An artist inspired by various ethnic forms, Uttam Manna believes in the liberating power of art. For him art is “liberation” and it tends to liberate his mind and soul. For him, art is his greatest stress-buster. He is happy that his passion has taken the form of his vocation. He takes inspiration from various sources and adds his creative touch to create unique pieces of his own. Uttam Manna believes that for an art enthusiast, beauty lies in everything that one encounters in day-to-day life. He considers that anything can be transformed into a piece of art.