Faculty Member

Ashish Ghosh 
Assistant Professor 

Silpa Sadana

Date of Birth      19.01.1972
Date of Joining  29.05.2006

diploma in furniture design silpa sadana, Visva-Bharati University, santiniketan 
BFA from kala bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, santiniketan 
MFA from kala bhavana, Visva-Bharati University, santiniketan

Contact Address: 
Department of Silpa Sadana, PSV, 
Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan, Birbhum 
West Bengal, Pin-731236 

P.O .Santiniketan – 731235 
Dt - Birbhum, West Bengal 

URL: http://www.sculptorashishghosh.in

Phone/FAX numbers: 
0091-3463-261267 (R) 
Mob : 00919434493386

Research areas of interest:
• Eco Art And Design 
• Contemporary craft design 
• Indoor and outdoor furniture 
• Nature sculpture 

Teaching Experience:
• Worked as Lecturer in College of Art & Design, Burdwan University, W.B., India.
• Lecturer - Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan.

Administrative Experience:
• Teacher in charge, wood work section silpa sadana, period: 2009 Jan to 2012 Jan 

Awards and honours: 
• National Scholarship from Government of India Ministry of Human Resource Development, 1998-995 
• Diploma of Outstanding award in Beijing Olympic park city sculpture design competition - 2006 organized by Beijing municipal commission of urban planning , Beijing municipal cultural bureau and Cultural and ceremonies department of Beijing organizing committee for the games of the XXIX Olympiad –2008. (received on may 2006)
• Awarded Artist of the year 2004, B.D.Bangur Endowment “Nirman Award, Art in Excellency”, India.

