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Brief Profile

Satwant Singh was born in the year 1948 at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. He did Graduation from Panjab University, Chandigarh, BFA (Applied Art) from Government College of Art, Chandigarh in the year 1971. He was topper in all the five years and received Merit Scholarship throughout the duration of this course. He joined the Government Central Crafts Institute for Women, Chandigarh and retired as HOD “Design Faculty” from this institute. For a period he also acted as Officiating Principal    more...

Education

BFA, 1971 Government College of Art, Chandigarh

Awards / Honours

2012; Haryana State Award by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi. 2011; Award at Bangkok International Trienale of Print making and Drawings. 2011; Award at All India Exhibition of Drawings, Paintings, Sculptures by Income-Tax Department in celebration of 150 years. 2011; Swasti Samman for life-long dedicated contribution towards art by Kalavart Nyas, Ujjain, M.P. 2011; Life-time Achievement Award for contribution to art by Suksham Sparsh-an organisation dedicated to promotion of Indian Contemporary Art, Chandigarh 1999; Two National Awards in Children’s Literature by NCERT and UNESCO. 1997; AIFACS Award 1996; Award Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi. 1990; Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Award , 50 Years of Art in Independent India, Annual Exhibition. 1979; Panjab Lalit Kala Akademi Award. 1972; Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi Award in Graphics

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