Paresh Hazra

Born in Tamluk, Midnapore District, West Bengal in 1952. He completed his Art education from the Government Art College, Calcutta, did his post graduation in the Teaching of Art in 1980 and continued his career as an Art Teacher in Bangalore till 2005.

He has had 25 solo exhibitions at various cities in India and abroad. He has participated in group shows in Germany, France, UK, USA and Switzerland, where many of his paintings are in important personal collections. He has received the Silver Medal at the Oriental Art Society, Calcutta in 1977 and the Birla Academy Award, Calcutta in 1990.

Paresh dresses his characters with a puppet like quality. His richly textured work unveils the emotions of simple folk.

He lives and works in Bangalore and Shantiniketan.
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Paresh Hazra
Illusions - XI
Old Egg Tempera on Canvas Board
24in x 20in
GRN Code: H1/2/0509
Paresh Hazra
Illusions - XII
Old Egg Tempera on Canvas Board
24in x 20in
GRN Code: H1/3/0509
Paresh Hazra
Nandigram
Charcoal on Paper
28in x 25in
GRN Code: H1/2/1107
Paresh Hazra
Ganesha
Old egg tempera and mixed media on Canvas Board
23in x 19in
GRN Code: H1/1/1107
Paresh Hazra
Untitled
Old egg tempera and mixed media on Canvas Board
23in x 19in
GRN Code: H1/3/1107
Paresh Hazra
Untitled
Charcoal on Paper
25in x 22in
GRN Code: H1/1/0507