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SAMIR MONDAL

Mondal graduated from the Government Art College in 1975. Mondal’s most amazing contribution to Indian art of modern times is a continual revival of watercolor. He has endowed watercolors with the status of oils, projecting a facet of watercolor that was never visualized before. Mondal has held 34 solo shows and participated in many important group exhibitions in major cities of India and abroad. Mondal has received many prestigious Awards including AIFACS, New Delhi, West Bengal State Academy Award, Academy of Fine Arts Award and A.P. Council of Artists Hyderabad. His works are part of valued private and public collections in India and abroad. The artist lives and works in Mumbai.