ARTIST

 

Bhawani Shanker Sharma

Born 1945 in Banasthali (Rajasthan) did his B.A. (Fine) Painting 1969 and his M.A. (Fine) in Graphics 1971 from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda.

Bhawani Shanker Sharma has a deep and abiding interest in nature and its myriad forms. His works find expression through the native images of his village, whether human, animal or landscapes. Bhawani Shanker is a multi faceted artist who fluidly moves through different genres like sculpture, fresco to painting, graphics or even murals.

He has been awarded by the Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi several times / Progressive artist Group in 1979 / Italian Govt. Fellowship to the Academy of Fine Arts, Brera and Milan, Italy 1983-84. He has held several one man shows at Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, San-diego & Milano. The artist has also exhibited in almost all the major All India and State Exhibitions of Art as well as in major shows abroad such as the Modern Fantasy and Marchen Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan 1979 / The Festival of India Traveling Exhibition of Graphics in U.S.A 1985 / International Print Biennale, Maastricht Holland 1993 / International Exhibition of Art WLRA World Congress, Jaipur 1993.

His works can be found in the collections of National Lalit Kala Akademi,Delhi / National Gallery of Modern Art,Delhi and in private collections in India, U.S.A, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Canada and Australia etc. Bhawani Shanker Sharma has published Monographs on Prof. Deokinandan Sharma, Shri Kripal Singh Shekhawat and Mohan Sharma published by Lalit Kala Akademi.

Presently Chairman Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi, the artist lives and works in Rajasthan.

Works by Bhawani Shanker Sharma

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    Cock

    Sculpture

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    Bull

    Sculpture

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    Goat

    Sculpture

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    Rajasthani Fresco Technique

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    Sand Casting mural

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    PVC Pipe mural

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    Rajasthani Fresco Technique

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    Metal Mural

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