Krishna Padiya - Sculptor
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PERSONAL DETAILS
Date of Birth 6th June (Vadia - Devli, Gujarat)
   
QUALIFICATION
1997 B.A. (Fine) Sculpture, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
1999 M.A. (Fine) Sculpture (Bronze Casting), Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
   
RESEARCH PROJECT
1999 Dissertation (for M.A.-fine) - "Metal Casting Techniques and the Role of Patina"
2006 Research Project (for Junior Fellowship) - "Study of Bronze Casting Through New Technique"
   
AWARDS
2001 41st Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy Award (Sculpture)
1997 AIFACS - 50 years of Art in Independent India Award (National level) (Sculpture)
1997 37th Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy Award (Photography)
1997 AIFACS - 50 years of Art in Independent India Award (State level - Gujarat) (Sculpture)
1994 34th Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy Award (Sculpture)
 
HONOURS
2009 Digital Print Placed on the Cover Page of "Ek Pyali Zakal"- Ghazal by Rajiv Bhatt, Nadbrahm Publication, Talaja, Bhavnagar
2009 Sculptures - Impression, Pad Kamal, Circus and Bunty Aur Babli’s photographs Placed on the Cover Page of "Jeev", "Sanjeevani", "Thoda Otha" and "Mane Tana Lai Jav!" - Short Stories by ‘My Dear Jayu’.
2009 Sculpture – Hand’s Photograph Placed on the Cover Page of "My Dear Jayu: Vartavaividhya" Selected Short Stories Edited by ‘Ila Naik’, LATOOR Publication, Bhavnagar
2005 Sculpture - Force's Photograph Placed on the Cover Page of "Sanjeevani" -
  Stories by 'My Dear Jayu', Parshva Publication, Ahmedabad
2005 Drawing Placed on the Cover Page of "Ame" - Short Stories by Nasim Mahuvakar &
  Harish Mahuvakar, Prit Publication, Bhavnagar
1999 Awarded Sculpture - Impression's Photograph Placed on the Cover Page of "Jeev"
  – Short Stories by ‘My Dear Jayu’, Parshva Publication, Ahmedabad
 
SCHOLARSHIP & FELLOWSHIP
2004-2006 Junior Fellowship, Government of India, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Department of
  Culture, New Delhi
2000-2001 National Scholarship, Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
1999 "Guru Shishy" Scholarship, Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy, Gandhinagar
1997-1998 Major Cheppudira Ponnappa Rajaram Memorial Scholarship, Bangalore
   
CAMPS & WORKSHOP
2010 National Ceramic Camp at Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal, Org. by Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
2010 National Sculptors Camp (Stone Carving) at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur
2008-09 Sculpture Workshop (Stone Carving), at Vallabhavidhya Nagar, Gujarat Lalitkala Academy
2008 Sculpture Workshop (Industrial Scrap-Electric Cable), at Jarod, Suyog Electrics,
  Halol and Vyakta, Vadodara
2007-08 Sculptor's Camp (Multimedia), at Udaipur, Choyals Residency, Udaipur
2007 National Sculpture Camp (Metal Casting), at Jorhat, Fine Arts Society, Jorhat - Assam
2006 “National Art Festival” at Jammu (Stone Carving), Kala Kendra, Jammu
2006 “Prarambh” the First Stroke…a FineArts Workshop at Shimla (Painting), Welfare
  Organization for Human Development in India, Delhi
2004 “Art Festival” at Lucknow (Ceramics), Rashtriya Lalitkala Kendra, Lucknow
2001 “Art Festival” at Lucknow (Stone Carving), Rashtriya Lalitkala Kendra, Lucknow
2000 Nature Study Workshop at Rangpur (Drawing & Painting), Camelin Ltd., Mumbai
2000 All India Stone Carving Camp at Pune, Y.C.P. and Bharatiy Kala Manch, Pune
1999 Youth Artist Photography Camp at Vallabhavidhya Nagar, Gujarat Lalitkala Academy
1997 All India Sculptor’s Camp (Stone Carving) at Jaipur, ‘Kalavritti’, Jaipur
1994 All India Artist Terracotta Camp at Molela (Rajasthan), ‘Aaj’ group, Udaipur
1993 Youth Landscape Painting Camp at Mount Abu, Gujarat Lalitkala Academy
   
