Prof.Jogen Choudhury

Visual artist & Educationist


Artist and activist Jogen Chowdhury born in 1939, Faridpur, Bangladesh. He joined as a teacher in the Painting Dept.
Kala Bhavana after leaving the post of Keeper of Art at the RashtrapatiBhavana in 1987. He developed a unique style of painting with ink, water colour and pastel.
As a teacher Jogen is always a warm inspiration to his students.
He organized and founded art activities such as Delhi Founded Gallery 26 Artists Forum, Calcutta Painters, Kolkata International Foundation of Arts.
Professor Emeritus of Visva Bharati, Kala BhavanaJogen Chowdhury lives and works in Santiniketan and Kolkata. Jogen Chowdhury himself is a master of lines and he has mastered to make the curves depict the character of his figures.
By careful distortion of the form he imparts the air of caricature in his figures, figures of men and women.
The figure is always the most important and conveys all the artist has to express. Colour, he uses though, is to provide matter into the form.