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Jayashree Chakravarti

Jayshree Chakravarty was educated at Santiniketan and she graduated in Fine Arts from the Viswa Bharati University, Santiniketan, in 1978 and obtained a post-graduate diploma from M.S.University, Baroda, in 1980. She received a Canadian grant in 1982 to study art. Chakravarty says,My paintings are like a personal diary of my days in France and the influences. She has developed her own personal style, drawing on inspiration from the French impressionists and Byzantine mosaic design. Chakravarty has exhibited across India and Sweden and her works can be see in the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi and in Chandigarh Museum. She won an award in 1988 in the II Bharat Bhavan Biennale Bhopal. She lives and works in Kolkata.