Rathin KANJI, Kolkata based Indian artist was born in 1970. He was Visiting Research Fellow (Fulbright Scholar) School of Art & Design, University of Michigan USA in the year 2004. He did Post Graduation from Visva Bharati University, India in 2002. Received the Fulbright Fellowship,USA in 2004, Vermont Residency Fellowship, USA in 2004 and Junior Research Fellowship from Govt. of India (1998-2000).
He did solo exhibitions at Gallery Threshold New Delhi, Gallery Sumukha Bangalore, Alliance Francaise Hyderabad & Chandigarh, Warren Robbins Gallery Ann Arbor USA, Holiday Inn Bangkok, Aicon Gallery Palo Alto & New York among others. Participated in group exhibitions in India,USA, Hong Kong, Bangkok, UK, Singapore, Romania, Spain, Greece, Germany, Morocco, Austria, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Argentina, Bolivia, Namibia, Dubai, Australia, France and Italy. He has participated International Art Fair in Dubai, Rome, New York, Miami and Hong Kong.
Kanji’s painting has been Auctioned in Sotheby’s New York; Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong. The Library of Congress, Washington DC,USA and The National Library, Australia has his catalogue in their archive. The Times London published his interview in 2007 and his work published in Flash Art Magazine, Milan in 2008. His painting is in the collection of Museum of Art, Michigan, USA; Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong; Bank of America, London among others.
The battle trap, watercolour, 16x25cm, 2008