EXHIBITIONS [PARTICIPATION]
2008 8th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Print Art, India (Bhopal)
2006 7th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Print-Art, India (Bhopal, Lucknow & Chennai)
2005-2006 48th National Exhibition (Sculpture), Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi (Mumbai)
2004-2005 47th National Exhibition (Sculpture), Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi (Lucknow)
2003 46th National Exhibition (Sculpture), Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi (Kochi)
2001 44th National Exhibition (Sculpture), Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi (Ahmedabad)
1997 Exhibition of 50 years of Art in Independent India (Sculpture), AIFACS,
  (State & National level)
1997 All India Mini Sculpture Exhibition – 97, Karnataka Shilpkala Academy, Bangalore
1996 68th AIFACS Annual All India Art Exhibition (Sculpture), New Delhi
1996 2nd National Exhibition of Photography, Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
1996 10th All India Art Contest & Exhibition (Sculpture), S.C.Z.C. Center, Nagpur
1994 World Wildlife Foundation, Vadodara (Photography)
1993 to 1998 Gujarat Lalitkala Academy (Sculpture, Photography & Drawing)
2001 & 2007 Gujarat Lalitkala Academy (Sculpture, Photography & Drawing)
   
EXHIBITION [SOLO SHOW]
2005 Sardar Smruti Hall, Bhavnagar (Sculptures, Paintings & Photography)
2001-2002 ABC Art Gallery, Varanasi (Sculptures)
   
EXHIBITION [GROUP SHOWS]
2009 7th Annual Show of Amdavad Art Society (Sculpture), Marvel Art Space, Ahmedabad
2009 Sculpture Workshop Exhibition, Ravishankar Raval Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
2008 6th Annual Show of Amdavad Art Society (Sculpture), Harwitz Gallery, Ahmedabad
2008 'Pancham' An Exposition of Painting, Sculpture, Graphics and Ceramics by
  Artists of Baroda, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
2008 'Pancham' An Exposition of Painting, Sculpture, Graphics and Ceramics by
  Artists of Baroda, Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
2008 Mini Sculpture Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
2007 Monsoon – 2007 Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007 ‘Fagotsav’ Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara (Sculptures)
2006 Stone Carving “National Art Festival” Exhibition, Kala Kendra, Jammu
2006 Monsoon – 2006 (monsoon-3), Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery, Mumbai
2006 Chatak – 2006 (a monsoon show by professional artists), Nehru Centre, Mumbai
2006 ‘Sprouting Sculpture’ Exhibition, L & P Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad
2006 ‘Sprouting Sculpture’ Exhibition, Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
2005 V12 Group of Artist (Sculpture) Exhibition, Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
2005 ‘Sense ‘n’ Blend’ (Sculpture) Exhibition, Kaleidoscope Art Gallery, Vadodara
2005 ‘Hanging Sculpture’ Exhibition, Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
2005 ‘Long Haul to Normalcy’, Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
2004 Ceramics “art festival” Exhibition, Rashtriya Lalitkala Kendra, Lucknow
2004 ‘Now ‘V’ are In Kolkata’ (Sculpture), Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2003 We arrived at Delhi’ (Sculpture), Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
2003 ‘In Search of Reminiscences’ (Sculpture), Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
2001 Stone Sculpture “art festival” Exhibition, Rashtriya Lalitkala Kendra, Lucknow
2000 Youth Art Exhibition (Sculpture), Commissionerate of Youth Services and
  Cultural Activities, Gujarat. Exhibition at Jaipur
1999 ‘Dream of Love’ (Painting), Ravishankar Raval Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
1999 ‘Dream of Love’ (Painting), Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
1998 ‘Vision of Architect’ (Photography), Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
1997 Group show (Sculpture), Ravishankar Raval Art Gallery, Ahmedabad
1997 Gujarat State Youth Inter State Exhibition (Sculpture), Commissionerate of Youth
  Services and Cultural Activities, Gujarat. Exhibition at Bhopal
   
