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Photograph of Artist Meenaketan Pattnaik, Orissa, India

I'm Meenaketan Pattnaik

Orissa, India


  • 2018 – National award by Indian Contemporary artist association, Bhubaneswar
  • 2017 – National Dhauli art fest, organized by Dhauli college of art, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2016 – Felicitation by IPCA for art historic research on the eve of ILA Panda memorial lecture – 1, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2016 – Mahanagar Pustak Mela Shilpi Samman, Brahmapur.
  • 2012 - Silpi Samman (Artist of the year) by Socio cultural journal “Maatie”, Bhubaneswar
  • 2010 - AlumniBKCAC Silver Jubilee Samman by B.K.College of Art and Crafts, Bhubaneswar
  • 1996 - Merit certificate for water colour Portrait category in all India art exhibition by South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur
  • 1991- Annual award for painting in Chitramela (annual art exhibition) by B.K.College of art and Crafts, Bhubaneswar
  • 1990 - Awarded Gold Medal in Inter University National Youth Festival at Roorkee by Association of Indian universities

He had participated in group shows such as International art exhibition at Nehru Centre of High commission of India (London), Exhibition of Indian contemporary art at Austin (Texas in USA), Park art gallery at Kathmandu, International art exhibition of Gallery Art Eterne at New Delhi, Indo-Sri Lankan art exhibition at Bharat Bhawan of Bhopal, Art exhibition of South Asian countries at Bhubaneswar, Shaurya contemporary art gallery of Mumbai, Galleria VSB of New Delhi, Sudarshan art residency of Konark, Subhadra art gallery of Bhubaneswar, Odisha modern art gallery at Bhubaneswar, Odisha state lalitkala academy etc.

His paintings have been preserved by TATA Steel, Port Trust of India, Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. (Coal India), ILA Panda Center for art, Indian Aluminum Company, Department of Tourism and Culture (Govt. of Odisha), Samay art foundation, Association of Indian Universities, Chitkara university of Chandigarh and various art galleries.

 

Group shows:

  • 2017 – Group show organized by Dhauli College of art, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2016 – Regional level group show organized by 3G artists group, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2015 – “The beginning” groups show of art at Venkatappa art gallery, Bangalore.
  • 2013 – “TOGETHER 9”, a group display of contemporary art at Galleria VSB, New Delhi.
  • 2012 – Aakaar art exhibition at AIFACS, New Delhi
  • 2010 – AlumniBKCAC at Bhubaneswar
  • 2001 – Vision of eight at Bhubaneswar

 

International Level participations:

  • 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 – “Shraddhanjali” an India – International show of visual culture organized by AAO at Rastriya Lalit Kala Kendra, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2014 – Group Show at Park art gallery, Kathmandu.
  • 2012 – International art exhibition “AFTER DREAMS” at Nehru Centre of High commission of India, London.
  • 2012 – Exhibition of Indian Contemporary art at Austin, Texas, USA
  • 2012 – Confluence’12, an international art exhibition of Gallery Art Eterne, New Delhi
  • 2012 – 62 artists in Indo-Sri Lankan art exhibition at Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal

 

Domestic Level Participations:

  • 2017 – Kalinga literary and art fest at Mayfair, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2016 – 2nd national group art exhibition, AIFACS, New Delhi.
  • 2016 – Odisha art conclave organized by IPCA, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2015 – Darubrahma, a spiritual group art show organized by Department of Culture, Govt. of Odisha.
  • 2015 – “Odisha visual fest” an one month long group art exhibition at Shaurya contemporary art gallery, Navi Mumbai in the month of February.
  • 2014 – “Visual resonance” group show at Karnataka Chitrakala parishad, Bangalore.
  • 2013 – “Brush strokes 2013”, an exhibition of contemporary art by artists of Odisha and rest of India at Bhubaneswar, organised by online art gallery Colourentice.com of Mumbai.
  • 2012 – Indo-Sri Lankan art exhibition at Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
  • 2012 – “Art Fusion”, an art exhibition of artists of Odisha and Maharastra, organised by Nehru Art Centre, Mumbai
  • 2012 – “Creative voyage” an exhibition of paintings at Lokayat Art Gallery, New Delhi
  • 2001 – Regional art exhibition by All India Fine arts and Crafts society of New Delhi at Bhubaneswar
  • 1996 – All India art exhibition organized by South Central Zone Cultural Centre – Nagpur.
  • 1991, 1992, 1996 – All India art exhibition of South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Nagpur
  • 1989 to 1992 – Summer Show of working artist association at Bhubaneswar
  • 1989 to 1991 – Akhil Bharatiya Chitrakala Pradarshani of Samskar Bharti at Lucknow, Varanasi and Jaipur
  • 1989 – Rastriya Kala Mela at New Delhi

