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Born in Kolkata, India, Majumdar has an MFA from Indiana University and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Recent solo exhibition venues include Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NY; Barbara Davis Gallery, TX; Asia Society Texas Center, TX, a travelling exhibition at Drew University, NJ, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, TN and University of Vermont, VT and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NY; Recent selected group exhibition venues include The Landing Gallery, LA; Freight & Volume, NY; Geary Contemporary, NY; James Cohan Gallery, NY; Gallery Zürcher, NY and Come Together: Surviving Sandy, curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, NY. Awards include a NYFA Grant in Painting, Purchase Award from the 2010 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, a MacDowell Fellowship, a residency at Yaddo, the 2009-10 Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Space Program Grant, a MICA Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching, and two Maryland State Art Council Individual Grants in Painting. He has also lectured on his work at numerous institutions including Columbia University, RISD, CCA, Cranbrook School of Art, Pratt, PAFA, SUNY-Purchase, Princeton University, and the New York Studio School. Majumdar lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He is a Professor of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art.