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Photograph of Artist Sanjeev Shashwati, Delhi, India

I'm Sanjeev Shashwati

Delhi, INDIA


  • Best Performance in inter College Cartooning Competition in 1990 (T.M.B.U.Bhagalpur)
  • Mohanlal Banarsi Devi Dokania Smriti Award for Painting in  1991, (Bhagalpur)
  • Best Performance in Shilpika Art Exhibition from 1990-1994 Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Best Performance in Lalitkala Academy All India 23rd Art Exhibition in 1996 Patna, Bihar
  • Best Performance for Painting & Posters-Sansriti-1993 Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Best Performance for Poster Aadhi Abadi Mange Azadi-Paridhi-1996, Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Best Performance for Painting Exhibition 2000 N.Y.K.S. Delhi Haat, New Delhi
  • Best Performance for Painting Exhibition, Camline, 2003-2004, New Delhi
  • Group Show – Arpana Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2019
  • Group Show – India Habitat Center, New Delhi, 2019
  • Solo Show Exhibition - Gandhi Smriti Darshan Samiti, New Delhi, 2018.
  • Group Show in Rishikesh - Oraganised by Fusion Art Foundation & Anchal Trust (New Delhi), 2018.
  • Solo Art Exhibition - Gandhi Smriti Darshan Samiti - 30 January Marg, New Delhi, 2017.
  • Solo Art Exhibition – Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2017
  • Solo Art Exhibition - Arpana Art Gallery, New Delhi 2016.
  • Annual Art Exhibition - AIFACS, New Delhi, 2015.
  • Group Show - India Habitat Center, Palm Gallery, New Delhi, 2015
  • Group Show – Talkatora, NDMC, New Delhi, 2014
  • Group Show – Fine Arts State Gallery, Hyderabad, 2014
  • Solo Show – With Caritas, Bangalore, 2014
  • Group Show – Hyderabad & Ranchi, 2013
  • Group Show – Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata 2011
  • Group Show – AIFACS - New Delhi, 2010
  • 82nd Annual All India Art Exhibition – AIFACS - New Delhi, 2010
  • Untitled – Kriti -NGO - New Delhi, 2006-08
  • Landscape - Personal - Australia- Melbourne, 2005-06
  • Life of Rickshaw Puller – Kepa - NGO – Netherlands, 2003-04
  • Life of Rickshaw Puller – Lokayan - NGO - New Delhi, 2002-03
  • Landscape - Personal – Melbourne, 1999
  • No Bomb No War – Peace - NGO - New Delhi, 1997
  • Untitled-National Art Exhibition – Patna, Bihar, 1997
  • Life of Slums – CDC – Hyderabad, 1996
  • Jungle-Jungle - Manjusha – NGO – Kolkata, 1995
  • Jungle-Jungle - Ulupi – NGO – Guwahati, 1993-95
  • Untitled-Annual Art Exhibition - Art college – Bhagalpur, Bihar 1993-95

Sanjeev Sahshwati is not only a famous and experienced Artist but also a Cartoonist, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Visualizer and a Photographer too.

Born and brought up in Bhagalpur, Bihar, India, has completed his Master Degree from Chandigarh after finishing his Graduation from Bhagalpur University, Tilkamanjhi, Bihar.
Hailing from a middle class family and having spent time with local people of a small town, he has very minutely observed the challenges of lower and middle class people. Using pen, pencil and colors on any surface whether it is paper or canvas, he has shown his endowment on all the grassroot issues and movements through it. He has presented very well a social issue on the life of Rickshaw Puller, Farmers, Labourers & Child Labour etc through his art. His latest series ‘Khamoshi’ (Silence) and ‘Palayan aur Bhookh’ (Migration and Hunger) depicts the true picture of the impact of covid19 epidemic on our society especially on the vagabonds, labours and beggars.
By nature Sanjeev Sahshwati is very humble and helpful to everyone and gives credit to his parents for what he is, who were very supportive to him in chasing his dreams since his childhood. He is also inspired by Mahatma Gandhi and created numerous & beautiful art pieces based on his life story.
Presently he is working as a Head of the Department of Fine Arts, Laxman Public School, Hauz Khas and enjoys his time with creative students and other children.

 

Personal information and work experience:

  • Born - 1969, Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Higher Education in Fine Arts from Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bihar
  • Diploma in Fine Arts from Kala Kendra, Bhagalpur University in 1995
  • Masters in Fine Arts from Chandigarh University, Punjab in 1998
  • Experimentation, Observation and Innovation in Shanti Niketan, West Bengal
  • Creative work with pen, ink, charcoal, pencil, water colour etc. 

 

Professionally trained for:

  • Had Training in Graphic Software’s like Photoshop, Coreldraw, Illustrator, New Delhi in 2000.
  • Attended Workshop on Documentary Photography from Development and Communication, Hyderabad in 1995.

