Born in 1971, Srikanta Paul studied painting at Rabindra Bharati University and printmaking at MS University, Baroda, graduating in 2001.
He has participated in several group exhibitions in India and abroad, including Hollow Times at Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC), Kolkata (2021); group exhibitions celebrating the 60 years of the Society of Contemporary Artists at Akar Prakar, Kolkata (2019) and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (2020); Transform at Throndeim International Festival, Norway (2019); Fraternity and Aesthetics in World Art in Istanbul, Turkey (2018); Black Hole at AM Studio, Kolkata (2018); Through the Looking Glass at Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai (2008); among others. He was one of the artists nominated for the prestigious Queen Sonja Print Award (QSPA), Norway. He has taken part in many art events, festivals and workshops.
Srikanta Paul lives and works in Kolkata.