Portraiture by Atish Banerjeewww.ArtPal.com/atishportraiture
Atish Banerjee was born in Mumbai, India in 1985. Having grown up in a diverse and multi-cultural city and country, the sheer variety of people
and places has always fascinated him. Throughout his life, Atish has always been captivated by faces and how every visage has a different story
to tell. Naturally, he was drawn to portraiture. The interest was cultivated during his college years and further developed when he opted to take
his Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts (Applied Arts).
After completing his degree, Atish starting his career as an Art Director in advertising agencies, kept his passion for portraiture alive, traveling
extensively in and around India. He translates the pictures he takes into portraits telling compelling stories, depicting a broad spectrum of
cultures and emotions. He uses a combination of water based mediums, to capture every detail of the beauty of the human expression in
realism style. Atish also loves doing landscapes and has done commissions for his clients based in the US, UK, UAE and India. Besides being a part
of a couple of joint exhibitions, he has also conducted workshops for mixed medium painting techniques. Atish lives and works in Dubai, a
cosmopolitan city, ever inspiring and brimming with people of varied nationalities.