 22group and 12 solo exhibitions of her works. within a span of a decade (1990-2006), in numerous cities known for their patronage of arts. This opened up avenues for her national and international exposure, achievements were (a) an invitation from Ministries of Culture and of Education of France and regional Councils to perform various workshops and shows (5 - 28 March 2004) in Guadeloupe, French West Indies, to celebrate the festival 'Autour Du Tempa Des Poetes"; and (b) an innovative self-created audio-visual presentation "Bandish" - a symphony of painting synchronous with music -- at Music World, Kolkata, 2002. Babita did attract peer recognition and connoisseur appreciation being the recipient of some of the most coveted awards, including Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA, 2002.

The Scientific Commitee of 5th Biennale, Florence, has selected Babita Das as an Artists representing India, to show case 3 Paintings at Fortezza da Basso, from 3rd to 11th Dec ,2005at the " International Biennale of Contemporary Art."

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  • 2006:
    • Solo exhibitions at Badantogast, Black Forest,Oppenua, in Germany
    • Solo exhibition at L. V Prasad Institute in Bhubaneswar( Eye Hospital)
    • Solo exhibition in KOLKATA, Princeton Club
    • Participated in a workshop, Art Plainer,NIDA, at Lithuania with 20 artistes.
    • A solo Exhibition in Klaipeda, Lithuania
    • Participating in International Business and Cultural Symposium, at Brussels
    • Exhibiting Ptg at Geneva, Palace Hilton, from SALON ANNUAL D'ART ARTISTES CONTEMPORAINS 2006
  • 2007
    • Coordinated and escorted a workshop at Vilnius Art School,with 9 indian students from Kolkata
    • Solo exhibition at Weavers Centre for Ars, Kolkata
  • 2008
    • Created a mural at Manila, Philipinnes
    • Invited at Dhaka, Bangladesh, to paint on music
    • Solo exhibition at Bengal Foundation Gallery, Dhaka
    • Four Live Painting on Music, Dhaka
    • Beijing Olympic Fine Art Exhibition, Beijing
    • Invited Olympic Artists Exhibition, Park Hotel, Kolkata
  • 2009
    • Art Residency at Poland, Platerow
    • 100 Excellent Artist Exhibition at Penang, Malaysia
  • 2010
    • Invited to Livigno, Italy for ART IN ICE for Fashion. 10feet Sculpture was carved in Dec 4th to 6thDec 2010
    • Solo exhibition in Kolkata from 27th Dec to 4th Jan,2011
  • 2011
    • Invited by the 5th Exhibition of New Expression of Asian ArtHosted by Dhonburi Rajabhat University, Bangkok from 12th -27 January,2011 at the National Gallery
    • Invitation For an International Creative Project “Landscape Painting” by Lithuanian Artists’ Association at Palanga, 16-29th May 2011
    • Solo Exhibition in Klaipeda , Lithuania 26th to 8th June 2011
    • Group Exhibition at Jakarta, NAS at Ancol from 8th July to 8th Aug 2011
    • Curated International Art Meet in Kolkata with 18 Artists at ICCR, 2011

Her works have found a niche in over a dozen institutional collections and numerous private ones in India and abroad. Noteworthy are Tashkent State Museum; Uzbek Friendship Society; Scindia (erstwhile Indian Princely State) Palace, Gwalior; Ford Foundation New Delhi; Consulate of Netherlands, Kolkata; Williamsburg Museum, New York; and Vermont Studio Center, Johnson,Berlin, Frankfurt, Vilnius, Nida, Klaipeda, Salantai, Kaunas, Palanga, Florence, Rome, Vienna, Japan, Korea, Montreal, Phillipines, Dhaka.Beijing Forbidden City, Town Hall Penang, Ambassador of India in Poland and Malaysia.

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