Tamal Sen Sharma was
born in a traditional Bengali family at Alipurduar Jn,
District-Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India.
His talent to paint was inborn and was honed
by years of work. His schooling started from Railway Higher Secondary
School of Alipurduar Junction and he completed his higher secondary
education from Mc.William Higher Secondary School at Alipurduar. After that he
graduated from the Alipurduar College. During his college life,
he got involved with student politics for a very short period of time.
After that he completed PGDCA. He started his livelihood by providing
private tution to school students-a vocation that was to last for quite
some time. Meanwhile, he started preparing for different examination for
Government jobs. Dejected and depressed at the system, he took the bold
decision to become an artist and to take up painting. His inborn talent
soon started reflecting on his canvas. He was highly prolific during
this period- the number of painting grew up to an amazing and divers
collection of nearly 12,000 paintings of various sizes. In the meantime,
he received Silver Medal(2nd position) in painting in the 5th year on
an All India basis from B.S.P(WB/India). Next, he was awarded the Bronze
medal(3rd position) in the 7th year. After that, he started his own
institution called “Bharatiya kala Bhawan” to teach art and painting.
At present, his works are being displayed in different renowned Art
Galleries at leading art centers. He began to join different painting
camps and workshops at various places. His works are being published in
different leading newspapers and magazines. Mr.Tamal Sen Sharma works on
lots of medium, like pastel, water colour, oil colour, acrylic,
charcoal, pencil shade, metalic etc. Landscapes forms a major portion of
his work. The despondency of the famished and the downtrodden sections
of society finds faithful potrayal in his canvas-his effort to empathise
with thier pain and suffering. Tweenty years of tireless work, research
(in abstract painting, modern art, fine art, and visual art) fortitude
devotion, patience, and intellectual appplication took him one step
forward in his artistic journey. It gave birth to a completely ingenious
and unique style of painting. This style, of his, was highly
appreciated by art lovers of India and rest of the World.
Black and White are his favourite colours. He loves to spend his
leisure time amongst nature in the company or birds and animals.
Mountains, rivers, forests, and verdancy entrances him. At home, he
loves tending to his flower garden when free. He likes to lead a simple,
altruistic and courageous life inspired by the ideals Of Netaji Subhas
Chandra Bose and Swami Vivekananda. His desires is to be of assistance
to orphanes and to helpless, neglected and deprived sections of the
society with his painting. A major portion from the sale of his
paintings is to fuel his philanthropic work. He also craves for
sustainable ecological development……the maintenance and preservation of
animal and plant life.
Date: 1, January, 2009