Dhananjay has been painting for last 25th year. He was born in 1964, in the terracotta town of Bishnupur, near Kolkata. Having inherited an artistic tradition, he started his art life at the tender age of eight. Once he completed schooling, he decided on a career in art and did a one-year training Course at La-Martiniere SEOMP Society in Commercial Art, Exhibition Display & Interior Decoration in Calcutta.Simultaneously, he also pursued his graduation studies from Calcutta University. He started his art career in the year 1984 with the aim to become a complete Contemporary Artist. He completed his five years art education from Rabindra Bharti University (Indian Collage of Arts & Draftsmanship) Calcutta in 1988. He participated in more than 85 Group shows and 24 solo shows in India & Abroad. His major collections are NGMA - National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Indian Tourism, Jaypee group of Hotels & many more private collections in India & abroad.
HIS TECHNIQUE: He creates graphic and structural uniformity on canvas through the play of light & shade. His paintings are basically a judicious mix of the abstract and realistic forms. His thoughts stem from unique imagination, which combines the real natural world with the artistic and creative world. He finds modernism on canvas with the help of some old mythological art like Jamini Roy's paintings, old tribal paintings and Madhubani Paintings. He expresses with remarkable uses of colours to depict the unknown mysteries in the natural world. His many collections bring out his natural creative talent and total love for art. He paints with oil & acrylic colours on canvas and paper.