Mahesh Mankar Artist
Mahesh Mankar

Educational Qualification:

-M.F.A. (Creative Painting) (Gold Medalist) Dep. of Fine Arts, Nagpur, 2014-2016
-Government Diploma in Art ( G. D. Art, Drawing & Painting ) – 2003-2007

Fellowship:

Junior Fellowship for 2018-2019, Centre For Cultural Resources And Training (CCRT), Ministry Of Culture Gov. Of India, Delhi

Solo Show:

2019 – “Russian Atlantis-2019” , Saint-Vedensky Island Desert Pokrov, Russia Sep 2019

Painting Gallery Group Show:

2020 – All India National Art Exhibition on Covid -19 Soul And Spirit Art Society, India
2019 – 3G Artist Group, “Nalaban” 10th International Art Exhibition Lalit Kala Akademi (R.C.) , Bhubaneswar, India
2019 – World Artist Day (Shilpi Diwas) , National Art Exhibition Orissa Modern Art Gallery, Bhubaneswar, India
2019 – “16 Companions” Group Exhibition, Rangayan Art Gallery, Chitnavis Center, Nagpur, India
2019 – “Russian Atlantis-2019” , Administration Of The City Of Suzdal, Suzdal, Russia, Sep.
2019 – “Russian Atlantis-2019”, Saint-Vedensky Island Desert, Group show, Pokrov, Russia, Sep.
2019 – Basoli Group, Orange City On Canvas exhibition of painting, Chitnavis Center, Nagpur, India
2019 – “Coalescence” Group Exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India
2019 – Group Exhibition-2, Bangla Biennial, Komdhara, Hoogly West Bengal, India
2018 – World Artist Day (Shilpi Diwas) , National Art Exhibition Orissa Modern Art Gallery, Bhubaneswar, India
2018 – “Master Stroke” Group Show, CISFA Gallery, Nagpur, India
2018 – The World Post Contemporary Wave, Street Show, (Narrative Movement) Nagpur. India
2018 – Art Mart International, Khajuraho, India.
2018 – International Post Contemporary Wave, Street Show, (Narrative Movement) Bhadrawati. India.
2018 – 1st International Kala Mela,(stall-126), New Delhi, India
2018 – DM E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd. Group art Exhibition, Singapore
2017 – Chhap-Khana Junction for artist’s, Canarys National Art Foundation, Indore, India
2017 – International Artist Grand Prix, X-Power Gallery Show, Taipei, Taiwan
2017 – Art Revolution Taipei, X-Power Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2016 – 1” X 1” Chhap-Khana Show, J.D.Art Gallery, Nagpur, India
2016 – Department of Fine art, J.D.Art Gallery, Nagpur, India
2015 – Department of Fine art, J.D.Art Gallery, Nagpur
2014 – Inte. Buddha Festival on Dikshabhumi, Nagpur
2013 – “ELEVENTH SQUARE” J. Darda Art Gallery, Nagpur
2012 – “Orange Strokes” Lokayata Art gallery, Delhi, India
2012 – Aks Art gallery, Mumbai, India

Participations:

(National Selection)

2020 – Covid -19 International Online Art Exhibition Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
2018 – Global Watercolor Summit, Shillong, India
2018 – 9 th International Online Annual Art Competition, Bindaas Artist Group, Delhi
2017 – World Orange Festival 2017, On the spot competition, Nagpur
2017 – Bindaas Artist Group , International Online Watercolor Competition, India
2016 – Buddha International Festival, Nagpur
2016 – Art Panch Group, Pusad (M.S.)
2015 – Mirror Art Gallery, Aurangabad
2010 – Shlok Art Exhibition, Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery, Nagpur.

International Selection:

