Manoj Dutta was born in 1956 in Calcutta. He had no formal training in Art and works as a freelance artist.
He did Group shows at Academy of Fine Arts; Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai; Contemporary Indian Art Show, Holland, Busan; Contemporary Art Show, South Korea and many more.
His paintings are in collections in India and abroad. Manoj’s works are based on Indian tradition and folk art such as the symbol of mythical animals and gods and godesses.