|Originally from Mumbai, India, Debanjana Bhattacharjee moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 2015 from Texas. She has a post graduate diploma in Modern and Contemporary Indian Art History from Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, Debanjana’s artistic practices are a blend of her Indian and western aesthetic sensibilities.
In 2015 Debanjana was recognized with a proclamation from the Mayor of Edinburg, Texas for her artistic (painting & sculpting) achievements.
A self-taught artist, Debanjana enjoys working with acrylics; the quick drying medium helps her with the intuitive expressionist style of work. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally. She has participated in many a juried shows and has won awards.
She believes the desire to create and express is part of her everyday art making practice. Currently Debanjana is exploring South Carolina through En plein air and wants to bring forth a dialogue between nature and self.
Debanjana is a member of Waccamaw Arts & Crafts Guild of Myrtle Beach and is Board of Director of Seacoast Artists Guild of Myrtle Beach. She is represented by Seacoast Artists Gallery and William H.Miller Fine Art Studios in Myrtle Beach and Georgetown Gallery in Georgetown.
She was the curator of TwitterArtExhibit 2020 an international art event supporting charities worldwide.
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Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.