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Announcing Prasanta Kumar Kolay’s Exhibition “INTERPRETATIONS. A PERSONAL VIEW OF ITOSHIMA.”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition INTERPRETATIONS. A PERSONAL VIEW OF ITOSHIMA. by Prasanta Kumar Kolay on April 21 (Sat) & 22 (Sun), as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.

Prasanta Kumar Kolay works in Drawing and Painting.

* Qualification :
– 5 Years national diploma from Govt. college of Art and Craft, Drawing and Painting department securing 1st class 1st in 1984.
– Short term Chinese language course from Beijing language and cultural university.

* Award/exhibition :
Received 18 awards (state, national ,international) including the prestigious awards the commonwealth foundation fellowship.

* Artist statement or work concept : WATERCOLOUR IMPRESSION
My style of painting is impression. I want to paint subject matter before me in my simplified way. Most of my paintings were started and finished out in the open with speed and confidence.

Here are some words from the artist himself.

My work is about nature and my interpretation of it. I work ‘en plain air’ and observe the beauty and the eternal elements of the natural world which i strive to capture in my work. I seek out nature ‘s hidden rhythms.

Prasanta Kumar Kolay “INTERPRETATIONS. A PERSONAL VIEW OF ITOSHIMA.”
Exhibition style: Watercolor painting
Date: April 21(Saturday), 22(Sunday), 11:00 to 18:00, free entrance
* We will hold an exhibition opening party and an artist talk on 22nd (Sun), starting at 15:30.
* The exhibitions by other current residence artists will be also held on the same dates.

Prasanta Kumar Kolay

Prasanta Kumar Kolay (India) Residency: April 2018

* Art field :
Drawing and Painting

* Qualification :
– 5 Years national diploma from Govt. college of Art and Craft, Drawing and Painting department securing 1st class 1st in 1984.
– Short term Chinese language course from Beijing language and cultural university.

* Award/exhibition :
Received 18 awards (state, national ,international) including the prestigious awards the commonwealth foundation fellowship.

* Visited countries :
France, Italy, Germany, U.K., Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, West Indies, Singapore, China, USA, Japan, Taiwan and Russia.

* Artist statement or work concept : WATERCOLOUR IMPRESSION
My style of painting is impression. I want to paint subject matter before me in my simplified way. Most of my paintings were started and finished out in the open with speed  and confidence.

* Plan during the residency :
During the residency I want to visit different places of Itosima and paint that beautiful nature on my canvas in my own rhythm of impression as I visualize it with my inner eye.

Prasanta Kumar Kolay participated in the artist in residency program at Studio Kura in October 2016.

Title-Nature(Itoshima,Japan)  Medium-Mix medium Size-120cm by 120 cm

Water colour, size-22cmx50cm,  Title-my house(1)

Announcing Prasanta Kumar Kolay’s Exhibition “Nature in Meditation”

We are happy to announce an exhibition Nature in Meditation by Prasanta Kumar Kolay, as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura. This will be shown as a part of Itoshima International Art Festival 2016, Itoshima Arts Farm.

Prasanta Kumar Kolay is a painter besed in India.
“Nature serves as a catalyst between my desire to express myself and my expression. The shape and forms of trees the shades of color in the sky and the sound of music of sunshine, rain, clouds and winds inspire me determine my path when I was an outgoing students at the art college.”

5 years national diploma from Govt College of Art and Craft, Drawing and Painting department securing 1st class 1st in 1984.
Short term chinese language course from beijing language and cultural university.

Award/exhibition-
Received altogether 18 awards (State, National and International) including the prestigious awards the Commonwealth foundation fellowship from london in 1994 went to west indies. Visited Country for nature study France, Italy, Germany, UK, Australia, Belgium, Switzerland.
Full fellowship award from vermont studio centre, usa in 2002.
Participated in all major exhibition (State, National & International) Level since 1982 to 2016.
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Prasanta Kumar Kolay

Prasanta Kumar Kolay (India) Residence: October 2016

Nature serves as a catalyst between my desire to express myself and my expression. The shape and forms of trees the shades of color in the sky and the sound of music of sunshine, rain, clouds and winds inspire me determine my path when I was an outgoing students at the art college.

5 years national diploma from Govt College of Art and Craft, Drawing and Painting department securing 1st class 1st in 1984.
Short term chinese language course from beijing language and cultural university.

Award/exhibition-
Received altogether 18 awards (State, National and International) including the prestigious awards the Commonwealth foundation fellowship from london in 1994 went to west indies. Visited Country for nature study France, Italy, Germany, UK, Australia, Belgium, Switzerland.
Full fellowship award from vermont studio centre, usa in 2002.
Participated in all major exhibition (State, National & International) Level since 1982 to 2016.

Work Concept-
Words fail to express my feelings but brush and color can. So, I see the nature with my eyes , and visualize it with my inner eye and then transform my imagination into reality on my canvas and eternal poet works in me day in day out.

Plan-
during the residency period I want to paint the hidden rhythm of the nature of the Fukuoka.

– Prasanta Kumar Kolay’s website

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