Date of birth - January 5, 1924

 
 

PN Choyal



Education
· Fine Art Diploma (1948) and D.T.T. from School of Arts & Crafts, Jaipur (1946).
· Government Diploma (Painting) – Sir J.J. School of Arts, Mumbai, 1953.
· Attended Slade College of Arts, University College, London, 1961-62.
· M.A. Hindi (Lit.) 1955.
· Attended All India Art Teachers Sequential Camp, Mumbai in the year 1970 and 1971.
· Attended Fresco and Mural Camp, Banasthali Vidyapeeth – 1967.
· Attended innumerable seminars and workshops at various Universities.

Art Camps
· SARC Festival-1986
· Painters’ camp at Mandav, M.P.-1986.
· Painters’ camp Karnataka Akademy-1986.
· Aaj-1995, Udaipur
· ABC Art Gallery,Varanasi, Jawahar Kala Kendra’s, Painters’ camp held at WZCC, Udaipur & Art camp at Agra, in1996.
· Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy and Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi between 1970 and 1990.
· All India artists’ camp of fellows of Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy between 1996 – 1998
· Veteran Artists’ camp – Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy & West Zone Culture Centre – 1998
· 50 years Celebration camp - West Zone Culture Centre & North Zone Culture Centre – 1998
· Artist camp at Hyderabad, organized by WWF 2003
· Artist camp at Kurukshetra University 2003
· Artist camp at Bhuvnashwar, organized by Reflection of Another Day 2003
· Artist camp at Bikaner sponsored by AIFACS New Delhi 2004
· Artist Camp at Amritsar -2004.
· Art camp- come seminar Dayal Bagh University Agra 2007.

Awards
· Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy - 1960, 1961,1963,1964,1965 and 1968.
· Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar-1978-79.
· All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi-1983, 1986 & 1990.
· National Award by Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi-1988.

Honours
· Elected the ‘FELLOW’ by Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy.
· Veteran Artist’s honour by A.I.F.A.C.S. New Delhi - 1984.
· ‘Kala Ratna’ award – 2007 by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

One Man & Group Exhibitions
· Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur, Alwar, Delhi, Mumbai, Madras, Chandigarh, Banglore and Calcutta, Japan, Moscow, Brazil, Algeria etc.
· Participated in all major Art Exhibitions held in India which include All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi; Akademy of Fine Arts, Amritsar; Oriental Society and Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta; U.P. Akademy; Bombay Art Society; Drawing exhibitions organised by Govt Museums and Art Gallery, Chandigarh; Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy and Central Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi.

Invitations
· Moscow-Veteran Artists of India-1986.
· VIth Triennale-1986.
· Sao-Paulo-International Biennal-1987.
· Havana-International Biennal-1989.(Deputed Commissioner for Indian Section),
· Bharat Bhavan Biennal-1992.
· Birla Academy of Fine Arts, Calcutta, Silver Jubilee Exhibition-1992.
· Global Forum , Shimane Artists Conference, Japan , 1992.
· One man Show at KYOTO (Japan)organised by Shimin Gaiko Association Sept-1992.
· Cultural Dept. Japan & Shimin Giako Assoc. Joint Exhibition at Kobe (JAPAN)-1993.

Collections
National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Akademy, Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademy, Modern Art Gallery, Chandigarh Museum, Govt. Museum Jaipur, Maharani Gayatri Devi, Governer’s house Jaipur, Maharao Bhim Singh Kota, H.H. Jawahar, Kamani Bros., Bajaj Enterprises, Taj group, Larson and Turbo, Union Carbide, Steel Authority of India, Air India, CRY, Jawahar Kala Kendra - Jaipur and Several other private collections in India and abroad. YAMASO BIJITSU Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.

Distinct Invitations
1989 One man show at Sarla Art Centre, Chennai.
1989 ‘Nature and Environment’ (Nehru birth Centenary organised by Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi).
1990 ‘Art for CRY’
1990 ‘Veteran Artists of India’ – (Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi).
1991 ‘Images of Joy & Despair’ (A group of Indian Artists Exhibition at Singapore).
1992 ‘Downtrodden and We’ (sponsored by Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi)
1992 A group of Indian Artists exhibition at Malaysia.
1992-93 ‘AMERICA’- an international exhibition at Brazil.
1992 Global Forum for Artists Conference & Shimin Giako Association for one-man show, Japan.
1993 Artists Exhibition at Malaysia (Kualalumpur)
1993 International Art BIENNAL in BRASQUE, SANTA CATARNA – BRAZIL.
1993 “REFUGEE” an international Exhibition at ROSRANT, GERMANY.
1993 “Shraddha Samarpan” exhibition, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.
1994 Global Organization at Hotel Green Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada.
1997 An art exposition in aid of Karnataka Police Benevolent Fund.
1998 An exhibition organised by Spastic society of Karnataka.
1999 The Enduring Lines, homage to Mahender Jain, Dhoomimal Art center
1999 Indian Art and Cinema, Arushai Art Gallery
2000 Indian Art and Cinema, Arushai Art Gallery
2000 ‘IGNITION’, an exhibition by forty artist Crimson, the art resource, Mumbai
2000 ‘The Millennium Mask’, Dhoomimal Art center, New Delhi –
2001 ‘NAWA VITAL LINK 2000’ Kyoto, Japan (a collaborative Installation programme)
2002 IInd Asian art Exhibition, AIFACS, New Delhi.
2002 Half a Square Foot Dhoomimal Art center, New Delhi
2003 ‘Kite – A Celebration of Freedom’, Dhoomimal Art center, New Delhi
2003, 04, 06 ‘Harmony Art Trust’ Bombay
2003 Retrospective Exhibition sponsored by Dhoomimal Art Center
2003 Retrospective Exhibition sponsored by Dhoomimal Art Center
2003 Platinum Celebration of AIFACS – an art Exhibition at Amritsar
2004 IGNITION, An exhibition by 40 artists, “Crimson – the art resource”, Mumbai.
2005 ‘Regional sr. Artists camp’ at Lakhnow by Lalit Kala Akademy
2005 Solo shows – Lille (France)
2006,7 Solo Show April – May – Paris, sponsored by gallery ‘Le POINT du JOUR’

 

 

Studio and residence (Address):
48, Vrindawan farms, Chikalwas road, near Hathidhara,
Post:Loyra, Udaipur - 313001 (Rajasthan).
Tel: 91-294-2813960, Mobile: 91-9414168094
Email: choyals@gmail.com

 
                                                                                                                                            
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