Prabir Purkayastha bio

1952 Born in India
1973 BA, English Literature, University of New Delhi

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012 Ancient Grace: Photographs of India’s Ladakh Region,
Tally Beck Contemporary, New York
2007 Zendo, Candace Dwan Gallery, Katonah
Ladakh, Bodhi Art Gallery, New York
2006 Ladakh, Prestel & Bamford, London
Zendo, Bodhi Art Gallery, Mumbai
2005 Ladakh, VAG, India Habitat Centre / Bodhi Art Gallery, New Delhi
2002 Aksaha, VAG, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 artMRKT San Francisco, Tally Beck Contemporary
2012 Art Asia Miami, Tally Beck Contemporary
2009 Godown, The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai
French Kiss & Karma: A Mélange of Contemporary Art from France & India, Flatfile Galleries, Chicago
2008 Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Los Angeles
Flatfile Galleries, Chicago


2012 A Village in Assam (forthcoming)
2005 Ladakh

Selected Honors

2002 Habitat Award, Best Photography Exhibition
2003 SAPPI Asian Awards for Printing, Gold Medal
2006 B&W Magazine, Spotlight Award
SAPPI Asian Awards for Printing, Silver Medal
Better Photography (UK), Book of the Month
2009 Fuji Film India, Super Six Photographers