Dhruva Mistry

Picture for artist Dhruva Mistry

 

Born in Kanjaia, Gujarat, in 1957.
He did his M. A. in Sculpture from the Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University of Baroda, 1974 to 1981. Later he went on to study at the Royal College of Art, London on a British Council Scholarship from 1981 to 1983 and worked as a freelance artist till 1997.
His first solo exhibition was held at Art Heritage, New Delhi and the Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai 1981-82, and was an artist in Residence at ‘Kettle’s Yard’, with a Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge 1984–85.  His works are included in group shows worldwide since 1976 and he has held over 25 solo exhibitions. He has represented Britain at the ‘Third Rodin Grand Prize Exhibition’, held in Japan in 1990 and was selected for the solo show 'Asian Artists Today — Fukuoka Annual VII', by the Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan (1994).
He lives and works in Vadodara.

 

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