Conference/Seminar/Academic or consultancy Programmes attended: 
• Art Forest-2 (The Floating world) An International Permanent Exhibition in Forest May, 2000 Forchenstein, ‘Wien, Austria. 
• Exhibition at Diekleine Gallerry 1030, Wien, Austria, June – 2000. 
• International Exhibition – Organised by YUGOSLAVIA, AUSTRIA SOCIETY and GERMAN EMBASSY 2000 in Foyer Des Radio Culture House - ORF, HOFLICHST. AUSTRIA. 
• Participated in International Sculpture Symposium – Europos Parkas, 4013 vilnius, Lithuania 
• Work “Splendour” admitted in 53rd Concorso internazionale Delle Ceramic d’ Arte Contemporanea, (International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, 2002-2003. Museo internazionale delle Ceramiche 2002-2003 Faenza (RA) Italy 
• Lonely Planet – An permanent installation for exhibition at “Art in Landscape”- at “Gut-Gasteil” - Prigglitz, Austria 
• Participated in Nomadifesta – 2004 organised by Artrageous group at Solomou Square, Kastelliotisa Space in Nicosia, Cypruss. 
• Selected and participated in ARTIADE – 2004, Olympic of Visual Arts in Athens ( Olympic game 2004 at Athens ) 
• Participated in the Exhibition at Circulo De Bellas Arts ,Madrird, Spain on Occasion of 125th Anniversary of the Museum. Project Unclaimed Luggage curated by Artrageous Group. 
• “For Sale” exhibited at “Hundred Artist for the Museum”, Naples, Italy, Triennial Project of, Museo Casoria International Contemporary ArtMuseum/May2005. 
• “The Nest” – Exhibited at Beijing Municipal Exhibition hall for Olympic park Beijing City Sculpture design Exhibition, 2006.
• “The Wounds” selected and exhibited in China – Asean Youth Art Work Creativity Contest – 2006, Beijing.
• “FLYING BULLET” Permanently installed for Exhibition “INDIA –WHERE ARE YOU GOING “ Naples, Italy, Museo Casoria International Contemporary ArtMuseum/May2007. 
• Selected and invited for I- park , East Haddam, C,T, USA for residency session (September) in 2007 for envermental art 
• “The Nest” Collected for Beijing Olympic park Beijing City Sculpture design Exhibition, 2008
• “Olympic circle “ Collected for third Beijing international art Biennale china 2008 • Olympic column permanently collected for Olympic Fine Arts 2008 and Olympic Fine Arts 2008 World wide exhibition. August 2010. 
• EXHIBITION OF INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART in Octoberat KUWAIT and in November at CAIRO(EGYPT) on 2008 organised by Lalit Kala Academy-NEWDELHI
• Invited to attend Fresh Air 2009 – an open-air sculpture exhibition to be held at Quenington Old Rectory, Quenington, Glos GL7 5AB.U.K May 2009
• Participating in the 2009 Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival at Guandu Nature Park in Taipei, Taiwan on june 1st2009
• Group Exhibition held in Calcutta at Gorky Sadan. 
• Group Exhibition held in Bhopal at Sun Art Gallery. 
• Group Exhibition held in ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi 
• Work Selected in Birla Academy Annual Exhibition, Calcutta 
• Work Selected in Lalit Kala Academy, 42nd National Exhibition, Jaipur & New Delhi, 2000 – Catalogue. 
• Work selected in 44th National Exhibition of Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi and Ahmadabad, 
• Group Exhibition – Tradition & Modernity in Bengal, Chitrakala Parisath, Bangalore, December 
• Group Exhibition – ENSEMBLE Govt. college of Arts, Chandigarh, October, Catalogue. 
• 68th All India exhibition of Art Amritsar, Catalogue 
• A Group Exhibition “Migration-City-home” Organised by Rashtriya lalit Kala Kendra, Kolkata and Birla Academy at Birla Academy, Kolkata 
• A Group exhibition at Bhubanswar Organized by Rastriya Lalit Kala –kendra , Bhubaneswar, Orrissa and New Delhi 
• A Group exhibition at Red Earth Art Gallery Baroda ,Gujarat 
• Group exhibition at akritti Art gallery Kolkata. 
• ALL INDIA ART EXHIBITION-organized by Lalit Kala Academy and West Bengal State Academy of Dance ,Drama,Music and Visual Arts. 
Seminar/ workshop /symposium: 
• Seminar on Public Sphere at Santiniketan, 2.Seminar on Public Sphere at Delhi Sanskritik Pratisthan 
• Dogra Camp at Kala Bhavana 
• Ceramic Camp at Bharat Bhavana Bhopal, 1997 
• Sculpture Camp : Lalbahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Govt. of India, Mussoorie 
• Sculpture Camp of Ambuja Housing Development Ltd. at Calcutta. 
• Participated in All India Artist Camp, Seminar of Lalit Kala Sansthan, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Agra 
• Participated in Sculpture Camp Organized by Rashtrya Lalit Kala Kendra, Kolkata and Manipur Sate Museum at Imphal 
• Participated in the work-shop “PALASH – 04” AT RANCHI, Organized by Chhotonagpur Art Research & Development Society, Ranchi, Jharkhand 
• Invited to Demonstrate and Deliver Lecture on Ceramics at Bhubaneswar, Orrissa, March 2005. Organized by Rastriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Bhubaneswar.
• Participated in Art camp of E.M.E. – A.W.W.A organized by Panchali at Fort William, Kolkata, 2004. 
• Participated in the Seminar on public Art at Beijing Municipal Exhibition Hall, May, 2006. 
• Participated in Sculptural Camp organized by M.S.P.L. and Gallery Sumukha at Hospet (Humpi), Karnataka.
• Participated in the warkshop at Bhubanswar Organized by Rastriya Lalit Kala -kendra , Bhubaneswar, Orrissa Artist Camp in 
• CHISEL ART GALLERY at Kolkata, organized by EMAMI

Publications : 
• several publications in Art India, Inside out side, Art and Deal, Lalit Kala Contemporary sculpture magazine, Art Etc, DES, sananda

Membership of Professional Bodies: 
• Lalit Kala academy • I.S.C • Green museum • Nature art socity

Any other : 
• Art adviser at MRITTIKA,(Contemporary ceramic and metal product design house ) • THE SCULPTOR (Contemporary craft design house)