Sandeep Biswas finished Art College in 1993 & took to working with an Advertising Agency for 2 years before realizing he wanted to pursue photography as a career, which had been his love as a medium of expression since his school days.
He was awarded by AIFACS (All India Fine Art & Craft Society) twice in 1997 & 1999 among a few others.
In 2001 Japan Foundation sponsored him for a two person show along with a Japanese photographer, following which he was awarded the Japan Foundation Fellowship in the same year to go to Kyoto University of Art & Design, as a visiting associate fellow at the photography department for 6 months.
Sandeep has been a part of over 40 group shows in India, France, Germany, UK, Sri Lanka and South Korea with renowned art galleries.
He has had 5 solo shows of which 3 have been in New Delhi, Arpana Art gallery in March 2003 with support of Japan Foundation, VIART Gallery in September 2005 & April 2010. His 3rd show was at Nairang Gallery organized by Ms.Salima Hashmi (Rohtas 2), Lahore Pakistan in November 2006. He recently had his last solo exhibition “ENTRAPMENT” with ABADI ART SPACE, New Delhi, curated by Jose Abad in April 2012.
His works are exhibited as a part of FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA SAFOTO 2007, Texas, USA and the ARTSINGAPORE 2007 & INDIA ART FAIR 2008, 2009, 2011 & 2013, HOTEL ART FAIR, Seoul, Korea- 2010 & India’s first ever online art fair www.indiaartcollective.com in 2011.
He was awarded the Visual Art Gallery, India Habitat Center fellowship for photography in 2005.
He has curated an exhibition of 9 photographers "VISION BEYOND" with Gallery Art Indus - April 2007, an exhibition of photographs "A long road home" with photography gallery Wonderwall - July 2007 & “A Tribute to The Lens” an exhibition of Lens based art for M F Husain Gallery, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
His works are a part of various public & private collections in India & abroad.
His works were published as special features in Magazines in India, Sweden, USA & Japan.
Sandeep lives & works as a freelance photographer in Delhi. He spends his time between doing commercial photography, documentary photography, teaching photography & creating his own work that he exhibits with art galleries.
His clientele includes Advertising Agencies, magazines, UNICEF & various other private clients.
He recently finished working over a year for a book on Culture & Festivals of Rajasthan for a private publisher & a book on Polio Eradication in India for UNICEF which are to release in 2013,
He just also finished working on reimaging People of India, (a re interpretation of the first ever published photographic book in India commissioned by Lord & Lady canning in 1850 and compiled by Watson & Kaye in 1868) commissioned to him by India Photo Archive Foundation, curated by Aditya Arya.
He has taught as visiting faculty with a few institutes including National Institute of fashion Technology, WLC, Delhi School of Photography, Udaan School of Photography & Apex institute of photographic excellence in Delhi & has been a external Jury/Examiner (photography) with Pearl Academy of fashion, New Delhi.
Sandeep has held workshops on photography for habitat World, India habitat Center, New Delhi & Canon camera’s at the School of Convergence, NOIDA, Cadennce Systems India Ltd, Noida & Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi.