Artist Of The Day | Digbijayee Khatua



Digbijayee Khatua


Hidden Flower In Land


2020


Watercolour, cut handmade paper and cast paper on wooden box


60in x 28in x 4in (each)


 

Digbijayee Khatua received a Bachelor of Visual Arts [painting] from BK College of Art and Crafts, Bhubaneswar, Orissa [2012, and a Master of Visual Arts [painting] from College of Art, New Delhi [2015]. His artworks are a reflection of contemporary landscapes marked with rapid urbanisation, power-lust, ecological instability and declining mental health conditions of the city dwellers. Digbijayee works with watercolour on paper, paper cutting and acrylic on canvas to capture intimate details of urban landscapes. He has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships in his career, and participated in many important residencies like Piramal Art Residency, Mumbai [2016]; Kochi-Muziris Biennale's Post-Graduate Residency, Vagamo [2015]; and KHOJ Peers Residency, New Delhi [2015]. He has also been awarded a gold medal by Prafulla Art Foundation, Mumbai [2018]. His recent group shows with Anant Art include Malhar: A lyrical exposition [2020] and Telling Tales: A Journey into Narrative Forms [2020], (Re)visiting the Urban [2018] at Bikaner House, New Delhi. He has also participated at India Art Fair, New Delhi [2019, 2020]. His works have also been exhibited at Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad [2019]; Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai [2019]; MOMus Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece [2019]; 56th, 57th, 58th National Exhibition of Art [2015, 2016, 2017] at Lalit Kala Akademi; Indo-Korean Young Artist Exhibition, Seoul, Korea [2016]; Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai [2016]; Student’s Biennale, Kochi-Muziris Biennale [2014-2015]. Digbijayee lives and works in New Delhi.


Courtesy of anantart.com