Born: in 1938 at Hoshiarpur
Received the National Award in Sculpture in 1979 and the President of India’s Silver Plaque for the best exhibit of the year 1982 at the All India Exhibition at New Delhi. Numerous All India and State Level Awards followed. He was then honoured by the Punjab Arts Council, as a leading artist in 1979. In 1988 he was honoured by the Governor of Punjab for his contribution in the field of art; and a Silver Plaque was presented to him at the Suraj Kund Craft Mela for excellence of his metal objects in 1991 by the Governor of Haryana. Then he was also honoured by the Parkash Kala Society, Mohali, in 1991, as well as by Art India Organization, Ludhiana. He conducted the first Sculptors’ Camp at Leisure Valley, Chandigarh, also in 1991, which was arranged by the North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala. In 1999 he was elected to the Central Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi from the artist constituency of the five northern states. He served as a committee member in the 10th Triennale (World Art Exhibition) 2001, New Delhi, Member of the Advisory Committee, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh and Member of the Advisory Board NZCC Patiala. Recently, in 2008, Indian Council for Cultural Relations Organization has honoured him for contributing tremendously towards popularising Indian Art and Culture amongst art lovers across the world. He has also been honoured by Just Punjabi TV Channel (Proud to be Punjabi).
Sculptures : National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi; National Academy of Art (Lalit Kala Akademi) Delhi; Chandigarh Museum; Punjab University Museum; State Museum, Shimla; Hack Museum, Ludiwiqshaften, Glaub Art Museum, Koln (Germany); Haryana State Tourism (Tourist Resort), Rohtak Complex, Abubshiar Resort, Rajhans Hotel Surajkund and Crafts Museum - Surajkund; Hodel Tourist Resort, Haryana; Punjabi University, Patiala; Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana; Technological Museum, Bangalore; North Zone Cultural Center, Patiala & Chandigarh; Regional Center, Madras; Monumental Sculpture (Silver Jubilee 1986), IIT Kanpur; Petro-Chemicals, Baroda; ESPL, Mohali; Punjab Communications Ltd., Mohali; Punjab Bhawan, Delhi; Punjab Art Heritage, (APeeJay College) Jalandhar; Centenary of Punjab Police Academy at Phalour (Monumental Sculpture 92) and also at Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh.
SHIV BASTI, Bhiwani (Haryana); number of sculptures installed in Chandigarh (Lake Club, Topiary Park Sector 35, Round-about of Sector 20-34, Leisure Valley Sector 10, Fountain Sculpture at Markfed Sector 35, Chandigarh) and Steel Sculpture (Dance Form) at Punjab Arts Council, Rose Garden Chandigarh.
Mounview Hotel, Chandigarh; Shivalik View Hotel, Chandigarh; Punjab State Mandi Board; Punjab Agro Ind. Corp., Chandigarh; Sugarfed,Chandigarh; Punjab Raj Bhawan, Chandigarh; Chandigarh Golf Club; Chandigarh Club; Red Cross, Patiala; Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Patiala; Hindustan Gum Factory, Bhiwani; Lallimli Textiles, Bhiwani; Haryana Marketing Board, Dadri (Haryana); GIDC, Ahmedabad; Gujarat Power Corp Ltd., Ahmedabad; ARS Industries, Baroda; Punjab State Food Corp., Chandigarh and at many other public and private collections in India and abroad (USA, Germany, France, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Canada, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Scotland, England and Holland).
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