Bimal Kundu graduated from Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata in painting and sculpture and stood 1st class 1st in sculpture in1981. Lalit Kala Akademi\'s National Award winner Bimal is also a recipient of Gaganendranath Memorial Medal, Birla Academy Award, A F A Award, H. C. Ghosh Award, Navonmeska Award and Rajaram Scholarship from Govt. of Karnataka. He has participated in many group shows including CIMA Gallery, Chitrakoot, Akriti Art Gallery, Akar Prakar, Sanskriti Art Gallery, Vadehra Art Gallery, Art Today in New Delhi, Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai, Gallery Sumukha, Bengaluru. He also participated art camps in India, China, Thailand, Bhutan, Bangladesh. His eight feet high \'Bird\', made of aluminium, welcomes thousands of visitors everyday at Kolkata airport. Other landmark creations of this sculptor are 14 feet high \'Birpurush\' and 10 feet high \'Kolkata\' (medium-concrete) stand majestically at Nicco Park and V I P Road in Kolkata respectively. His works are part of many public and private collections in India and abroad such as National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Birla Academy, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Karnataka. Member of the Society of Contemporary Artists since 1989, he lives and works in Kolkata.