Soumik Nandy Majumdar teaches the History of Art at Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University in Santiniketan. Besides teaching and researching on art and art-history, he is actively involved in art education. He has conducted several workshops on art-awareness and visual-literacy. Over the last decade he has focused his efforts on bringing art-appreciation to children. He has published several essays in journals, exhibition catalogues and has written two books on art-appreciation.