Shwarga Bhattacharjee was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his MFA in drawing and painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and his BFA in drawing and painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka. He has been showing his work in the United States and Bangladesh. His shows include venues like Vox Populi, Jcal Art Center, Temple Contemporary, and Dhaka Art Summit. He was selected as one of the “Young Talent” at Dhaka Art Summit 2012 and has also been awarded residency at Britto Student Residency and Jentel Artist Residency. He also worked as a children’s book illustrator for “Room to Read” in Bangladesh.