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Sidharth
Born 1956 Punjab India

Education
Fresco painting techniques from local artisans in Punjab.
Tibetan thangka painting, from the Tibetan Monks in Dharamshala. Diploma in painting from college of art Chandigarh.
Glass blowing, Oreforsh, Sweden
Techniques of Madhubani paintings and Kashmir paper Mache crafts from master crafts persons.

1985-2012
22 One man shows of drawing, paintings. Paper- Mache sculptures and installations, in Delhi, Mumbai, Telford (UK), Washington, London, Durban, Sweden and Trondheim Kunst Museum Norway 

1976-2013
Participations in 140 national and international group shows in India and abroad

International and National Art fairs –
Epicenter Gurgaon India – 2009 -2010 -2011
Bangaluru art fair Banglore India -2011
Mumbai Art fair Mumbai – 2009, 2010
India Art fair -2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
Sanfrancisco art Fair (USA)-2011
Shanghai International Art fair China - 2011
Mumbai art fair November 2011
art fair Hong Kong May 2012
Bangaluru Art Fair Oct 2012
Mumbai India Art Festival, Nov 2012
India Art Fair Solo Show with gallery Art Konsult, New Delhi 2013
India Art Fair participation with Gallery Ganesha New Delhi 2014

Awards
Residencies in U.K.  Bharat Bhawan Bhopal, Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi three times and Himachal, Shimla annual exhibition of art.

February 2012 – Honorary D-Lit awarded by Punjabi University Patiala

Collections
Govt. Museum Chandigarh. NGMA Delhi. Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Chandigarh. British council Delhi. British, Mexican and Swedish Ambassador residence. Dusseldorf museum. Heda, Sweden. Dabur India. Air tel. Bakshi group. India with art and many industrial groups in India USA, UK and Sweden

Art workshops
India, Malaysia, UK. USA. Sweden, Australia and Turkey, Italy, Japan, Russia, Cambodia, Bhutan Scotland etc

Other activities
Wrote a book 'Neti-Neti'. 15 documentaries on Indian temple Art and Architecture. Designed houses, composed music and translated oriental poetry into Saraiki language.
Detailed studies on mineral and vegetable pigments and their use in contemporary painting. Studies on south Asian and oriental techniques of paintings. Made a short film on cow entitled 'The Decorated Cow'

A documentary film made by a well known Director Mr. K. Bikram Singh entitled a painter Sidharth 'In search of colours' sponsored by PSBT India.

 

Dated – July 2015

Studio- A-92,
Kala Dham,
Knowledge Park 2,
Greater Noida.
U.P. India
Mobile    +91 9899588291
e-mail - artsidharth@gmail.com ;
Website : www.sidharthstudio.com


 
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