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Sandeep Biswas is an Indian Photographer with over two decades of experience in Art, Commercial and Social Documentary Photography. Presently he is busy dividing his time between his photographic practice, and as a guest faculty with various Art, Photography and design institutes in India.
He is presently on board as a photography consultant with UNICEF (India), a lead curator for Photographic arts for VASA-Project (USA & Austria) - an international online platform for media studies and a curator with Galeria Quarentena (Chile)
His practice as a photographer has earned him a few prestigious Awards, Fellowships and an artist in residence program in the USA.
He has had 8 online and offline solo exhibitions, over 50 group exhibitions, in various parts of the world. His works have been invited to be part of various international Art & Photography festivals. He has curated a few Photography and lens based Art exhibitions for Art Galleries and Art Institutions, as well as has written on photography for a few Art Magazines in India. He has been part of various Art Projects raising the issue of Gender equality and Environmental concern. His works have been part of various private and public Art Collections around the world.
He has been a panellist to decide awards at various contests including state awards for Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and languages, as well as for an Art Awareness workshop for Lalit Kala Akademy in New Delhi.
Sandeep has been a photographer with UNICEF, ILO, JICA, WHO, World Bank, Global Health Strategies, BIRAC, VisionSpring and a few other organisations, done commercial photography for Advertising agencies and corporate clients, Editorial photography for ELLE, L'officiel and Interior & Design magazine over the years. His works have been special features with various prestigious Art, Photography and Design magazines and journals around the world including USA, Japan & Sweden. He has worked on a few important and published coffee table book projects.
He has conducted various workshops in India,China and USA.
Sandeep is the founder of Grayscale Academy of Photography and Creative Vision ( www.grayscaleacademy.com )
Sandeep Biswas is a thinking and reflexive photographer who looks long and hard before he captures his images. His visual language is poetic and lyrical . A contemplative air encompasses his works - Dr Alka Pande ( Eminent Art Historian, Curator and Author )