2020 – International Watercolor Competition “Step by Step” IWS Poland
2019 – Fabriano In Acquarello, 2019, Italy
2019 – “Peaceful Golden Heritage” 1st International Watercolor Festival, Myanmar
2019 – International Watercolor Festival, Peru
2018 – 1st Malaysia International Watercolor Biennale, Malaysia
2018 – 2nd International Watercolor Festival, Nepal
2018 – Aquarelle Tropical Watercolor 1st IWS Costa Rica International Watercolor Festival
2018 – Waves of Colors” Bangladesh Biennial Dhaka, Bangladesh
2018 – Happiness in Watercolor UAE, Dubai
2017-2018 – 2nd International watercolor society India Biennale, India
2017 – The World of Watercolor series on the occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine Sep. 2017
2017 – Heritage Art International Watercolor Exhibition, IWS Indonesia
2017 – The World of Watercolor, IWS Slovakia, Aug.
2017 – 6th The International “Watercolor Festival & Golden Brush Contest, Turkey, July
2017 – Art Revolution Taipei 2017 (Fair), Taiwan
2017 – Top 20 Watercolor Non-Latin Artist, IWS Latin America
2017 – 2nd Tirana International Watercolor Biennial, Albania
2017, 2016 – Art Mart International, Khajuraho, India
2016 – 1st International Watercolor Biennale, Thailand
2016 – Fourth International Watercolor Biennale, Belgrade, Serbia
2015 – “Watercolor Mail Art Exhibition” , Greece
2015 – “CASTRA” International Watercolor Biennial, Slovenia
2014 – World Wide Watercolor Competition, France
2014, 2015-2016 International Watercolor Society, Turkey

Published:

2020 – “Planets of Watercolor No 4” , International Watercolor Art Magazine, Russia 2020
2019 – Art Affairs newspaper Issue March 2019, Karnataka, India
2018 – 5th Issue International Watercolor Magazine, Hong Kong
2016 – Art Soul Life Aesthetic Reflections Magazine, India. Aug – Oct
2016 – Art Magazine “Bulletproof Arts” Published Lydia Lavda, Athens Greece, (Artist from around the world)
2015 – International Watercolor Artist (Handbook for Aspiring Artist and Art Lovers) Published Two-page work, USA
2013-2014 – Dusun Quarterly (e-journal of Asian Arts and Culture) Published watercolor on this e-magazine book.

Awards:

2017 – Honor Award”2nd Landscape Camp” From Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery, Nagpur
2015-2016 – “Achievement Award” In Annual Exhibition, Department of Fine art, Nagpur
2016 – Honor Award “Best Landscape Artist” From Jawaharlal Darda Art gallery, Nagpur
2015 – Reward ‘Ajanta Art Award’ from “Samata Sangar” Society Nagpur
2015 – 3rd Award “Moon Village” International Art Camp, Mumbai
2015 – “Honorable Mention Award” International Watercolor Society Turkey
2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 – 2nd Award for Painting In Annual Exhibition, SDCM Nawargao,
2006 – 2nd Award for Print In Annual Exhibition, SDCM Nawargao
2004, 2005 – 1st Award for Landscape In Annual Exhibition, SDCM Nawargao
2003 – Consolation Award for Landscape In Annual Exhibition, SDCM Nawargao

Camp & Workshops:

2020 – “Attempt to Re-align” Chhapkhana Group, Online workshop of visual and performing art 2020
2019 – “Scrape Art”, Seven-day workshop, Department Of Fine Arts, Nagpur
2019 – International open-air exhibition project “Russian Atlantis-2019 Suzdal , Russia, Sep
2019 – International open-air exhibition project “Russian Atlantis- 2019” Pokrov , Russia, Sep.
2019 – “Orange City On Canvas” Basoli Group, Nagpur, India
2019 , 2020 – “Aarambh”1,2 painting workshop, CISFA, Nagpur,India
2018 – “Atulya Bharat” – National Camp, SCZCC, Nagpur, India
2017 – 2nd Landscape Art Camp by Jawaharlal Darda art gallery, Marchand, M.S.
2016 – Chhap-Khana Group (Painting, Utility, Terracotta, Landscape), Nagpur, Bhadrwati, Sillari
2016 – 1st Landscape Art Camp, Jawaharlal Darda art gallery, Ramtek
2016 – National Art Camp, Nawargaon
2015 – Film Making workshop, Nagpur
2015 – “Moon Village” International Art Camp, Mumbai
2015 – “National Art Camp” on Buddha, Naglok, Nagpur
2015 – Night Camp, CISFA College, Nagpur

Demo:

2019 – “Master Class For Students” , “Russian Atlantis-2019. Pokrov, Russia, Sep
2019 – PNG Art Gallery, Jalgaon
2018 – Natraj Art Culture Center, Nagpur
2017 – Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery Nagpur, 2017

Collections:

-Administrator of Suzdal, Russia, 2019
-Saint Vedensky Island Desert, Pokrov, Russia.
-England – 2005, Thailand. 2010, Delhi
-Turkey, Belgrade, Switzerland, Greece, Taiwan, Abudhabi (UAE) ,
-Nagpur (India), Pune

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