Jagadish Dey


Personal & Education:

Born in 1942 in Sylhet (Now in Bangladesh) and Graduated from School of Art, Delhi Polytechnic in 1963 he had taught in College of Art, New Delhi from 1965-2002.


He has held 13 Solo art exhibitions at the Taj Art Gallery (Mumbai), Jehangir Art Gallery (Mumbai), Dhoomimal Art Gallery (New Delhi), Sanskriti Art Gallery (Kolkata) and Jharokha Art Gallery (New Delhi).

His Participation  is in more than 100 group exhibitions in India and Abroad since 1961 including Tokyo Biennale, Triennale in Mauritius, Art exhibitions in Mexico; AIFACS member Exhibition at Bloomsbury Gallery University of London and Sharjah in 1988; National Art exhibitions, AIFACS exhibitions, Annual Art Exhibitions of Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi; ‘’Appreciable Art’’ organized by Dhoomimal Gallery at Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre,New Delhi; Display and Sale of artworks contributed by Indian contemporary artists,organized by SAHMAT to raise funds for relief and rehabilitation of the victims of Genocide in the Land of Mahatma Gandhi, New Delhi,2002; Half a Foot Square,exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Miniature format,Dhoomimal Art Centre,2002; Kite-a celebration of freedom,organized jointly by Dhoomimal Art Centre and India Habitat Centre,Open Palm Court Gallery,IHC,New Delhi,2003; Swaran-Rekha,Triennale and National Awardees exhibition,Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi,2004;51 Indian Contemporary Artists,Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi,2010.

Has taken part in many art workshops including Printmaking Workshop under Prof. Paul Lingren in 1970; Viscosity Printing with Krishna Reddy in New Delhi in 1985.  He has participated in various Art Camps including the one organised by TATA Steel in Jamshedpur in 2000; Artists Camp for Harsh Goenka in Mumbai, organized by Vikram Sethi in 2003.


He has received many awards such as “Friends of Liberation War Honour” by the honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina in 2013,  National Akademi Award in 2000 , AIFACS Awards in1977, 1969 and 1982 , Sahitya Kala Parishad Awards in 1981, 1982 and 1989,   KALA SHREE title given by AIFACS and -Senior Fellowship in Visual Art (1998-2000) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India .


His paintings are the part of collection of national & international private collectors and institutions such as Rashtrapati Bhawan, National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, Bharat Bhavan, HUDCO, Glenbara Museum, Japan, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C., Taj Mahal Hotels, India, Air India, TATA Steel, Sahitya Kala Parishad   ITC, Birla Academy Calcutta and many other private collections.


– Council Member and Vice President of All India Fine Arts and Craft Society.

-Founder Member of ‘The Six’, Group ‘8’ and Gallery 26 and Vermillion.

-Member of the erstwhile Delhi Shilpi Chakra.

-Member, purchasing committee for Kala Mela, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 1977.

-Nominated Chairman of the Jury to finalize the selection of entries for the display of 47th National Exhibition of Art by Lalit Kala Akademi in 2004.

-Jury Member for AIFACS National Exhibition, 2005.


Artist-Jagadish Dey, Title-Resurrection

Size – 48″ x 36″ 
Price: On Request

Size – 48″ x36″
Price: On Request