 

Work Experience:

  • Working as a Senior Art Teacher (PGT, HOD) at Laxman Public School, New Delhi, since 2002 to till date.
  • Working as an Art director at Yuva Samvad (Hindi Magzine), New Delhi, since 2001 to till date.
  • Working as an ‘illusrator and designer’at Rajghat-Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, New Delhi
  • Working as a Visiting Artist (Art & Craft Activities) for Street Children with Chetna, New Delhi since March, 2002 to till date.
  • Worked as an Artist with Save The Children in 2012.
  • Worked as an Illustrator (Life of Rickshaw & Cycle Puller) with ISDS, New Delhi.
  • Worked as an Artist, Illustrator, Cartoonist, with ‘Amar Ujala & Dainik Jagran Hindi News Paper, Noida (U.P.) from 1999 to 2002.
  • Worked as an Artist Researcher With ‘Lokayan’ (NGO) Delhi, from 1999 to 2002.
  • Worked as a Senior Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Photographer and Visualizer with Peace (NGO) New Delhi from 1997 to 2000.
  • Worked as an Art Designer, Film and Research Division of LOK JAGRITI KENDRA with Caparat - Delhi Project (CRN) Madhupur, Jharkhand (From 1993 to1996).
  • Worked as an illustrator, cartoonist, photographer & designer with following newspapers, magazines & books;

 

News Papers:

  • Hindustan
  • Amar Ujala
  • Jansatta/Sabrang
  • Rashtriya Sahara
  • The Times of India
  • Prabhat Khabar
  • Indian Express
  • Dainik Jagran

 

Magazines:

  • Yuva Samwad                  
  • Yojana
  • Kurukshetra
  • Hans
  • Samaik Varta
  • Dastak
  • Vartman Sahitya
  • Aajkal
  • Sarita
  • Antim Jan, Rajghat, New Delhi

 

Books:

  • Cycle Rickshaw Ka Samarajya – IDS, Delhi
  • Zindagi ka Pahiyaa – IDS, Delhi
  • Cycle Gatha – IDS, Delhi
  • Shahar, Sadakein aur Samaj, IDS Delhi
  • Jas Dekha Tas Lekha – Dr. Yogendra, Bhagalpur, Bihar
  • Problem & Potentials of Bundelkhand with reference to water resources base, IIT Delhi.
  • Listen to Women Vote - British Council, Delhi.
  • Women workers “Right in India” ILO - Delhi.
  • Gupha ka Admi’& ‘Bhumikein Khatam Nahi Hoti’- Bhartiya Gyanpith, Delhi.
  • Ayodhaya’ ‘Parivar ka Pralaya Path ‘Bhartiya Dalit Andolon’- Book for Change- Delhi.
  • Rickshaw Ek Mahagatha, Hindi, English –Lokayan, New Delhi.
  • Parmaanu Karar Ke Khatare-Vani Prakashan, New Delhi
  • Jas Dekha TAS Lekha, Yuva Samwad Prakashan, New Delhi etc.

My artwork for sale


₹ 28,000

Migration and Hunger -4

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 16.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 28,000

Migration and Hunger -3

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 16.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 28,000

Migration and Hunger -2

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 16.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 28,000

Migration and Hunger -1

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 16.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 35,000

Khamoshi-7

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 23.0 X 29.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 35,000

Khamoshi-6

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 23.0 X 29.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 45,000

Khamoshi-5

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 23.0 X 29.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 48,000

Khamoshi-2 (Silence)

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 24.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 80,000

Khamoshi (Silence)

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 48.0 X 48.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 80,000

Gandhi-2

Painting: Acrylic on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 48.0 X 48.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi 150 Years-4

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi 150 years-3

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 12,500

The Embraced Nature -4

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 11.0 X 7.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 48,500

Life of Rural Culture

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 46,500

Ganesha-1

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 46,500

Ganesha-2

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi from Fakiri to Ameeri

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi 150 years

Drawing: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi 150 years-2

Drawing: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 13,500

NATURE -1

Painting: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 12.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 13,500

NATURE -2

Painting: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 12.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 23,500

NATURE -3

Painting: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 18.0 X 18.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 13,500

NATURE -4

Painting: Mixed Media on Canvas
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 12.0 X 12.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 12,500

The Embraced Nature-1

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 7.0 X 11.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 12,500

The Embraced Nature-2

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 7.0 X 11.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 12,500

The Embraced Nature-3

Painting: Mixed Media on Hand made paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 11.0 X 7.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 48,500

Untitled

Drawing: Charcoal on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 51,000

Gandhi 150 years-1

Drawing: Mixed Media on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 46,500

Life Circle

Drawing: Charcoal on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 22.0 X 30.0 inch (WxH)

₹ 46,500

Untitled

Drawing: Charcoal on Paper
Art by: Sanjeev Shashwati
Size: 20.0 X 28.0 inch (WxH)

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