Sisir Sahana

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Sisir Sahana

Sisir Sahana was born in 1965 in Bankura, West Bengal, India.  He studied B-Fine Arts, M-Fine Arts in Painting from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan in 1982-87-89.  Advanced diploma in Stained Glass Painting from Central St’ Martins College of Art and Design, London in 1993-94.  Received merit scholarship from Kala Bhavan, Santiniketan 1982-89.  Commonwealth scholarship nominated by Ministry of Human Resources & Development, Department of Education, Government of India tenable in the United Kingdom, 1993-94.  Junior Fellowship from Ministry of Human Resources & Development, Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India 1992 & 1993.  Invited by the Creative Glass Center of America on a fellowship at Wheaton Village, first in 2000 and again for 2004.  Sisir has exhibited extensively in India as well as internationally.

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