Subrata Gangopadhyay



About the Artist:

Subrata Gangopadhyay is one of the renowned names among Indian contemporary modern artists from Kolkata. The talent and skills Subrata holds as an eminent realist painter are unexplainable.
He completed his graduation from Government College of Art & Craft in 1980. Subrata worked as a senior artist in Ananda Bazar Group of Publications for years. His paintings have been receiving lots of admiration and appreciation for almost five decades.

Style of the Artist:

Subrata has a strong and bold style that makes his works distinguished. His playfulness with colors, lines, and brush works brings significance to his art. He uses vivid and bright colors. His compositions present a life-like experience to the beholders.
The joyful colors, sense of movements, exceptional compositions make the paintings phenomenal and let them stand out in the crowd.

Important Works/Series:

Subrata Gangopadhyay has a wide range of paintings that have been recognized nationally and internationally. His works, depicting, ‘Dancers’ and the ‘Women’ series are unparalleled.


Important Auctions/ Buyers: 

Subrata’s works have been in collection of:

  • Maharaja Jodhpur
  • Taj Hotel
  • RPG Enterprises,Mumbai
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata
  • Indian Railways Museum, New Delhi
  • Mahajati Sadan, Kolkata
  • Agartala Museum
  • Park Hotel
  • Andryule
  • Le Meridien Hotel, Jaipur
  • Private Collections in India and abroad

Shows/ Exhibitions:

In his 48 years of career span, he has participated in various national, international exhibitions and art camps. Some of them are listed below.

National Group Exhibitions:

  • 1976-98 National Exhibition of Art, New Delhi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad
  • 1981-86 Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh
  • 1976-78 Birla Academy of Arts & Culture, Kolkata
  • 1976-78 Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1978 Group show at Aakaar Art Gallery, Chandigarh
  • 1979, 2000 Group Show at Expression Six, Shridharani Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2006 Group Show at Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2008 Group Show in Mumbai
  • 2008 Group Show in Hyderabad
  • DURGA virtual exhibition by Gallery of GODS, 2020
  • Small Format Art Mela by DAUGHTOR at DAUGHTOR, 2021

International Group Exhibitions:

  • 1979 Group Show in Dhaka Art Gallery, Bangladesh.
  • 1998 Group Show in Japan Afro Asian Latin Ammerican Aatisr, Japan.
  • 2006 Group Show in Evolution ‘The GALLERY’ Cork Street, London.
  • 2007 Group Show in Art Land Colour, Dubai.
  • 2008 Group show in Artists Circle – Shades & Wood Art Gallery, London

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 1990 Birla Academy of Art& Culture ‘Expressions’ , Kolkata.
  • 1992 Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
  • 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999 Galerie Ganesha , Delhi.
  • 1998 Nehru Centre , Mumbai.
  • 2002 Surya Gallery , Hyderabad.
  • 2009 American Bangladeshi Gallery , Philadelphia USA
  • 2010 Floatel Window on the River Art Gallery Kolkata
  • 2014 30th years of FICCI flo Jaipur. The power to empower one man art workshop & solo exhibition organized by Artchill at Hotel Marriott JAIPUR.

National Art Camp:

  • 1996 Art camp at Maharaja Gaj Singhji, Judhpur, Rajasthan.
  • 1998 Art camp at Tripura Lalit Kala Academy, Tripura.
  • 2000 Art Camp at Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Hyderabad.
  • 2001 Art Camp at Yieti Hotel & Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Katmandu, Nepal.
  • 2007 Art Camp in Bhutan.
  • 2009 Art Camp in Sela Qui World School Deradun.
  • 2012 Art Camp ( KCS Paniker ) A Tribute 100 Years Chennai
  • 2013 Mirage Art Gallery – Tribute to Rituparno Ghosh Kolkata
  • 2016, 2017 Gallery Space Dr.Raddys Foundation Hyderabad

International Art camp:

  • 2006 Art Camp ( The Eye Within ) in Mayanmar.
  • 2007 Art Camp in Indonasia Bali.
  • 2007 Art Camp in Europe, Vienna-Prag.
  • 2007 Art Camp in Bhutan.
  • 2008 Art Camp in Mauritius.
  • 2008 Art Camp in Germany.
  • 2008 Art Camp in China.
  • 2009 Art Camp in Srilanka.
  • 2010 Art Camp in U.S.A ( New York, Atlanta City, Phaladelfin ).
  • 2011 Art camp, Singapore
  • 2012 Art Camp Colour Palette, Singapore
  • 2017 (Vinod Sharma 7 VIVA Art) present Art Camp, Vietnum

Why should you buy his works? 

The magnificent presence of Subrata Gangopadhyay’s works is one of the reasons to keep his work/works in your collection. His works are bright yet soothing. They tend to spread a joyous mood which can enhance the ambiance of your living room or office walls.
The solace and essence that Subrata’s paintings bring to your life, needs to be acknowledged. To accept the uniqueness of art and the visual stories, you might consider the beauty of his creations to be a part of your personal or professional space.

Important Awards:

Subrata Gangopadhyay has been awarded from many organizations in Kolkata and Delhi.



  • Pride of Performance Award, President of the Pakistan Painters Guild, 1989
  • Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Excellence), President of the Pakistan Painters Guild, 2009


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