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Contained herein is a resume of my art activities and a compilation of certificates, awards, letters of recognition and media coverages during my exhibitions in India and abroad.

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AWARDS
  
1994 Doriyoksho award and prize from the Asia Friendship Art Association, in the 30th Asia Modern Art Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1994 Awarded silver medal (2nd prize) and certificate of merit from the 7th International Artist Exhibition held at Geijutsuno Mori, Sapporo, Hokkaido. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1994 Awarded prize at AFAA exhibition, Ishikawa Prefecture Art Museum, Kanazawa, 18Aug‘94 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1995 Received special recognition at International Exhibition of Art, Minato-ku City Hall, Tokyo, 14Nov‘95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1995 Appointed Visiting Advisor, International Artist Societe, 2-12 Shindenhonmachi, Osaka icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1996-07 Appointed Honorary Special Advisor, International Artist Societe, Osaka, Japan icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1999 Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award ’99 for Achievements and Contribution’ in the field of painting icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2005 Bharat Nirman Award, New Delhi, India icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  
1992 Doriyoksho Hotel Taj Palace Inter-Continental, New Delhi, 26Dec‘92 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1995 Gallery Uezumi, Kyobashi, Tokyo, Japan, 19-30Mar‘95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1995 Gallery Vega, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 12-18Oct’95 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1996 Seibu Goban Kan Art Gallery, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 14-19Aug‘96 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1997 Yu Art Station, Nagoya, Japan, 14-19Mar‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1997 Kamogawa Grand Hotel, Kamogawa City, Chiba, Japan, 12-19Apr‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1997 Gallery Vega, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 12-16May‘97 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1998 Exhibition sponsored by Government of Rajasthan, Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur, India, On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of India’s Independence, closing celebrations., 1-6Aug‘98 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
1999 Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi, India, 9-15Feb‘99 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2002 Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan, 50th anniversary of India-Japan Diplomatic Relations, 6-13Sep‘02 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2002 Galerie Belvedere, 140 Hill Street, Mita Building, Singapore, 24Sep-24Oct‘02 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2003 Habiart Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 16-25Apr‘03 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2003 Palam Domestic Airport & Indira Gandhi Intern, Airport Art Gallery, New Delhi, 4Sep-13Oct‘03 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2004 Paharpur Art Gallery, Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi, 16Jan-10Feb’04 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2004 Kalart Gallery, 855 Sansome Street, San Francisco, USA, 12Jun-7Jul’04 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2005 Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, Event of Japan Culture Month, 11-18Nov’05 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2007 DG Art Gallery, Khan Market, New Delhi, India, 6-26 Jun’07 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2007 Gallery Studio Vasant, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, 7-14 Dec’07 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2009 DLF Place, Saket Mall, New Delhi, 6-19 Apr’09 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2010 EPICENTRE, at Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurgaon, 29-31Oct’10 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2011 Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29, Gurgaon, Gala Mixer & Charity Auction for Tsunami victims-Japan, 2 May’11 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2011 Taj Palace, New Delhi, Tea Lounge, 16-22 May’11 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2012 ART Gallery, Nehru Centre, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai, 10-16 Jan’12 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2013 IIC Annexe Art Gallery, Organized & presented by India International Centre, 40 Lodi Estate New Delhi 20-26 June ‘13 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2013 Galerie Romain Rolland, Alliance Francaise de Delhi. 72 Lodi Estate, New Delhi 6-8 Sep ’13 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2015 India culture Centre, Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan, 20-26th February. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 
2015 Galerie Belvedere , 140 Hill street, Mita Building, Singapore . 3 March -8th March icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
 

CERTIFICATES

1994 Certificate of Bonsai course, Ms. Yasu Iwakiri, Yuzawaya School, Kamata. Japan. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
 
1994-95 Certificate of Japanese language from Reiyukai Institute, Tokyo, Japan on completion of Elementary 1-4 and Intermediate level.  
  
1995 Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan Foundation Tokyo and the Association of International Education, Japan-Level 4. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
 
1995-2001 Paintings selected for the prestigious Nikaten exhibition, organised by Nikakai, at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo for six consecutive years. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
  
1995 Certificate from Mr. Hiroshi Kai, Chief Director Japan International Artists Club for participating in the 20th International Art Exhibition, UNESCO Art Education League in Japan, at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo.  
  