 

Attended art camps:

  • 2019 – National artists camp at Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab.
  • 2018 – State level artrist camp at birth place of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, Cuttack.
  • 2018 – National level artist camp organized by Puri College of Art & Crafts, Jagannath Puri.
  • 2018 – State level artist camp organised by Suvadra Art Gallery in collaboration with The Samaja media house, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2017 – Art in smart city visioning workshop organized Bhubaneswar Art Collective by at Hotel Sandy’s Tower, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2017 – Design workshop organized by Design school of Vedant university at Mayfair Lagoon, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2016 – State level art camp on the eve of mother’s day organized by ILA Panda centre for art and powered by Samay Art Foundation.
  • 2016 – Video art workshop on “Kalinga, the emotional archeology” organized by UTSHA foundation for contemporary art.
  • 2015 – “Darubrahma” a national level artist camp at Press club of Odisha, Organised by Samay media house, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2015 – National level artist camp at Monteria Resort organized by Shaurya Gallery of contemporary art, Mumbai.
  • 2015 – State level artist camp at The Press Club of Odisha on the eve of New Year celebration, Bhubaneswar.
  • 2014 – National level artists camp jointly organised by Department of Tourism and Culture, Govt. of Odisha, Odisha Lalit Kala Academy and Srimandeer Prasasan at Puri.
  • 2014 – TATA Steel artist camp at Bhubaneswar in collaboration with TOGETHER.
  • 2013 – National artist camp at Konark organised by Sudarshan art residency.
  • 2013 – TOGETHER ART FEST artist camp at Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Dharity and Orissa Post media houses.
  • 2013 – State level artists’ camp at Netaji’s birth place in Cuttack, organised by Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi and Department of Tourism and Culture of Government of Odisha.
  • 2010 – Workshop for artists of Asian countries at IIT Mumbai.
  • 2004 – All Odisha Artist Camp by Odisha Lalit Kala Academy in collaboration with Port Trust of India at Paradeep Port.
  • 2003 - National level workshop on "Designing Corporate Identity" sponsored by All India council for technical education, New Delhi at Sri Venketswar college of Fine arts & crafts, Hyderabad.
  • 1991 – East Zone artists Camp by East Zone cultural Centre of Kolkata at Patna College of Art, Bihar
  • 1994 – East zone level artist camp at Konark organized by Artists association of Orissa – AAO.
  • 1993 – Painters at sea beach artist camp organized by Artists association of Orissa – AAO.
  • 1990 – State level painter and sculptor camp at Hirakud organized by Indian Aluminum Company in collaboration with Artists association of Orissa – AAO.

Meenaketan Pattnaik is a Bhubaneswar based figurative artist and Faculty Member, B. K. College of Art & Crafts, Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar since 1999. He is a columnist for NIRVAYA an Odia daily, also writes for art publications, cultural periodicals, e-journals and visual art journals on art and aesthetics.

In the art field he is also famous as a 'Monkey Man' since he painted a monkey series for over 22 years (1990-2012). Currently he is working on youth psychology series which is “contemporary social emotions”. He has also done his artworks on current affairs, mood of season, sociology.

He adds drama in composition with stagy atmosphere to create visual melody. Rhythmic brush strokes and employment of unsullied colours are two significant characteristics of his recent canvases.

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Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 36.0 X 48.0 inch (WxH)

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Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 30.0 X 36.0 inch (WxH)

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Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 36.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

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Boxi The Warrior

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 48.0 X 36.0 inch (WxH)

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Ramayan

Painting: Watercolor on Fabriano
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

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Parking Zone

Painting: Watercolor on Fabriano
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

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Monopoly

Painting: Watercolor on Fabriano
Art by: Meenaketan Pattnaik
Size: 30.0 X 22.0 inch (WxH)

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