Aditya Basak was born in 1953. He graduated from Government College of Art & Crafts , Kolkata. He has participated in many group shows in India as well as several International shows including Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata, 2011, Aakriti Art Gallery, Kolkata, Aicon Art Gallery, New York, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, ‘Continuity, Disjuncture, Creativity’, Akar Prakar, Kolkat 50 Years of National & Triennial Awardees Edition, ‘Art of Bengal’, Cima at National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, Bharat Bhavan Biennial of Contemporary Art, Celebration 50 Years of India’s Independence, Toronto, Helpage, All India Exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery. He is recipient of many awards Senior Fellowship in the Field of Visual Art – Ministry of Human (Res. & Dev.) in 2000, State Government Award (Kolkata) in 1988, National Award – (For Painting) in 1984, Scholarship From Government College of Art And Craft in 1973-77.