Ananta Mandal
Ananta Mandal

Education:

Graduation in Bachelor of Visual Arts from Govt. College of Art & Craft, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India in the year 2007

Solo Exhibitions:

2020 : The Soul Collection – Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2018 : Cities in Motion – Kolkata to Mumbai – Sponsored by Art & Soul, Mumbai
2016 : Mumbai Cities – Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2016 : Rajasthan the color Ecstasy – Nehru Center Art Gallery (A.C), Mumbai
2014 : Multifarious Impressions part II – Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi
2013: Multifarious Impressions – Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai
2012 : The Journey – IFM Art Portfolio, Chandigarh
2011 : MUMBAI – Nehru Center Art Gallery (A.C), Mumbai
2010 : Journey from Reality part II – Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2010 : Journey from Reality – Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008 : Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi
2008 : Colour Scape – Sponsored by Ray Art Gallery, Pune
2007 : Divine Reflections – The Museum Gallery, Mumbai
2007 : The City of Joy – Lokayata Art Gallery, Sponsored by Planet Art, New Delhi
2006 : The Kolkata – Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2004 : Watercolor Painting – Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata

International Awards:

2017 : Award – Northwest Watercolor Society, Washington, USA
2013 : First Place Award – Watercolor Art Society-Houston, USA
2012 : The Winsor & Newton Excellence Award – Northwest Watercolor Society, USA
2011 : Award – The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, USA
2010 : Award – Outstanding Acrylic. Bold Brush Painting Competition, October 2010
2010 : Best of show Award – Western Federation of Watercolor Society, Utah, USA
2009 : Award – North East Watercolor Society, New York, USA
2009 : Award – San Diego Watercolor Society, California, USA
2009 : Merit Award – Watercolor Art Society-Houston, USA
2008-09 : Honorable Mention – The Art Renewal Center, New York, USA
2007 : Award of Excellence – Western Federation of Watercolor Society, USA
2007 : Award – Texas Watercolor Society, Texas , USA
2006 : Award of Excellence – San Diego Watercolor Society, California, USA

Awards in India:

2013 : AIFACS Award – 14th all India Watercolor Exhibition, New Delhi
2012 : AIFACS Award – 100 Years of the city of New Delhi 2011, New Delhi
2011 : Award for Best Landscape in Watercolor – The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
2010 : Best Painting Award – R.A.D Exhibition, Arannya 2010, Kolkata
2009 : Best Entry Award – The Art Society of India, Mumbai
2009 : Award – The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
2006 : Camlin Award – 7th Eastern Region, Kolkata
2006 : Award – The Art Society of India, Mumbai
2006 : Award – Lokmanya Tilak Art Exhibition, Pune
2006 : Gold Medal – A.G.N.I.P.A.T.H, New Delhi
2005 : Award – The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
2005 : Award – S.C.Z.C.C, ministry of culture. Govt. of India, Nagpur
2005 : Birla Academy Award – Birla Academy Art & Culture, Kolkata
2005 : Best Painting Award with Gold Medal – K.N.A.C, Ujjain
2005 : Best Painting Award – Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2005 : Award – A.G.N.I.P.A.T.H, New Delhi
2005 : Best Award – R.A.D Exhibition, Arannya 2005, Kolkata
2005 : Award – Indian Society of Oriental Art, Kolkata
2005 : Best Water Color Painting Award, Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata
2004 : Award – Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata
2004 : Camlin Award – 5th Eastern Region, Kolkata
2004 : Best Water Color Painting Award – E.Z.C.C, Govt of India, Kolkata
2004 : Jury Award – Varnika Art Contest, Ujjain, M.P
2004 : Gold Medal – Avantika Art Exhibition, Kolkata
2003 : Gold Medal for Best Painting – K.N.A.C, Ujjain
2002 : Award – Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata

Art Auction – selected

2016 : The MCAN Foundation Show at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Gateway of India, Mumbai
2016-15 : SNF Development Center, Dubai, UAE
2016 : The Live Life Love Life Charity Foundation Exhibition, Pune