1995-97 Studied and researched Nihonga (Japanese style rock pigment painting) at the NHK Bunka Centre Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
  
1996 Certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency Test conducted by the Japan Foundation Tokyo and the Association of International Education, Japan-Level 3. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
  
1998-2000 Studied and passed Japanese Language Exams upto Advance Level 2 at the Japan Cultural and Information Centre, New Delhi. icon-certificate.gif (3075 bytes)
  

LETTERS OF RECOGNITION

1995
From Mr. Kenya Mizukami, President The Yomiuri Shimbun, Osaka for participation in the Yomiuri Shimbun International Charity- Auction Art Exhibition-`In Revival of Ruins' for the victims of the Great Hanshin Earthquake in the Kobe area (1995), Japan. Auctioned at 7F Art Gallery, Matsuzakaya department store, Osaka. 8-13 June ‘95.
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1996
From Mr. Tatsuya Hori, Governor of Hokkaido during my solo exhibition held in at Seibu goban kan, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
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1997
From Padma Bhushan Hon'ble Yoshio Sakarouchi President Indo- Japan Association Tokyo, for participation in the 'Exhibition of Arts Introducing Japanese Culture’ to commemorate 50th anniversary of India’s Independence, at the National Museum, New Delhi and 10 other cities in India.
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1997
From Padma Bhushan hon'ble Goro Koyama for promoting Indo-Japan relations during my 3-1/2 year stay in Japan.
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1997
From Mr. Tsukara, Mayor of the Olympic city, Nagano, during my solo exhibition at the Yu Art Station, Nagano.
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1997
Certificate of appreciation received from Mr. Goro Yoshimura, President of NAPOC, for donation to the Paralympics, during solo exhibition at Nagano.
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1997
From Rev. Shojin Hashimoto Chief Priest Narita san temple at Narita-shi, Japan
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1999 From Mr. Hiroshi Hirabyashi, Ambassador of Japan to India, New Delhi. icon-letter.gif (1525 bytes)
     
2002
Message for Solo Exhibition of Paintings at Singapore from President, Republic of Singapore.
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2002
Message for Solo Exhibition of Paintings at Singapore from High Commissioner for the Republic of Singapore to India, New Delhi.
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2002 Message for Solo Exhibition of Paintings at Tokyo from Ambassador of India to Japan. icon-letter.gif (1525 bytes)
     
2004
Message from H.E. Mr. Makoto Yamanaka, Consul General of Japan in California, for solo exhibition in San Francisco, USA.
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2004
Message from Mr. Lalit Mansingh, Ambassador of India, Washington, USA.
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WITH FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

With Hon'ble H.E Shri V. P. Singh, Former Prime Minister of India. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Hon'ble H.E Shri I. K. Gujral, Former Prime Minister of India. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With His Holiness, The Dalai Lama icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
My painting displayed in the Diet of Japan icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With His Excellency, Hon'ble Sakutaro Tanino, the Ambassador of Japan, New Delhi. 1998. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With His Excellency, Hon'ble H. E Tomoichi Hoshino, Member, House of Councillors Chairman Committee on Labour, Tokyo icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Padma Bhushan Hon'ble Goro Koyama, Hony. Chairman, Sakura Bank. Tokyo icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Hon'ble Yoshio Sakarouchi Former Speaker, Japanese DIET, President, Indo-Japan Association, Tokyo. (Recipient of Padma Bhushan) icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Mademoiselle Francoise Gilot, artist and wife of famous painter Pablo Picasso. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Hon'ble H.E Mr. S. Nashimoto (Osaka), cousin of Showa Emperor, Osaka Japan. icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Hon'ble H.E Mr. Hiroshi Hirabayashi, Ambassador of Japan to India. 1998-99 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)
With Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur . Solo exhibition in India Habitat Centre New Delhi 2003 icon-camera.gif (2923 bytes)

With Dr. Karan Singh (Member of Parliament, & President ICCR) and H.E Mr. Yasukuni Enoki Ambassador of Japan to India.
Solo exhibition in Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 2005.

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