Boisali Biswas

Mixed Media Fiber Artist



MFA      Bowling Green State University, USA, 1994

BFA      Visva-Bharati University, India, 1984 




 Art Prize : 2016, Sept - Oct, 2016 Grand Rapids, MI

Lasting Impressions : Art Quilts, Whistler House Museum, August 2016      Lowell, MA 

Midwest Fiber Artists, a group show, Vale Gallery, 2014                   Chicago, IL

Reaching for the light, Rackham Graduate School, U of MI, Nov 2014    Ann Arbor, MI

Fiber Invitational '13, Ludington Area Arts Council    Ludington, MI  

Shilpa, Colors of India-Pakistan-Bangladesh, Walkers' Gallery, 2012


San Marcos, TX

From Tradition to Innovation, University of Michigan, Rackham Graduate School, 2010


Ann Arbor, MI

No Restrictions, A Fiber Exhibit presented by MWG, BBAC, 2009


Birmingham, MI

Six Person Show, River Gallery, 2009


Chelsea, MI

Art In Sight, Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, 2008


Ann Arbor, MI

MSDA Members Exhibition, Riverside Arts Center, 2008


Ypsilanti, MI

Sum of the Parts, Members Exhibit at SDA conference, 2007


Kansas City, MO

Back ToThe Floor, part of HGA Convergence, Elaine Jacob Gallery, WSU, 2006


Detroit, MI

Heritage Festival, Costick Center, 2005


Farmington Hills, MI

Detroit Scarab Club Fiber Arts Show, 2004


Detroit, MI

MSDA Exhibit, Ave Maria Gallery, 2003


Ann Arbor, MI

Fantastic Fibers, Yeiser Art Center, 2001


Paducah, KY

One Vision: Women in Art, Oakland Community College, 2000


Farmington Hills, MI

Seeing Thru Surfaces, 2000


St. Charles, IL

Surface Treatment Exhibit at Fine Line, 2000


St. Charles, IL

Several MSDA Exhibitions, 1998 – 2008


Detroit Area, MI

Alumni Exhibition, Art Center BGSU, 1997


Bowling Green, OH

Art Tees, 1997


Rockford, IL

Art Anonymous, 1996


Calcutta, India

100 In The Sun: Art Fabric By The Yard, 1995


Seattle, WA

Shown at the Surface Design Association Conference, 1995


Portland, OR

The Group, Academy of Fine Arts, 1995


Calcutta, India

Annual Spring Art Show, Lima Art Center, 1994


Lima, OH

Graduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, 1993


Bowling Green, OH

Mannings Show, 1993






 Multicultural Art Center, April-Jun, 2016 Cambridge, MA

Henry Ford Hospital, Oct-Dec, 2015 West bloomfield, MI

Ferndale Public Library, June-Aug, 2015 Ferndale, MI  

Middleton Public Library, March/April 2015 Middleton, WI

Christensen Heller Gallery, Jan 2015  Oakland, CA

An Introspective Journey, Caroll Community college, Nov 2014                                             Westminster, MD 

Melange, Grove Gallery, Sept-Oct,  2013                          Lansing, MI

The Layered Surface, Padziesky Gallery  Aug, 2011


Dearborn, MI

Foundry Art Center, Aug – Oct 2010


St Charles, MO

Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center (Arts for the Spirit), 2010


Dearborn, MI

Transcending Boundaries, Central Michigan University Library, 2010


Mt Pleasant, MI

University of Michigan Hospital Main Lobby (Gifts of Art), 2008


Ann Arbor, MI

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Ann Arbor Art Center), 2000


Ann Arbor, MI

Waterford Township Public Library, 2000


Waterford, MI

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, 1994


Bowling Green, OH

Worthington Public Library, 1992


Worthington, OH

Upper Arlington Public Library, 1992


Upper Arlington, OH

Lancaster Public Library, 1991


Lancaster, OH

Columbus Cultural Arts Center, 1990


Columbus, OH

Orinoco Gallery, 1989


Columbus, OH

Tagore Art Gallery, 1987


Calcutta, India

Academy of Fine Arts, 1986


Calcutta, India






3 pieces selected for Art in Embassies program in Dar-es-salaam And Tanzania, 2014 

Published in Textiles : A History of Mankind by Mary Schoeser 

A piece placed in the new St. Josephs Hospital front lobby    Chelsea, MI

Invited to teach the Weaving class at Wayne state University, Winter 2013     Detroit, MI

Selected as one of the artists as part of the Public Art Program at the City Hall, 2012-2014             Farmington, MI           

Featured Artist at Vale Craft Gallery, Sep 10 - Nov 10, 2010 


Chicago, IL

Art in Stitches:  An invitational Fiber Exhibit by 6 Artists, The Art House, 2009


Northville, MI

No Restrictions, MWG exhibit at BBAC, 2009 ~ Honorable Mention


Birmingham, MI

Featured artist at Christensen Heller Gallery, Nov 2008 - Jan 2009


Oakland, CA

Quilt Commissioned by St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Main Lobby, 2008


Ann Arbor, MI

MSDA Exhibitions, 1998 onwards 5 First Place Awards, 3 Second Place Award, 3 Honorable Mentions


Detroit Area, MI

Art Tees, 1997 ~ First Place Award


Rockford, IL

Surface Treatment, 2000 ~ Honorable Mention


St. Charles, IL

Our Visions: Women in Art, Oakland Community College ~ Honorable Mention 2000


Farmington Hills, MI

American Stitches, 2000 ~ Invited to Contribute a piece to the Quilt for Detroit


Detroit Area, MI





 Vale Craft Gallery   Chicago, IL

 Handscapes Gallery                                                                                                           Beaufort, NC

The Village Artisans Gallery                                                                                                            Boiling Springs, PA

River Gallery                                                                                                                                          Chelsea, MI

Battle Creek Art Center                                                                                               Battle Creek, MI

Global Artisan Showcase

Christensen Heller Gallery                                                                                                                      Oakland, CA





Invited to conduct workshops, classes at Center of Creative studies, Bowling Green State University, with Michigan Surface Design and various local groups.

Few Art fairs.

Curated many shows, always been been artfully active in the community, schools, etc.

Iinvited to many guilds, over last 4 years to talk about my work as an artist from a different culture. Title for the Powerpoint presentation, being "Intersections of Cultures and Traditions: My journey as Fiber Artist"

Art Instructor, Bowling Green State University, Taught Undergraduate Level Foundation Art Courses 1992-1994, Bowling Green, OH

Invited to City Beautification Project,  joined a team of eminent artists, led by Shanu Lahiri, Fort William, 1995, Calcutta,  India.          Fort William Murals