1980 First group exhb., Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
1981 Group exhb., Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi. 1983
Group exhb., Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta. 1984, 85,
88, 89, 90, 91, 96 Solo exhb., Academy of Fine Arts,
Calcutta. 1986 Solo exhb., Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1987 All India Youth Art Exhb., Birla Academy of Art
and Culture, Calcutta. 1988 Young Faces in Contemporary
Indian Art, organised by Lalit Kala Akademi, Regional
Centre, Calcutta. 1988 Group exhb., Galerie 88, Calcutta.
1990 Solo exhb., Galerie 88, Calcutta. 1991 Solo exhb.,
Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay. 1991 Bengal Art Today
organised by Galerie 88, Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1992 Contemporary Bengal Art, Madras. 1992 The Voyage,
Gallery Om, New Delhi. 1993 Group exhb. in Singapore.
1993 Solo exhb., Apparao Gallery, Madras. 1994 Solo
exhb., Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Calcutta. 1995 Group
Exhb. in Calcutta and New Delhi. 1996 Exhb. in Paris.
1997 Sculpture show, Academy of Fine A
National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Art Museum,
Hyderabad and Bangalore. Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata. Lalit Kala
Akademi, New Delhi. Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.
Samir Aich is a tireless experimenter and has been
busy accomplishing apparently impossible things. He
has sought to `figurate` abstract concepts such as the
primordial force of Nature, or its earthly counterpart,
the animal spirit. Earlier on, his work depicted these
concepts in the shape of a variety of awe - inspiring
imagery. Such depictions of elemental mass and energy
provided the viewer an initial cue to the inner world
of this indefatigable painter, he soon shifted his plane
of visual expression by endeavoring to accomplish another
near impossibility, namely articulating in terms of
the black pigment covering virtually the whole of the
canvas space. One finds an echo of what the great Turner
had tried to do when he wanted to picturise the night