Samiran Sarkar's artworks have an essence of charm and beauty in a simplistic manner. His paintings are greatly inspired by nature and result in quaint and vibrant paintings which can turn your mood around ! Samiran focuses primarily on landscapes and his series, Himalayas, in Watercolour is a testament to the majestic mountains and their pristine beauty.
1972 Bachelor of Visual Art with Ist class Honours degree,
1995 Calcutta University (Govt. College of Art and Craft Kolkata)
2016 International Art Event "Paint For Georgia”, Workshop & Residency program.
2010 FineArtViews' Painting Competition Sponsored by FineArtStudio (USA)
2010 Awarded certificate of merit for Watercolour Painting,West Bengal State Charukala Exhibition, in Calcutta Information Centre.
2010 Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition and Exhibition
2009 Awarded Honourable Mention for painting Virginia International Art Show, GCCR Gallery, Richmond, Virginia (USA)
2008 Special recognition award ISAP (International Society of Acrylic Painters)
2007 Special recognition award, 7th Annual Summer All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition | Upstream People Gallery, USA
2004 Awarded Certificate of Appreciation in the field of Art-in-Utility.
2004 Certificate of Merit for watercolour painting exhibition from Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC),Ministry of Cultural,Govt of India.
2001 Certificate of Merit from BritishCouncil, Kolkata
2003Certificate of participation Chitra Santha(National Kala Mela) from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore.
2004,03,01 Certificate of Merit for Selected watercolour painting in All India Fine Art Exhibition in Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.
1996,97 Certificate of Merit for Selected and Exhibited best Cartoon and Caricature Category The Hindustan Times CartoonContest.
1994,95 Certificate of Merit for Selected Best 30 Paintings Exhibition Emerald Isle Gallery, Kolkata, Jury members Late Bikash Bhattacharya, Late Shamal Dutta Roy, Late Shaibal Ghosh.
1999 Certificate of Merit for Second Place National Poster Competition in Nepal,Kathmandu.1992 Certificate of Merit for Watercolour Painting Selected for Exhibition from Fine Art Society, St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata.
1989 Third Prize Poster Drawing Nehru Yuva Kendra (an autonomous organisation under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India).
1986 Certificate of merit for ‘Together for Peace’, painting competition organized by West Bengal Govt. School Teachers’ Association, Calcutta.
1993 Tagore Art Gallery, Organized by International Airport Authority of India.
1996 A.B.N. Amro Bank (ITC Centre Kolkata), Organized by ABN Amro Bank.
1999 Museum at Darbur Square, Kathmandu, Nepal.Exhibition Inaugurated by His Majesty King Birendra Shah Dev’s daughter,Her Royal Princess Shruti Rajlakshimi Devi Rana, Nepal.1994-2007. Birla Academy 2ndAnnual Art Exhibition. Kolkata, India
• Selected in Bowring Fine Art Auction, which held in I.T.C. Soner Bengal hotel in Kolkata
• AIFACS Annual All India Art Exhibition in New Delhi.
• Attended Bangalore Open Art Fair organized and Invited Sanskrit Kala Kendra, Bangalore
• Participated in All India EMILY SCHOOL OF ART (Vancouver, Canada) organized by University of Calcutta & Medical Association of America.
• 2009. Watercolours were selected by The WAS-H 32nd International Exhibition, Houston Watercolour Society, Houston, U.S.A.
• 2008, The International Society of Acrylic Painters, USA award for International Acrylic, Exhibition.
• 2008, Jordan Art Gallery,Texas, USA, International Art Gallery Exhibition.
• 2008 Annual Summer All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition | Upstream People Gallery, USA
• 2011 Art Exhibition in the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata.