Digbijayee Khatua (b.1989, Orissa, India) received a Bachelor of Visual Arts in Painting from BK College of Art and Crafts, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 2012, and Master of Visual Arts in Painting from College of Art, New Delhi, 2015.
He has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships in his career and participated in many important residencies like Piramal Art Residency, Mumbai, 2016; Kochi Muziris Biennale Post-Graduate Residency, Vagamo, 2015, and KHOJ Peers Residency, New Delhi, 2015. He has been awarded a gold medal by Prafulla Art Foundation, Mumbai, 2018. He has recently participated in group shows with Anant Art, Malhar: A lyrical exposition, 2020 and Telling Tales: A Journey into Narrative Forms 2020, Revisiting the Urban, 2018 at Bikaner House, New Delhi. He has also participated in India Art Fair, New Delhi 2019, 2020; Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad, 2019; Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, 2019; MOMus Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2019; 56th, 57th, 58th National Exhibition of Art, 2015, 2016, 2017 at Lalit Kala Akademi; Indo-Korean Young Artist Exhibition, Seoul, Korea, 2016; Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, 2016 and the Students’ Biennale, Kochi Muziris Biennale, 2014-2015.
Digbijayee’s artworks reflect contemporary landscapes that have been marked by rapid urbanization, power-lust, ecological instability, and the declining mental health of city dwellers.
Digbijayee lives and works in New Delhi, India.