Born in West Bengal, Jagannath Paul is a Mumbai based artist.The varied nuances of male and female relationship are manifested into his paintings through the medium of charcoals and colors on paper and canvas. He uses colours to depict relationships in different moods and emotions.
Jagannath Paul has graduated from the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata 2000 with 1st class 1st. He has won many prestigious awards.
He is known for his charcoals on paper or canvas. His works bring out the drama of black and white by introducing solid blocks of paint, which are restricted to reds, yellows and orange. The contrast sets the mood of the work, highlighting the character that he paints. His skillful rendering of the female form shows an innate understanding and mastery of the subject.
- 1995/96 - College Awards for Best Pencil study.
- 1996 - Academy Award from Academy of Fine Arts;
- 1996 - Gopen Roy Award from Indian Society of Oriental Arts;
- 1999 - College Award from Govt. College of Art and Craft;
- 2001 - Camlin Award, Mumbai;
- 2003 - Hindustan Pencil Ltd. Award from the Bombay Art Society;
- 2001 - Governer Awards.
- 1996 - Gopal Ghosh Scholarship from Govt. College of Arts and craft;
- 1997 - AIFACE Scholarship by AIFACE New Delhi.
- 1998 - All India Students Camp, Kolkata;
- 1999 - Artist Camp for water colour, Kolkata;
- 1999/2000 - Artist Camp by Academy of Fine Arts Artist Camp at trapicana, Alibag.
- 1995/2000 - Annual exhibition of Govt. College of arts and craft, Kolkata;
- 1998/99 - All annual exhibition academies of fine arts, Kolkata;
- 1996/98/99 - All annual exhibition Indian society of oriental arts Kolkata;
- 1998/99 - Rajya charukala annual show information centre, Kolkata;
- 2000 - Ganganandra shilpa pradarsansala information centre, Kolkata;
- 2002/03 - Birla academy arts and culture, Mumbai;
- 2002/03 - Birla academy arts and culture, Kolkata;
- 2003 to 05 - The Bombay art society annual show, Mumbai;
- 2003/04 - Art Society of Annual Show, Mumbai;
- 2005 - Harmony Show Mumbai;
- 2005 - Dubai Group Show;
- 2005 - Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai.
- 2000 - Academy of Fine Arts Kolkata;
- 2003 - World Trade Centre Arcade Mumbai;
- 2003 - Indian Art Gallery Pune;
- 2004 - Pradarshak Mumbai;
- 2004 - Nehru Centre Mumbai.