Prasanta Sahu (b.1968 in Odisha) after completing his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Orissa, did his BFA (Painting) from Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan (1998) and his MFA (Painting) from MSU, Baroda (2000). He has received Nasreen Mohamedi Award in 1999, MS University Gold Medal in 2000.

Sahu has participated in numerous national and international shows such as Response – an installation and new-media art project at Gems Cinema, Conceptualised by Rakhi Sarkar, CIMA art gallery, Kolkata (2018); Project Tihar- an exhibition of Painting, Drawing, Print, Sculpture, Video and Installation created during a collaborative project with the inmates of Tihar, at Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi (2017); Studio Gem Revisited, a 6 person show at Cima art gallery, Kolkata; Paper and Pigments, a 7 person show of paper works at Gandhara Art Gallery, Kolkata; 7th Bharat Bhavan Biennial of Contemporary Indian Art 2017 at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal; India Fine Arts Exchange Exhibition, Daegu, South Korea-2015; International Art Programme, Burapha University, Thailand 2014; India Today, Copenhagen Tomorrow, sculpture show at Denmark Embassy, New Delhi (2013); Global Peace at Art Gallery, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (2009); The Promissory Maze, 1×1 Art Gallery, Dubai (2008); Art for Freedom by Tehelka Art in London and Aicon gallery, London (2007); International Art Fair, Rome (2007); V I S (V) A, three person show at Aicon Gallery, New York (2008). Lives and works in Santiniketan.

Prasanta Sahu, A Farmer’s Dream, 7×5 Inches, Graphite, Acrylic, Tea Wash, Japanese Ink and Tracing Paper on Fabriano Paper, 2017

Prasanta Sahu, Study – 12012018, 48×48 Inches, Acrylic on Canvas, 2018