Adip Dutta received a Master of Visual Arts from the Department of Sculpture in the Faculty of Visual Arts of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata in 2000. He also received a Bachelor of Art in Sociology (Honours) from the University of Calcutta in 1994.
Folk art and traditional image-making constitute the core concerns of Dutta's artworks. Dutta has also worked in a traditional dokra workshop and is a regular contributor to Art India magazine. His work, along with his research, articles and teaching, aims to increase cultural awareness about folk art and traditional art techniques.
Dutta has participated in several solo and group exhibitions around the country as well as internationally.
He received the Charles Wallace Scholarship in 2002 to study in the United Kingdom. He was also honoured by the Paul Foundation in 2001.
Adip Dutta is currently a member of the Faculty of Visual Arts at Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata.
He lives and works in Kolkata, India.