Pankaj Saroj

Pankaj Saroj

Born: September 24, 1979 (Mathura, India)


  • N.E.T. (U.G.C.-2002)
  • M.F.A. - (2002) College of Arts & Crafts, Lucknow University.
  • B.F.A. - (2000) College of Arts & Crafts, Lucknow University.

Work experience :

  • Worked as an Art and Craft teacher in Pinegrove a residential school at Dharampur, Solan (H.P.) from march’2003-april’2004.


  • Best water color landscape 14th All India Art Exhibition, S.C.Z.C.C. Nagpur.
  • Painting for Lucknow University organized by Lucknow University 2000.
  • Terracotta camp, organized by Folk Art Museum Lucknow 1998.

Solo Shows:

  • Triveni Art Gallery New Delhi - 2002 College of Arts and Crafts, Lucknow - 2002.
  • State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow - 2001.(Sponsored by State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow) State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow - 2000


  • AIFACS State Lalit Kala Academy Lucknow-2003
  • AIFACS (National Level) 2002, 2006
  • Annual Art exhibition of Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, 2005,2008.
  • Annual Art exhibition of State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow. (21st, 22nd, 23rd ,24th & 26th)
  • All India Art Exhibition, Amritsar -1998,2000,2001,2002,2006. All India Art exhibition, Lucknow-1998,2001.
  • All India Art exhibition organized by Himanchal Pradesh museum, Shimla-2006
  • All India Art exhibition of S.C.Z.C.C. Nagpur (12th &14th )
  • World Photographic Day by Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi-2006
  • Pratibha Ujaagar. S.L.K. Akademi, Lucknow, New Delhi & Bareilly -2000.
  • Exhibition by Bank of Punjab, Chandigarh-1998, 2000, 2002.
  • Regional Art Exhibition, at College of Arts Lucknow –2001,02.
  • Regional Art exhibition, Kanpur State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow-2002.
  • “Kala Maitri, Alumni Association of Govt. college of Art Chandigarh-2008.

Group Shows

  • Indian Red group show at Govt. museum and art gallery, Chandigarh- 2008
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhawan New Delhi 2002.
  • U.P. Kalakaar sangh, State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow
  • Lucknow-2003.
  • ABC art gallery Banaras -2001.
  • Teachers day at college of Arts Lucknow-1997-2001
  • Utkarsh- Delhi & Bareilly-2000.
  • Kargil relief fund, State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow.
  • Lucknow -2000.
  • Tsunami relief fund, Lalit Kala Akademi Chandigarh, 2005
  • Kala Veethika Kanpur-2001.
  • State Lalit Kala Academy Lucknow –2001.
  • U.P. Artist Association, Lucknow -2001-2002.

Invitee Artist

  • Exhibition by, S.L.K. Akademi. Lucknow 1998.
  • Exhibition by Kala Veethika Kanpur at State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow.
  • Exhibition in the memory of late Dr. Rekha Nigam State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow-2001.

Works in Collections:

  • P.A.U. Ludhiana.
  • Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh.
  • Punjab Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • Central Lait Kala Academi, New Delhi.
  • NZCC, Patiala.
  • SZCC, Chennai.
  • Language and Culture Department Shimla (H.P.)
  • P.G.I. Chandigarh.
  • Press Club Chandigarh.
  • Private collections


  • National painting camp organized by UGC at jallundhar-2008.
  • National Youth Festival, Lucknow - 1999.
  • Terracotta camp, Folk Art museum, Lucknow - 1999.
  • Painting Camp Dehradoon -2000.
  • Bahuaayami kala shivir State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow 2000.
  • Rang-E-Mehfil by Lucknow festival & -2000. State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow
  • Landscape camp by S.C.Z.C.C. Nagpur at Medikeri, Karnataka.2001
  • Cultural Organization“NATYOG”State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow-2001
  • Kala veethika, Kanpur 2001,
  • Water color workshop at college of arts by Lalit Kala Akademi Chandigarh- 2005
  • Lithograph workshop at Rartriya Lalit Kala Kendra Lucknow - 2000.
  • Workshop on terrorism at college of arts Lucknow- 2002.

Workshop conducted

  • Two days workshop on the techniques of watercolor in Dev Samaj Girls college - 2008.
  • Workshop on the techniques of portrait painting and Water colours for Pidilite hobby teachers organized by Pidilite Ltd. -2007.


  • Junior fellowship by HRD Ministry of Tourism & Culture.
  • Department of Culture, Government of India 2006-2008.
  • National Scholarship by HRD, Ministry of Tourism & Culture.
  • Department of Culture, Government of India 2006-2008.
  • Merit Scholarship by College of Arts, Lucknow University-1998-99 & 1999-2000.

External examiner

  • Banaras Hindu University, (U.P.) -2008
  • Dev Samaj girls college, Chandigarh (U.T.) -2008


  • Raj Bhawan Mumbai
  • State Lalit Kala Academy, Lucknow.
  • Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh.
  • South Central Zone Culture Centre Nagpur.
  • D.A.V. College Kanpur
  • Kalaveetika Kanpur.
  • I.F.F.C.O regional office Udaypur Rajasthan.
  • Mount view Hotel, Chandigarh.
  • P.C.M.S.D. Girls College Jallundhar.
  • Dev Samaj Girls college, Chandigarh.
  • Many private collections in India, U.S.A., Canada, Australia.

Presently Working:
At present working as a Lecturer, Govt. College of Arts, Sec – 10 - C, Chandigarh
(teaching since 2004)

House No. 3541, Sector 38-D, Chandigarh-160011


Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi

Rani laxmi Bai Bhawan 2nd floor opposite
Gurudwara sahib sector 38-c Near fire station

City Chandigarh


Phone: 0172-2686422

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