Anup Kumar Giri Born Midnapur, West Bengal, India. Qualification : I. Graduated from Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship (In Fine Arts) under Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata in 1981 – 82. II. Specialization in Academy of fine art, Dresden in Course of Reservation of Painting in 1992, Germany. III. Specialized in depicting the life and culture of the weaker section of Indian populations with particular reference to the tribal people of India licving in remote areas of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Eastern Himalayan range and hill areas of Eastern regions of the country through Pen & Ink Acrylic Oil Painting. Achievements: I. Solo Exhibition: 1983/84/87/89 – At Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 1985 At Gangtok, Sikkim, 1992 At Dresden Stuttgart and Lipzic, Germany, 1999 At New Delhi & Lalit Kala Academy, 1999 At Art Walk Gallery, Hotel Oberoy, Mumbai Habited art Gallery- 2003. II. Group Show : 1995/99 Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata, 1996/97 Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, 1996 Lalit Kala Academy, Kolkata,2002,03, Lalit Kala Academy, Rabindra Bhawan. III. Other Participations: 1985, Art camp in Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar organized by Lalit Kala Academy Govt. of India, 1989 Art camp in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, organized by Ministry of culture, Govt. of India. 1991 Tribal Arts and Crafts at Tinmurti Bhawan, New Delhi organized by Ministry of culture, Govt of India. 1994 Rashtriya Kala Mela at Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata organized by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi. 1997 National Kala Mela in New Delhi, organized by Lalit Kala Academy Govt of India.1997 Annual Exhibition of Academy of Fine Arts organized by Academy of Fine Arts Kolkata, 1997 Annual Exhibition organized by Sahitya Kala Parisad at Asutosh Centenary Hall Kolkata.1997 Workshop and Exhibition on Post India Independence Period organized by EZCC (Eastern Zonal Culture centre), Kolkata, 1998 Workshop in Santiniketan at Srijan Painting Works. 1997 Academy of Fine Arts kolkata. 1999 Birla Academy of Fine Arts and culture, Kolkata. Awards : “1980 of Merit” in Annual Exhibition of Indian College of arts and Draftsmanship. Achievement : Many enthusiastic private collectors of India and Abroad, collected his creation of Paintings.