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About

Joy deb roaja is an Indigenous Artist from hill tract area of Bangladesh. He grew up in a rural hilly land. Most of his Paintings and Artworks are influenced by hill tracts life and nature. Now… In future he wants to endure the Indigenous and tribal culture from destruction. Joy Roaja was born in 1973 at Khagrachori, Chittagong Bangladesh, He has been finished his M.F.A. in painting in 1999 from Chittagong University, He is working as an artist in Chittagong, Roaja also involve with porapara space for artists activity.
BIOGRAPHY OF JOY DEB ROAJA
Name: JOY DEB ROAJA
Father’s name: late- Hironmoy Roaja
Mother’s name: Niharika Tripura
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Date of birth: 12/03/1973
Education:
M.A (Painting), Chittagong Univirsity-2nd Class,
Year of passing-2003.
Present Position. Freelance Artist,
2014-Perticipate at 17th NIPAF Asia,Japan.
Performance….at Pathshala South Asian Media Academy Dhaka ,22/04/2014 ,
2013-solo painting exhibition, bishod bangla,chittagong.
“Lamai kothoma”group exhibition at Alliance Francaise de Chittagong.
: Floating Peers 2013 “- International Social Practice Workshop, Arrange by Porapara SpaceFor
Artists,chittagong.
2012 performance,at Samdani Art Award.2012 exhibition,
Arranged by – porapara space for artists.
– performance- cheragi ,Chittagong ,Arrangrd by “jog artspace”
– performance- shilpakala,Chittagong , Arrangrd by “ yapri”
Extra Activities: 2011- performance, at Porapara Performance Art festival,
Chittagong .
Art Workshops: 2010- performance art workshop by Seiji Shimuda of Japan at
Shilpakola Academi arranged by,Chittagong Porapara Art space
3rd porapara policritix print workshop
1st performance art show. Porapara Art space
2009- 5th porapara public art workshop
Arranged by – porapara space for artists
2nd porapara policritix print workshop
1st Site specific workshop-khagrachori.
Arranged by – porapara space for artists
2008- Artists blog creating Workshop, Arranged by Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka
2007- Raku Workshop at Porapara Art space,
Patenga,Ctg
2006-“ Barendra Museum Study” Rajshahi.
2005- “Britto International Workshop –2005” Nungola,
Bogra. 2005- website design workshop, Arranged by Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka
2005- 2nd Collaborative Art Workshop With Village .
People of Bijoy Nogor .Potenga
2004- “Animated Sculpture” Dialog between artists &
their Surroundings. Organized by SANTUA Art Foundation, Chittagong.
2004- “Movement will become sculpture” 11 days
workshop at Jagatpur Asram in Chittagong arranged by Britto Art trust Bangladesh.
2004- 1st Collaborative Art Workshop With Village People of Patenga.
Art camp:
2005:- SANTUA Art Camp-2005
Organized by SANTUA Art Foundation, Chittagong. At Porapara Art Space, Potenga,C.T.G. Organized by SANTUA Art Foundation-
2003- Art Camp at Ali Kodom ,Bandar Ban ,C.T.G.
Organized by Santaran.
Group Exhibition:
2005- “Animated Sculpture- Dialog between
artists & their Surroundings” at Alliance Françoise de Chittagong.
2003- “Human Rights” Installation &
Performance show. Organized by Action
Aid Bangladesh & N.G.O. forum ,Chittagong at the museum Hall Chittagong.
2003- “Rhid Utshob” At The central museum of
Chittagong University. Organized by
Department of fine arts, C.U.
2003- Srijon Swajan Sammilon .
2001- Sonjoy Smrity Charukala Prodorshoni at
the central Library, Organized by
Department of fine arts, of Chittagong
University.
International Artists residency- 2005 at Thirtha, Colombo, Srilanka.
Contact:
Joy Deb Roaja
1 to 99 Shopping mall,4th floor.
Behind shopping complex, East Nasirabad, Ctg.
Cell:+88-0-11-229905.
E-mail: joy_joyroaja@hotmail.com
Joyroaja@ymail.com
Ural: www.joyroaja.blogspot.com