Joined Craft Tatva: April 2023
Born in Calcutta in 1941, Amitabh Sengupta graduated in Painting from Govt. College of Arts & Crafts, Calcutta, in 1963. Between 1966 and 1969, he received a French Government Scholarship and studied Painting and Graphics in Paris. After spending six years in Chennai and Delhi, Amitabh went to Paris in 1976. Amitabh received his Ed.M. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and taught art at two universities in Nigeria for eleven years, eventually becoming the Head of Visual Arts at the University of Port-Harcourt. His paintings are shown in India, Nigeria, the USA, Europe and the Far East. He has published four books in UK and India. He lives and works in Alipurduar in West Bengal.