Shyamal Mukherjee (b 1961)
Born in 1961 in Kolkata.Shyamal Mukherjee done his Master of Fine Arts (1989), Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata • 1987 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata,Shyamal Mukherjee is an artist who has spent his entire life in Calcutta, only venturing out to attend showings of his works, and only speaking in Bengali. Mukherjee's favourite medium is reverse oil or acrylic painting on transparent acrylic sheets, and he swears that although he may change his themes and subjects, inventing new ones for new shows, he will never give up painting in this medium. Although Mukherjee loves to paint, he says he has many other hobbies. He teaches children in his spare time, and says that he learns more from them than they realize. He also collects rural artworks and the crafts of Bengali artisans.