Born in 1944 in West Bengal, Sibaprasad Karchaudhuri studied Applied Arts at the Government College of Art & Craft, Calcutta, graduating in 1966. He took training in design under Helena Perheentupa, a Finnish Designer at NID, Ahmedabad, during 1968-69 and Graphic Art under Geoffrey Bowman at San Jose State University, California, during 1984-85. He taught at the textile design department at NID during 1981-82 and later at Kala Bhavana Visva Bharati University Santinketan from 1990 to 2009. Karchaudhuri also worked for two decades at the Weavers Service Centres in Varanasi, Bhagalpur and Kolkata between 1969 and 1989.  


He has been the subject of several solo shows at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata (1968, 1973). San Jose State University Gallery, California, USA (1985); Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay (1998); Shajahan Art Gallery, New Delhi (1998); 'Tapestry, Drawing and Painting', at Nandan, Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan (2016) and 'Nymphs and Other Ethereal Images' at Gallery Charubasona, Kolkata (2023).  


His work has been featured in several group exhibitions, including British Textile Biennial 2023, The Whitaker Museum & Art Gallery, UK; Four Artists Group Show, sponsored by American University Centre (1974); Five Artists Group Show at Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata (1978); 'Selected Painters of Kolkata', organised by TATA centre, Kolkata (1979), Sixth Bharat Bhavana Biennial of Contemporary Indian Art, Bhopal, M.P. (1997); 'Artists from Santiniketan' organized by La-Maier Art Gallery, Kolkata (1998), Selected Teachers works of Four Major Art Colleges of Bengal organized by Birla Academy of Art & Culture,  Kolkata/Delhi (2001), 'Art of Santiniketan Masters and Emerging Artists', presented by S.A. Fine Arts, London (2002), 'The Art of Santiniketan: Masters and Emerging Artists at the Royal College of Art', London (2008), 43rd Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata (2010) and many more.  

Sibaprasad Karchaudhuri lives and works in Santiniketan.