Indrapramit Roy studied printmaking (BFA) at the Visva-Bharati University of Santiniketan (1982-87) and painting (MFA, 1987-89) 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 included a term at Cite des Arts, Paris. He also spent a term at the Hochschule der Kunst, Berlin on an Erasmus Exchange Scholarship.
Indrapramit has shown widely in Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Baroda and Chennai in group and solo shows. He has had 16 solo shows, over 90 Group shows and several art camps and workshops to his credit. From amongst the 16 solo shows held so far the last few were in The Anant Art Gallery,
New Delhi in 2006 and 2009, Aicon gallery - Palo Alto, CA in May 2007, Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai in February 2008 and Galerie-88, Kolkata in November-December
2012 and 2015. ‘Mezzaterra’, his latest solo show opened at Threshold gallery in New Delhi in March 2016.
He has taken part in Group shows in New York, London, Melbourne and Yangon and has represented India in Asian Art Exhibition in Macao and the Cairo Biennale, Cairo. He shows with Aicon Gallery, New York. In 2013 completed a12 x 26 feet mural 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 most recently Artist-in-Residence at The Siena Art Institute (March 2013). Indrapramit’s other interests include illustration, stage design, writing, teaching and talking on art.
He has been teaching painting at his alma mater Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU of Baroda since 1995.