Sumitava is a qualified Master in Visual Arts from Kolkata. He has won numerous prestigious Award & Scholarship including Gold Medal for best exhibit at Academy of Fine arts, Awarded for best exhibit world peace congress, State Charukala parshad Award, Atul Bose Award, Ajay Bankim Gosh Memorial Scholarship and many more.
Sumitava has in various Solo and Group Exhibitions to his credit across the globe including ‘Outs of India’. Opus Art Gallery, UK, ‘Present is Now’ curated by Peter Nagy, Emerging Artist Award, World Art Dubai, Now and Tomorrow, Bangalore and many more.
His New series of horse paintings is titled 'FORCE'
His idea about Abstract background is different from any another style of painting in this series. He researches about colors and it's impact on the viewers. Sumitava portray visual effect of energy by combining Abstract style in bright color combinations in the background with a Horse. He creates strong on perception, balance and harmony between Realism and Abstraction.
2005 M.V.A (Painting) 1st Class 1st from Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata
2003 B.V.A (Painting) 1st Class 1st from Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata
2015 3rd Solo Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture
2010 2nd Solo Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture
2006 1st Solo Exhibition at Birla Academy of Art & Culture
2011 ‘Now & Tomorrow’ at Kynkyny art Gallery, Bangalore
2011 ‘Real (Sur) Real’, Bangalore
2010 ‘Birth’, UK
2010 ‘Present is Now’ Curated by Peter Nagy at Trident Hotel, Gurgaon
2008 ‘Father & Son’ at Birla Academy of Art & Culture
2008 ‘Out Of India’ Curated by Ana Borlinghus at Opus Art Gallery, UK
2006 Nehru Art Centre, Mumbai
2005 ‘Cobalt’ A group Exhibition at Academy Of Fine Arts
2003 ‘Creation Against War’ Exhibition at Academy Of Fine Arts
2002 State Charukala Parishad, Kolkata
2018 India Art Festival 2018, Nehru Centre Mumbai
2016 ‘WORLD ART DUBAI’ Participated and short listed for ‘Emerging Artist Award’
2009, 05, 03, 02 Annual Exhibition Of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2005-2001 Annual Exhibition of Govt. College Art & Craft, Kolkata
2005, 04 Annual Exhibition of Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata
2004 State Academy
2004 Annual Exhibition of A I F A C S, Kolkata
2004 World Peace Cong.
2001-2002 Annual Exhibition at State Charukala Parishad, Kolkata
Award & Recognition
2012 Governor’s Award (Gold Medal) for best exhibit in Annual exhibition of Academy of Fine Arts
2009 Atul Bose Award for Best Oil Painting at Academy of Fine Arts
2005 Ajay Bamkin Memorial Scholarship for Best painting GCAC
2004 State Academy Award for Best Painting
2004 Award for Best Painting at World Peace Cong.
2001 Certificate of Merit for Painting at State Charukala Parishad