Ajit Seal (b. 1958)
Print Camp, Guwahati, 2011
Ajit Seal was born in 1958 and did his Diploma in painting from Guwahati College of Art in 1979. Post that he joined the Garhi Studio in Delhi where he learnt the techniques of print making. He also did his Post-Diploma from the Department of Print making in Kala Bhavana and joined the Government College of Art and Craft in Assam as a lecturer.
He was fascinated and focused on lithography, syncing the world of painting and print making. He also explored platography, where the lithographic stone is replaced by an aluminium plate. Animal and human forms are recurring motifs in the artist’s works. He is currently teaching in the Department of Print making in Kala Bhavana, Santiniketan.