Name. BIJAY BISWAAL
Full name. BIJAYANANDA BISWAAL
Date of birth.16-5-1964.
Born in Odisha, India
An artist who redefines realism from being a self taught artist who went on to quit his government job and being the first indian brand ambassador of iconic winsorandnewton art company this has been a fascinating journey.
ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENTS.. (selected ones)
-Indian brand ambassador on Winsor and newton
-First indian artist to feature prominently in nationally televised talk show MANN KI BAAT by honourable PM mr narendra modi , year 2015
-Painting FIRE wins national award in professional category in 23rd all ind art contest.( 2008)SCZCC,NAGPUR
-Painting ODISHA VILLAGE wins 1st award..( jury category). in Istanbul international watercolor society contest. Feb-2013
-Acrylic painting WET PLATFORM KORBA , gifted to PM Fetches highest price of 5 lakh in recently auction by NGMA, Delhi year 2019
-Painting SAAWAN SOMWAR gets prestigious RAJA RAVI VERMA ADARANLJALI award in April 30th.. 2013.. by artists guild of MP.. Bhopal
-Awarded prestigious Kalakunch national award for outstanding contribution in the field of art from Dharwad, halvabhe foundation , year 2017
-Invited as guest watercolorist for watercolor demonstration during inaugural MAURITIUS INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR august 2019 for ..
-Invited to participate as only indian artist in 2 back to back international art camps in Bodrum, Turkey september 2019
-Successfully completed month long art residency in Hojer, denmark , year 2017
-Holds solo show PRATIBIMB in jehangir art gallery mumbai , year 2016
-Completed successfully one month art residency in Penza, Russia year 2015
-Only indian painter to represent india in international art symposium in Alanya, Turkey year 2016
-International art camp in Eskisehir, Turkey year 2017
-International work shop in Sharkoi ,istanbul , turkey , year 2017
-Nature international art camp in Nepal , 2017
-Participated among leading artists of the country in SAURYA GATHA..workshop conducted by swaraj bhavan at bhopal..aug.2013. a work shop dedicated to martyrs who laid down their lives fighting for the nation
-INTERNATIONAL Caricature awarded 1st prize in , SONIA-MANMOHAN
CARICATURE CONTEST..( 2009)
-Among the ten selected artists from India participating this year at Buddha-Gandhi-mother Teresa art-show at Jakarta , Indonesia, JUNE this year.. conducted in association with India high commission Indonesia.
-Participated in INDIA ART FESTIVAL.. at Mumbai.. nov-2012..
-Participated in a group show in Washington D.C , July
-Participated in acrylic workshop Jointly conducted by CENTRAL RLY and SCZCC NAGPUR.
-Painting FIRE-11 selected for exhibition at BOMBAY ART SOCIETY annual art show at jehangir art gallery MUMBAI..2013
-Cartoons win 1ST PRIZE IN dainik bhasker cartoon contest(2008)
-Only Indian cartoonist to get diploma from Bulgaria, for cartoon on climate change(2010)
-Cartoon selected for display at BELGIUM at fruit cartoon festival… year 2010
-Caricature selected for display at ITALY at sports cartoon contest….2010, 2011.
-Two paintings,THE LOUNGE and THE RUINS IN USE selected BY BOMBAY ART SOCIETY show(2009)
-Painting LORD GANESH selected for display at Camlin All India art contest, 2011 at Mumbai
-Painting, 0LD TOWN adjudged best watercolour in 11th all India art contest.SCZCC(1997)
-Caricatures selected by Hindustan times at Dehli cartoon contest.(1999)
-Holds first solo painting show OFF TRACK at rail club. Nagpur(2007)
-Painting awarded by vidarbha sahityasangh., NAGPUR.2000
-Painting ROCK PURPLE selected for display at Jehangir, by ART SOCIETY 0F INDIA.2004
-Painting FAITH selected for exhibition at Camlin art contest(western zone) at Nehru centre Mumbai- 2012
-Paintings VARIETY SQUARE, WET PLATFORM, and ROAD LESS TRAVELLED selected by ART SOCIETY OF INDIA for exhibition .. 2012
-Participated in week long watercolor workshop at Vshakhapatnam organized by SCZCC..in january-2012
-Participated in recently concluded unique live demo BRUSH VS STAGE with theater artist Vikash Khurana in nagpur..
-Countless number of illustrations.. Cartoons for various magazines and journals.
-Collections in Mumbai, Chicago, australia , istanbul turkey , london , china denmark russia , nepal Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad,Bhopal ,Haryana, Nagpur narrow gauge rail museum.. central railway Nagpur.A