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A K Raina

Post office , India 9 Followers

About Artist

Born in 1938, in Srinagar; AK Raina gave up studies to join School Of Arts in Trivandrum, Kerela. He started his career as a craftsman, began painting, and was selected by the National Institute of Designs, Ahmedabad,...

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Born in 1938, in Srinagar; AK Raina gave up studies to join School Of Arts in Trivandrum, Kerela. He started his career as a craftsman, began painting, and was selected by the National Institute of Designs, Ahmedabad, for a training program of "Craft Design" in 1981.
He is the Founder Member of Kashmir Artists, Guild, and was elected Secretary KAG. He participated in the Annual Art Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta; Annual Art Exhibition of All India Art Crafts Society, New Delhi; Bombay Art Society Annual Art Exhibition; Annual Art Exhibition, J & K Academy of Art; Culture and languages, Srinagar – Jammu; Rashtriya Kala Mela LKA, and National Exhibition of Art LKA in New Delhi.
Raina was also awarded the "State Annual Art Exhibition", and "Lalded Award" in Srinagar; "Honourable Mention National Exhibition of Art Lalit Kala Academy", New Delhi; "Mira Kala Samman", Indore; "Kalhan Award for Life Time Achievement", Kashmiri Samiti, Indore; and "Senior Fellowship" (Painting) Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India (2000-2001). He takes pride in many private and public collections including museums and institutions in India and abroad.

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  • BIODATA

  • About Artist

    Born in 1938, in Srinagar; AK Raina gave up studies to join School Of Arts in Trivandrum, Kerela. He started his career as a craftsman, began painting, and was selected by the National Institute of Designs, Ahmedabad, for a training program of "Craft Design" in 1981.
    He is the Founder Member of Kashmir Artists, Guild, and was elected Secretary KAG. He participated in the Annual Art Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta; Annual Art Exhibition of All India Art Crafts Society, New Delhi; Bombay Art Society Annual Art Exhibition; Annual Art Exhibition, J & K Academy of Art; Culture and languages, Srinagar – Jammu; Rashtriya Kala Mela LKA, and National Exhibition of Art LKA in New Delhi.
    Raina was also awarded the "State Annual Art Exhibition", and "Lalded Award" in Srinagar; "Honourable Mention National Exhibition of Art Lalit Kala Academy", New Delhi; "Mira Kala Samman", Indore; "Kalhan Award for Life Time Achievement", Kashmiri Samiti, Indore; and "Senior Fellowship" (Painting) Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India (2000-2001). He takes pride in many private and public collections including museums and institutions in India and abroad.

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  • Academics

    Born, Srinagar - 1938, Gave up studies at college to join school of arts, Trivandrum, Kerala, Started career as a craftsman - 1959, started painting - 1965, Visited U.S.A. and Painted - 1980, selected by National Institute of Designs, Ahmedabad for a training program of "Craft Design" 1981 Founder member of Kashmir Artists, Guild, elected Secretary KAG - 1974 Attended All Indian Artists Camp, Ganderbal Kashmir -1975, Rashtriya Kala Kendra, LKA "Painters Camp Samath" Varanasi - 1992, National Artist’s Camp Manthalaji Jammu , J & K Govt - 1993

  • Exhibitions

    Participation In Exhibitions

    Annual Art Exhibition, Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, 1968-69 Annual Art Exhibition of All India Art Crafts Society, New Delhi - 1969 Bombay Art Society Annual Art Exhibition - 1972, Annual Art Exhibition, J & K Academy of Art, Culture and languages, Srinagar - Jammu, 1966 to 1976, Rashtriya Kala Mela LKA, New Delhi - 1991, National Exhibition of Art LKA, New Delhi-1989 and 1992

    Group and One Man Shows

    Kashmir Artist’s Association, Srinagar, 1970
    Kashmir Group (of five) Raveling Exhibition, Srinagar, 1970
    New Delhi And Mumbai, 1971
    Kashmir Artists Guild Exhibitions, Srinagar, 1974 and New Delhi in 1975
    4- Artists Group - Show of paintings at Shridharani Gallery, New Delhi in 1986
    3- Artists Group - Show of paintings at Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi -1987
    One man show, Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi -1991
    Group Show trembling images Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi -1991
    Group Show of Indian paintings, sculptures and graphics,
    National Museum, Damascus, Syria-1995,
    One man show, Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi -1997
    Group Show of Paintings, SOM arts - Cultural Centre, San Francisco, USA, 2002
    2- Artist- show of paintings at Mather and Plat gallery, Munich, Germany - 2003
    One man show Devlalikar Art Gallery, Indore - 2004
    Group Show Parijat Kala, Samuh, Devlalikar Art Gallery, Indore - 2005
    One man show, Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi - 2005
    Group show of paintings, Nehru Art Centre, Mumbai - 2007

  • Award & Recognition

    Awards

    "State Annual Art Exhibition", Srinagar, 1967, 1969 ,1973 and 1976
    "Lalded Award", Srinagar, 1979 (J & K Academy of Art)
    "Honourable Mention National Exhibition of Art Lalit Kala Academy", New Delhi - 1992
    "Mira Kala Samman", Indore, M.P-2004
    "Kalhan Award for Life Time Achievement", Kashmiri Samiti, Indore - 2004
    "Senior Fellowship" (Painting) Ministry of Culture, Govt of India for the years (2000-2001)
    Collections

    Takes pride in many private and public collections including museums and institutions in India and abroad



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