ARTS and CRAFTS

Sand sculptures by Ranjan Kumar Ganguly
Ramchandi Sahi Puri, 752001, Orissa, India
009938854920  /  ranjanganguli2007@gmail.com




Profile
10 years experience in sandsculpture and Fine art

In Orissa at Puri Jagannath dham, a unique of art form is being developed. To carve a sand sculpture, grained sand and water are needed.

Aims
1. To open a sand sculpture institute in different places for poor children and give them free education.

2. To propagate the art form among the general public.

3. Impart training on sand carving to art lovers.

4. To develop sand art as a professional career.

Awards received:
1970 from International chidren forum, Bbsr

1975, 76, 78, 79 from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Puri, (1st, prize)

1980 from Kaliga Sanskuriti, Bikash kendraya and Mahavir club, Puri

1981 from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sangathan, India, Calcutta region, (1st prize)

1986 (title award) Shreekhatra, Shree, Puri

1997 from Orissa Lalit Kala Akademi, Bhubaneswar (for sand sculpture)

1998 from Orissa Lalit Kala Akademi, and eastern zonal cultural center, Calcutta

1998 government of, Orissa, information, and, public, relations department

1999 (1st prize for painting, and sand sculpture organised by Creative Art Forum, Puri

1999 from Orissa Lalit Kala Akademi, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with the Dept. of sports and youth service - state level.

2004 (title award) Shreekhatra, Shree, Puri

2004 at All India Road Congress conference

2005 at National Kharavela festival, Bhubaneswar

2006 at National Kharavela festival

2006 at Jaisalmer, Pokoran, Rajasthan

at desert festival Sam Jaisalmer

at Barmer district, boder of Pakistan and Rajasthan

at Bundi district, Rajasthan

2007 from Osaka, Japan - Exhibited sand Sculpture

2008 Puri book fair

2008 from 6th National Kharavela Festival (sand sculpture)

2008 from Chinni Trade Center

joined in International sand sculpture contest at Russia, in the year 2008 - received award for crime repoting

Exhibited sand sculpture different places in India

Exhibited sand sculpture at Puri festval, Shreeshetra Utsav in the year 2005

Exhibited sand sculpture at Shreekhratra Utsav, Puri festival in the year 2006

Exhibited sand sculpture at 45th National Conference of Indian academy of pediatrics, Bhubaneshwar Pedicon, 2008, received certificate.