Praneet Soi born 1971 in Kolkata studied painting at the M.S.U in Baroda. After graduating in 1990 he took a hiatus from studies and worked in the advertising sector in the capital. On a scholarship he travelled to California to receive his second master’s degree in visual arts from the University of California. Thereafter he had two residential stints the first at Skowhegan, Maine & Rijksakademie van beeldende Kunsten in Holland.
He had a solo exhibition in Mumbai in 2015 and was one of four Indian artists to represent India at the Indian Pavilion in Venice in 2014. ;