Ranvir Singh Bisht (Late)
Date of Birth 1928
Art Education Drawing Teacher's Training Certificate (Lucknow); Dip. in Fine Art (Lucknow); Specialisation in Fine Arts (Lucknow).
Solo Exhibitions 28 Solo Exhibitions held at Lucknow, New Delhi, Bombay and other major cities of India and one solo exhibition at New York (USA),
Group shows Frankfurt, West Germany; Tokyo and at 11 important centres in India; 4th Triennale India, New Delhi (1972);
Participation Participated in International Art Education Conference, New York (1969).
Awards &
National Award SLKA, 1965; Chief Minister's Gold Medal Award (Best water colour in U.P. Artists' Annual Exhibition, 1966); UNESCO Fellowship to study Contemporary Art at Art Colleges and Universities in USA and France; SLKA Fellowship (1984); LKA Fellowship (1987);
Works Mural At K.G. Medical College, Lucknow; HAL Korwa (U.P.); Portraits and Sketches for U.P. Civil Secretariat, Lucknow . Works in the collections of National Art Academies in India; Govt. and private Collections in India and abroad.
Designation Former Dean and Ex-Principal, College of Arts & Crafts, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.; Ex. Vice- Chairman, State Lalit Kala Akademi, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.