Bikash Poddar

Bikash Poddar

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    Bikash Poddar

    Bikash Poddar is a painter and sculptor from Kolkata.

    He grew up amidst the bounty of nature, and grew fond of painting in the fifth or sixth standard. There was no artist in his family before him, nor did he know about the concepts of painting technique or that colleges existed to teach art. But his paternal uncle was a huge influence in his art journey. In the thick jungles behind his house, there were birds, ponds, trees for him to observe and adore.

    Poddar would play and paint. It was at the Kolkata government art college that he learnt a myriad range of artistic techniques under the influence of his principal, Mr. Dhar. He has worked in product design, sculpted multiple pieces, and has had the opportunity to exhibit his work in a number of galleries. His paintings have an influence of red, fantastical locations and a gorgeous, blending act of colours.