Born in Midnapore in West Bengal, studied Fine Arts at the College of Visual Arts in Kolkata. Maity went on to receive a diploma in Fine Arts from the Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, also in Kolkata. Recognized today as one of Bengal’s important new emerging painters, he has already exhibited his works at many major Indian and European galleries. And has won awards and scholarships from most of the major Indian fine art institutions, including the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society, the Birla Academy and the IAAI. With several one-man exhibitions in India and abroad to his credit, including shows in Germany Sweden and the United Kingdom, his paintings also enjoy pride of place in prestigious permanent collections like those of the National Gallery of Modern Art and the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi, the Fukuoka Museum in Japan.
Lives and works in Gopalpur, West Bengal.