Artist Profile


Born in Sibsagar, Assam. 1947 Art Advisor, 1st Assam Hills and Plains Peoples Exhb., Assam. Worked as a staff artist in the military. Senior artist, Directorate of Information and Publicity, Govt. of Assam. Member, AIFACS, New Delhi. Executive Committee member, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta. Selection and Judging Committee member, All India Annual Exhb., Calcutta. 1950 Illustrated Book of Rhymes, book in Assamese. 1953 Elected member, Calcutta Group, Calcutta. 1974 Illustrated Bharatiya Chitrakala, book in Assamese. 1978 Conducted Workshop, Lalit Kala Akademi, Manipur. 1980 His biography is in the Dictionary of International Biography, Cambridge. 1984 Illustrated Roopar Antare Roop, book in Bengali. 1986, 91 His biography is in the American Biographical Institutes Publications. 1989 Illustrated Roopar Antarat Roop, a collection of poems with the artists own drawings, in Assamese. 1990 Illustrated Dikhow Luit O Sagar, book in Be


  • Educated at Cotton College and St. Edmunds College, Assam.
  • Studied art under John Hassall, St. Albans, England.


  • 1952, 1959, 67, 76 Solo exhb., Calcutta.
  • 1965 Solo exhb., Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi.
  • 1965, 66 Solo exhb., sponsored by the Board of Union of Painters of USSR, Moscow.
  • 1968 1st International Triennale, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • 1969 Solo exhb., AIFACS, New Delhi.
  • 1970 Solo exhb., Bombay.
  • 1973 Solo exhb., Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta.
  • 1973 Solo exhb. inaugurated by Capt. Sompop Piromya, Director General of the Deptt. of Fine Arts of Thailand, sponsored by Indian Embassy and the British Council, Bangkok.
  • 1976 Solo exhb., inaugurated by Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, AIFACS, New Delhi.
  • 1977 Solo exhb., organised by Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  • 1979 Solo mobile exhb., sponsored by Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
  • 1982 Solo exhb., Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
  • 1983, 88 Retrospective exhb., Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta.
  • 1994 Retrospective exhb., organised by Assam Branch of Indian Tea Association, Guwahati.
  • 2005 Man


  • National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi.
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
  • Rabindra Bharati University Museum, Kolkata.
  • State Art Gallery, Guwahati.
  • State Art Gallery, Guwahati.
  • Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  • Museum of Oriental Culture, Moscow.
  • British Council, Bangkok.
  • Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.


  • Honoured by Asom Sahitya Sabha and AIFACS, New Delhi.