Samir Mondal is noted for his skill with water colours,especially in large formats and he has held demonstrations of his dexterity with large sized water colours, which are often in vibrant colours. His spontaneous use of fresh colours to create dramatic images of women, flowers and butterflies and his ability to manipulate the medium, shows amazing and descriptive possibilities. He is rated among the finest portrait painters and is a well known cover page illustrator for many prestigious magazines. Samir Mondal lives and works in Mumbai, India.
Born, Balti, West Bengal, India.
Art Education: Govt. College of Arts, Kolkata.
Travelled to France and Germany as part of the INDO-FRG Cultural Exchange Program.
Participation in Group Shows:
National Art exhibition, Lalit Kata Akademi.
London, New York and Hong Kong.
Solo shows in prestigious galleries in India and abroad, number of solo shows and group participation with Gallery Sumukha.
AIFACS, New Delhi;
West Bengal State Academy Award, twice;
The Academy of Fine Arts Award, twice;
A.P. Council of Artists Award, Hyderabad;
West Bengal State Academy Award.
NGMA, New Delhi; Museum of Karnataka; RPG Enterprises;
Tata Steel and various other private and public collections.