Syful had in innovative attitude from childhood
- started making drawing and sculpture when
he was a student of class III. In higher school
he was known as an amateur painter in Kushtia
town. His aim of life was to be a painter.
In class VIII & IX in Serajganj, Mr. Nogen
Roy - a prominent commercial artist, inspired
Syful too much to be on artist. Truly speaking
Nogen Roy is the only teacher in Syful’s
From his childhood, Syful was very much
fond of old classical paintings like Renaissance
paintings, Russians and Chinese revolutionary
paintings. His most favorite painter is
Rembrand and Sculpturist was Henry Moor.
From 1968 to 1980 syful struggled hard
to stand by own feet along with his perseverance
in Dhaka, His firm determination, tireless
perseverance, discipline and punctuality
took him to him his goal, though it took
quite a long time.
Syful believes in ‘Honesty, Sincerity
and Punctuality’ - The one thing he
is still carrying with him.
His art work is not confined in one style
- but all types of art works. He has got
efficiency in Portrait painting. Bangladeshi
landscape, Still life painting and Modern
Compositions. Syful Islam is very famous
in painting modern Islamic Calligraphy in
the world. He made popular Islamic Calligraphy
paintings in Bangladesh as a pioneer.
Syful gets pleasure in doing super classical
paintings, and He simply says “Old
master’s works of the world are the
treasures of the world so it is above all".
Syful Islam is a noble gentleman, well
behaved and modern thinking human being.
His philosophy is - Life is happy and fulfilled
only when you can make other people happy.