1950 Annual show of the Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
1983 Heritage Gallery organised a Retrospective. Exhb.
at Art Heritage, New Delhi. 1998 Retrospective Exhb.,
(Graphics): The Alternative Art Gallery, Calcutta. 1999
Retrospective Exhb., Right Lines Art Gallery, Bangalore.
International Graphics Art Exhb. in Leipzig, Tokyo,
Osaka, Italy, Norway, China, Australia and Switzerland.
2003 Manifestations, organised by Delhi Art Gallery,
World Trade Center, Mumbai and Delhi Art Gallery, New
Delhi. 2004 Manifestations II, organised by Delhi Art
Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Delhi Art
Gallery, New Delhi.
Art Heritage, New Delhi. National Gallery of Modern
Art, New Delhi. Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.
1949,50,54 Gold Medal, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta
(Also in 1954). 1949,55 Gold Medal, Hyderabad Art Society,
Hyderabad. 1950,51,58 Gold Medal, Shilpa Kala Parishad,
Patna. 1958 Gold Medal, Society of Painters, Madras.
1986-87 Akademi Award, given by West Bengal State Akademi
of Art, Music and Dance, Calcutta. Received Honour from
Rabindra Bharati University, Calcutta. 1989 Received
`Abanindra Puraskar`, Govt. of West Bengal.
Harendranarayan Das moved from one medium to another,
at times reverted to the earlier ones. From the mid
1950s his graphics art showed increasing skill and confidence.
The bulk of Haren Das`s substantial body of prints comprised
woodcuts, wood engravings and etchings as it was his
favourite medium. Occasionally, he switched over to
linocuts for change. For softer effects, or diffused
quality of light, he resorted to sugar aquatint, or
to mezzotine. He did drypoints as well. Much of his
work is comparable to prints of the Victorian period,
reflective of a particular world, known and deeply etched
in the mind, repetitive and mechanical at times, but
tightly composed, where, apart from the documentary
value, skill and trimness matter a great deal. Minute
workmanship and a keen power of observation are conspicuous.
Meticulous rendering attracts the viewer`s attention
to themes both commonplace and off-beat.
He was an Art Teacher, Zilla School, Cumilla. 1947
Taught Graphic Art, Govt. School of Art, Calcutta. 1951-81
Lecturer, Graphic Arts department, Govt. College of
Art and Craft, Calcutta.