SHOW CURATE & WORKSHOP CO-ORDINATE
2008-09 Sculpture Workshop (Stone Carving), at Vallabhavidhya Nagar, Gujarat Lalitkala Academy
2008 Sculpture workshop (Industrial Scrap-Electric cable), at Jarod, Suyog Electrics, Halol
  and Vyakta, Vadodara
2008 Mini Sculpture Exhibition, Faculty of Fine Arts, Vadodara
2006 Group show of Rajasthan Artist, Kaleidoscop Art Gallery, Vadodara
2006 Solo Show of Ceramic Works by Deepa Pant, Kaleidoscop Art Gallery, Vadodara
2006 ‘Sprouting Sculpture’ Exhibition, L. & P. Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad
2006 ‘Sprouting Sculpture’ Exhibition, Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
2005 V12 Group of Artist Exhibition, Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi
2005 ‘Hanging Sculpture’ Exhibition, Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
2004 ‘Now ‘V’ are In Kolkata’, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata
2003 ‘In Search of Reminiscences’, Aakruti Gallery, Vadodara
   
EXPERIENCE [PROFESSIONAL]
1999 - 2001 Freelance work with Sculptor Ishwar Shetty, Mumbai
2003 Mural with Artist Shail Choyal, Udaipur
   
COLLECTIONS
Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi Gujarat State Lalitkala Academy
Rashtriya Lalitkala Kendra, Lucknow Kala Kendra, Jammu
"aaj" group, Udaipur, Rajasthan "Kalavritti", Jaipur, Rajasthan
Bhartiy Kala Munch, Pune, Maharashtra Camelin Limited, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Commissioner Office, Udaipur, Rajasthan Welfare Organization for Human Development, Delhi
Choyals Residency, Udaipur Hotel Sadanand. Chryso Hotels Pvt. Ltd., Ankleshwar
Suyog Electrics, Halol D2V ISP private limited, Vadodara, Gujarat
Polo Club, Vadodara, Gujarat Delhi Public School, Vadodara, Gujarat
Lira (Ethics of Men's Wear), Vadodara, Gujarat D. Padmji, New Delhi
Shrimant Maharaja Ranjitsinh Gaekwad, Vadodara J.S. Parikh & Co., Vadodara
Prof. Manohar Desai, Bhavnagar, Gujarat My Dear Jayu, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
Prof. Harish Mahuvakar, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Mr. J.D. Desai, New Zealand
Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur
Mudra School of Fine Arts, Vadodara Navkar Dental Policlinic, Vadodara
Shovin Bhatacharyajee (Artist), New Delhi Ved Gupta (Artist), Vadodara
Sanjay Mishra (Film Actor), Mumbai and many private collections in India and abroad
   
EXPERIENCE [ACADEMIC]
1996 Workshop for Slam Children at Bal Bhavan, Vadodara
2000-Present Visiting Faculty at A.P. Institute of Environmental Design, Sardar Patel University,
  V. V. Nagar
2002 - 2003 Visiting Faculty at Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts,
  Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
2004 - 2008 Part Time Technical Assistant at Department of Museology, Faculty of Fine Arts,
  Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
2006 Visiting Faculty at Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot
   
EXAMINER
2008 Assam University, Silchar, Assam
   
MEMBER OF JURY
1997 & 1998 Gujarat University Youth Festival South Zone
2000 & 2007 Gujarat University Youth Festival South Zone
2002 Open Baroda Drawing Competition
2007 Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan
2007 & 2008 Bhavnagar University Youth Festival
   
THEATER PERFORMANCE
1989 Satyanash vali Gayu (Gujarati), Directed by Anil Panara
1991 & 1992 Ashvatthama (Gujarati), Directed by Vinod Amalani
1992 Machisni Chhelli Sali (Gujarati), Directed by Shailesh Pathak and Krishan Padiya
1993 & 1994 Samajdar Log (Hindi), Directed by Vivek Kakale
1994 Har Bar (Hindi), Directed by Vipin Sharma
1995 Srushtika Aakhari Aadami (Hindi), Directed by Vivek Kakale
1997 Samba Shiva (Hindi), Directed by Jayram Paduval
1999 Om Shanti (Dance Drama), Choreographed by Krishan Padiya
1999 & 2001 Jogidas Khuman (Hindi), Directed by Jayram Paduval
2000 Na Tayra Bhati Suryo (Gujarati), Directed by Roma Thakar
2001 Kona Bapni Divali (Gujarati), Directed by P.S. Chari
2002 Paranu To Aenej Paranu (Gujarati), Directed by Krishna Nandi
2004 Received award for Best Stage craft & Lights of Udan Charkaldi Directed
  by Aanand joshi