Born in 1979 in Kolkata, West Bengal, Soma Das studied painting at Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, graduating in 2009. Working in the detailed, placid styles of miniature painting, she portrays in her work the life of the working people, mostly women from humble economic backgrounds.
She has been the subject of the solo show Different Facets of Life at Gallery Nakshtra, Kolkata, 2010. She has participated in a duo group show Between Selves and Silhouettes curated by Adip Dutta at Emami Art (Kolkata, 2022) and her works have been showcased at several major galleries in Kolkata including CIMA Art gallery, Weavers Studio, Aakriti Art Gallery and ICCR. Her work has also been featured in the exhibitions and art fairs in Delhi and Mumbai. She received the State Academy Award in 2008.
She has been selected as an artist in residence at the Kira A. Princess of Prussia Foundation, in collaboration with Emami Art Residency (Sept-Oct, 2022).
Soma Das lives and works in Kolkata.
Artworks by Jogen Chowdhury | Shuvaprasanna Bhattacharya | Arunima Choudhury | Chandra Bhattacharjee |Arindam Chatterjee | Soma Das | Tamal Bhattacharya | Anjan Modak
February 12 - March 13, 2021