Jayanta Roy (b.1973) lives & works in Kolkata. He graduated from Govt. College of Art & Crafts, Kolkata, 1996. He has participated in numerous group and solo shows in India and abroad. In 1997 Group show at Nehru Centre, Mumbai Group show at Birla Academy, Kolkata National Exhibition at Lalit Kala Academy, Kolkata AIFACS Gallery, New Delhi. In 1998 Group Show at Birla Academy, Kolkata. In 2003 CCMB, Hyderabad, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata: Annual Exhibition (also 2001,1998,1997). In 2004 India Habitat Centre, New Delhi Group show at Gallery 88, Kolkata. In 2005, ‘New Wave in Bengal Art’ group show at Akar Prakar, Kolkata. In 2006, ‘Exploring Temporal Reality in Contemp. Painting’ group show at Samokal Art Gallery, Kolkata, Kolkata: Gen Next at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata: Art Watch at Gallery 88, Mumbai: Enigma of Arrival, at Cymroza Art Gallery. In 2007, ‘Art Addressing Violence’ at Samokal Art Gallery, Kolkata, ‘Dynamic Stillness’ at Gallery Kanishka, Kolkata, ‘Freedom: what it means to me’ at Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, ‘Ripe Green’ at Gallery Nakshatra, Kolkata. In 2008, Black & White at Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 3 men show at the Gallery Nature Morte, Delhi. In 2009 Group show at Nature Morte, New Delhi, “Some Ice-bergs Easy to Avoid” at Bose Pacia, New York. His solo shows include, in 2010-11 “B-Swarga”: Solo Show at Nature Morte (New Delhi), Bose Pacia(Kolkata) and Lakeeren(Mumbai). In 2013 Group Show at Abadi Art Space, New Delhi. In 2014 Group exhibition at Christie,s London, Group exhibition at Beers Contemporary, London. In 2015 Participated at London Art Fair with Beers Contemporary Gallery. In 2016 Two Shadows One Image, a two-men Show at Art District XIII, New Delhi 2018 India art fair. He has received many recognitions, AIFACS Scholarship in 1996, Raja Ram Venkatappa Scholarship from Karnataka in 1996, AIFACS Award of 50 years of Art Independent in India Exhibition in 1997, State Academy Award in 2000, West Bengal, Certificate of Merit Award from Academy of Fine Arts in 2002, Kolkata.