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Born    January 5, 1924 Kota, Rajasthan. India.

 

EDUCATION

 

1946        Fine Art Diploma (1948) and D.T.T. from School of Arts  & Crafts, Jaipur.

1953        Government Diploma (Painting)  Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai.

1961-62   Attended Slade College of Arts, University College, London.

1955         M.A. Hindi (Lit.) .

1970,1971 Attended All India Art Teachers Sequential Camp, Mumbai.

1967          Attended Fresco and Mural Camp, Banasthali Vidyapeeth.

                  Attended innumerable seminars and workshops at various Universities.

 

AWARDS

 

1960,1961,1963,1964,1965 & 1968    Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy.

1978-79,     Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar.

1983, 1986 & 1990   All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi.

1988            National Award by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.

2007            Awarded as “Kala Ratna”, New Delhi.

 

 

HONOURS

 

            Elected the ‘FELLOW’ by Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy.

1984    Veteran Artist’s honor by A.I.F.A.C.S. New Delhi.

2007   ‘Kala Ratna’ award by Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi.

 

 

ONE MAN & GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

 

Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur, Alwar, Delhi, Mumbai, Madras, Chandigarh, Bangalore and Calcutta, Japan, Moscow, Brazil, Algeria etc.

Participated in all major Art Exhibitions held in India which include All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi; Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar; Oriental Society and Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta; U.P.Academy; Bombay Art Society; Drawing exhibitions organised by Govt Museums and Art Gallery, Chandigarh; Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy and Central Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi.

 

 

ART CAMPS

 

1986       SARC Festival

1986       Painters’ camp at Mandav, M.P.

1986       Painters’ camp Karnataka Academy.

1995       Aaj, Udaipur.  

1996       ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi, Jawahar Kala Kendra’s, Painters’ camp held at WZCC, Udaipur &  Art camp at Agra,

Between 1970 -1990      Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy and Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi .

Between 1996 -1998      All India artists’ camp of fellows of Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy . 

1998       Veteran Artists’ camp – Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy & West Zone Culture Centre. 

1998       50 years Celebration camp - West Zone Culture Centre & North Zone Culture Centre. 

2003       Artist camp at Hyderabad, organized by WWF. 

2003       Artist camp at Kurukshetra University.

2003       Artist camp at Bhuvaneshwar, organized by Reflection of Another Day. 

2004       Artist camp at Bikaner sponsored by AIFACS, New Delhi. 

2004       Artist Camp at Amritsar.

2005       All India camp at Jaipur  organized by Juneja Art Gallery.  

2007       Art camp- and seminar, Dayal Bagh University ,Agra.

2007       Art Camp – HRC Management Institute, Jaipur 

              National Artists camp at  Le Meridien Jaipur, organized by Gallery Artchill.

 

 

INVITATIONS

 

1986      Moscow-Veteran Artists of India.

1986      VI Triennale.

1987      Sao-Paulo-International Biennale.

1989      Havana-International Biennale. (Deputed Commissioner for Indian Section),

1992      Bharat Bhavan Biennale.

1992      Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, Silver Jubilee Exhibition.

1992      Global Forum , Shimane Artists Conference, Japan , .

1992      One man Show at KYOTO (Japan) organised by Shimin Gaiko Association.

1993      Cultural Dept. Japan & Shimin Giako Assoc. Joint Exhibition at Kobe (JAPAN).

 

 

COLLECTIONS 

 

National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Academy, Rajasthan Lalit Kala Academy  Modern Art Gallery, Artchill Museum Collection, Chandigarh Museum, Govt. Museum Jaipur, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Governer’s house Jaipur, Maharao Bhim Singh Kota, H.H. Jawahar, Kamani Bros., Bajaj Enterprises, Taj group, Larson and Turbo, Union Carbide, Steel Authority of India, Air India, CRY, Jawahar Kala Kendra - Jaipur and Several other private collections in India and abroad. YAMASO BIJITSU Art Gallery, Kyoto, 

Japan.