Jagannath Panda

(b. 1970) Born in Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, Jagannath Panda completed his Bachelors Degree in Sculpture at the B. K. College of Arts and Crafts in 1991, and his Masters Degree in Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Baroda in 1994. He served as a visiting researcher at the Fukuoka University of Education, Fukuoka, Japan, 1997, and also completed another Masters Degree in Fine Sculpture from the Royal College of Art, London, 2002. Panda’s solo shows include ‘Nothing is Solid’ at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, in 2007; Berkeley Square Gallery and Saffronart Online, London, in 2006; Nature Morte, New Delhi, in 2005; and Zamoca Foundation Gallery, Tokyo, 1998. His work has been included in many group shows like those at the Hockney Gallery, London, 2002; KHOJ International Exhibition at British Council, New Delhi, 2000; and Saffronart and the Guild Gallery, Mumbai in 2004. In 1990 he won the Lalit Kala Akademi Award, and was also honored with the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Award, New Delhi, 1996. The artist lives and work in New Delhi.