Mahesh Chand Rai Prajapati

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION:

  • B.F.A. specialization in Graphics from Indira Kala Sangeet University, Khairagarh, Chhatisgarh -1995.
  • M.F.A. specialization in Graphics from Kala Bhavan Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal -1997.
  • Passed U.G.C. test for eligibility for Lectureship (NET) - 1998.
  • Two years Advance Study in Printmaking at China by HRD( Under Chinese Govt. Scholarship) 1999 - 2001.
  • Ph.D. from Indira Kala Sangeet University,Khairagarh,Chhatisgarh -2008.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

  •     National Scholarship in Graphics by Ministry of Human Resource, New Delhi - 1996 -1998.
  •     Junior Fellowship in Graphics by Ministry of Human Resource, New Delhi - 2000 - 2002.

AWARDS (National & International):

  • Annual Exhibition, Birla Academy of Fine Art & Culture, Kolkata -1997.
  • 69th All India Fine Art and Craft Society (Graphic Group) Exhibition, New Delhi -1998.
  • 64th All India Academy of Fine Arts Exhibition, Amritsar -1998. (Best Graphic Award).
  • 74th All India fine Art and Craft Society Exhibition (State Level) Chandigarh - 2002.
  • 76th All India fine Art and Craft Society Exhibition (State Level) New Delhi -, 2004.
  • Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Annual Exhibition, Chandigarh - 2004.
  • Awarded by Bank of Punjab Ltd.”COUNTRYSIDE” North Zone level at Chandigarh - 2004.
  • 77th All India Fine Art and Crafts Society Exhibition, New Delhi - 2005.
  • 7th International Print Biennial Grand Prize Award, Bhopal (MP) – 2006.
  • 48th National Akademi Award (Lalit Kala Akademi ,New Delhi) Mumbai – 2005-06.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:

  • 67th All India Arts and Crafts Society (Graphic group) Exhibition, New Delhi -1995.
  • 1st Eastern Biennial Print Exhibition, Bhuvaneshwar -1996.
  • Annual Exhibition Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Kolkata -1996,1998
  • All India Fine Arts and Craft Society (Drawing Group) Exhibition, New Delhi -1998, 2004.
  • 3rd Gulbarga Academy of fine Art, Karnataka -1999, 2003
  • All India Drawing Exhibition at Punjab Lalit Kala Academy, Chandigarh - 2001.
  • 46th & 47th National Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi - 2003, 2004.
  • 6th International Print Biennial, Bhopal - 2004.
  • Annual Art Exhibition, LKA Chandigarh - 2004 - 2005 -2006
  • All India Fine Art Academy, Luckhnow – 2004,2007.

Presently working at GOVT. COLLEGE OF ART, 10-C, CHANDIGARH, As a FACULTY MEMBER IN GRAPHICS (PRINTMAKING) Deptt.

GROUP SHOWS (NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL):

  • Group Show at Shilpchakra New Delhi – 2004
  • ”Catharsis” Due Show at Alliance Francais Art Gallery, Chandigarh – 2005.
  • Mark ,Etch,Print-Graphics Exhibition at New Delhi-2005.
  • ‘’Untitled’’ Group Show at Panjab Lalit Kala Akademi,Chandigarh-2006.
  • Print Exhibition by Purdue University at U.S.A-2006
  • ”Catharsis” Due Show at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai – 2007.
  • 50 Years Celebration of IKSVV Khairagarh, Group show at NewDelhi-2008.
  • Group Show of Graphics prints at Canada-2008.
  • “From the man of Flying Colours” Group show at Bhubneswar (Orissa)&Bhilai (C. G.)-08.
  • 25year Celebration Alliance Francaise Silver Jubilee Exhibition, Chandigarh-2008.

SOLO SHOWS (NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL):

  • 1st Solo Exhibition in Beijing, China 2001.[ Supported by : Embassy of India, Beijing] .
  • 2nd Solo Exhibition in Beijing, China - 2001, (Fun Art Gallery).
  • CAMPS, WORKSHOPS ACTIVIES
  • Northern Regional Graphic Camp, Amritsar under Lalit Kala Akademi New Delhi - 2002.
  • International Workshop at Kokrajar, Assam -2004.
  • Regional Graphics Camp, Garhi (Under Lalit Kala Akademi), New Delhi – 2006.
  • Drawing Workshop by Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh 2006.
  • Painting Workshop by NZCC at Kurukshetra-2007.

COLLECTION (Public/ Private):

  • Indian Embassy in China.
  • Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing (China Fun Art Gallery Beijing (China)).
  • Bharat Bhavan (Bhopal).
  • Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh.
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh.
  • Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar.
  • N.C.Z.C.C. Allahabad.
  • N.Z.C.C. Chandigarh.
  • IFACS, New Delhi.
  • Bank of Punjab, Chd.
  • Govt.Musuam & Art Gallery, Chandigarh.
  • Cymroza Art Gallery, Mumbai.
  • Chemold Art Gallery, Mumbai.
  • Purdue University, Purdue.

Presently working at GOVT. COLLEGE OF ART, 10-C, CHANDIGARH, As a FACULTY MEMBER IN GRAPHICS (PRINTMAKING) Deptt.

MAILING ADDRESS& STUDIO:
#.1555 Sector, 22-B, CHANDIGARH (UT)
 
CONTACT
91-9872270900
 
EMAIL ADDRESS:
maheshprajapati_7@yahoo.com

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