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Dahrath Patel: Biography

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Biography: 






 
1949-1953

1953-1955

1957-1959

1960-1979

1979-2000

2000–2010
Studied fine art under Debi Prasad Roy Chowdhry at The College of Art, Madras

Post Graduate studies in fine art at Ecole de Beaux Arts

Bhulabhai Desai Institute, Bombay

National Institute of Design Ahmedabad

Based in Chennai as an independent designer and artist

Based in Alibagh, near Mumbai - the place of Dashrath Patel Museum



 
Awards:

1965-66

1980

2007
 

Rockefeller Foundation Scholarship for Study of Design & Architecture, USA.

Awarded Padmashri by the givernment of India for Design & Design Education

Awarded ‘Grandmaster of Design’ at the Icograda design week in India





 
Exhibitions:

1964

1965

1969

1972

1984

1985

1987
 

‘India Pavilion’, New York World Fair

Nehru Exhibition, New York, London, Paris, Tokyo and Chile

‘World is My Family’ Gandhi Centenary Exhibition, New Delhi

‘Theme Pavilion’, ASIA ‘72, New Delhi

Exhibition Design, Vishwakarma (Master Weaver), New Delhi

Inaugural events of ‘Festival of India’, France

Inaugural events of ‘Fesival of India’ USSR


 



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