Meet the Artist (MTA) is a permanent in-house program of JDCA, where invited artists, craft persons or scholars through their illustrated presentations create an appreciation of all forms of visual art.
Since 2001, 260 such MTAs have taken place on the second Saturday of every month. Currently, our session is in collaboration with the India International Centre, New Delhi and are online.
260 Meet the Artist Programme
at 5 pm, Saturday, 10 September 2022
Jogen Chowdhury was born in 1939 in Faridpur, undivided Bengal (present day Bangladesh). Chowdhury studied at the Government College of Art and Crafts, Kolkata and L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. His early studies of human figures transformed into a distinctive style.
Chowdhury has exhibited widely across the world. He has received many awards and was a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha.
He is professor emeritus at Kala-Bhavan, Santiniketan. He currently lives and works in Calcutta and Santiniketan.