PARTICIPANT / Sajad Hamdani

  • Name Sajad Hamdani
  • Country India
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Sajad H. Hamdani
Born : Srinagar Kashmir, India

Scholastic Record: · Certificate course in Creative English Writing from British Council, Bangkok Thailand 2005
· Master of Fine Arts (sculpture) from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, W.B. India, 2001-2003
· Bachelor of Fine Arts (sculpture), from University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India; 1993-2000
Work Experience: · At present working as a visiting lecturer in sculpture at Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Srinagar, J&K
· Worked as a teacher of art at Roong-Aroon School, Bangkok, Thailand; from January 2004-2005
· Worked as a teacher of art in Delhi Public School, Jammu; January-June 2000
· Served as the president of Contemporary Art Foundation ‘Artistscommune’, 1994-2000
· Served as a part-time teacher of art in Linton Hall school, Srinagar; 1996-97
International Shows: Sinking Silhouettes’ a solo show of self as metaphor, New works of Sajad H Hamdani, Passposrt Bookshop, Pra-Athit Road, Bangkok, Thailand
· ‘Art and Living Heritage’ a group exhibition of paintings at Ban Chao-praya, Pra-Athit Road, Bangkok, Thailand; 2003
· Roong-Aroon annual art show in the Department of Silpa campus of Roong-Aroon School, Bangkok, Thailand
National Shows: ARTERROR” a contemporary happening in art by Korean and Indian artists at Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata, India 2003.
· Selected for National exhibition 2002 by Lalit Kala Academy
New Delhi India.
· Participated in a group show ‘Young Faces of Contemporary Indian Sculptures’ organized by Birla Academy of Art, Kolkata; 2001
· Double Man Show ‘You Me and Time’, an exhibition of paintings organized by Contemporary Art Foundation at College of Education, Srinagar, J&K; 1998
· One Man Show of Terracotta sculptures and drawings organized by Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Srinagar; 1997
· Participated in an exhibition ‘50 Years of Art in Independent India’, organized by All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS) and J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages; 1997
· Participated in annual art exhibitions organized by J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages since 1995-1999
· Participated in annual group shows organized by Contemporary Art Foundation, Srinagar; 1995-1999
Awards and Scholarsh · Lalit Kala scholarship 2003-2004 by Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi
· Merit Scholarship for the years 2001-2003 from Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan, WB
· Merit Scholarship for the years 1999-2000 from Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Srinagar
· Gold Medal in (Sculpture) event in National Youth Festival held at Punjabi University Chandigarh; 1997-1998
Workshops and Camps: · Participated in KHOJ Kolkata 2006 International Workshop, October 2006, Kolkata, India
· Conducted a workshop on Evolving Sculptures at Roong-Aroon School, Bangkok, Thailand; 2004
· Participated in a workshop on outdoor installation conducted by Professor Daniel Auliniger of Ecole De Beaux Arts at Santiniketan, WB; 2002
· Participated in an artist camp organized by Divisional Commissioner Srinagar and Institute of Music and Fine Arts at Sonamarg, J&K; 1997
Publication: Forbidden Paradise My Homeland’ a collection of poems, 2005
Collections India, France, Ireland and Thailand

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