Alakesh Ghosh

Education

1972 : Graduated form the Govt. Institute of Arts (presently Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Solo Exhibitions

1981 : Boston, USA 2007 : The Forms and Poetry of Nature, Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Dhaka

Major Group Exhibitions

1968 : Group art Exhibition titled ‘Kalboishakhi’ at Bangladesh College of Arts and Crafts, Dhaka 1975-04 : All National Art Exhibitions organized by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 1979 : Young Artists Art Exhibition (Mobile), organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 1982 : Young Artists Art Exhibition, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 1997 : Watercolour exhibition titled ‘Sundarbans in the eyes of an artist’, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2000 : Group Exhibition organised by Chitrak Art Gallery, Dhaka 2003 : ‘Parallel Stream’ India-Korea-Bulgaria-Bangladesh art exhibition organised by Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Kolkata, India 2003 : Watercolour exhibition titled ‘Bandarban in the eyes of an artist’, organised by Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2003 : Miniature Art Exhibition, organised by Gallery Shilparag, Dhaka 2004 : Portrait Painting Exhibition, organised by Gallery Shilparag, Dhaka 2005 : ‘Hundred Years of Dhaka City’ organised by Gallery Shilpangan, Dhaka 2005 : ‘2nd Contemporary Artists Exhibition of Bangladesh, organised by SUDO ART MUSEUM, Japan 2005 : Watercolour exhibition titled ‘Khagrachari in the eyes of an artist’, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2006 : ‘Image of Ibsen’s Life and Play’ at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, organised by Centre for Asian Theatre (CAT), Dhaka

Workshops and Art Camps

1997 : Watercolour Art Camp at Sundarbans, Bangladesh, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2003 : Watercolour Art Camp at Bandarban, Bangladesh, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2004 : Art Workshop titled ‘Collage Kalpa’ conducted by artist Monirul Islam at Bangshi Bari, Savar, organised by Bengal Foundation, Dhaka 2005 : Water Colour Art Camp at Khagrachari, Bangladesh, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka 2006 : Fund raising Art Camp for Muktijudha Jadughar, on ‘IndependenceDay’, organised by Channel-I and Muktijudha Jadughar, Dhaka 2006 : ‘Dhaka Art Camp 2006’ at Bangshi Bari, Savar, organised by Bengal Foundation, Dhaka 2007 : Water Colour Art Camp at Jamuna Resort, organised by Gallery Kaya, Dhaka 2007 : Art Camp organized by Telefilm (Channel-I and Chitrak Art Gallery), Dhaka 2007 : Fund raising Art Camp for Muktijudha Jadughar, on ‘IndependenceDay’, organised by Channel-I and Muktijudha Jadughar, Dhaka

Art Auction 1990 : Participated in an art auction at Harvard University, USA

Collections Bangladesh National Museum, Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Banga Bhaban, US Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and many private collections at home and abroad.

Positions held 1973-94 : Worked as designer at the Daily Dainik Bangla and the Weekly Bichitra

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