Participation – selected

2019-18-17-16-15-14-13-12 : Color of Life, CPAA a charitable NGO, Mumbai
2018-17-16-15 : Indian Cancer Society’s Annual Exhibition, Mumbai
2018 : Vintage Glamour Ball, Charitable Art Show, Grosvenor House, London, UK
2017 : PIGMENT – Nargis Dutt Foundation Art Show, Taj Lands End, Mumbai
2017 : CRY-Child Rights and You, charity art show, Mumbai
2013 : The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, USA
2013 : Project 7, exhibition of contemporary paintings, Mumbai
2012 : The Royal Watercolour Society, London, UK
2010 : Colours Changing Hue ll, Camlin Art Foundation, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2009 : 51st National Exhibition, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
2008 : Harmony Art show, Reliance, Mumbai
2008 : Art Fusion Show 2008, Nehru Centre, Mumbai
2008-07-06-05 : Annual Exhibition, The Art Society of India. Mumbai
2007 : Traveling Show, Texas Watercolor Society, USA
2007 : Watercolor Art Society-Houston, USA
2007-06-05 : Birla Academy Art & Cultural. Kolkata
2006 : Top 100 Artist, The Art Renewal Center’s International Competition, New York
2006 : Annual Exhibition, Indian Academy of Fine Arts. Amritsar
2006 : “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow”, Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata
2005-06 : West Bengal State Academy, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
2003 : 76th A.I.F.C.S Regional Art Exhibition, Kolkata
2006-05-04-03 : Annual Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2007-06-05-04-03-02 : Annual Exhibition Govt. College of Art & Craft, Kolkata

Group Exhibitions – Invited

2014 : The Coffee House Dialogues, The Viewing Room Art Gallery, Mumbai
2009 : The Art Group, at Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai
2006-05 : International Exhibition, World Trade Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
2006 : Figure in Nature, Birla Academy, Kolkata
2005 : International Exhibition, Barli Museum, Bandung City, Indonesia
2005 : Award Winners Exhibition, Birla Academy Art & Culture, Kolkata
2004 : Young Faces in Contemporary Art, Birla Academy Art & Culture, New Delhi

Publication in International Magazines, Books:

2011 : English language textbook, Cambridge University Press Publishers, London, UK
2011 : Watercolor Artist Magazine, February Issue, USA
2007 : American Artist Magazine, January Issue, USA

International Art residency:

2014 : TellusArt & Abu Dhabi Art Hub International art residency, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Work Shop:

2014 : 5 Days watercolor workshop, 2014, Lokayata Art Gallery, New Delhi
2012 : 1 day workshop, IFM Art Portfolio, Chandigarh
2008 : 4 Days watercolor workshop, Ray art gallery, Pune, India
2008 : 3 Days workshop, R.A.D, Hyderabad, India

Art Camp:

2019: Gallery One art camp, Jaipur
2014 : Painternet art camp, Gujarat
2009 : R.A.D Art Camp, Kolkata
2008 : R.A.D art camp, Hyderabad
2006 : Art Camp, Planet Art, New Delhi
2005 : R.A.D art camp, Uttarakhand
2003 : Kalavart Nyas Art Festival, Ujjain

Demonstration:

2015 : Watercolor Demo, Peninsula Chambers, Mumbai
2014 : Landscape Demo, Art Plaza, Mumbai
2011 : Watercolor Demo, Artist Center, Mumbai
2008 : Live Demo on location, Mumbai C.S.T. by The Art Society of India, Mumbai
2008 : Demonstration of Watercolor, Ray Art Gallery, Pune

Memberships:

Life Member of The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
Life Member of The Art Society of India, Mumbai
Member of San Diego Watercolor Society, USA, 2008/09
The Pennsylvania WaterColor Society, USA, 2008/09/2011/2013

Collections:

Many Private Collections of various Art Collectors, Artists, Art Galleries, Corporate, Institutions in all over India as well as other major countries like France, USA, Germany, UK, Hong Kong,
Netherlands, Indonesia, UAE. Oman and all over the World.

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