Indrapramit Roy studied printmaking (BFA) at the Visva-Bharati University of Santiniketan and painting (MFA) at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M.S. University of Baroda, India. Subsequently he was awarded Inlaks Scholarship to study MA Painting (1990-92) at the Royal College of Art, London, which also included a term each at Cite des Arts, Paris and Hochschule der Kunst, Berlin on Erasmus exchange grant.
Indrapramit has had over 80 Group shows and several art camps and workshops to his credit.
From amongst the 17 solo shows held so far the last five were in Aicon gallery, Palo Alto, California (2007), Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai (2008), The Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi (2009), Galerie-88, Kolkata in 2012 and 2015 and Threshold Art Gallery, New Delhi 2016.
He has taken part in Group shows in London, Berlin, New York, Melbourne, Bangkok and Yangon and has represented India in Asian Art Exhibition in Macao and the Cairo Biennale, Cairo, “India at 70” at Bangkok (2018) and India Art Fair (2019), New Delhi. In February 2013 He completed a mural (12x26 feet) for Terminal-2 of the new Mumbai International Airport.
Honours and fellowships include Kanoria Centre Fellowship (1989-90), Inlaks fellowship (1990-92) to study at RCA, London, Junior Research Fellowship (1993-95), Government of India, the Fulbright fellowship, USA (2004-5) and Artist in residence at The Siena Art Institute (March 2013).
Indrapramit has lectured on various art-related topics at Mohile Parekh Centre - Mumbai, Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the Museum of Bengal Art at Kolkata, IIT-Kanpur, IDC at IIT Powai, International Institute for Children’s Literature – Osaka- Japan, UArts, Philadelphia and ICCR sponsored seminar in Hanoi, Vietnam, among others.
Indrapramit’s other interests include writing on art, illustration and stage design. His articles are published in The Times Literary Supplement, London, Art & Deal magazine and Take on Art, New Delhi, Art Vaarta and Art East, Kolkata, Dep Art, Dhaka. Tara publishing, Chennai, J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Annick Press, Canada among others have published his illustrated books. He had designed stage for theatre groups as well as the World Social Forum held in Mumbai.
He has been teaching painting at his alma mater Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU of Baroda since 1995 and presently an Associate Professor and the Dean of Students.