Artist Profile

Jagannath Paul has graduated from the Government College of Arts & Crafts, Kolkata. He has won many prestigious awards.

He is known for his charcoals on paper or canvas. His works bring out the drama of black and white by introducing solid blocks of paint, which are restricted to reds, yellows and orange. The contrast sets the mood of the work, highlighting the character that he paints. His skillful rendering of the female form shows an innate understanding and mastery of the subject.


  • 2000 B.V.A from Govt. College of arts and craft with 1st Class1.


  • 2003 Hindusthan Pencil Ltd. Award from the Bombay art Society.
  • 2001 Camlin Award, Mumbai.
  • 1999 College Award from Govt. College of Art And Craft.
  • 1997 AIFACS Scholarship by The AIFACS, New Delhi.
  • 1996,95 College Award for Best Pencil Study.
  • 1996 Academy Award from Academy of Fine Art.
  • 1996 Gopen Roy Award from Indian Society of Oriental Art.
  • 1996 Scholarship:- Gopal Ghosh from Govt. College of Art & Craft.


  • 2007 Gallery G, Bangalore.
  • 2006 Museum Gallery, Mumbai.
  • 2003 World Trade Centre, Arcade, Mumbai.
  • 2000 Gaganandra Shilpa, Pradarsansala, Information Centre, Kolkata.
  • 2000,1999,98,97,96,95 Annual Exihibition of Govt. College of Art And Craft, Kolkata.
  • 1999,98 All India Annual Exihibition - Academy of Fine Art, Kolkata.
  • 1999,98,98 All India Annual Exihibition- Indian Society of Oriental Art, Kolkata.
  • 1999,98 Rajya Charukala Annual Show, Information Centre, Kolkata.