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Arjun Das

Arjun Das, like many others from his village moved to Kolkata with his brothers to work in a restaurant at the age of 10. However, his attraction toward drawing never lost. Das has enrolled to Rabindra Bharati University where he did his BFA and MFA Sculpture in 2015 and 2017. He tries to reflect reality of working class people through his artworks. Das is doing his practice with found and recycling materials and enjoying his curving skill with re-used wood relief works.

Das has actively participated in numerous of exhibitions including;- “Traces” solo exhibition at museum Forum Schloss Platz, Switzerland 2019, ‘PERSPECTA 17’ a group show at gallery 88 Kolkata, India 2017, “Persistence of Memory” a group show, at Art Positive gallery, New Delhi 2019, ‘’Metaphor: The Magic It Holds” solo show at Dhi Artspace, Hyderabad 2020, etc.

Das has received several awards and scholarships including National Scholarship of Ministry of Culture, India. He went to Arrau, Switzerland for 6 months Artist Residency Program. Participated YS SOUTH ASIA YOUNG SUBCONTINENT, SERENDIPITY IN GOA in 2018. Attended in National regional camp, Kolkata; primal art residency Mumbai in 2019. Attended Emami art residency program in 2021 and received Hyundayi Art for hope grants in 2022.