Swaroop Biswas

Diploma:Indian College of Arts, Kolkata
BFA:Govt. College of Arts and Crafts (GCA), Lucknow

Current Occupation:
Self employed Visual Artist



Exhibitions (Paintings):
Participation in Pune festival, 2010.
Solo Show continued at Gallery G, ITPL Whitefield, Bangalore September- October2010, titled ‘Overhead Expanses’ Curated by Gita Maini.
Solo Show at Gallery G, Lavelle Road, Bangalore July - August 2010, titled ‘Overhead Expanses’ Curated by Gita Maini.
Group Show at Gallery Bajaj, Mumbai July 2010, titled ‘Monsoon Show’ Curated by Sandip Prabhakar.
Group Show at Gallery G, ITPL Whitefield, Bangalore February 2010, titled ‘Vivanta by Taj’ Curated by Gita Maini.
Group Show at Art Centre, Lucknow January 2010, Curated by Rajiv Nayan Pandey.
Solo Show in Pune ART 2 DAY Gallery, titled ‘Unveiled Creations’, August 2009, Curated by Priyamvada & Sanjeev.
Solo Show in Thane (Mumbai) titled ‘Veiled & Unveiled’, Kala Bhavan Art Gallery, July 2009,Curated by Sharmila Iyyer.
Solo Show in Mumbai Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, titled ‘Dreams & Beyond’, Feb-2009, Curated by Smita Biswas.
Displayed at Lokmanya Tilak All India Exhibition, Pune, 2009
Group show titled ‘Formation’ in NCPA Mumbai, January-2009
Group show titled ‘India Essence’ in Houston,(with Gallery–g) USA, April-2008 http://www.shangrilaarts.com/IndiaEssence/index.html
Group show in Singapore titled ‘India Escapades’ (with gallery Visions), May-08
Solo Show in New Delhi Lokayata Art Gallery, titled ‘The Visions-2’, 2007
Solo Show in Hyderabad Chitramayee State Art Gallery,titled ‘The Visions’, 2007
Participated in Bombay Arts Festival (2 paintings), 2003, Mumbai.
Group show at the Way Side Inn Gallery, 1999, Mumbai.
Group show at David Sassoon lobby, 1999, Mumbai.
Duet show at Art Attic, 1999, Mumbai.
Art fair of Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendra, 1992, Lucknow.
Regular participation in college exhibitions in Lucknow.
Participation in Metro Rail Exhibition in Kolkata, 1991
Works part of the collections in India and abroad.

Murals and Paintings:
Interior & Murals for Jeep Batteries at the Kumbh mela Allahabad
Murals for DAVP at the Kumbhmela, Allahabad
Mural & Paintings for Emmellen Bio Pharmaceuticals, Malladi Group, Mumbai
Murals for MS Pharmaceuticals, New Delhi
Poster Design stall decoration and Mural for Department of Women & Child Welfare, Lucknow
Ministry of Human Resource Development, UP
UP Pavilion Decoration, and Murals for UP Pavilion at Agro’95 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Art Camps:
Black &white art camp Organized by Gallery Art today, Pune
Sahmat, Anhat Garje An expression against communalism, Lucknow

Stage Performances:
Live painting performances with theatre group ‘Theatre Watch’. (All in Mumbai)
Several acting performances in Hindi & English Theater for ‘Theatre Watch’ and ‘Darpan Theater’
Acted in several short films & a feature film.

Trainings attended:
‘TATA business excellence model’ training for BECP (Business excellence champion program)
Leadership training Program for future leaders in TATA Interactive Systems 
Rapid prototyping training from HFI (Human factors International)
Web Accessibility training by NSYST

TATA Interactive Systems as DGM – Head Graphic Specialists - May 2003 till September 2007
Jasubhai Digital Media as Manager Design: October 2001 till May 2003
ZDNetindia as Design Head: July 2000 to September 2001
ZEE Interactive Learning Systems as Design Head: August 1999 to July 2000
Origin Studios as Art Director: September 98 to July 99
NIIT Ltd. Learning Software Business Unit, New Delhi, as Graphic Leader: October 97 to September 98

Before that:
94 to March 96: Running a branding & presentation Agency for Architects, named ‘Chitrankan’ as a partner, in Lucknow and New Delhi.
Nov' 93 - Sep' 94: Exhibition design, Architectural structures for Exhibitions & Expos. On contract Murals & Paintings. Freelance Stage & Set Designs.
December 92 to August 93:Freelance work for Times of India, New Delhi & Lucknow. Mainly illustrations & page designs for weekend editions.