Arpita Chandra (b. 1982) received her B.V.A. from the Indian College of Arts and Craftsmanship, Rabindra Bharati University (2005), and M.V.A. from Government College of Art and Craft, Calcutta University. Her artworks portray surreal dreamscapes that transport the viewer to a land imbued with warm, tropical colours. Arpita has been a part of several shows across the country, and also received a Gold Medal at Avantika- Regional Art Exhibition (2003) as well as the H.K. Kejriwal Young Artist Award (2006), among other distinctions.