Mrinmoy Barua - The Contemporary Artist

It is hard enough for an artist to write about his own works. For no artist can keep aside the overwhelming effect of his own art while discussing the depths and heights of an artwork. Moreover, no artist will readily agree to wear what one may define as the mask of Impartiality. Born in 1972 in Kolkata, believes inherited his passion and love for contemporary art prints from his maternal Grandfather who was a righteous freedom fighter for the country during the freedom struggle. Mrinmoy in his long professional journey of 24 years is known for his unique style of Abstract Art and Mammoth size figurative canvas paintings. Graduated from Jamia Millia Islamia University in the year 1996 and Post-Graduation from Delhi College of Arts in the year 1998, started earning his living from his college days by selling his work of Art.

In the path of his professional carrier, apart from winning various state-level awards starting with Shankar’s International Award, Al-Flaha Merit Scholarship, Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Delhi, All India Fine Art and Craft Society and being in the newspaper columns. He has won the national award in 2002 and has the privilege to be honoured by honourable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. Apart from awards he has also participated in various prestigious exhibitions at Birla Academy, Kolkata, Lalit Kala Academy, Assam and Kala Khazana in Phuket.

Mrinmoy Barua’s Abstract Art has a uniqueness of its own which is primarily the amalgamation of colours, thereby portraying a blend of high course and flat course texture, superimposed by a perfect balance of vibrant brush strokes, precise roller impact and spatula impact.

It is his continuing dedication to Abstract Art that can inspire once curiosity about the reaches of his imagination and hence he has the potential to create something unique. His Abstract works encourages others to see with their minds what they cannot see physically with their eyes.

The figurative work has an underline statement of Force, Power, Freedom, ecstasy, life, Spirituality, and Need. He believes in women empowerment and depicts women in all forms, as a source of life, inspiration, spirituality, love, et.c. The proverb “Painting is poetry or story” is distinctively evident in his work and further, the colour miscellany and imprint makes it more impactful.

Mr. Barua’s works have been appreciated and displayed across various corporate groups, start hotels and celebrities.