Manoj Dutta was born in 1956 in Calcutta. He has no formal training in art and works as a freelance artist.
He did Group shows at Academy of Fine Arts, Kokata; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Contemporary Indian Art Show, Holland; Contemporary Art Show, Busan, South Korea.
Manoj’s works are based on Indian tradition and folk art of mythical animals, gods and godesses. Tiger is the mythical vehicle of Durga (mother goddess).