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Prof. Biman Bihari Das

Principal College of Art, Delhi, Former Principal, Govt. College of Art Calcutta.

‘KALA VIBHUSAN’ from All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (A1FACS), New Delhi, INDIA Fulbright Fellowship (USA) 

Diploma in Modeling & Sculpture, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Calcutta, 1966. 

Among the acclaimed public sculptures of Biman Das: 

Mahatma Gandhi Installed in Brazil, Venezuela, Spain, Italy.Bronze Bust Of  Poet Subramania Bharati and Marble Bust of Pt. J.L. Nehru, Indira Gandhi installed in Mauritius, Bust of former President of India Giani Zail Singh for Rashtrapati Bhawan;  Bronze Statue of Major Dhyan Chand, Hockey Wizard (9-feet-high over life-size) installed in front of National Stadium, New Delhi. Marble Statue of Sri Sri Ramthakur (Seated Dimensions:4- 1/2' H x 3-1/2' x 3') installed at Ram Thakur Mandir, -ft-high bronze statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, installed in Calcutta.

 

Awards:  

1965     Prof. S. N. Ghosal Award, Govt. College Of Art & Craft Calcutta

1966     Education Secretary Award, Govt. Of West Bengal

1968     Awarded All India Fine Art & Craft Society, New Delhi.                 

1971     Awarded Sir Ushanath Sen Memorial Medal, A1FACS, N. Delhi.

1972     Awarded Sir Ushanath Sen Memorial Medal A1FACS, N. Delhi

1972     Best Award from Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh

1972     National Award (Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi)

1975     Awarded D. P. Roychowdhury Memorial Medal A1FACS, N. Delhi

1976     A1FACS Award, New Delhi

1979     Best Award from Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi

1980     Birla Academy Of Art and Culture Award, Calcutta

1984     Sahitya Kala Parishad Award Delhi

 

 

Over 22 Solo Exhibitions, in India, New Jersey, Cairo & Budapest. Among those, 2005 Retrospective show, sponsored by Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata, National Exhibition Of Art, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi. Silver Jubilee Exhibition of Lalit Kala Academy held in European Counties, Middle East Dubai Mumbai and Salerjung Museum, Hyderabad.

 

 

Select International Exhibitions:

 

1974     Biennale Belgium

1978     Triennale India,

1986     Second Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Japan

1987     Biennale Bangladesh, Dhaka

1988     Contemporary Asian Show, Seoul

1988     India Festival in USSR, Moscow

 

           

 

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